An aerial view of the Apple data centre site at Athenry, Co Galway.

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal aimed at overturning An Bord Pleanála’s approval of the first phase of tech giant Apple’s planned €850(...)

A rapist  wins his  challenge to the constitutionality of a law stopping the payment of the  contributory old age pension to people from the date of their imprisonment. Photograph: David Sleator

A rapist jailed for 12 years has won his Supreme Court challenge to the constitutionality of a law stopping the payment of the State contributory old(...)

Key to the case are questions around maintenance and champerty.

The Supreme Court has been urged to overturn a ruling preventing an English company funding a legal action over the award of the State’s second mobile(...)

Barry Doyle, who shot dead rugby player Shane Geoghegan in Limerick in 2008. His Supreme Court appeal raised issues concerning the right of access to a solicitor. Photograph: Press22

The Supreme Court has dismissed, by a six to one majority, an appeal by a man against his conviction for the murder in Limerick of rugby player Shane(...)