The entrance to Portmarnock Golf Club, which is to allow women to become members for the first time.Photo: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

It was interesting to see that after 127 years just 16.6 per cent of Portmarnock GC members preferred to remain faithful to an old court decision. I(...)

 Chief Justice  Frank Clarke (left) and  Supreme Court judge Séamus Woulfe. It now seems clear that the Chief Justice and the other members of the Supreme Court are of the view that the heart of the crisis now facing the judiciary is the poor judgement of Mr Justice Woulfe. Photograph: Alan Betson

The time may be coming for politicians to get involved in the removal of Mr Justice Séamus Woulfe from the Supreme Court. After the publication on M(...)

Séamus Woulfe: ‘I was absolutely dumbfounded and shocked.’ Photograph: Alan Betson

Séamus Woulfe drove back to rejoin his family on holiday in Donegal after attending the Oireachtas Golf Society outing and dinner in Clifden on August(...)

 Mr Justice Seamus Woulfe (right)told the review  he met someone in the hotel lobby and then went to dinner in a room with six tables and 45 diners. File photograph: Sam Boal/Rollingnews

Mr Justice Seamus Woulfe told the review of his attendance at the Golfgate dinner in Clifden in August that he had told Chief Justice of the Supreme C(...)

RTÉ has clarified remarks made by one of its senior radio officials, who said broadcaster Seán O’Rourke would never work for the station again, and left the door open to him possibly returning in the future. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw

RTÉ has clarified remarks made by one of its senior radio officials, who said that broadcaster Seán O’Rourke would never work for the station again, (...)

“The complaints and investigation system has not yet come into force. So in regard to recently appointed Supreme Court judge Séamus Woulfe, we are left with the traditional system.” File photograph: Nick Bradshaw

A good deal of the law regarding the discipline of higher court judges is a long way out of date. In fact it goes back, to the Act of Settlement 1701,(...)

File image of outgoing  Chief Justice  Susan Denham  in Dublin. File photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Last formal sitting of the Hon Ms Justice Susan Denham, Chief Justice Remarks of the Chief Justice The Supreme Court July 28th, 2017, 10.00am Than(...)

When he is formally appointed chief justice in the coming days, Mr Justice Frank Clarke will become the 12th person since the foundation of the State (...)

A draft discussion paper on guidelines on the use of social media in the courts will be sent this week to the presidents of all the courts

The upcoming trial of people facing charges over water charge protests held in Jobstown three years ago will be contested in court and not on social m(...)

Chief Justice: Ms Justice Susan Denham is retiring after six years in the role. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The Cabinet is expected to nominate the next chief justice at its final planned meeting before the summer recess on Wednesday. There had been concer(...)

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