It was argued in court that  the Constitution obliges the State to provide for free primary education. Photograph: Bryan OBrien

A teenage girl with attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and other difficulties who has been out of school for more than a year and (...)

Mr Justice Gerard Hogan directed an inquiry into the validity of the orders under which a couple’s  children are in HSE care. Photograph: Bryan O'Brien

The important legal and constitutional issues involved and the urgency of dealing with the case were emphasised by lawyers in the High Court ye(...)