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One district court judge was busy going back over his receipts for the past decade in the first half of this year to enable him receive more than €1,0(...)

The court ruled that SPV Osus Ltd, a special purpose vehicle which had in 2011 been assigned a cause of action arising from the scandal surrounding US fraudster Bernie Madoff (above), cannot proceed with its case here because the assignment “very clearly involved trading in claims” and was thus void under Irish law. Photograph: Hiroko Masuike/Getty Images

The Supreme Court has said legislation needs to be urgently enacted to address mounting difficulties with securing access to justice in the civil cour(...)

Ms Justice Iseult O’Malley, with Chief Justice Frank Clarke and Mr Justice Liam McKechnie, dismissed Clare Manor’s appeal against the High Court ruling. Credit: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

The Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that a couple who believe they were victims of planning corruption cannot sue Dublin City Council because a delay i(...)

It was “at least arguable” Facebook may be able to persuade the Supreme Court that some or all of the facts under challenge should be reversed, the Chief Justice, Mr Justice Frank Clarke, said.

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear an unprecedented appeal by Facebook over a High Court judge’s decision to refer to the European Court of Justice (...)

Minister for Justice  Charlie Flanagan   and Chief Justice Frank Clarke: Amending legislation creates “constant and shifting uncertainty” in the interpretation of the law, says Mr Justice Clarke.   Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Chief Justice has issued a “cry” for great clarity and simplicity in new laws, saying the intentions of lawmakers in both Europe and Leinster Hous(...)

Facebook argues it is entitled to appeal both the reference itself and certain findings of fact by the High Court’s Ms Justice Caroline Costello grounding the reference which, it claims, are wrong.

The Supreme Court will decide later whether it will hear an unprecedented appeal by Facebook against a High Court judge’s decision to refer to the Eur(...)

The Supreme Court has overturned planning permission for a Co Clare wind farm. File photograph: Bloomberg via Getty Images.

The Supreme Court has overturned planning permission for a Co Clare wind farm due to An Bord Pleanála’s failure to make “complete, definitive and prec(...)

Chief Justice: warned against legislators producing ‘unclear or unduly complex legislation issues’

The lack of enforcement of environmental laws in the face of flagrant disregard by waste operators “is a national scandal”, according to an expert on (...)

The death has occurred of a nine-year-old Irish-born boy with a severe form of sickle cell disease who earlier this year lost an appeal over deportati(...)

AGSI said Sgt Galvin, a married father of three, was known for his professionalism and obliging nature. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Reports three years ago that a Garda sergeant who took his own life could have been told a week earlier that a criminal inquiry into him had exonerate(...)

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