Mr Justice Michael Moriarty. Photograph: Collins

The importance of Mr Justice Michael Moriarty’s ruling is captured by leading criminal law solicitor Michael Staines’s observation that suspended sent(...)

Independent TD Joan Collins arriving for the Supreme Court case, this morning. Photo: Cyril Byrne/ The Irish Times

The Supreme Court has reserved judgment on the appeal by Independent TD Joan Collins against the High Court’s rejection of her challenge to the Minist(...)

The Supreme Court has overturned a man’s drink-driving conviction due to a judge’s failure to give reasons for refusing to allow an expert to inspect an Intoxilyser breath-testing machine.

The Supreme Court has overturned a man’s drink-driving conviction due to a judge’s failure to give reasons for refusing to allow an expert to inspect (...)

Chief Justice of Ireland Susan Denham during a sitting to commemorate the late Mr Justice Adrian Hardiman at the Supreme Court, Dublin. Photograph: Courts Collins

A chair was left empty at a special sitting of the Supreme Court yesterday in memory of Mr Justice Adrian Hardiman (64), who died suddenly at his Dub(...)

There has been an increase in gangland activity of late, especially fatal shootings, but the number of people being murdered is still someway off the levels seen in recent years, Garda Commissioner Noirín O’Sullivan (above) has said. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

There has been an increase in gangland activity of late, especially fatal shootings, but the number of people being murdered is still someway off the (...)

Supreme Court judge Adrian Hardiman. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The Supreme Court judge Mr Justice Adrian Hardiman has died, the Courts Service has confirmed. Chief Justice Susan Denham said she “received the ne(...)

The Supreme Court will rule later on an appeal by dentists over changes to dental treatment for medical card holders. A five judge Supreme Court,&nbs(...)

The Minister for Justice was entitled to refuse long-term residency to a Bangladeshi man on foot of his conviction for driving without insurance, the Supreme Court has ruled.

The Supreme Court has ruled the Minister for Justice was entitled to refuse long-term residency, exempt from work permit conditions, to a Bangladeshi (...)

Papal nuncio to Ireland Archbishop Charles J Brown said letting each person define their own concepts of existence and meaning represents “an enormous abdication of our responsibility to seek some meaningful communality among human beings, based on our shared human nature”. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Having “absolute respect for life in all its stages and dimensions” is among the norms limiting the individual’s freedom to act as they might wish, th(...)

The Portisham at Balbriggan Harbour. Photograph: Geolocation.ws

The Supreme Court has deferred a final decision on an appeal by a man living on a former minesweeper vessel in a Dublin harbour against a ruling it ca(...)