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Dunnes Stores has failed to overturn a €45,000 award against it.

Dunnes Stores has failed to overturn a €45,000 award against it over its closure of doors which provided an important public walk through between two (...)

Ruth Morrissey and her husband Paul outside the Four Courts at the conclusion of her case.Photograph: Dave Meehan

The continuation of State screening programmes is seriously threatened by the implications of last week’s High Court judgment in the Ruth Morrissey ca(...)

Persona Digital Telephony and Sigma Wireless Networks’ amendments mostly arise out of the findings of the Moriarty tribunal in March 2011. Photograph: iStock

A consortium suing over the awarding of the country’s second mobile phone licence on grounds including bribery and corruption has been permitted by th(...)

As Chief Justice Frank Clarke remarked at the Burren Law School last weekend, the nuts and bolts of an effective courts system are themselves vital to the democratic process. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Poland’s recent experience shows that, even in advanced liberal democracies, the rule of law is a fragile thing. But it takes much less than outright (...)

Facebook argued before the Supreme Court last January that it is entitled to appeal the referral and also disputed several of the High Court’s findings. Photograph: Justin Sullivan/Getty

The Supreme Court will rule by June 6th on Facebook’s appeal over a High Court decision to refer key issues concerning the validity of European Commis(...)

In his judgment, Mr Justice O’Donnell said, while this area was ‘particularly emotive’, it was important to separate the narrow legal issues which arise

The Supreme Court, by a three-to-two majority, has rejected claims by a former school teacher it would be unconstitutional to permit his prosecution f(...)

The process involves having to contact both the birth parents and those whose births were illegally registered, with social workers gathering documents to identify and locate them.

Investigators attempting to trace those affected by illegal adoption registrations at St Patrick’s Guild have described the ongoing process as “slow a(...)

Sri Lankan security personnel inspect the debris of a car after it exploded when police tried to defuse a bomb near St Anthony’s Shrine  in Colombo. Photograph:   Getty Images

The confidential security memo laid it all out: names, addresses, phone numbers, even the times in the middle of the night that one suspect would visi(...)

Michael Dwyer: The Bolivian state’s version of what happened leading up to and during the police raid in which Dwyer was killed has been contradicted by eyewitnesses and leaked video from inside the investigation.

When in 2015 Bolivia’s president Evo Morales became the first South American head of state to visit Ireland, he must have known the 2009 killing of Ir(...)

Former Rehab boss Angela Kerins at the Four Courts. Oireachtas committee chairpersons have been told that in the light of the Kerins case, their role was of particular importance. Photograph: Collins Courts

Oireachtas committees have received extensive legal advice since the Angela Kerins case warning them to stay firmly within their remit and to treat wi(...)

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