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(...)

‘As soon as the child is born, you will have to have your solicitor on standby to make sure all of the relevant papers are ready to be signed,’ says solicitor Tracy Horan, who specialises in surrogacy law.

In the absence of Irish laws on surrogacy, having a baby this way is fraught with legal, financial, moral and emotional challenges. But, with interna(...)

 President of the High Court Mr Justice Nicholas Kearns, at his office in the Four Courts in Dublin. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The retiring president of the High Court has warned his fellow judges about the dangers of paralysing investigations into matters of serious public co(...)

The Supreme Court has ordered a total recount of votes cast in the May 2014 local elections for the Listowel electoral area of North Kerry.

The Supreme Court, in a judgment with implications for the conduct of future elections, has ordered a total recount of votes cast in the May 2014 loca(...)

Chief Justice Ms Justice Susan Denham speaking with  Sir Declan Morgan, Lord Chief Justice of Northern Ireland,    following a ceremony to celebrate the start of the new law term. Photograph: Collins Courts

Ireland’s reputation is being damaged due to the continuing delay in establishing a judicial council, whose functions would include setting out a code(...)

Mr Justice John Murray, who has retired from the Supreme Court. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

The Attorney General has lead tributes to a former chief justice, Mr Justice John Murray, on his retirement as a Supreme Court judge. Mr Justice Mur(...)

A separate appeal by Google, YouTube and Facebook against an injunction requiring them to remove the clip will proceed next week. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

A student has withdrawn his Supreme Court appeals against various newspapers arising from reports on his dispute over a YouTube video clip falsely acc(...)

A seven-judge Supreme Court has unanimously refused to order a retrial of a man lawfully acquitted of burglary charges under a rule of evidence altere(...)

Brian O’Donnell places the  keys of Gorse Hill, which he vacated today, at the desk of Bank of Ireland  chief executive Richie Boucher   at the company’s agm today. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Solicitor Brian O’Donnell is planning to take his legal fight over Gorse Hill in Killiney to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR).Mr O’Donnell co(...)

Brian O’Donnell and his wife must leave Gorse Hill by noon. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

TIM O’BRIEN A legal bid by retired solicitor Brian O’Donnell and his wife aimed at preventing a receiver taking possession of their former family hom(...)