Ms Justice Mary Faherty ruled the District Court must reconsider its refusal to pay the legal costs incurred by her lawyers after they continued to work for her for free, resulting in the Child and Family Agency   withdrawing its application to put the baby in care.

A homeless mother who successfully fought an attempt to take her newborn baby into care was wrongly refused her legal costs because the State’s legal (...)

A High Court challenge has been brought against An Bord Pleanála’s decision to give supermarket giant Lidl the go ahead for a €15m commercial development in Castleknock, Co Dublin.

A High Court challenge has been brought against An Bord Pleanála’s decision to give German supermarket giant Lidl the go ahead for a €15 million comme(...)

Annette O’Connor, (48) of The View, Larchill, Santry, Dublin,  leaving the Four Courts on Thursday  after her High Court action. Photograph: Collins Courts

A High Court damages award to a hairdresser who banged her knee against the leg of a table while sitting down to dinner may have serious repercussions(...)

Lawyers for the State repeated an apology to the family of Seamus Ludlow before the High Court. Photograph:Frank Miller

The murder of a Co Louth forestry worker more than 40 years ago was a “callous sectarian murder”, lawyers for the State have told the High Court. Th(...)

 Kevin Ludlow left (brother of Séamus Ludlow) with his nephew  Jimmy Sharkey. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The handling of the investigation into the murder of Co Louth man Séamus Ludlow 40 years ago suggests a “scandal” extending to the “highest levels” o(...)

The court heard that there was a backlog of 7,000 applications based on EU Treaty Rights waiting to be processed. Photograph: Frank Miller

A High Court judge has given the Minister for Justice six weeks to make decisions on entry visa applications by non-EU family members of three UK/EU (...)

Ms Justice Mary Faherty said the court accepted the logistical difficulties resulting from the number of visa applications

A judge has ordered the Minister for Justice to decide, within six weeks, an application by a Pakistani woman for a visa to enter Ireland with her hus(...)

The man had claimed that during the Somalian Civil War his family had been persecuted by another clan on grounds of race and ethnicity because of their membership of the Reer Xamar clan. File photograph: Collins Courts

A Somali, who claimed he was kidnapped, tortured and subjected to forced labour in his home country, has won a legal challenge in the High Court agai(...)

A High Court judgment next month will affect how the State deals with non-EU foreign nationals asserting a  right to come here on the basis they are married to EU citizens resident elsewhere in the EU

A High Court judgment due next month will affect how the State deals with non-EU nationals asserting their right to come here on the basis that they a(...)

Workers removing signage from the exterior of the Irish Nationwide offices on the corner of Dublin’s O’Connell Street after it was folded into IBRC in 2011 Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

John Purcell, a former executive director of Irish Nationwide Building Society, has launched a High Court challenge to the constitutionality of the Ce(...)

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