Permission to bring the High  court  challenge against the school over it’s decision to expel him   was granted on an ex-parte basis by Mr Justice Richard Humphreys.

A High Court challenge has been brought against a decision to expel a teenage boy from the secondary school he had been attending. The 15-year old bo(...)

Frederick ‘Freddie’ Thompson: challenging prison regime. Photograph: The Irish Times

Convicted killer Frederick ‘Freddie’ Thompson’s High Court challenge over the conditions of his detention at Portlaoise Prison was adjourned at the la(...)

The High Court has quashed a decision compelling a rural school to re-enrol an eight-year-old boy who was expelled after assaulting five members of st(...)

The Four Courts in Dublin

An environmental NGO has launched a High Court challenge over a decision to allow fishing for razor clams take place in Waterford estuary. The action(...)

Ouzos operates in Dalkey, Co Dublin, while its parent also runs outlets in locations including Dún Laoghaire, Blackrock and Malahide.

The High Court has confirmed the appointment of an examiner to a company that operates a restaurant, several cafes and a gastropub in Dublin. At the (...)

Over 9,000 students appealed some 17,000 Leaving Cert grades this year, the highest number on record. File photograph: Getty

The number of Leaving Cert students seeking rechecks of their marks has surged by 75 per cent, prompting the State Examinations Commission to reassure(...)

The man denies being involved in groups including al-Qaeda and claims he is at risk of being tortured at secret facilities in Algeria due to his political views.

The European Court of Human Rights has asked the Irish Government not to deport an Algerian man with alleged links to Islamic terrorism until it has c(...)

A person facing deportation can seek a judicial review of the order and also make an application for it to be revoked. Photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

A High Court judge has complained about a “hydra-headed” process where every adverse decision against a deportation order leads to new legal challenge(...)

The man was an asylum applicant when he married the woman in Ireland in February 2010.

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal concerning the rights of individuals who enter into civil marriages that are later deemed to be marriag(...)

Appeal documents filed on behalf of the Minister for Education Joe McHugh show he will argue that no such right to a third level education  exists Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Should every individual have a right to access higher or further education after they leave school? It’s a question which lies at the heart of the Mi(...)

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