Jim O Callaghan

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Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan has been urged to show independence in the role. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

New Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan has been urged to show independence and to avoid becoming a “prisoner” of the decisions of the Government an(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar: wants the Dáil to sit an extra week. It is due to rise on July 13th but the Government wants to carry out an assessment of pending legislation to see what can be passed. Photograph: Eamonn Farrell/RollingNews.ie

The way in which the Cabinet conducts its business is set to be changed following the controversial appointment of former attorney general Máire Whela(...)

Minister of State for Disability Issues Finian McGrath. File photograph: Collins

An Independent Minister has accused senior legal figures of lobbying against the appointment of former Attorney General Máire Whelan to the Court of A(...)

Dara Calleary: Fianna Fáil cannot understand why Fine Gael is so determined to undermine the judiciary

The Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has insisted the appointment of former Attorney General Maire Whelan as a Court of Appeal judge was in accordance with pre(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar: Will he rescind Máire Whelan’s appointment  and reopen the process? Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Enda Kenny paid Leo Varadkar the compliment of nominating him to be his successor as taoiseach on Wednesday, but he has also left him with the first p(...)

Máire Whelan served as attorney general for six years and was a close ally of former taoiseach Enda Kenny. Photograph: The Irish Times

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has stood over the appointment of former attorney-general Máire Whelan as an Court of Appeal judge, despite growing tensions wi(...)

Former attorney general Máire Whelan. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The nomination of former attorney general Máire Whelan to the Court of Appeal has brought the existing system for nominating judges into focus. The C(...)

Mr Justice Frank Clarke said the courts in the UK, France and Germany, all of which had significant Muslim populations, have had to deal with questions about the rights of people in polygamous marriages.

Urgent attention should be given to introducing legislation to clarify what rights and obligations apply to polygamous families living in Ireland, a S(...)

Outgoing Attorney General Máire Whelan was nominated on Tuesday to fill a vacancy on the Court of Appeal. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

On Tuesday, the Government nominated the Attorney General, Máire Whelan, to the Court of Appeal to fill the vacancy on that court that existed since t(...)

Former Chairman of Anglo Irish bank, Sean Fitzpatrick. “It is apparent  that the ODCE did not conduct an impartial and unbiased investigation,” said Fianna Fáil TD Jim O’Callaghan.   Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

The Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement (ODCE) came under fire from politicians last night after its mishandling of the case of former Ang(...)

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