Supreme Court

2023 results

Race for Áras an Uachtaráin: top row, Jimmy Smyth, Patrick Feeney, John Groarke, Pádraig Ó Céidigh. Middle row: Kevin Sharkey, Sarah Louise Mulligan, Seán Gallagher, Joan Freeman. Bottom row: Gemma O’Doherty, Gavin Duffy, Sinn Féin’s as-yet-unannounced candidate, President Michael D Higgins

There are just under three weeks to go until nominations close for the role of president, and the latest polls suggest that four out of every five Iri(...)

Barack Obama has kept a relatively low-profile since leaving office in January last year and has refrained from criticising his successor directly. However on Friday he spoke out at the University of Illinois in Urbana. Photograph: Daniel Acker/The New York Times

Former US president Barack Obama stepped back into the political fray on Friday, lambasting his successor Donald Trump for the first time since leavin(...)

The Department of Justice informed the woman in recent days of the revocation of a deportation order made in 2011. She had contested the order in the courts.

The Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan has revoked a deportation order for a woman whose 9-year-old Irish born son died recently from severe sickle(...)

President Donald Trump’s supreme court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, testifies before a US Senate committee on Capitol Hill, in Washington, on Wednesday. Photograph: Andrew Harnik/AP

US supreme court nominee Brett Kavanaugh faced tough questions about his views on abortion in his third full day in front of members of the senate jud(...)

Three Supreme Court judges will meet on Thursday to decide whether to hear a further appeal by a Dublin woman over the rejection of her bid to challenge the abortion referendum result.

Three Supreme Court judges will meet on Thursday to decide whether to hear a further appeal by a Dublin woman over the rejection of her bid to challen(...)

A demonstrator is removed by US Capitol police during a  confirmation hearing for supreme court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Photograph: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

Chaotic scenes unfolded on Capitol Hill yesterday as Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh faced his first day of questioning by the Senate Judiciary (...)

US president Donald Trump: said veteran Washington Post journalist was “sloppy” and “a degenerate fool” being “laughed at all over the country”.  Photograph: Al Drago/Bloomberg

US president Donald Trump intensified his attacks on the media on Thursday, singling out veteran reporter Carl Bernstein for a story related to his fo(...)

Protesters gather in front of the Presidential Palace in Warsaw during a rally  against  Supreme Court legislation in  July  2017. Photograph: Kacper Pempel/Reuters

“Et nos servi autem legum et liberi esse possimus” (“We are slaves of the law so that we may be free”) Cicero’s injunction saw in the rule of law t(...)

Eoghan Murphy Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government. Photograph: Alan Betson

At the beginning of the summer, when Sinn Féin threatened a motion of no confidence in Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy, the Taoiseach made clear to(...)

Muhanad Jazmati from Syria living in Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A Syrian man who came to Ireland in 2015 has been refused family reunification with his wife and sons because his marriage is viewed as polygamous und(...)

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