Chief Justice  Frank Clarke (left) and  Supreme Court judge Séamus Woulfe. It now seems clear that the Chief Justice and the other members of the Supreme Court are of the view that the heart of the crisis now facing the judiciary is the poor judgement of Mr Justice Woulfe. Photograph: Alan Betson

The time may be coming for politicians to get involved in the removal of Mr Justice Séamus Woulfe from the Supreme Court. After the publication on M(...)

The Government will now have to devise a new climate plan after the ruling.

The Supreme Court has overturned the Government’s “excessively vague and aspirational” plan to combat climate change. A seven- judge court ruled the(...)

 The Supreme Court is sitting in  the dining hall at the King’s Inns on Constitution Hill Dublin 7.  Photograph:  Collins Courts

A seven-judge Supreme Court will give judgment on a later date on an appeal concerning the adequacy of a national plan to reduce rising greenhouse gas(...)

Team winner Hugh Guidera from TCD Phil during the Irish Times Debate Final in 2015 held at Maynooth University. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

1960 “That this house regrets the divergence of the sciences from the humanities in the modern university.” Team winner: Charles Lysaght and Aidan B(...)

Funeral of Donal Barrington pictured at St. Patrick’s Church, Monkstown Co Dublin. Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

The former Supreme Court judge, Donal Barrington, saw the Constitition as a living, breathing document that respected the human rights of all, his fun(...)

Susan Denham made her final appearance on the Supreme Court bench on Friday. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

When, in December 1992, Susan Denham became the first woman to be appointed to the Supreme Court, it was a culture shock for her and for the instituti(...)

 Supreme Court Judge, Mr Justice Frank Clarke pictured in the Four Courts after the announcement that he is to be appointed as the new chief justice. Photograph: Collins Courts

Most young barristers have to wait years for a meaty case to arrive on their desk. Frank Clarke was qualified less than a year when one of the biggest(...)

Frank Clarke: he was the first member of his family to go to university

The incoming chief justice Frank Clarke was nominated after pre-Cabinet discussions between Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, Minister for Justice Charlie Flana(...)

Mr Justice Donal O’Donnell: a reputation for sharp reasoning and  elegant writing

The second most senior member of the current Supreme Court, after Chief Justice Susan Denham, Donal O’Donnell was regarded as the leading constitution(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin criticised over Dáil comments about former attorney general Máire Whelan. Photographs: The Irish Times

The country’s most senior judge has rebuked Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin over Dáil comments about former attorney gene(...)

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