The Courts Service of Ireland has said it has "no current plans to cancel court sittings" because of coronavirus, but is keeping contingency plans under constant review.
Published 11 March 2020
The observation post at Omagh Courthouse has been removed but there are no plans to do away with its controversial wire meshing and grills, Justice Minister Naomi Long has said.
Published 10 March 2020
A High Court action by a German human rights lawyer against Google over what he claims are several attempts by parties based in the Middle East to hack his private email account has been adjourned generally.
Published 6 March 2020
A human rights lawyer from Germany who says that hackers in the Middle East are trying to unlawfully access his email has launched proceedings against Google in the Irish courts.
Published 28 February 2020
Security concerns have been raised at a €35 million courthouse opened in Cork just last year after a woman admitted bringing a claw hammer into the building to intimidate someone.
Published 13 November 2019
The Law Society of Northern Ireland hosted an early morning pilates class yesterday to mark World Mental Health Day.
Published 11 October 2019
Mental health experts will discuss the importance of mindfulness in improving general mental health and productivity at a conference organised by the Law Society's younger members committee later today.
Published 10 October 2019
The Law Society of Ireland has announced the launch of a new initiative designed to promote wellbeing in the solicitors' profession in Ireland.
Published 8 October 2019
Barrister Jolyon Maugham QC, who has played a key role in Brexit litigation over the past three years, has revealed that he bought a stab vest following threats against his life.
Published 27 September 2019
Extra security precautions were put in place at Longford District Court last week after gardaí were tipped off about a planned acid attack, according to reports.
Published 23 September 2019
There were violent scenes requiring the intervention of gardaí and security in the Four Courts yesterday, when the defendant in a defamation action was allegedly attacked and injured by a group of individuals who attended court.
Published 1 August 2019
Bullying and sexual harassment is "rife in the legal profession", according to a new study which surveyed nearly 7,000 legal professionals from 135 countries.
Published 15 May 2019
A rapist who followed a garda around a courtroom, shouting that he hoped she would "get run over by a bus", has been sentenced to an additional 20 months in prison.
Published 5 April 2019
Bullying and sexual harassment of women in the legal profession is greatly exaggerated, the Lord Chief Justice has said.
Published 4 April 2019
A man who admitted attempting to carry a knife into the Criminal Courts of Justice complex in order to attack a man who was looking for bail has been jailed for two years.
Published 15 March 2019