The Supreme Court noted that several bodies, including the Polish supreme court and the Polish commissioner for human rights, had expressed serious concern about the new laws in the country.

The Supreme Court wants the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU), in light of “even more troubling” changes concerning the rule of law and a(...)

The Four Courts. The Supreme Court has a rejected a legal challenge to the State’s system for resolving workplace disputes.

The Supreme Court has a rejected a legal challenge that threw a constitutional question mark over the State’s system for resolving workplace disputes.(...)

 The Supreme Court found the 2009 decision to dismiss Patrick J Kelly should be quashed on grounds including that former minister for social affairs Mary Coughlan, who had made complaints about him, should not have attended a cabinet meeting when the decision to fire him was made. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien

A former harbour master in Co Donegal has won his Supreme Court appeal over his dismissal following a investigation which found he had private marine (...)

The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission argued a high degree of procedural safeguards are required around the Ministerial decision-making to revoke Irish citizenship.

A new procedure will have to be put in place for revoking Irish citizenship as a result of a Supreme Court decision. The new process will have to con(...)

Peat at Carn Park Bog, Co Westmeath. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

An environmental group has lost its Supreme Court appeal over An Bord Pleanála’s refusal to decide whether peat extraction works on some 410 acres in (...)

The outcome of the Supreme Court appeal has implications for many people seeking family reunification after getting protection here

The Supreme Court will rule later on an important appeal by the State aimed at overturning a finding that the word “child” in the International Protec(...)

The Chief Justice Mr Justice Frank Clarke said it was ‘surely not too much to ask’ for the legislation to be clear on whether or not is applies retrospectively. Photograph: The Irish Times

The Supreme Court has ruled, by a four to one majority, that a 2014 law aimed at cutting the numbers jailed for unpaid fines has retrospective effect.(...)

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(...)

The Midlands Prison in Portlaoise. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

A prisoner who claimed another prisoner, a former garda, asked to be assaulted in an effort to be transferred to an open prison has lost his appeal ov(...)

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