Mr Donal Justice O’Donnell said wind farms were substantial developments. “Substantial enterprises should be expected to respect the adjudications of the court,” he said.

The Supreme Court has put a conditional stay on an order overturning permission for a wind farm development in Co Cork. The stay applies until An Bor(...)

Mr Justice Donal O’Donnell said the appellants accepted it was permitted to use panel members for some purposes in determining applications under the Refugee Act 1996. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The Supreme Court has upheld a significant finding that the practice of using a panel of independent contractors to assist in processing applications (...)

 Supreme Court, by a three to two majority,  dismissed the man’s appeal.

The Supreme Court, by a three to two majority, has dismissed a man’s appeal over his conviction for rape of his niece when she was 11-years-old. The(...)

Cork County Council had in 2016 granted permission on conditions for an 11 turbine development but that was quashed in earlier High Court proceedings. File photograph: Getty

The Supreme Court has overturned An Bord Pleanála’s approval for a planned Co Cork windfarm development after finding the board erred in failing to co(...)

Islamic state supporter Lisa Smith could not be stripped of her Irish citizenship in the same way the UK did to one of its own citizens due to a difference in the law between the two countries, a legal conference has heard.   Photograph: BBC

Islamic state supporter Lisa Smith could not be stripped of her Irish citizenship in the same way the UK did to one of its own citizens due to a diffe(...)

John Alex Kane represented himself in the Supreme Court on Thursday to appeal against the July 2009 summary judgment order. Photograph: iStock

The Supreme Court has dismissed a car dealer’s appeal against an unprecedented summary judgment order made 10 years ago requiring him to pay Revenue a(...)

In the letter, Mr Justice George Birmingham of the Court of Appeal wrote: ‘Our concern was not necessarily with the number of applicants but with the quality of applicants.’ Photograph: Collins Courts.

The Association of Judges of Ireland expressed concern about the quality of the people applying to be judges in a letter to the Public Service Pay Com(...)

Each injury type is given a price guide for compensation for associated pain and suffering in the Book of Quantum. Photograph: iStock

The reasons behind the escalating cost of public liability insurance are complex. But one of the explanations the Government has focused on is that co(...)

The court heard that according to agreed facts for the appeal, Oliver  O’Sullivan (25) became infected with MRSA on September 20th 2005 during an operation at   Bon Secours Hospital in Cork.

A hospital has lost, by a four to one majority, a Supreme Court appeal aimed at preventing a man suing it for damages over allegedly contracting a se(...)

In his judgment, Mr Justice O’Donnell said, while this area was ‘particularly emotive’, it was important to separate the narrow legal issues which arise

The Supreme Court, by a three-to-two majority, has rejected claims by a former school teacher it would be unconstitutional to permit his prosecution f(...)

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