Rebecca Carter of Castlebridge, Co Wexford, leaves the High Court. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The State exams have been thrown into “chaos” following a High Court ruling in favour of a student whose points were wrongly totted up, according to e(...)

The Minister for Justice is expected to seek an early hearing of his Supreme Court appeal against a High Court finding on the ‘unborn’. File photograph: Katie Collins/PA Wire

The Minister for Justice is expected to seek an early hearing of his Supreme Court appeal against a finding that the word “unborn” in the Constitution(...)

Mr Justice Richard Humphreys said the children’s rights constitutional amendment should apply to  the unborn.  Photograph: Derek Bromhall/Photolibrary

It seems inevitable either the Court of Appeal or the Supreme Court will be asked to define the rights of the unborn in a context where the State seem(...)

Minister for Children and Youth Affairs Katherine Zappone at Leinster House  in Dublin. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The Government has taken note of a judgment by a High Court judge last month that the rights of the unborn extend beyond the right to life, Minister f(...)

 A site for the planned EirGrid North-South Interconnector development at Kilmainhamwood, near Nobber Co Meath. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

EirGrid and Meath County Council have clashed over the effect the construction of a major power line will have on views from the Hill of Tara. The d(...)