Canadian businessman Jack Kachkar. File photograph: Philippe Laurenson/Reuters

A Canadian businessman who was restricted from operating as a company director in the State following the collapse of a business in Roscrea, Co Tipper(...)

Ms Justice Mary Finlay Geoghegan pictured in the Four Courts on her last day as a Supreme Court  judge. Photograph: Collins Courts

A Supreme Court judge has warned there is a “real risk” the courts will be unable to administer justice in line with the Constitution and European Con(...)

The Chief Justice Mr Justice Frank Clarke said it was ‘surely not too much to ask’ for the legislation to be clear on whether or not is applies retrospectively. Photograph: The Irish Times

The Supreme Court has ruled, by a four to one majority, that a 2014 law aimed at cutting the numbers jailed for unpaid fines has retrospective effect.(...)

Retired surgeon Dr Michael Shine is serving a four year jail term for the sexual abuse of seven male patients. Photograph: Collins

The Supreme Court has overturned the Information Commissioner’s decision requiring the Minister for Health to give a man a record of his meeting with (...)

The court heard that according to agreed facts for the appeal, Oliver  O’Sullivan (25) became infected with MRSA on September 20th 2005 during an operation at   Bon Secours Hospital in Cork.

A hospital has lost, by a four to one majority, a Supreme Court appeal aimed at preventing a man suing it for damages over allegedly contracting a se(...)

The Supreme Court has declared unconstitutional a law requiring that a mandatory five year minimum sentence be imposed on some persons convicted under a section of the Firearms Act.

The Supreme Court has declared unconstitutional a law requiring that a mandatory five year minimum sentence be imposed on some persons convicted under(...)

Apple got permission for the Athenry project in 2016.  Photograph: Reuters

The Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal by two local residents over An Bord Pleanála’s approval for the first phase of an €850 million Apple data ce(...)

The interconnector comprises an overhead line linking an existing substation in Co Meath with a planned substation in Co Tyrone. Photograph: iStock

A challenge to An Bord Pleanála’s decision to approve plans for a 138km north-south electricity interconnector to be built by Eirgrid has been dismiss(...)

The Midlands Prison in Portlaoise. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

A prisoner who claimed another prisoner, a former garda, asked to be assaulted in an effort to be transferred to an open prison has lost his appeal ov(...)

The DPP will now consider whether to remit the issue of sentence back to the Circuit Court.

A man whose suspended sentence was reactivated after he pleaded guilty to a charge of dangerous driving causing death has won a significant Supreme Co(...)

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