A general view of the  Supreme Court bench. Photograph: Collins

A landmark Supreme Court judgment concerning the extent of the constitutional rights of the unborn will be delivered on Wednesday in Limerick. The s(...)

Minister for Justice  Charlie Flanagan  and  Chief Justice Susan Denham at  the annual report of the Courts Service for 2016 in  Smithfield. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

The Cabinet is expected to choose the new chief justice from a shortlist of three candidates at its final meeting before the summer recess on Wednesda(...)

 Jim O’Callaghan: “That is a deeply flawed piece of legislation, and it’s not just me that’s saying that”

Fianna Fáil’s justice spokesman Jim O’Callaghan says his party will repeal the forthcoming Judicial Appointments Commission Bill if it is elected to g(...)

Máire Whelan: as part of her duties as AG, she had to consider which serving judges might be most suitable for promotion to the Court of Appeal. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

The appointment of Máire Whelan, the former attorney general (AG), to the Court of Appeal has raised a number of questions that arise from the fact th(...)