The accident happened at B&Q's Tallaght store on 30 May 2009

Woman awarded €85,000 after B&Q varnish spill

23.00 A woman has been awarded €85,000 for injuries she received after being covered "from head to toe" by a tin of varnish when the lid fell off as she was scanning it at a self-service checkout in a DIY store.

The incident happened at a concert in the Phoenix Park in 2012

Man stabbed at Dublin concert settles damages case

23.12 A man who was one of a number of people stabbed and beaten up at a Swedish House Mafia concert in Dublin's Phoenix Park four years ago has settled his €60,000 damages claim against the organisers.

The court rejected Philip Morris International and British American Tobacco's challenge

EU upholds law on cigarette packaging

04 May Europe's highest court has upheld a tough EU law on standardising cigarette packaging and banning advertising of e-cigarettes, paving the way for its adoption this month.

The jurors were told they must decide if David Mahon bears criminal responsibility

Defence says Mahon had no motive to kill stepson

03 May David Mahon's defence barrister has appealed to the jury in his trial for the murder of 23-year-old Dean Fitzpatrick to find him not guilty, claiming the prosecution's case is threadbare and full of exaggerations.

A judgment by Mr Justice Michael Moriarty led to a number of prisoners taking cases claiming their detention was unlawful

Prisoners may seek bail if sentences not suspended

29 Apr A number of prisoners who claim they are entitled to be freed as a result of the recent High Court finding concerning the law on activating suspended sentences may seek bail next week pending decisions on their actions.

The judge described the evidence as conflicting and confusing

Charges against care assistant dismissed

29 Apr Three charges of assault against a Longford woman accused of physically abusing two people with intellectual and physical disabilities have been dismissed at Longford District Court.