Leaving cert students protest outside the Dept. of Education in Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A record 12,000-plus Leaving Cert students have sought rechecks of their calculated grade results. The surge in appeals follows controversy over the (...)

Facebook and Instagram have more than 400 million users in the EU and have about 25 million businesses that use apps provided by them. Photograph:  Kenzo Tribouillard / AFP

Facebook has significant concerns about its ability to deliver its services to its 400 million European users as a result of the Data Protection Commi(...)

Charlotte Mulhall in 2006. She and her sister Linda were convicted for the killing of their mother’s boyfriend, Farah Swaleh Noor. File photograph: Garrett White/Collins

Charlotte Mulhall, who has served 14 years of a life sentence for murder of her mother’s boyfriend, has brought a High Court challenge over being move(...)

The woman, who failed in her bid to get asylum here,  fears if returned to Angola she will be harmed or killed

A pregnant woman and her Irish citizen fiance have secured High Court permission to challenge the State’s decision to deport her. The State has agreed(...)

The matter will come back to court in November. Photograph: iStock

A property development company has challenged Fingal County Council’s refusal to extend planning permission for a proposed retirement village and hote(...)

The boy’s parents have been in a civil partnership for many years and their son was born via a surrogacy arrangement in 2015.

A High Court challenge has been brought over the Minister for Foreign Affairs’ alleged refusal to decide an Irish passport application made on behalf (...)

Quinn Industrial Holdings chief operating officer Kevin Lunney: abducted and seriously assaulted before being dumped at the side of the road in Co Cavan. Photograph: Quinn Industrial Holdings/PA Wire

A Dublin man charged with assault and false imprisonment of Quinn Industrial Holdings director Kevin Lunney has initiated a High Court challenge dispu(...)

The student was informed by the Minister it was not possible to provide her with a calculated grade in any of the six subjects she has studied due to the absence of satisfactory or credible evidence on which to base an estimate. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

A High Court challenge by a home-schooled Leaving Cert student over the Minister for Education’s refusal to consider her application for calculated gr(...)

 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(...)

Up to 3,000 grades may not be awarded to Leaving Cert students this year on the basis that ‘satisfactory’ evidence was not available on which to base an estimated per centage mark. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Up to 3,000 grades may not be awarded to Leaving Cert students this year on the basis that “satisfactory” evidence was not available on which to base (...)

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