TDs Alex White, John Lyons, Joan Burton and Kevin Humphreys at the marriage referendum count at the RDS. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Legislation to provide for same-sex marriage will be delayed until the autumn, the Government has confirmed. The Court of Appeal has set a date of J(...)

 Alex White, John Lyons, Tánaiste Joan Burton and Kevin Humphreys photographed at the referendum count last month. Legislation to provide for same sex marriage is to be delayed until after the summer recess. Photograph: Cyril Byrne 2:12

Legislation to provide for same sex marriage is to be delayed until after the summer recess. A legal challenge has been taken against the outcome of t(...)

Judgments

Former resident of State institution did not suffer “abuse” and was not entitled to compensation CM v Residential Institutions Redress Review Committe(...)

The court awarded the costs of the Ombusdman’s appeal against the Millars

The Court of Appeal has overturned a ruling that the Financial Services Ombusdman was wrong in rejecting a couple’s complaint over alleged excessive i(...)

Court entitled to adjudicate debtor a bankrupt notwithstanding that he had been adjudicated a bankrupt in foreign country In re Sean Dunne (a bankrupt(...)

Mr Justice Paul McDermott ruled that the High Court did not have the jurisdiction to grant orders permitting experts for convicted persons to access forensic material

The High Court has clarified the law concerning the entitlement of convicted persons to access forensic material gathered during the course of crimin(...)

When Mr Justice Seamus Noonan in the High Court  observed the costs of the case of a woman with a severe personality disorder would fund a purpose-built unit  in the Republic, Gerry Durcan SC, for the woman, said the legal costs of similar cases involving vulnerable young people over the last 20 years would pay for an entire “purpose-built system”. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A High Court judge has said the costs of legal proceedings by the HSE aimed at keeping an 18-year-old woman with a severe personality disorder in a sp(...)

 Cardinal Seán Brady. A brother, sister and their  cousin have appealed against the High Court dismissal of their action against the cardinal.  File  photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Irish Catholic Church authorities have been accused of extreme deceit and equitable fraud in a case involving settlements with victims of abuser Fr(...)

Mr Justice Garrett Sheehan said the court would required a prison governor’s report, an updated probation report and details on a drug-treatment programme before moving to impose a new sentence

The ringleader behind an “appalling” attack in which a student was “frog-marched” to an ATM machine and told to withdraw money or his girlfriend would(...)

Trial judge correct regarding calculation of time of arrest for purposes of lawful detention. DPP vs Twesigye, IECA 99 (Court of Appeal, Edwards J, Ma(...)