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Retired chief justice Frank Clarke. Photograph: Alan Betson

Recently retired chief justice Frank Clarke is to resume work as a barrister, becoming one of the few senior judges to return to practice after retire(...)

The Supreme Court previously occasionally provided summaries, usually extending over a small number of pages, of some significant judgments but summaries were not regularly provided. Photograph: Dave Meehan

A new initiative by the Supreme Court in providing formal one-page summaries of its judgments has been widely welcomed, including by lawyers and campa(...)

The Chief Justice, Mr Frank Clarke, pictured shortly after his appointment to the position in 2017. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Environmental group Climate Case Ireland (CCI) has stepped up its campaign to have a constitutional right to a sustainable environment established. (...)

Maretimo Gardens East and Blackrock House Residents’ Association was granted leave on Wednesday to challenge the permission. Photograph: iStock

A residents’ group has brought a High Court challenge to planning permission for 101 apartments in two blocks of up to seven storeys on the edge of Bl(...)

Mr Justice Max Barrett  said Probationer Garda Murphy was not provided with a copy of the materials upon which the commissioner intended to base his decision. File photograph

A decision by the Garda Commissioner, Drew Harris, to “dispense with the services” of a probationer Garda is to be quashed by the High Court in part b(...)

The man’s wife said she was thrown from a bus in Albania. File photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

A couple who came to Ireland after allegedly being subject to politically related violence in their native Albania have won their High Court challenge(...)

The Commissioner holds an independent statutory office, which reviews decisions on access to environmental information by public bodies. File photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

RTÉ’s refusal to release documents relating to its reports on climate change issues has to be reconsidered by the environmental information watchdog, (...)

UCC claims the ESB’s management of water releases from two hydroelectric dams on the river Lee led to significant unnecessary additional flooding causing substantial damage to 29 buildings on its campus in 2009. Photograph: iStock

The Supreme Court has directed a fresh hearing in the High Court of certain aspects of the marathon litigation between University College Cork and th(...)

The woman claimed the recordings corroborated her experience of the man as being threatening to her and their children.

A High Court judge has directed gardaí to provide a man with mobile phone voice and video recordings secretly made by his wife of him in their home. (...)

Mr Justice Max Barrett found the Minister had not applied the correct test in failing to have any, or any proper regard, to the emotional and social dependence between Shakeel Ahmed Dar and his mother.  File photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

A High Court judge has overturned the Minister for Justice’s refusal of an Irish residency card for a Pakistani widow living here with her son. Her (...)

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