Muckross Park College, Dublin. The secondary school has claimed that an education appeals committee finding that its board of management could not refuse a place for a girl because her application for admission was made under a 2005 enrolment policy was wrong. Photograph: Muckross Park College website

A Dublin secondary school has said that an education appeals committee was wrong in finding its board of management could not refuse a place for a gir(...)

JTI claims that Ireland, as an EU member state, cannot unilaterally introduce plain packaging on tobacco products.  File photograph: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

A supplier of tobacco products is opposing the State’s application to have the Court of Justice of the EU decide various legal issues in a challenge t(...)

Mr Justice Frank Clarke: said the “problematic” legal issues raised before the court arose because the Oireachtas did not choose, when empowering the Central Bank to make this “binding” code, to specify if the courts were to have any particular role in applying it.

The Supreme Court has clarified the role of the courts in the administration of the Code of Conduct on Mortgage Arrears agreed between the main bank(...)

File photograph of Sean Dunne leaving court. Photograph: Steve Miller/ Irish Times

Developer Sean Dunne has lost his Supreme Court bid to set aside his Irish bankruptcy arising from default on loans of €164 million isued to buy pr(...)

Ms Justice Marie Baker in the High Court said she was satisfied there was a close relationship, and up until the time of her illness, a sexual relationship, entitling the man in the case  to be provided for as a cohabitee. File photograph: Michaela Rehle/Reuters

A 64-year-old man is entitled to 45 per cent of his deceased partner’s €1.41 million estate under civil partnership law despite objections by her thre(...)

The block of flats (in beige) subject to a fire safety notice issued in March prohibiting its use. The ground floor shop is not affected. Photograph: Google Maps

Dublin City Council has applied to the High Court to have an unknown number of people, including a mother and her four children aged under six, evacua(...)

Aoife Quinn pictured leaving the Four Courts on Wednesday after winning a separate Court of Appeal court hearing Photograph: Courts Collins

Members of businessman Sean Quinn’s family have been refused permission by the High Court to make a crucial amendment to their case aimed at avoiding (...)

Aoife Quinn and the Quinn family’s legal team leave the Four Courts  after a Court of Appeal hearing. Photograph: Courts Collins

Businessman Seán Quinn’s family have been granted permission to amend their legal action to argue they never signed the final version of two of six(...)

The European Court of Justice  previously found that Ireland had failed to properly transpose into national law, and within time, the provisions of a 1990 directive - the Third Directive - requiring that all passengers in motor vehicles should be covered by the insurance of the driver of that vehicle. File photograph: Marc O’Sullivan/Collins

The Supreme Court has asked the European Court of Justice to decide key issues to establish liability for compensation paid out to a woman injured in (...)

Ian Bailey  arriving at the Four Courts where he was  ordered to pay all of the legal costs of his failed civil action over the conduct of the Garda investigation into the late 1996 murder in west Cork of Sophie Toscan du Plantier. Photograph: Collinx

Ian Bailey has been ordered to pay all of the legal costs, estimated at between €2 million and €5 million, of his failed civil action over the conduct(...)