Dr O Mahony

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Louise O’Keeffe won her case in the ECHR over abuse she suffered at the hands of school principal Leo Hickey at Dunderrow National School in Co Cork in the 1970s. Photograph: Courtpix

The Department of Education has been accused of misrepresenting the way it has responded to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) judgment in the(...)

Louise O’Keeffe: successfully sued the State in the European Court of Human Rights in 2014 for failing to protect her from sexual abuse by principal Leo Hickey while a pupil at Dunderrow national school in west Cork. Photograph: Garrett White/Collins.

The State risks another challenge by a school sex abuse victim in the European Court of Human Rights because of the narrow way in which it is interpr(...)

Mr Justice Michael Peart said it was “a tragedy” that Amy Rose McGowan did not get to the Special Olympics and it was a pity her running career had been cut short.

A young woman whose hopes of competing in the Special Olympics were dashed when a fracture to her knee was missed by a hospital has settled her actio(...)

Senators are in a position to focus on the task of being national legislators unlike TDs competing in multi-seat constituencies who spend inordinate a(...)

Anti-abortion campaigners in a recent protest outside the Dáil. Photograph: Collins Photos

The Government is proposing, for the first time since Ireland became independent, that the Oireachtas pass a law prescribing the death of innoc(...)