The family of a Co. Offaly man who was killed in an alleged hit-and-run incident more than 30 years ago has brought a High Court damages action against the State.
Fri, 28 Jun, 2019
The Government is to sign off on the roll-out of Garda body cameras tomorrow.
Mon, 24 Jun, 2019
The applications were originally refused on the grounds that the children did not have the specific diagnosis of an Autism Spectrum Disorder or a severe or profound general learning disability.
Wed, 19 Jun, 2019
A man serving a four-year prison sentence after being convicted of having explosives in an adapted beer keg has challenged the refusal of the Minister for Justice to grant him enhanced remission.
Mon, 27 May, 2019
The Mother and Baby Homes Commission is obliged under human rights law to provide information to family members about where their relatives are buried — despite claiming it is legally prohibited from doing so.
Fri, 24 May, 2019
A 66-year-old woman has brought a High Court challenge against a decision of Donegal Co Council to suspend her from its housing allocation list.
Mon, 13 May, 2019
Taking Northern Ireland out of the EU will "destroy" the Good Friday Agreement peace deal, Gerry Adams said.
Sat, 21 Jan, 2017
An inquiry into the fatal shooting by gardaí of a Real IRA member during the course of an armed robbery almost 20 years ago is to begin in Dublin this week.
Mon, 07 Sep, 2015
Legislation allowing people who undergo sex-change operations to be officially identified by their new gender, is set to be discussed by cabinet today. The law is expected to be in place before the Dáil recess in mid-July.
Wed, 03 Jun, 2015
Irish transgender woman Lydia Foy has been shortlisted for Campaigner of the Year for the highly prestigious European Diversity Awards.
Fri, 30 Aug, 2013
A transgender dentist is to launch a fresh legal challenge for a new birth certificate recognising her as female.
Thu, 28 Feb, 2013
A transgender dentist is to launch a fresh legal challenge for a new birth certificate recognising her female gender.
Wed, 27 Feb, 2013
An action for damages by a man who claims he was assaulted by US actor Woody Harrelson in a Dublin city centre nightclub may not now go ahead.
Fri, 30 Mar, 2012
IN his letter (November 11), Nick Folley says that the recent decision of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) on crucifixes in Italian schools is an example of another absurd ruling from the EU.
Fri, 13 Nov, 2009
A motor repair and sales business has commenced High Court proceedings against both the AIB and the State arising out of a decision to freeze the firm's bank accounts following a direction from the Gardaí.
Tue, 16 Jun, 2009
FAMILY law reform campaigners have given widely differing reactions to a High Court judgment in the case of a man seeking guardianship of the baby he fathered for a lesbian couple.
Fri, 18 Apr, 2008
Europe’s human rights watchdog is conducting a five-day investigation next week into the human rights situation in the Republic of Ireland.
Fri, 23 Nov, 2007
Bob Geldof is to receive a European prize for his promotion of human rights.
Thu, 17 Nov, 2005
A public inquiry into the worst atrocity to strike Ireland in the 20th century should be held in Britain, a Dáil committee urged today.
Wed, 31 Mar, 2004
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