Last July, the Court of Appeal upheld an appeal by Killross Properties Ltd over the legality of the ESB’s wayleave notice authorising temporary entry onto the company’s lands in Co Kildare.  Photograph: Eric Luke

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal with potentially important implications for how the ESB and other statutory bodies carry out their func(...)

The appeals concern judgments by the Court of Appeal last December in both cases.

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear appeals by the Minister for Justice with significant implications for many people from outside the European Econo(...)

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The Supreme Court has reserved judgment on a bid by an Algerian man with alleged links to Islamic terrorism to prevent his deportation. The deportati(...)

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission cannot examine all 100,000 emails of a senior executive of cement giant CRH copied by it following a “dawn raid’ as part of an investigation into alleged anti-competitive practices, the Supreme Court has ruled

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission cannot examine all 100,000 emails of a senior executive of cement giant CRH copied by it following (...)

Case involved interpretation of discrimination provisions of the Equal Status Act 2000 in relation to provision of education services here

A student with dyslexia was not discriminated against because special explanatory notes were attached to her Leaving Certificate, the Supreme Court h(...)

By a six to one majority, the Supreme Court dismissed Tusla’s appeal against an order directing the phased release of two children into their mother’s care

The Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal by Tusla, the Child and Family Agency, against an order directing the phased release of two children into th(...)

Perry Wharrie outside Cork Circuit Court after he recieved a 30-year prison sentence in 2008. Photograph: Provision

A man jailed over the seizure of a record €440 million drugs consignment off the Cork coast in 2007 has lost his bid to bring another appeal over his (...)

 Mr Justice John MacMenamin. Photograph: Collins

A Supreme Court judge has said the system of processing asylum applications serves neither the State nor asylum seekers and is “costly”, “inefficient”(...)

Edel Grace: she and Peter Sweetman applied to the Supreme Court to hear their appeal against a wind farm at Keeper Hill in the Silvermines mountains, arguing that the case raised issues of general public importance.

The Supreme Court has agreed to consider a challenge to An Bord Pleanála’s granting of planning permission for a wind farm in Co Tipperary after ruli(...)

Aftermath of the Stardust fire. Photograph: Tom Lawlor/The Irish Times

A former soldier who sued over post-traumatic stress disorder allegedly suffered from seeing bodies of some of the 48 victims of the 1981 Stardust fir(...)