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.

Businessman Sean Gallagher has opposed the application by RTÉ

Judgment reserved in RTÉ's bid to dismiss action

29 Apr Judgment has been reserved in RTÉ's bid to dismiss businessman Sean Gallagher's action against it which was initiated following the 'Tweetgate' incident during the presidential election campaign.

Noel Carr addressed the families of the young men who had died, telling them that he knows no words will ever make up for what he had done

Donegal man jailed over fatal car crash

28 Apr A 25-year-old Donegal man who pleaded guilty to dangerous driving causing the deaths of his two friends has been sentenced to four years in jail with the last year suspended.

A jury found that 96 Liverpool fans were unlawfully killed in the Hillsborough tragedy

Relatives of victims to sue over Hillsborough

28 Apr Lawyers acting for the families of the Hillsborough disaster victims are to press ahead with legal action against South Yorkshire Police and West Midlands Police over the "widespread police cover-up" which had attempted to blame fans.

Sean Gallagher claims an RTÉ broadcast damaged his chances in the 2011 presidential election

RTÉ seeks to have Sean Gallagher case struck out

28 Apr RTÉ is seeking a motion to strike out a case taken by businessman Sean Gallagher against the broadcaster in which he claims a 2011 Frontline TV debate in the lead up to the presidential election was unfair and damaged his electoral chances.

Louise Clancy and her mother Geraldine Clancy died in the collision

Inquest hears crash victims drowned

27 Apr An inquest into the deaths of a mother and daughter who died following a road traffic collision has been told that both died as a result of drowning.

The judge said Colin Kilgannon should have sought a court permitting removal of the trees

Man must pay €49k for felling neighbour's trees

27 Apr A 78-year-old company manager, who claimed his house has become unsellable since his next-door neighbour cut down a row of 50-year-old trees, has been awarded almost €50,000 damages in the Circuit Civil Court.