Niall Leonach and Noel Barry, chairman and secretary respectively of the Enniskerry Walkers Association, had claimed, since 1760, there was a public road in the disputed area known as the Old Coach Road. Photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

The Supreme Court has refused to hear a further appeal in a long-running dispute concerning whether a public right of way exists over about 500 metres(...)

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(...)

The man was in the an industrial school between 1962 and 1964

A man who was aged 12 when sent by a court to an industrial school for two years over stealing some food and a one crown coin from a neighbour’s house(...)

The fate of a Co Galway quarry hangs in the balance after the Supreme Court ruled An Taisce is entitled to an order restraining its operation because (...)

EU Court of Justice has ruled that the notification of intention to withdraw from the EU does not have the effect of suspending the application of EU law in that member state.  Photograph: PA

The Supreme Court will decide next week whether an Irishman has effectively lost his battle to prevent his extradition to the UK on the basis of Brexi(...)

The Supreme Court said the appeal raises issues about the wardship system.

The Supreme Court will urgently hear an important appeal against a finding that an elderly woman with dementia, previously prevented by a hospital fro(...)

Supreme Court will address whether damages must be paid for breach of constitutional rights or whether declarations may be more appropriate in some cases.

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal by a former prisoner with potential implications for up to 1,000 cases concerning slopping out in priso(...)

The Supreme Court has cleared the way for the extradition to the United States of a Co Wicklow man, alleged to be an administrator of the Silk Road we(...)

Three-judge appeal court on Tuesday dismisses appeal by Niall Leonach and Noel Barry of the Enniskerry Walkers Association.

Two hillwakers have failed to prove as a matter of law a public right of way exists over 500 metres of a landowner’s property in an area of “great sce(...)

A Supreme Court judgment could positively affect the rights of thousands of people from outside the European Economic Area who came to the State as students before 2011 and stayed on to work. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien.

A Supreme Court judgment could positively affect the rights of thousands of people from outside the European Economic Area who came to the State as st(...)

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