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The Government will now have to devise a new climate plan after the ruling.

The Supreme Court has overturned the Government’s “excessively vague and aspirational” plan to combat climate change. A seven- judge court ruled the(...)

Senators will argue on Wednesday that there is no constitutional impediment to the summoning of a Seanad  with 49, rather than 60, members. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

If Green Party members end up rejecting the programme for government, there are two immediate possibilities this weekend: either a government is cobbl(...)

 The Supreme Court is sitting in  the dining hall at the King’s Inns on Constitution Hill Dublin 7.  Photograph:  Collins Courts

A seven-judge Supreme Court will give judgment on a later date on an appeal concerning the adequacy of a national plan to reduce rising greenhouse gas(...)

Ms Justice Aileen Donnelly (left) pictured with her wife Dr Susan Miner at the Four Courts on Wednesday following a ceremony in the Supreme Court where she was appointed as a judge of the Court of Appeal. Photograph: Collins Courts

Ms Justice Aileen Donnelly has been sworn in as a judge in the Court of Appeal, where she replaces Ms Justice Mary Irvine, who has moved to the Suprem(...)

Former High Court president Mr Justice Nicholas Kearns. Photograph: Alan Betson

Former High Court president Mr Justice Nicholas Kearns has criticised the State’s loss-making insurers for not seeking the prosecution of people found(...)

The president of the appeal court, Mr Justice Seán Ryan, said it was for the school to go back to the High Court in relation to that money.

A school special needs assistant will not have to immediately give back a €100,000 payment which she received as part of a €255,000 High Court award f(...)

Connolly’s Red Mills in 2003 informed Torc Grain and Feed Ltd they would be seeking full indemnity over any claims made against the company by trainers and owners whose horses had been disqualified as a result of trace-element morphine being found in  feed. File photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

A horse feed distributor can proceed with its legal action against a grain supplier after trace elements of morphine were found in racehorses a(...)

Róisín Conroy’s settlement  total increased to €11.6m. Photograph : Courts Collins

A girl who has cerebral palsy as a result of injuries caused at her birth at the Midland Regional Hospital, Portlaoise has settled her High Court acti(...)

Ryanair alleges it was defamed in Channel Four’s ‘Secrets from the Cockpit’ programme on the airline’s fuel policy. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Ryanair has been ordered to give Channel Four TV Corporation documents related to its fuel policy between 2010 and 2012 in advance of the hearing of p(...)

Martin McDonagh: has been paid €90,000 of the €900,000 award, made in 2008, pending the outcome of the newspaper’s appeal. Photograph: Collins

The Sunday World has urged the Court of Appeal to overturn a €900,000 damages award made to a man after a jury found he was libelled in an article des(...)

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