At least five challenges to the constitutionality of the new guidelines, and their compatibility with European human rights law, are before the courts with more expected.

A boy whose horse “stampeded” on a road in Co Laois after allegedly been struck by a car, injuring himself, his mother and grandmother, has brought a (...)

 There is a big disparity between waiting times in various HSE areas with some people having to wait years while others wait months, the court heard. File photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

The mother of a seven-year-old autistic boy is challenging the HSE’s refusal to consider putting him on a waiting list outside his own catchment area (...)

  Mr Justice Meenan made directions for the exchange of documents between the sides for the October 21st hearing.

An action by a Leaving Cert student at Dublin’s Belvedere College has been chosen as the “lead” challenge over the standardisation of 2020 Leaving Cer(...)

 St Kilian’s German school in Dublin took a case claiming   the standardisation model lead to an “extraordinary” downgrading of results in German and other subjects there.

A High Court judge has said a “lead” case concerning standardisation of 2020 Leaving Cert grades will be heard next month, only if lawyers agree which(...)

The court heard the payment failure was because the homeless woman did not show she was ’currently residing’ in the relevant social welfare catchment area. File photograph: Peter Muhly/AFP

A woman who held onto her part-time job after becoming homeless, has won her appeal over the State’s failure to pay her Jobseeker’s Allowance for seve(...)

Mr Justice Max Barrett in the High Court had said the Minister for Justice’s discretionary practice of allowing applicants six weeks out of the country, for holidays or other reasons,  is not permitted by section 15.1 of the Irish Nationality and Citizenship Act 2015. File photograph: Getty

The Minister for Justice has asked the Court of Appeal to overturn a “very restrictive” High Court finding, saying it means with “very, very few excep(...)

Unlike other councils in Co Dublin and Fingal, Dublin City Council refuses to classify separated fathers as anything other than a “single person” for the purposes of allocating accommodation, it is claimed.

Dublin City Council is paying €2,640 a month to accommodate a separated homeless father and his three children in an hotel three nights weekly when it(...)

Opposing the appeal, Nuala Butler SC, for the Minister for Justice, argued a foreign national present in the State on a conditional basis had no constitutional right to work.

A seven-judge Supreme Court is hearing an important appeal concerning the right to work here of asylum seekers. The appeal is by a Burmese man who li(...)

A seven-judge Supreme Court has reserved judgment on an important appeal by the Child and Family Agency concerning the legal options available to par(...)

A total of 27 Portuguese workers who worked in Ireland on a road project must be paid some €418,000 within a month, it has been  ruled.  File photograph: Getty Images

A total of 27 Portuguese workers who worked in Ireland on a road project must be paid some €418,000 within a month as a condition of a stay, pending a(...)

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