A Supreme Court judge is warning that there is a "real risk" the courts will be unable to administer justice in line with the Constitution and European Convention on Human Rights unless more resources, including judges, are provided.
Thu, 06 Jun, 2019
The Supreme Court has overturned the Information Commissioner's decision requiring the Minister for Health to give a man a record of his meeting with a retired judge who reviewed allegations of sexual abuse against retired surgeon Michael Shine.
Mon, 27 May, 2019
A young man who absconded from an open prison and lived "in plain sight" for more than four years before re-arrest has won Supreme Court declarations that his re-arrest and subsequent detention to serve out the rest of his 16-month sentence were unlawful.
Thu, 16 May, 2019
A man is entitled to pursue claims that new procedures for determining workplace disputes breach the Constitution and the European Convention on Human Rights Act 2003, the Supreme Court has ruled.
Wed, 20 Mar, 2019
The Constitution gives no immunity to parliamentary committees who unjustly attack the personal rights of a citizen as was done to former Rehab CEO Angela Kerins, her lawyer has told the Supreme Court.
Fri, 16 Mar, 2018
The Court of Appeal has overturned a €40,000 damages award made to a special needs assistant who was told she could not return to work arising from serious injuries suffered by her in a road accident.
Thu, 01 Feb, 2018
It has been claimed that a newly uncovered file shows gardaí knew as far back as 2002 that there were question marks regarding the credibility of Marie Farrell, a key witness in the initial garda probe into the death of Sophie Toscan du Plantier.
Wed, 26 Jul, 2017
The Central Bank has rejected as “nonsense” claims by former Irish Nationwide Building Society chief executive Michael Fingleton he cannot lawfully be subject to an inquiry into alleged regulatory breaches at the Society.
Tue, 20 Jun, 2017
A High Court judge probably should not have warned key witness Marie Farrell about perjury in front of the jury hearing Ian Bailey’s damages case but it was a “harmless error”, the State has told the Court of Appeal.
Thu, 30 Mar, 2017
Former justice minister Alan Shatter has asked the Court of Appeal to make orders quashing “enormously damaging” parts of the Guerin report criticising his handling of complaints made by Garda whistleblower Sgt Maurice McCabe.
Wed, 23 Nov, 2016
A seven-judge Supreme Court is to hear the appeal by independent TD Joan Collins against the rejection of her challenge to the minister for finance’s decision issuing €31bn promissory notes in favour of Anglo Irish Bank and Educational Building Society.
Thu, 18 Feb, 2016
Thu, 14 Jan, 2016
An appeal by the Motor Insurers Bureau of Ireland (MIBI) against a High Court ruling that it must pay out on outstanding claims following the collapse of the Setanta Insurance Company two years ago has opened before the Court of Appeal.
Wed, 13 Jan, 2016
The Court of Appeal has said the first issue to be decided in former Rehab CEO Angela Kerins’ case alleging the Dáil Public Accounts Committee engaged in a “witchhunt” against her relates to the extent of the committee’s jurisdiction and powers to question her.
Fri, 11 Dec, 2015
A Pakistani man jailed for travelling to meet a 13-year-old girl with the intention of doing an act that would constitute sexual exploitation, in what was the first prosecution taken under child protection legislation, had his sentence reduced at the Court of Appeal today.
Mon, 18 May, 2015
A Dublin man whose 10-year prison sentence for possession of cocaine worth €350,000 was set aside by the Court of Appeal earlier this month, has been given a new five-and-a-half year jail term backdated to 2011.
Mon, 15 Dec, 2014