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€100k bill for Dundalk Court House repairs

Essential work costing up to €100,000 was carried out on the glass roof of Dundalk Court House over the October bank holiday weekend.

Published 5 November 2015

A&L Goodbody's Bold Ideas student competition open for entries

A&L Goodbody has welcomed entries to its annual "Bold Ideas" competition.

Published 5 November 2015

Irish judge wants drink driving sentencing increased to UK level

An Irish judge has called for drink driving sentences to be increased to UK levels and warned that drinking and driving is “neither socially nor morally acceptable”.

Published 4 November 2015

High Court case struck out as Ms Y and HSE reach agreement

A last-minute agreement between a refugee at the centre of a high-profile abortion controversy and Ireland's Health Services Executive (HSE) saw a High Court challenge struck out yesterday.

Published 4 November 2015

Lord Chief Justice suggests moving forward with Troubles inquests

The Lord Chief Justice of Northern Ireland, Sir Declan Morgan, has said long-delayed inquests linked to the Troubles should go ahead with all available evidence.

Published 4 November 2015

Number of High Court judges to increase

The statutory number of ordinary High Court judges in Ireland will be increased from 35 to 37, Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald has announced.

Published 4 November 2015

UK Supreme Court Justice calls gender quotas 'corrosive'

A justice of the UK Supreme Court has described quotas as “corrosive”.

Published 4 November 2015

William Fry appoints new partner, associates in London

Niamh Dennehy-Maher has been appointed as a partner in William Fry's banking and finance department in London, the Dublin-based firm announced yesterday.

Published 4 November 2015

Prison culture report presented to Justice Minister

A report by prisons inspector Judge Michael Reilly and Professor Andrew Coyle on the culture within the Irish Prison Service has been presented to Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald.

Published 4 November 2015

Further action urged on exploitation of undocumented migrants

The Government of Ireland has been urged to take further action to protect undocumented migrants from labour exploitation.

Published 4 November 2015

UK government to publish 'Big Brother' Investigatory Powers Bill

Internet service providers (ISPs) will be required to store details of customers' online activity for up to a year under a new law proposed by the UK government.

Published 4 November 2015

Cyber-crime research centre to leave Ireland

A world-leading research centre into cyber-crime is being relocated out of Ireland after funding was pulled by the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI).

Published 4 November 2015

Report makes 150 recommendations to improve access to justice in NI

A new report on access to justice in Northern Ireland has made 150 wide-ranging recommendations aimed at reducing costs and improving the experience of those who come into contact with the justice system.

Published 3 November 2015

Oireachtas committee could pave way for drug decriminalisation

Ireland's justice committee could pave the way for the decriminalisation of drug possession, the minister of state with responsibility for the National Drugs Strategy has said.

Published 3 November 2015