Wed, 25 Mar, 2020
A Pakistani woman and her three children who came here from the UK after leaving her allegedly violent husband have won a significant legal challenge over a referral to the UK of their application for refugee status.
Wed, 26 Jun, 2019
A High Court challenge has been brought against the refusal of the Minister for Education to allow a young child with "complex educational needs" to attend school during the summer holidays.
Tue, 21 May, 2019
A sex offender who used prison phone call privileges to pass on information so his son could use it on a website to make derogatory comments about his victim was not afforded fair procedures when he was disciplined over the matter, the High Court has ruled.
Tue, 09 Apr, 2019
We live in an era of protest, one in which the right to protest is protected by the European Convention on Human Rights, and one in which nervous authorities are increasingly influenced by the voice of the people and the noise they make.
Thu, 28 Mar, 2019
A mother whose newborn baby boy was forcibly removed from her at a maternity hospital due to serious concerns of possible risk to his health and life if she left hospital with him is claiming damages against the Child and Family Agency.
Wed, 28 Nov, 2018
A man serving a 20-year sentence arising from the shooting of publican Charlie Chawke has failed to get a High Court inquiry into his detention on grounds he is illegally detained in an "alien" county, Co Laois, where the people are "GAA supporters to a child".
Thu, 14 Jun, 2018
Amnesty International's Irish section has launched a High Court challenge to an order of the Standards in Public Office Commission that it return a donation of €137,000 for a campaign to increase support for a referendum to repeal the 8th Amendment.
Mon, 12 Feb, 2018
Convicted sex offender and legal academic Brian Doolan has launched a High Court challenge over being disciplined by the Arbour Hill Prison authorities for comments posted on his website crticising the victim's support group 'One in Four'.
Mon, 18 Dec, 2017
A devout Christian thrown off a Sheffield University social work course after being accused of posting "derogatory" comments about lesbians, gay men and bisexuals on a Facebook page is waiting to hear whether he has won a British High Court fight.
Wed, 04 Oct, 2017
The police's failure to conduct an overarching examination of state collusion with a notorious loyalist murder gang in Northern Ireland was inconsistent with its human rights obligations, a judge has found.
Fri, 28 Jul, 2017
A mother and her young son who have spent several weeks living in a tent outside the offices of Carlow County Council have launched a High Court challenge over the local authority's refusal to provide them with emergency accommodation.
Mon, 03 Jul, 2017
A woman and her son who are at immediate risk of being made homeless have launched a High Court action against Dublin City Council’s refusal to credit her with eight years she says she spent on the local authority’s housing list.
Fri, 23 Sep, 2016
Turkey sought to assure its citizens and the outside world that there would be no return to the deep repression of the past, even as President Tayyip Erdogan imposed the first nationwide state of emergency since the 1980s.
Fri, 22 Jul, 2016
The body representing national newspapers in Ireland yesterday said the Irish legislative framework “breaches” European law as it fails to adequately protect “the sources and privacy of journalists”.
Fri, 22 Jan, 2016
A local authority breached its duty to a teenage girl with cerebral palsy by failing to take certain steps to improve the conditions of a caravan in which she lived along with eight other members of her Traveller family, the Supreme Court has ruled.
Sat, 14 Mar, 2015