Mr Justice Frank Clarke will preside over the appeal concerning  the constitutional rights of the unborn. Photograph: Collins Courts

An appeal involving potentially the widest consideration by the Supreme Court of the extent of the constitutional rights of the unborn will open befor(...)

The three judges who heard the case in the Supreme Court reserved judgment.

A couple who allege they were the victims of a corrupt planning decision are bidding to sue Dublin City Council more than 30 years after it refused t(...)

Brian Rattigan who has won an appeal against his conviction for the murder of a man in Dublin more than 16 years ago.  Photograph: Collins

Brian Rattigan has won a Supreme Court appeal against his conviction for the murder of a man in Dublin more than 16 years ago. The Director of Publi(...)

Court ruling said that the investor group did not succeed in demonstrating that former Minister for Finance  gave an “unreasonable” opinion to the High Court when secured a court order six years ago to take over the group

The High Court has ruled against a group of small investors in Permanent TSB, who had challenged the State’s move in 2011 to inject money into and sei(...)

Minister for Justice  Charlie Flanagan  and  Chief Justice Susan Denham at  the annual report of the Courts Service for 2016 in  Smithfield. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

The Cabinet is expected to choose the new chief justice from a shortlist of three candidates at its final meeting before the summer recess on Wednesda(...)

Mr Justice Frank Clarke said the courts in the UK, France and Germany, all of which had significant Muslim populations, have had to deal with questions about the rights of people in polygamous marriages.

Urgent attention should be given to introducing legislation to clarify what rights and obligations apply to polygamous families living in Ireland, a S(...)

The Supreme Court said the basic rule is that Ireland recognises foreign marriages unless they conflict with public policy in our law. Posed photograph: iStockPhoto

All people are equal before the law, so Irish law has no room for a version of marriage that, by its structure, allows a husband have more than one wi(...)

Photograph: Getty Images

The Supreme Court has reserved judgment on a bid by an Algerian man with alleged links to Islamic terrorism to prevent his deportation. The deportati(...)

Roy Collins, who was shot dead in 2009. His father was believed to have been the intended target. Photograph: Press 22

Two Limerick criminals have opened an appeal against their convictions for the murder of businessman Roy Collins in Limerick eight years ago. Wayne D(...)

The woman argued the right to reside test was incompatible with EU law and contended the properly applicable test depends on the nature and objective of the payment.

A Romanian mother of two has lost her High Court action alleging the Department of Social Protection’s grounds for refusing to pay her various welfare(...)

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