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A sausage firm based in Downpatrick has threatened legal action against the World Health Organisation (WHO) for causing damage to its "reputation and business". Denis Lynn, chief executive of Lynn's Country Foods, told the Belfast News Letter that widely-reported claims that sausages can increase th

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The Supreme Court has ruled in favour of an Irish farmer who objected to the compulsory purchase of his land by the Industrial Development Agency (IDA). The Supreme Court found that the IDA had acted beyond its powers, and that the connection between the IDA chairman and the consultant group recomme

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Taoiseach Enda Kenny Taoiseach Enda Kenny has told TDs that a law to reduce Irish bankruptcy terms from three years to one year could be passed before the Irish general election.

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A District Court judge erred in declining jurisdiction over a tax charges case against a company owned by former government minister Michael Lowry, the High Court has ruled. Judge John O'Neill of Dublin District Court refused to hear a case brought by the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) agains

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The Government of Ireland has said it will not oppose the Vulnerable Persons Bill introduced to Dáil Éireann yesterday by an independent TD. The proposed legislation is designed to "protect, on reasonable grounds, the financial autonomy of vulnerable persons, specifically elderly people, who lack

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Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald A voluntary organisation working to improve conditions for people living with or affected by HIV and AIDS has criticised Irish government plans to criminalise the sale of sex.

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Banks have attempted to repossess nearly 4,500 homes since the beginning of 2015 according to new figures from the Courts Service of Ireland obtained by The Irish Times. This figure is on top of the 7,100 dwellings lenders moved to repossess by January 1st this year.

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