The Court of Appeal granted an injunction against the children’s deportation.

The parents of two young children have secured an injunction stopping their deportation after the family allegedly fled to Ireland from Malawi because(...)


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

Consensus between civil servants and campaign groups means there will be few areas of contention when the proposal is discussed by the Cabinet next week. Photograph: The Irish Times

New asylum seekers will have the right to work after nine months of seeking refugee status, a Government working group has recommended. The proposal i(...)

Refugee Appeals Tribunal failed to address issues raised regarding internal relocation and State protection KHB v Refugee Appeals Tribunal [2015]IEHC (...)

Adverse credibility findings in asylum claim were arrived at without rational basis M.O.S.H. v. Refugee Appeals Tribunal [2015]IEHC 209 (High Court, E(...)

Surrendering a woman accused of a minor theft to Latvia would be disproportionate Minister for Justice vs OC IEHC 161 (High Court, Edwards J, February(...)

The Irish Refugee Council said important changes to the Freedom of Information Act were rushed through the Oireachtas before the Easter break without adequate time for debate.

The Irish Refugee Council has expressed its “concern” at the manner in which restrictions to the Freedom of Information Act, as it applies to bodies d(...)

Mary Lou McDonald said she was “deeply alarmed” by the proposal  to change to the date from which refugee bodies are subject to freedom of information legislation.  Photograph: Eric Luke

A proposal to change the date from which the records of two refugee bodies are subject to the Freedom of Information Act has drawn criticism. The prop(...)

Affidavit is admissible in commercial proceedings, even though place of business was described as “place of abode” Kearney v Bank of Scotland [2015]IE(...)

Key cases in brief

A bank is under no duty to inquire into and advise against a customer’s transactions Delaney vs Allied Irish Banks Plc (2015) IEHC 52 (High Court, Cre(...)