The decision is likely to impact some 70 other similar cases. File photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

A student’s decision not to appeal the High Court’s rejection of his lead challenge to the calculated grades model for the Leaving Certificate 2020 ex(...)

 Counsel said that the applicant in this case had been educated at home mainly by her mother, with the assistance of her husband and tutors, who are not now nor had they ever been registered teachers.

A second Leaving Certificate candidate who was home-schooled by a parent has brought High Court proceedings against the Minister for Education’s refus(...)

In his action, the 18-year-old  claims exclusion of home school students from the Leaving Cert  calculated grades process breaches his rights under the Constitution.

An urgent hearing will be held next month of a High Court action by a home-schooled Leaving Cert student aimed at having his application for calculat(...)

 Garda  Tony Golden, a married father of three,  was shot dead in 2015 by Adrian Crevan Mackin, a known dissident Republican  on bail on charges of IRA membership. Photograph: PA

Mediation talks will take place this Friday in a bid to agree a State compensation settlement for the family of Garda Tony Golden, fatally wounded in (...)

Fees sought by the barristers who represented the Christian Brothers at the Commission to Inquire into Child Abuse have been substantially reduced

Fees sought by the barristers who represented the Christian Brothers at the Commission to Inquire into Child Abuse have been substantially reduced. T(...)

Detective Garda Brian Dunne pictured leaving the Four Courts after he was awarded damages. Photograph: Collins Courts

A garda who was knocked out in an attack by a gang of men saved a dislodged tooth by pushing it back up into his gum after he recovered consciousness,(...)

A general view of Green Street in Dublin where a group of squatters, who moved into a disused prison, have been told by a judge to leave the former debtors’ jail because of safety concerns. Image: Google Streetview.

Squatters, who moved into a disused Dublin prison, have been told by a judge to leave the former debtors’ jail because of safety concerns, The Depart(...)