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Law students collecting Christmas gifts for Direct Provision families

A group of students at the King's Inns are collecting Christmas gifts for children and families in Direct Provision centres in Dublin.

Published 5 December 2019

Walkers announces partnership with The Little Museum of Dublin

Walkers has announced a new conservation partnership with The Little Museum of Dublin to help secure the future of the collection.

Published 5 December 2019

#InPictures: Limerick solicitors donate €1,500 to local heart charity

The Limerick Solicitors' Bar Association (LSBA) has presented a cheque for €1,500 to the Munster Heart Foundation.

Published 5 December 2019

Press regulator upholds complaint about uncensored racial slur in court report

A court report from a trial for racial abuse should not have included an uncensored racial slur, the Press Council of Ireland has ruled.

Published 5 December 2019

Venture capital funding falls by a fifth in third quarter

Venture capital funding into Irish firms fell by a fifth in the third quarter of 2019 compared to last year, according to a survey published by the Irish Venture Capital Association (IVCA) and William Fry.

Published 5 December 2019

And finally... toothless apology

Lawyers for a dentist who was filmed removing a patient's tooth while riding a hoverboard have apologised for his behaviour.

Published 5 December 2019

High Court: Men challenging extradition to Northern Ireland refused discovery of evidence gathered by gardaí

Two men challenging their surrender to Northern Ireland to face trial for the attempted murder of two PSNI officers have had their applications for discovery of evidence gathered by gardaí dismissed in the High Court.

Published 4 December 2019

ByrneWallace appoints Helen Gibbons as litigation partner

ByrneWallace has announced the appointment of Helen Gibbons as a partner in the firm's litigation and dispute resolution team.

Published 4 December 2019

Only one in ten reported sexual offences lead to criminal charges

Just over one in ten of sexual offences reported to gardaí last year led to a suspect being charged, according to new figures from the Central Statistics Office (CSO).

Published 4 December 2019

Full implementation of new capacity law 'not getting attention it merits'

The full implementation of key capacity law reforms is "not getting the political attention which it merits" more than four years after the legislation was approved, a senior legal academic has warned.

Published 4 December 2019

Academics and survivors call for withdrawal of abuse records bill

Academics and survivors of historical institutional abuse have called on the Government to withdraw legislation which would seal abuse records for at least 75 years.

Published 4 December 2019

Paul Bradfield: International Criminal Court must meet challenges head-on

Paul Bradfield, former prosecution lawyer at the International Criminal Court, considers the future of the court.

Published 4 December 2019

Flanagan welcomes EU justice ministers' focus on asylum and victims' rights

Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan has welcomed a focus on asylum policy and victims' rights at the first Justice and Home Affairs Council meeting since the new European Commission took office.

Published 4 December 2019

Joint Labour Committee established for English language education sector

The Government has established a Joint Labour Committee (JLC) for the English language education sector on the recommendation of the Labour Court.

Published 4 December 2019

Legal gender recognition 'good practices' identified in Dentons report

The requirement for parental consent in order for minors to change their legal gender can be "restrictive and problematic", according to a report prepared by Dentons.

Published 4 December 2019