A grandmother’s bid to be permitted live here with her daughter, an employed lone parent, and help rear her three grandchildren, two of whom are Irish citizens, has been rejected by a two to one Supreme Court majority

A grandmother’s bid to be permitted live here with her daughter, an employed lone parent, and help rear her three grandchildren, two of whom are Irish(...)

Chief Justice Susan Denham adresses the court as for the first time the Supreme Court sat outside of Dublin. Photograph: Provision

Judicial history was made today when the Supreme Court sat outside Dublin for the first time in its 85-year history.Chief Justice Susan Denham also an(...)

Solicitor Brian O’Donnell and his wife Dr Mary Patricia have lost a Supreme Court appeal over their bankruptcy

Solicitor Brian O’Donnell and his wife Dr Mary Patricia have lost a Supreme Court appeal over their bankruptcy.A five-judge court on Wednesday unanim(...)

An Taisce is seeking orders quashing a November 2014 decision of An Bord Pleanála granting approval for a road improvement scheme from Dingle (above) to Annascaul and from Gortbreagoge to Camp Road. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

A challenge by An Taisce to planning approval for a controversial €65m road widening scheme on the N86 road between Tralee and Dingle is to be fast-tr(...)

Mr Justice Adrian Hardiman said the dismissal of the woman’s appeal was done “with some reluctance” as it meant the plaintiff will be deprived of redress for an alleged “grave wrong”.
Court halts abuse action

The Supreme Court has halted a woman’s action for damages against her now deceased paternal grandfather over alleged sexual abuse.The High Court stopp(...)

Mother’s failed application for refugee status led to appeal being rejected. Photograph: Reuters

The Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal on behalf of a four-year-old girl who it was claimed would be subjected to female genital mutilation (FGM) i(...)

In the High Court in 2012, Mr Justice Peter Charleton ruled the family were entitled to advance claims that the loans were made for “wholesale” market manipulation in breach of Irish and European law.

Irish Bank Resolution Corporation (IBRC) has asked the Supreme Court to overturn a decision permitting the family of bankrupt businessman Sean Quinn a(...)

Mr Justice Adrian Hardiman: was sharply critical. Photograph: Eric Luke

If good fences make good neighbours Mr Justice Hardiman was at his neighbourly best speaking at a conference on judges, politics and the Irish Constit(...)

Brian O’Donnell , solicitor with his wife Mary Patricia O Donnell outside  the commercial court.Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Bankrupt solicitor Brian O’Donnell is seeking to set aside a €71 million judgment granted to Bank of Ireland against him and his wife on foot of claim(...)

Judges Mary Irvine and George Birmingham who were appointed as judges to the Court of Appeal. Photograph: Eric Luke

Nine senior judges have been appointed or promoted in the biggest overhaul of the superior court system in four decades.The Government yesterday anno(...)