Fianna Fáil activist Brian Mohan, from Beaumont, Dublin, has lost his  challenge to laws linking the State’s funding of political parties to their meeting specified gender quota targets. Photograph: Courts Collins.

Fianna Fáil activist Brian Mohan has lost his legal challenge to laws linking the State’s funding of political parties to their meeting specified gend(...)

Last October, Ms Justice Marie Baker said she would order the winding down of work by Shillelagh Quarries on a 3.27- hectare area of the 25-hectare site near Brittas, Co Dublin.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne (stock image).

A quarrying company has been given more time to wind down its operations “in an area of exceptional public amenity”, following a High Court order dir(...)

Mr Justice Moriarty said a member-in-charge needed a measure of independence to ensure the rights of a detained person were safeguarded

A High Court judge has ruled a garda’s decision to handcuff a man following his arrest on suspicion of drink driving did not render the arrest unlawfu(...)

 Deirdre  and Ivan Yates: AIB claims Ms Yates was a majority shareholder, director and company secretary of Celtic Bookmakers and it is therefore entitled to recover from her €1.6 million. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The wife of former government minister Ivan Yates is asking the High Court not to grant a bank a €1.6 million summary judgment order against her. The (...)

Thomas McFeely: claims that a  five-year extension   would be unfair, disproportionate and oppressive and  that he is  being  unfairly singled out from other bankrupts

Priory Hall developer Thomas McFeely has urged the High Court to refuse an “oppressive” bid to extend his bankruptcy by another five years. The offici(...)

The boy exhibited a letter from a clinical psychologist who said the student’s fluctuations in attention and listening are exacerbated by anxiety in exam situations. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

A student with dyslexia has challenged the Minister for Education’s refusal to grant him an adult “reader” to help him understand Leaving Certificate (...)

A fund has won its application for €2 million summary judgment orders against Independent TD Mick Wallace.

A fund has won its application for €2 million summary judgment orders against Independent TD Mick Wallace over his guarantee of a loan given by Ulster(...)

 The woman feared the “detrimental” effect on the health of her children, aged one and two and already with ailments, if the family has to sleep rough. File photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

A legal action by a mother and her two young children over Kildare County Council’s refusal to provide them with emergency homeless accommodation will(...)

The  Refugee Appeals Tribunal had reasonably found several of the woman’s claims lacked credibility, said Mr Justice Robert Eagar of the High Court

A woman who alleged she fled her native Nigeria after her family threatened to kill her over being involved in lesbian activity has lost her High Cour(...)

Commemorative plaque at 16 Moore Street where republicans decided to surrender towards the end of the 1916 Rising. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

A legal action aimed at ensuring any buildings on Dublin’s Moore Street linked to the 1916 Rising are preserved as national monuments will be heard by(...)