New Supreme Court judge Gerard Hogan. Photograph: Collins Courts

The Government has nominated Mr Justice Gerard Hogan to the Supreme Court and also approved the procedures to appoint the next chief justice when the (...)

 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(...)

Ms Justice Marie Baker says  comments such as those made by Mr Justice Humphreys have no place in a judgment. Photograph:  Collins Courts

The Supreme Court has sharply criticised “quite remarkable and personally insulting comments” made by a High Court judge about barristers who had appe(...)

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(...)

Claire Loftus, the Director of Public Prosecutions

Up until very recently, almost the entire Irish justice and law enforcement structure was headed up by women. Susan Denham, Nóirín O’Sullivan, Máire (...)

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(...)

Michael McDonald, Fintan O’Farrell and Declan Rafferty

The Supreme Court has, by a four/three majority, dismissed the State’s appeal against orders directing the release of three dissident republicans serv(...)

The High Court will a seek preliminary ruling from the European Court of Justice on a challenge by Permanent TSB shareholders to the constitutionality(...)

Mrs Justice Susan Denham: chairs the Judicial Appointments Advisory Board

Applications were received from 174 lawyers to fill a single vacancy on the District Court bench last year. The annual report of the Judicial Appointm(...)