The application by parts of the State of the protected disclosures law has caused ‘serious damage’ to some whistleblowers, the chairman of an Oireachtas committee has said. File photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

The application by parts of the State of the protected disclosures law has caused “serious damage” to some whistleblowers, the chairman of an Oireacht(...)

Five people jailed over their roles in an IRA “inquiry” of suspected informants carried out at a house in Dublin have lost their Supreme Court appeals(...)

The Four Courts. The Supreme Court has a rejected a legal challenge to the State’s system for resolving workplace disputes.

The Supreme Court has a rejected a legal challenge that threw a constitutional question mark over the State’s system for resolving workplace disputes.(...)

Brian Shaughnessy:  jailed for six years with one year suspended.

An appeal by a former hotelier jailed for five years for raping a 17-year-old employee after a staff party has been sent back to the Court of Appeal ((...)

 Mr Justice Peter Charleton said that claims by the man and others that his daughter, now in her early 20s  ‘confessed’ after his conviction to having lied at trial were ‘self-serving’ and ‘cannot be deemed credible’. File photograph: Collins Courts

A man who first raped his then six-year-old daughter the day after her mother died and continued to rape and sexually assault her over four years has (...)

Ms Justice Iseult O’Malley concluded the evidence of each of the two women was admissible in respect of each count on the indictment. Photograph: Chris Maddaloni

A man who raped two women in his apartment after meeting them in a nightclub in Sligo has lost his Supreme Court appeal over his conviction. The cour(...)

  Dubliner Kevin Braney was convicted by the non-jury Special Criminal Court in May 2018 of membership of an unlawful organisation, the IRA, on August 2nd, 2017. File photograph: Collins Courts

A convicted murderer has lost his Supreme Court challenge to the validity of a law under which he was arrested and detained on suspicion of IRA member(...)

 Séamus Woulfe was appointed to the Supreme Court last July. Photograph:  Nick Bradshaw

Supreme Court Judge Séamus Woulfe, who sits on Thursday for the first time as a judge of the country’s top court, will also sit as a member of the Cou(...)

Mr Justice Peter Charleton: ‘When you go into a court and you walk up, the first thing that certainly I notice, the harp is there above my head.’ Photograph: Alan Betson

The transition to being a judge from working as a barrister can be difficult, Mr Justice Peter Charleton of the Supreme Court has said. During an int(...)

Eve Doherty previously had the balance of her three year sentence suspended by the Court of Appeal. File photograph: Collins Courts

A detective garda has lost her Supreme Court bid to overturn her conviction for harassing a State solicitor by sending abusive communications. In dis(...)

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