At least five challenges to the constitutionality of the new guidelines, and their compatibility with European human rights law, are before the courts with more expected.

A boy whose horse “stampeded” on a road in Co Laois after allegedly been struck by a car, injuring himself, his mother and grandmother, has brought a (...)

a HSE spokeswoman said it was reviewing the list of options based on the feedback it had received and would update it accordingly. Photograph: Getty

The HSE is to change its online Covid-19 vaccination portal after a user pointed out it does not allow those registering to enter a non-white Irish e(...)

The decision is likely to impact some 70 other similar cases. File photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

A student’s decision not to appeal the High Court’s rejection of his lead challenge to the calculated grades model for the Leaving Certificate 2020 ex(...)

The draft model also showed schools with a historically poor performance in the Leaving Cert would benefit from the exclusion of historical school data,  the High Court heard.  File Photograph: Peter Thursfield

A draft grade standardisation model showed Mount Anville school in Dublin would see a substantial reduction of its traditionally high Leaving Cert gra(...)

 Mason Alexander seeks injunctions against three defendants restraining them breaching the post-termination restrictions in their contracts of employment. Photograph: Chris Maddaloni

A recruitment agency is seeking a High Court injunction restraining three former employees and a company using confidential information the agency say(...)

  Mr Justice Meenan made directions for the exchange of documents between the sides for the October 21st hearing.

An action by a Leaving Cert student at Dublin’s Belvedere College has been chosen as the “lead” challenge over the standardisation of 2020 Leaving Cer(...)

The student was informed by the Minister it was not possible to provide her with a calculated grade in any of the six subjects she has studied due to the absence of satisfactory or credible evidence on which to base an estimate. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

A High Court challenge by a home-schooled Leaving Cert student over the Minister for Education’s refusal to consider her application for calculated gr(...)

 Counsel said that the applicant in this case had been educated at home mainly by her mother, with the assistance of her husband and tutors, who are not now nor had they ever been registered teachers.

A second Leaving Certificate candidate who was home-schooled by a parent has brought High Court proceedings against the Minister for Education’s refus(...)

A file image of home-schooled Co Mayo student Elijah Burke who on Wednesday won a significant High Court judgement against a decision by the Department of Education to exclude him from the calculated grades process. Photograph: Collins

A Leaving Cert student home-schooled by his mother has won his High Court challenge against the Minister for Education’s decision to exclude him from (...)

In his action, the 18-year-old  claims exclusion of home school students from the Leaving Cert  calculated grades process breaches his rights under the Constitution.

An urgent hearing will be held next month of a High Court action by a home-schooled Leaving Cert student aimed at having his application for calculat(...)

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