Wednesday, April 1st: Supreme Court judge Mr Justice Nial Fennelly is appointed as head of the commission of inquiry by Cabinet. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

(...) 1st: Supreme Court judge Mr Justice Nial Fennelly is appointed as head of the commission of inquiry(...)

 Former Garda commissioner Martin Callinan. The Fennelly interim report deals with Mr Callinan’s decision to step down in March last year. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

An interim report by retired Supreme Court judge Nial Fennelly on the resignation of former Garda(...)

The US Supreme Court on Monday refused to allow a county clerk in Kentucky who objects to same-sex marriage on religious grounds to continue to deny marriage licenses to all couples, gay or straight. Photograph: Jessica Ebelhar/The New York Times.

The US Supreme Court on Monday refused to allow a county clerk in Kentucky who objects to same(...)

‘I became a New Yorker in some ways and thrived on the energy, the buzz, the pace and the constant drive to do more, achieve more and better myself.’

(...) passed the Supreme Court, we saw the TV show Law and Order being filmed. The crew were scattered along(...)

Serena Willimas ahead of the start of the US Open which begins on Monday. Photograph: EPA

(...)’s Grand Slam singles tally, leaving Margaret Court’s record of 24 within reach. For much of her career(...)

 President Michael D Higgins. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

(...) outcome of the marriage referendum to the Supreme Court, after their previous court challenges to the(...)

Former minister for justice Ray Burke on his way to jail in 2005: even he lamented (in public, at least) the Fraud Squad’s inability to conduct an effective investigation.. Photograph: Frank Miller

(...) attempt to grasp it. A 1962 Supreme Court case on the smuggling of butter was responsible for how white(...)

Two men have sought leave to appeal the result of the marriage referendum to the Supreme Court. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Supreme Court after their previous court challenges to the result were rejected. The Supreme Court office(...)

Alexis Tsipras, who has resigned as Greek prime minister, with new caretaker prime minister Vassiliki Thanou. Photograph: Stoyan Nenov

(...) date. A caretaker government led by supreme court judge Vassiliki Thanou was sworn in earlier(...)

US Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush:  used the term  ‘anchor babies’ in an interview on the campaign trail last week.  Photograph: Brian Snyder/Reuters

The term “anchor babies” has become a lightning rod political issue in the stormy tussle between Donald Trump and Jeb Bush, the two leading candidates(...)