Ms Justice Aileen Donnelly (left) pictured with her wife Dr Susan Miner at the Four Courts on Wednesday following a ceremony in the Supreme Court where she was appointed as a judge of the Court of Appeal. Photograph: Collins Courts

Ms Justice Aileen Donnelly has been sworn in as a judge in the Court of Appeal, where she replaces Ms Justice Mary Irvine, who has moved to the Suprem(...)

Aileen Donnelly, who has been nominated  to sit on the Court of Appeal. Photograph: Collins

High Court judge Justice Aileen Donnelly has been nominated to sit on the Court of Appeal, following a Cabinet meeting on Tuesday. The vacancy on th(...)

 Declan Duffy:  to be extradited to Northern Ireland. Photograph: Gary Fox/Collins

Jailed republican paramilitary Declan “Whacker” Duffy is to be extradited back across the Border to continue serving his life sentence for murder, fol(...)

John Downey arrives for an extradition hearing in Dublin. Photograph:  Niall Carson/PA Wire

A high-profile former garda has been accused in the High Court of helping UK police to “fabricate” evidence against alleged IRA bomber John Downey. (...)

 Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orban: “In effect Hungary set the direction without serious consequences.”  Photograph: Daniel Kasap/EPA

The disciplines of the EU accession process tend to have strong liberalising effects on the political cultures of states wishing to join the EU. The (...)

Central Criminal Court heard  the girl (16) and her 15-year-old friend  arrived at the circus after consuming ‘a considerable amount’ of vodka. File photograph: Matt Kavanagh

A Bulgarian circus worker who had sex with a drunken underage girl in Cork has received a prison sentence of two years with six months suspended. Tsv(...)

Ms Justice Aileen Donnelly adjourned the hearing until Tuesday.

The Human Rights and Equality Commission (IHREC) has offered to help the High Court in the case of a man who is wanted in Poland to face trial for all(...)

Ms Justice Aileen Donnelly: case was referred over her  fears changes to the rule of law in Poland might affect Artur Celmer’s right to a fair trial. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Polish man fighting extradition to his home country will continue to “robustly oppose” his being returned there to face trial when his case comes (...)

Chief Justice Frank Clarke has expressed grave concern over legislative changes in Poland affecting the judiciary there. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Irish judges have expressed support for their counterparts in Poland who have been forced into early retirement by the government there. Under change(...)

European Court of Justice  in Luxembourg. Photograph: John Thys/AFP/Getty Images

A Polish man fighting extradition from Ireland will have to demonstrate why he personally could not expect a fair trial at home if an Irish court deem(...)

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