Mr Justice Michael White (right) said governments had not delivered the necessary resources to vindicate the rights children accrued in the 2012 referendum. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons / THE IRISH TIMES

The Government must provide adequate funding and resources so that children’s constitutional rights to be heard in family law cases can be vindicated,(...)

Former minister James Reilly. Photograph:  Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

Another case linked to water protesting has failed in court. Charges against Regina Ward (49) from Balbriggan, Co Dublin, who had been charged with a(...)

 Cloverhill Prison: Brendan Cummins pleads guilty to assaulting the governor, Ronan Maher,  at the prison. Photograph: Alan Betson

A man admitted in court on Tuesday that he repeatedly punched the governor of Cloverhill Prison during a vicious assault. Brendan Cummins (22) of Li(...)

The male and female officers, based at the Bridewell Garda station, were hospitalised.

Two brothers are to face trial charged over a serious assault on two gardaí in Dublin. The male and female officers, based at the Bridewell Garda sta(...)

 Judge Leonie Reynolds in 2010. The Circuit Court judge has been nominated for a High Court position. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Government has nominated Leonie Reynolds, a daughter of the former taoiseach Albert Reynolds, to be a judge of the High Court. Ms Reynolds is a (...)