This case will set a precedent for what should be done when there is a breach of the McKenna Principles, as determined by the Supreme Court, governing the conduct of referendum campaigns.  Photograph: Julien Behal/PA Wire

A seven-judge Supreme Court has unanimously refused to order a re-running of the 2012 Children’s Referendum after finding a Dublin woman had failed to(...)

Ruling by a four to three majority on the use of evidence in criminal trials is considered hugely significant.

A hugely significant majority Supreme Court decision today has introduced a new rule concerning the admissibility of evidence in criminal trials. A de(...)

 Chief Justice of the Supreme Court  Mrs Susan Denham in court: she wrote ‘a number of members of the court have fallen ill . . .  and I believe that the cold temperatures have been a factor in this.’ Photograph: Collins Courts.

The Chief Justice warned she would have to cancel court sittings earlier this year because it was so cold in the Supreme Court as a result of a faulty(...)

Graham Dwyer has remained in custody since he was arrested  on October 17th, 2013.

From the moment Graham Dwyer was arrested, on October 17th, 2013, he remained in custody, spending 15 months in Cloverhill Prison before his trial beg(...)

The three-judge Supreme Court has made a number of general recommendations concerning the presentation of division of assets in complex contested marital proceedings so as to avoid those resources being reduced through costs in various legal challenges. File photograph: Collins

The ex-wife of a farmer is to get an extra €52,000, bringing her lump sum payment to €900,000, following a Supreme Court decision on a long-running di(...)

The man and woman married in the late 1960s and had a number of children before separating in the mid 1980s and later divorcing.

A settlement of long-running family law proceedings between a now divorced husband and wife, involving a €2m payment to the woman from the sale procee(...)

The Chief Justice Susan Denham  pictured  with Dr Geert Corstens

The Chief Justice Susan Denham has assumed the office of president of the Network of the Presidents of Supreme Courts of the Member States of the Euro(...)

By now it’s a grimly familiar pattern: a family’s private anguish rekindles Ireland’s strained, 30-year debate on the right to life of the unborn. Onc(...)

Adam Busby at the Four Courts after he lost his Supreme Court appeal against an order for his extradition to Scotland. Photograph: Collins.

The Supreme Court has dismissed a Scottish separatist’s appeal against an order for his extradition to the UK on terrorism charges.The appeal was brou(...)

Figures released by the Courts Service show some judges claimed almost €49,000 more than their colleagues at the same level for travel, subsistence and judicial attire and incidental expenses, in a 12-month period.

There are huge variations in the expenses claimed by judges at all levels, according to figures released by the Courts Service. They show that some ju(...)