The  Supreme Court said the 77-year-old woman had not established her case raised issues of general public importance.

The Supreme Court has refused to hear a woman’s appeal over the dismissal of her claim a symphysiotomy carried out on her at a Dublin hospital in 1963(...)

Given the Supreme Court’s majority judgment, Mr Justice Donal O’Donnell held a religious order is an unincorporated association whose members are vicariously liable for acts of a fellow member

The Supreme Court has ruled a man who was “systematically” sexually abused by a Marist while a national school pupil is entitled to €75,000 damages ag(...)

Matters perceived as affecting the independence of the judiciary tend to provoke a strong reaction on the bench, and that is certainly the case in relation to the planned new regime. File photograph: Getty Images

There is no doubting the concern at the highest levels in the judiciary about the Government’s plan for changing the way in which judges are appointed(...)

Chief Justice Susan Denham. The judge said it had been stated that the judiciary were fighting change ‘when the opposite is the case’. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill

The State’s top judge has criticised “inaccurate discussion and misrepresentation” in relation to judicial reform in remarks that appear to be directe(...)

Existing arrangements for mussel seed fishing cannot be said to be law for the purposes of Article 10 of the Constitution, Mr Justice Donal O’Donnell said

The Supreme Court has declared Northern Ireland boats have no lawful entitlement to fish for mussel seed in the State’s territorial waters. The court(...)

French authorities issued a European arrest warrant with a view to having Ian Bailey extradited to France over in relation ot the killing of Sophie Tuscan du Plantier. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The move by the French authorities to issue a European arrest warrant with a view to having Ian Bailey extradited to France is a logical consequence o(...)

Brian O Donnell , retired solicitor with his wife Mary Patricia O Donnell:  entitled to argue she has a right of residence at Gorse Hill in Killiney, Co Dublin, which the family was ordered to vacate, the Court of Appeal has ruled

Dr Mary Pat O’Donnell, wife of retired solicitor Brian O’Donnell, is entitled to argue she has a right of residence at Gorse Hill in Killiney, Co Dubl(...)

Mary Patricia O Donnell (right) is entitled to her right of residence in Gorse Hill, the Court of Appeal has ruled. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Dr Mary Pat O’Donnell, wife of retired solicitor Brian O’Donnell, is entitled to argue she has a right of residence at Gorse Hill in Killiney, Co Dub(...)

The Director of Public Prosecutions has won her Supreme Court bid to ensure a 10-year maximum sentence, rather than two years, is available for any of(...)

The Supreme Court has unanimously agreed to ask the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) to determine whether a man’s accountancy exam paper counts as personal data. File photograph: Getty Images

The Supreme Court has unanimously agreed to ask the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) to determine whether a man’s accountancy exam paper (...)

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