Female members of the Oireachtais calling for a Yes vote in the Children’s Referendum in October last year. The Supreme Court found the Government acted unlawfully in spending ¤1.1 million of public monies on a one-sided information campaign on the referendum. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

A High Court judge has ruled that Dublin homemaker Joanna Jordan has failed to make out a case to justify an order overturning the Yes result on the C(...)

The woman was  accompanied in court by former MEP Kathy Sinnott and Mark McCrystal, who had successfully challenged the Government’s spend of public monies on its information campaign in the Children’s Referendum. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

The President of the High Court has refused to grant an injunction to a Dublin woman aimed at stopping provisions of the Protection of Life During Pre(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny, Government Ministers, Opposition members and NGO representatives at the Yes for Children campaign bus at Government Buildings. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

A British professor of government has told the High Court he believes information provided unlawfully by the Irish Government to citizens in th(...)

Joanna Jordan:  seeking to bring a petition aimed at overturning the result of the Children’s Referendum

A political scientist has told the High Court he believes the Government’s unlawful publicly funded information campaign in th(...)

A screen shows the result of the  Children’s Referendum on the main stage at the count centre in Dublin Castle after the results were announced last November. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The Government's information campaign in the Children’s Referendum involved "blatant psychological manipulation" aimed at securing a Yes vote (...)