Mr Justice Max Barrett in the High Court had said the Minister for Justice’s discretionary practice of allowing applicants six weeks out of the country, for holidays or other reasons,  is not permitted by section 15.1 of the Irish Nationality and Citizenship Act 2015. File photograph: Getty

The Minister for Justice has asked the Court of Appeal to overturn a “very restrictive” High Court finding, saying it means with “very, very few excep(...)

The receivers had claimed the €15.5 million was due under a 2010 settlement between Dunnes and Point Village Development Ltd

Dunnes Stores has lost its appeal over orders requiring it to pay €15.5 million to the receivers of a company of businessman Harry Crosbie so as to co(...)

 Dominique Meehan, from Letterkenny, Co. Donegal, speaking to media outside court  after the appeal hearing of Keith Hearne. Photograph: Collins Courts

A man jailed for raping a woman at a gaming convention has lost an appeal against the severity of his 12-year prison sentence. Keith Hearne (30), of (...)

The Court of Appeal, in a three-judge decision written by Ms Justice Máire Whelan, pictured, upheld the decision  that the teenager should remain in special care.

A highly disturbed teenager, whose parents were allegedly involved in a sado-masochistic relationship, has failed in an appeal against an order that s(...)

Paul Carew had previously received a suspended sentence for possessing almost €68,000 of criminal proceeds in 2014.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A Dublin man given eight years for laundering €660,000 linked to the Kinahan crime gang has lost an appeal against the severity of his sentence. Paul(...)

Donal Kinsella, former depputy chairman of the Kenmare mining group, pictured at the Four Courts for a Court of Appeal hearing against the €10 million award he received for defamation. Photograph: Collins Courts

The Court of Appeal has cut a €10 million libel award – the highest ever in the State – against mining company Kenmare Resources to €250,000. The €10(...)

Donal Kinsella  at the Four Courts yesterday. He has been paid  €500,000, plus €200,000 in costs, but a stay applies on payment of the remaining sum pending the appeal outcome. Photograph: Collins Courts

The Court of Appeal will rule later on an appeal by Kenmare Resources over a €10 million libel award, the highest in the history of the State, to its(...)

Dana Rosemary Scallon’s sister and niece have taken separate High Court defamation actions against the singer and former presidential candidate. Photograph: The Irish Times

Dana Rosemary Scallon has won an appeal that means her sister and niece are required to put up security for legal costs should they lose a defamation (...)

A photograph of the late John Gorman (19).

A jury verdict which found a driver guilty of manslaughter, after doctors agreed that he met the criteria to be found legally insane, has been causing(...)

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(...)

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