An environmental group has been given leave to judicially review a decision by the Legal Aid Board to refuse to consider funding for their legal chall(...)

Minister claims the judge failed to strike a balance between the public interest in the prosecution of the offences and any risk of an unfair trial. Photograph: Alan Betson

A ministerial challenge to a judge’s decision to strike out charges linked to redundancies at Clerys department store in Dublin due to delays in the d(...)

The case is against the the chief appeals officer, the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection and the State.

A severely disabled Romanian man and his homeless and destitute family have brought a High Court challenge over being refused welfare payments. The (...)

Injunctions were sought after the Gildeas allegedly placed a container on lands in Co Donegal, which put the proposed sale of the property at risk, in June of last year. Photograph: Collins Courts.

A man who spent the holiday period in Mountjoy Prison has walked free after he agreed not to trespass on land where 50 social housing units are to be (...)

Mr Justice Charles Meenan adjourned the application for permission to bring judicial review proceedings to a date later this month.

Tusla, the Child and Family Agency, has brought a High Court challenge against a district court judge’s decision allowing two children allegedly negle(...)

 Minister for Health Simon Harris: to consider the establishment of an ex-gratia compensatory scheme.   Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Government has agreed to set up an independent statutory tribunal to deal with claims arising from the CervicalCheck controversy. Ms Justice Mary(...)

Two peat extraction firms have been refused permission to appeal a significant finding that their activities are no longer exempt development. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

Two peat extraction firms have been refused permission to appeal a significant finding that their activities are no longer exempt development. The c(...)

Campaigners Vicky Phelan, Stephen Teap and Lorraine Walsh at the launch of the 221+ Cervical Check Patient Support Group at Farmleigh House in Dublin. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Mr Justice Charles Meenan’s report on how to deal with claims arising out of the CervicalCheck controversy has received a cautious welcome. The judge (...)

Minister for Health Simon Harris: said the compensation  tribunal would take a number of months to establish as primary legislation would be required. File Photograph:  Garrett White/Collins

The HSE has commissioned external legal advisers to determine whether any of its staff should face disciplinary action arising from the cervical scree(...)

Vicky Phelan has urged Simon Harris to provide assurances on how the adversarial nature of the proposals could be minimised. Photograph:  Niall Carson/ PA Wire

The cost of establishing and operating the proposed new tribunal for dealing with the cases of women affected by the cervical screening controversy wi(...)

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