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Judgments

The placement of a child for adoption is permitted without notification of the natural father. In re the Adoption Authority of Ireland and KSH (a mino(...)

The  Refugee Appeals Tribunal had reasonably found several of the woman’s claims lacked credibility, said Mr Justice Robert Eagar of the High Court

A woman who alleged she fled her native Nigeria after her family threatened to kill her over being involved in lesbian activity has lost her High Cour(...)

Judgments: Key cases in brief

Country of origin information was unlawfully assessed by Refugee Appeals Tribunal QH (Pakistan) v Refugee Appeals Tribunal [2015]IEHC 582 (High Court,(...)

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(...)

Judgments

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(...)