IRELAND

16 year legal battle ends as court rules woman to get 75% of the balance of ex-husband’s pension

A Supreme Court judge has voiced hope that a 16 year legal battle between a couple incurring costs of hundreds of thousands of euro "will now end" with orders that the woman gets 75% of the balance of her ex-husband’s pension fund while he gets 25%.




SPECIAL REPORTS

Digging for the truth as south Monaghan community fears mount

For more than 80 years the gypsum mines have been a feature of the landscape and economy of south Monaghan, and residents have learned to live with the drawbacks in return for having a company regarded as a good employer in their midst. But since subsidence took their GAA grounds and closed their road, they are asking if the good employer is also being a good neighbour. Caroline O’Doherty reports