Two years ago the ECHR ruled that Ireland had failed to protect Cork woman Louise O'Keeffe from abuse

Govt accused of denying abuse victims justice

29 Jul People who were sexually abused as children in Irish schools have accused the Government of denying them justice through what they say is an "incorrect" interpretation of a recent European Court of Human Rights ruling.

Austrian and French authorities believe the men travelled to Greece along with two men involved in the 13 November atrocities in Paris

Austria transfers IS suspects to France

29 Jul Austria has handed over to France two suspected members of the same so-called Islamic State cell that massacred 130 people in Paris last November, prosecutors said this morning.

The company is owned by mortgage campaigner David Hall

Lifeline Ambulances loses dismissal court case

29 Jul A Circuit Court judge has ruled there are substantial grounds for contending that the dismissal of two senior managers at the Lifeline ambulance company was wholly or mainly due to their submission of a disclosure of alleged wrongdoing to the Revenue Commissioners.

Jan Curilla hit out at the strain of taking on the State in a 'blind game'

Father of brain-damaged girl hits out after court

29 Jul The father of a girl who was severely brain damaged at birth has hit out over the legal battle he and his family had to endure for seven years before reaching a €2.4m interim settlement today.

Four out of five homeless families living in the hotel are moving to new accommodation

Four families in Lynam's Hotel being rehoused

29 Jul The High Court has heard that four of the five homeless families living in Lynam's Hotel in Dublin are moving to new accommodation after a ruling that the hotel must close next week.

The woman was pushing her bicycle along the Lucan-Newlands Road when she was attacked

Search for three men after Dublin rape

28 Jul Gardaí are searching for three men suspected of being involved in an attack during which a woman was allegedly raped in west Dublin in the early hours of this morning.

The High Court has recently dismissed several attempts by child abuse survivors to revive legal actions against the State

Court ruling on historical abuse to be challenged

28 Jul Lawyers representing a group of survivors of child sex abuse have said they will be appealing a High Court ruling several weeks ago that found that the State could not be sued in the Irish courts for abuse that happened in schools in the 1970s.

Ross Allen was found guilty of manslaughter

Man jailed for eight years for manslaughter

27 Jul A criminal gang member who kept look out while another man was beaten and shot dead in Co Offaly in 2013 has been sentenced to ten years in prison with the final two suspended.

The O'Donnells were ordered to vacate Gorse Hill in Killiney last year

O'Donnell 'entitled to argue right of residence'

27 Jul Dr Mary Patricia O'Donnell, wife of retired solicitor Brian O'Donnell, is entitled to argue she has a right of residence at Gorse Hill in Killiney, Co Dublin, which the family was ordered to vacate, the Court of Appeal has ruled.

Freddie Gray's death was one in a series that stoked a national debate on police tactics

Charges in Freddie Gray case dropped

27 Jul Prosecutors in Baltimore have ended their effort to prosecute the police officers involved in the death of black detainee Freddie Gray after failing to secure convictions in four earlier trials.

Police and emergency services cordoned off the scene

EU vows to help France fight IS 'barbarity'

26 Jul The head of the European Commission has pledged "Europe's solidarity and co-operation in the fight against barbarity", in a letter to French President Francois Hollande.