A&L Goodbody (ALG) bested teams from Walkers and RDJ in the first-ever Exchange Spinathon in aid of the 25th Calcutta Run.
A YouTuber who deliberately crashed a plane in a desperate bid to go viral online has pleaded guilty to obstructing an accident investigation. Trevor Daniel Jacob, 29, filmed himself parachuting from the plane before it crashed into a forested area in California and uploaded it to YouTube under the
Planning law changes will be brought forward to continue the waiving of licence fees for outdoor dining and to allow retailers to install reverse vending machines for the planned deposit and return scheme, the government has said. The waiving of the street furniture licence fee for tables and chairs
Global law firm Eversheds Sutherland has promoted Robert Dever, Robert Potter-Cogan, Mary Kiely and Maria O'Brien to partner in its Dublin office. Mr Dever is a tax lawyer, while Mr Potter-Cogan is in banking and finance and both Ms Kiely and Ms O'Brien are corporate lawyers.
William Fry has emerged as the winner of the Rogers Recruitment Calcutta Tag 2023, with more than €19,000 raised for charity by the 32 participating teams. The first event of the 25th Calcutta Run, the tournament took place at the Law Society of Ireland, Blackhall Place and TU Dublin over the w
The Irish Prison Service (IPS) should continue to have responsibility for prison healthcare services, a report has recommended. Justice minister Simon Harris and health minister Stephen Donnelly today published the first comprehensive health assessment undertaken for the Irish Prison Service.
The Construction Bar Association (CBA) recently welcomed practitioners to its annual conference, which discussed issues relating to the economy, alternative dispute resolution and the courts. Since its inception in 2013, the CBA has grown to include over 130 members of the law library accompanied by
The Southern Law Association (SLA) has hosted a lunch to honour solicitors who have been qualified for 50 years or more for the first time since the pandemic. Emma Meagher Neville, SLA president, told Irish Legal News: "The over-50s lunch is a hugely important, usually biennial, event for the SLA.
Arthur Cox has announced the renewal of its legal scholarship programme in conjunction with University College Cork. The aim of the Arthur Cox UCC Law Scholarships is to support law students at University College Cork who face economic and societal barriers to participating fully in their studies. T
Global law firm DLA Piper has appointed Matthew Cole as the new head of its corporate practice in Ireland. He takes over with immediate effect from Éanna Mellett, who has completed a successful four-year term in the role and will continue as a corporate partner.
Senior legal executives will have the opportunity to become Crown Court judges in England and Wales as the UK government takes action to address the backlog of serious criminal cases. Justice Secretary Alex Chalk KC announced that the departure from usual practice on the Crown Court bench, which has
Police responding to reports of a man screaming "help" discovered the source of the screaming was actually a goat. Body camera footage shows officers in Oklahoma running towards the source of the screaming only to find the unhappy farm animal.
The UK government has scrapped plans to repeal thousands of EU laws by the end of the year in what was dubbed a "post-Brexit bonfire". The controversial sunset clause in the Retained EU Law Bill, which is currently being considered by MPs, will no longer apply to all retained EU law and will instead
Ireland has become the 19th state to ratify the Convention on the International Organization for Marine Aids to Navigation. The international agreement changes the status of the International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities (IALA) from a non-governmental organisat
Northern Ireland's Public Prosecution Service (PPS) has decided not to prosecute a former police officer in connection with the fatal shooting of Colum Marks in 1991. The retired officer was reported for consideration after an investigation by the Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland into the shoot