Ms Justice Aileen Donnelly, the judge in charge of High Court extradition, postponed the surrender of dozens of suspected criminals to Poland earlier this year over concerns for their fair trial rights.

The High Court has ordered the surrender of a Polish man to face trial in his native country despite finding “generalised and systemic” violations to (...)

Irish High Court’s Ms Justice Aileen Donnelly: said “immense” legislative changes to Poland’s judicial system under the ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party called into question the rule of law.

A Polish man currently being held on a European Arrest Warrant (EAW) in an Irish jail would get a fair trial if deported to Poland, lawyers for Irelan(...)

European Commission: Composition of Judicial Appointments Commission would not be in line with European standards

Fianna Fáil has asked Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan how he intends to respond to the European Commission’s criticisms of the proposed changes (...)

 Aileen Donnelly. Photograph: DAVE MEEHAN

Ms Justice Aileen Donnelly, the High Court judge criticised by Polish media this week after raising concerns regarding the country’s legal system, is (...)

The  woman is accused of indecently assaulting her daughter and jointly raping her with her then husband in the late 1970s

A 71-year-old woman who had difficulty “staying wide awake” during High Court proceedings is to be surrendered to the United Kingdom where she faces c(...)