Cloverhill Prison, where Ivan Vostrikov was imprisoned. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A Russian man who sought asylum in Ireland is suing the State for imprisoning him for almost a month and allegedly making him share a cell with an axe(...)

The appeals were by a husband and wife, who came here in 2005, and their son, his wife and their child, who came here in 2008. Photograph: Collins Courts.

Five members of an Albanian family have lost their appeals over being refused subsidiary protection here, resulting in their deportation. A three ju(...)

Mohammed ‘Romi’ Ramzan (40) booked tickets for more than 100 brides to fly from Latvia and take part in sham marriages.

It seems like a case DCI John Barnaby would beaver away at on ITV’s Midsomer Murders. But the arrest of a middle-aged cricketer in his whites in north(...)

The woman sought asylum due to  fears of persecution, as the widow of a leader of an anti-government militia, if she returned to Nigeria. Photograph: Getty Images

A woman who claimed her husband was shot dead by pro-government supporters in Nigeria some years ago has won her appeal over being refused refugee sta(...)

Ireland has the lowest number of judges per head of population in the EU. Photograph: Alan Betson

High Court judges are taking longer to reach decisions in cases, with some judgments being delayed for several years, latest figures show. After the (...)

Photograph: Getty Images

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(...)

A Burmese man who spent eight years in direct provision before getting refugee status has unanimously won his Supreme Court appeal over laws preventin(...)

A man with alleged links to Islamic terrorism wants his appeal against the State’s bid to deport him heard by the Supreme Court.

The High Court has cleared the way for the State to deport a man with alleged links to Islamic terrorism. The State’s case was that the man had been(...)

The Court of Appeal ruled the RAT was not obliged to conduct its own investigation but also said there may be special circumstances where that is required.  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

A Nigerian woman who claimed she had fled her home country aged 15 to avoid a forced marriage has, after spending 10 years in what a judge described a(...)

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(...)

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