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(...)

 Angela Kerins arriving at the Four Courts  for the continuation of her Supreme Court action. Photograph: Collins Courts

Things are said in the Oireachtas that should not be said, or people would prefer were not said, but that is “the nature of parliamentary privilege” a(...)

Chief Justice Frank Clarke is presiding over the appeal. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

There is a “seminal” difference between a child and an unborn, the Supreme Court has heard. Mary O’Toole SC, for the State, argued that voters did n(...)

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(...)

Denis O’Brien failed in his Supreme Court bid. File photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Supreme Court has refused to allow businessman Denis O’Brien leave to challenge a Court of Appeal rejection of his attempt to get discovery agains(...)

Last July, the Court of Appeal upheld an appeal by Killross Properties Ltd over the legality of the ESB’s wayleave notice authorising temporary entry onto the company’s lands in Co Kildare.  Photograph: Eric Luke

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal with potentially important implications for how the ESB and other statutory bodies carry out their func(...)

The appeals concern judgments by the Court of Appeal last December in both cases.

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear appeals by the Minister for Justice with significant implications for many people from outside the European Econo(...)

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