Senior counsel named for High Court – Law Society of Ireland Gazette

Senior counsel John Jordan and Alexander Owens are to be appointed to the High Court on advisement of a candidate list from the Judicial Appointments Advisory Board. The vacancies arise following the appointment of Ms Justice Caroline Costello and Ms Justice Isobel Kennedy to the Court of Appeal in November. Inner Bar Senior counsel John

'I would not follow the law the next time' – landlord who lost €25k in ordeal with rent-dodging tenants –

A landlord has admitted she “would do things differently” after she lost at least €25,000 in an 18-month battle to remove rent-dodging tenants from her property. nn, who does not wish to be named for legal reasons, is owed €18,000 in rent arrears and has spent €6,000 cleaning and refurnishing the property since their departure.

Not guilty by reason of insanity: Inside the Central Mental Hospital – The Irish Times

Prof Harry Kennedy, our guide through the Central Mental Hospital and its clinical director, tells us to move quickly through the ward. He must have detected some worry on our faces as he immediately adds that there are no safety fears. Most of the people in the ward have committed violent crimes – some have