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The Workplace Relations Commission has been found to be administering justice and two aspects of legislation introduced in 2015 were incompatible with the Constitution.

The Government is to introduce emergency legislation to change key elements of the operation of the Workplace Relations Commission including that hear(...)

Great Blasket Island. Photograph: Moment/iStock/Getty

A young couple who made a vow to themselves that they would one day visit one of the most remote Irish islands are to see that dream come true. Niamh(...)

 Mr Justice Séamus Woulfe: Some of the judiciary are concerned about the potential future court impact of the controversy around him.  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The overwhelming consensus of legal opinion about the controversy surrounding the Supreme Court judge Séamus Woulfe is that it has damaged the public (...)

Max Schrems, Austrian  privacy activist. Photograph: Joe Klamar/AFP/Getty Images

Six years after Max Schrems launched his privacy battle against Facebook, the Austrian campaigner returns this morning to Europe’s highest court for a(...)

News of the decision by Apple went global this week, with reports on its decision not to invest in Ireland being carried in major publications in North America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

IDA Ireland has said that Ireland has lost a “global calling card for the west of Ireland” by missing out on a $1 billion investment by Apple in Athen(...)

A draft discussion paper on guidelines on the use of social media in the courts will be sent this week to the presidents of all the courts

The upcoming trial of people facing charges over water charge protests held in Jobstown three years ago will be contested in court and not on social m(...)

Doonbeg Golf Course in Co Clare.

A dispute over a public right-of-way at a golf course in Co Clare owned by a company of US presidential candidate Donald Trump has been resolved, the (...)

Angela Kerins is seen arriving at the High Court on Wednesday for the continuation of her action. Photograph: Collins

The Dáil Public Accounts Committee’s questioning of former Rehab Group chief executive Angela Kerins about payments of public monies to the organisati(...)

The court’s decision leaves Michael Lynn with no further legal recourse in his campaign to avoid returning to Ireland.

Brazil’s supreme court on Tuesday removed the final legal barrier to the extradition back to Ireland of fugitive former solicitor Michael Lynn to face(...)

David Norris with Katherine Zappone, and Minister for Justice and Equality Frances Fitzgerald TD in the court yard at Dublin Castle. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

What a wonderful extraordinary day Saturday was! This is a time for joy and non-triumphalist celebration. I have been privileged in my life to follow(...)

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