Former minister for justice Alan Shatter  has lost his appeal against the Data Protection Commissioner’s decision on a complaint taken by Independent TD Mick Wallace over disclosures on RTE’s Primetime.  Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Judge finds claim that former minister had no standing to take appeal ‘well founded’

Protestors pictured during a March for Marriage in Dublin organised by LGBT Noise. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

Yes and No sides hone their strategies as both expect a tightly-fought campaign

The Government has nominated barrister Isobel Kennedy for appointment as a High Court judge. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

Isobel Kennedy SC appointed following Court of Appeal reshuffle

Relations between Government and the judiciary have grown warmer since Frances Fitzgerald replaced Alan Shatter at the Department of Justice last year. PHOTOGRAPH: ERIC LUKE

Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald outlines her plans for judiciary and the opening up of the legal profession

Rallying after the terrorist attacks in Paris on January 11th, 2015. Photograph: Stephane Mahe/Reuters

Events of past 10 days remind of some ways in which France is the same – and different

People queue outside a Paris newsagent’s yesterday as the latest edition of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo goes on sale. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Stand-up comedian Dieudonné among those arrested for hate speech and defending terrorism

Columnist Philippe Lançon, who recounted events in Libération. Photograph: Bertrand Rindoff Petroff/Getty Images

Eyewitnesses recall horror of attack at Paris magazine office

A woman reads the last issue of French satirical weekly Charlie on Wednesday. Photograph:  AFP/Getty/Bertrand Guaybertrand

First 700,000 copies sell out within minutes

 Commuters queue to buy the new edition of the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo at Gare de Lyon train station in Paris today. Photograph: EPA/YOAN VALAT

First batch of 500,000 magazine copies quickly snapped up by customers

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