And finally... beagle recourse

A local police force urged residents to get "a barking, biting dog" for protection after announcing it did not have enough money to enforce the law.

Published 14 February 2019

High Court: Accused was lawfully detained when giving urine sample two hours after drunk driving arrest

The lawfulness of a man’s detention was referred to the High Court by way of case stated, after a complaint was made regarding the two-hour delay in a doctor arriving at the Garda station for the purposes of taking a sample of urine.

Published 13 February 2019

CC Solicitors promotes Regan O'Driscoll to partner

Specialist employment law practice CC Solicitors has announced the appointment of Regan O'Driscoll as partner in the firm.

Published 13 February 2019

Ronan Daly Jermyn appoints solicitor Dean Cunningham to corporate and commercial practice

Ronan Daly Jermyn (RDJ) has announced the appointment of Dean Cunningham as a solicitor in the firm's corporate and commercial practice.

Published 13 February 2019

Moya Quinlan, first woman president of the Law Society, passes away

Solicitor Moya Quinlan, the first woman to be elected president of the Law Society of Ireland, has passed away at the age of 99.

Published 13 February 2019

Future management of court funds goes out to consultation

The Department of Justice has today launched a public consultation on how funds under the control of courts should be managed in the future.

Published 13 February 2019

High Court judge warns that there are 'not enough judges' for CervicalCheck cases

A senior High Court judge has warned that there are "not enough judges" to hear cases brought by women affected by mistakes in cervical cancer screening.

Published 13 February 2019

Demand up 37 per cent at court accompaniment services charity

The Victim Support at Court (V-SAC) charity has seen a 37 per cent increase in demand for its court accompaniment services in the last two years, the Irish Examiner reports.

Published 13 February 2019

Energy lawyer calls for clarification on proposed support scheme for renewable energy

The Government needs to clarify details around a proposed renewable energy scheme to avoid an investment hiatus in the Irish renewable energy industry, a prominent energy lawyer has warned.

Published 13 February 2019

Herbert Smith Freehills assists children's charity with proposal to regulate social media

International law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has assisted a children's charity to develop proposals for the statutory regulation of social media companies.

Published 13 February 2019

England: 'Dr Evil' admits causing grievous bodily harm with tongue splitting and ear removal modifications

A tattooist known as "Dr Evil" admitted causing grievous bodily harm by performing unlawful body modification procedures on clients.

Published 13 February 2019

Garda survey records four-year low in victimisation rate

The number of people who say they have been a victim of crime in the past year fell to a four-year low at the end of last year, The Times reports.

Published 13 February 2019

Scotland: Council becomes first in Europe to give staff 'safe leave'

A Scottish council is the first in Europe to give its employees who have suffered domestic abuse "safe leave".

Published 13 February 2019

And finally... swipe left 🔥💰⚖️

A businessman who gave £182,000 to a woman he met on dating app Tinder has won a court battle to get the money back.

Published 13 February 2019

Labour Court: Nurses' strike called off after recommendation of enhanced salary scale

The nurses strike has been suspended following intervention by the Labour Court, which investigated the dispute in the exercise of its statutory powers under the Industrial Relations Act 1990.

Published 12 February 2019