Mr Justice Gerard Hogan held the man has a personal right under Article 40.3 of the Constitution to work here. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The Cout of Appeal has refused to grant the state its legal costs against a Burmese man, who has spent more than seven years in direct provision, of h(...)

Joe O’Reilly was convicted of murder and sentenced to life in prison in 2007. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Joe O’Reilly is to seek permission from the Supreme Court to appeal an unsuccessful attempt to have his conviction declared a miscarriage of justice. (...)

Chief Justice of Ireland Susan Denham during a sitting to commemorate the late Mr Justice Adrian Hardiman at the Supreme Court, Dublin. Photograph: Courts Collins

A chair was left empty at a special sitting of the Supreme Court yesterday in memory of Mr Justice Adrian Hardiman (64), who died suddenly at his Dub(...)

The couple claimed they fled China out of fear the husband would be forcibly sterilised, as his wife had been, following the birth of their second child.  File photograph: Getty Images

A Court of Appeal decision means the Refugee Appeals Tribunal must reconsider a Chinese couple’s application for refugee status in Ireland on grounds (...)

The Court of Appeal  noted, in the context of high unemployment levels, government economic policy views some low-skilled occupations as ineligible for employment permits because there are sufficient qualified Irish and EU nationals to fill such vacancies.

The Minister for Jobs was not entitled, without specific laws,  to refuse an employment permit to a Pakistani man for an €18,000 a year job, the (...)

Robert Lennon is one of four changes Kilkenny have made for the Allianz Hurling game against Tipperary at Nowlan Park on Sunday. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Kilkenny have made four changes to the team that lost the county’s opening match of the Allianz Hurling League to Waterford for Sunday’s game against (...)

The recently appointed president of the High Court, Mr Justice Peter Kelly

The recently appointed president of the High Court, Mr Justice Peter Kelly, is expected to take on the role of president of the Court of Appeal on a t(...)

A man living in direct provision for more than seven years has appealed the Minister for Justice’s refusal to consider his application for permission to work here.

A man living in direct provision for more than seven years has appealed the Minister for Justice’s refusal to consider his application for permission (...)

The president of the appeal court, Mr Justice Seán Ryan, said it was for the school to go back to the High Court in relation to that money.

A school special needs assistant will not have to immediately give back a €100,000 payment which she received as part of a €255,000 High Court award f(...)

The Motor Insurers’ Bureau of Ireland (MIBI) wants the appeal court to set aside a decision it is liable in respect of the Setanta claims. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The Court of Appeal will rule later on the appeal by the Motor Insurers’ Bureau of Ireland (MIBI) against a finding it is liable for hundreds of outst(...)