The call from Minister for Justice Heather Humphreys for submissions to the Judicial Planning Working Group comes in the wake of controversy over the resourcing of the courts. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The public and interested parties are being asked to submit their views on the resourcing of the courts over the next five years, including in relati(...)

President Michael D Higgins and Ms Justice  Justice Mary Irvine, now president of the High Court, on the day she was appointed to the Supreme Court in 2019. Photograph: Tom Honan

In July the president of the High Court, Ms Justice Mary Irvine, dispensed with the usual diplomatic formulas when she said the court was in “a desper(...)

Heather Humphreys who has  temporarily taken over the justice portfolio.   Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

There is an expected “pent-up demand” for courts, insolvency services and legal aid in relation to debt cases as pandemic protections and supports end(...)

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Arrests of suspects wanted for prosecution abroad have more than tripled since Ireland joined a police information sharing system four months ago. Ir(...)

Ms Justice Mary Irvine. Photograph: Tom Honan

The Chief Justice and the presidents of the four other courts will hold discussions today with senior civil servants, who are due to report next year (...)

Ms Justice Mary Irvine, said she is ‘sort of speechless’ at the number of judges that has been approved to help deal with a backlog of cases. Photograph: Alan Betson

Minister for Justice Heather Humphreys has defended the Government’s approval for five extra High Court judges, following sharp criticisms from the pr(...)

Green Party TD Patrick Costello: concerned the investor court system provided for under the CETA  involves an unconstitutional transfer of sovereignty and judicial power. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Green Party TD Patrick Costello has secured a July hearing date for his High Court action over the constitutionality of parts of the EU-Canadian trade(...)

Patrick Costello, a Green Party TD for Dublin South Central, is concerned the investor court system provided for under CETA involves an unconstitutional transfer of sovereignty and judicial power. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Green Party TD Patrick Costello is seeking an urgent hearing of his High Court action concerning the constitutionality of parts of the CETA EU-Canadia(...)

Mr Justice Kevin Cross spoke against new guidelines for personal injury awards. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The judge who manages personal injury litigation in the High Court argued against the adoption of new guidelines designed to reduce the level of such (...)

New Supreme Court judge Gerard Hogan. Photograph: Collins Courts

The Government has nominated Mr Justice Gerard Hogan to the Supreme Court and also approved the procedures to appoint the next chief justice when the (...)

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