Susan Denham

162 results

The Government has nominated a number of senior judges to positions, though two vacancies on the Supreme Court remain outstanding. It has also nomin(...)

Legislation which will be published on Tuesday would see responsibility for online content shifted back on to tech giants rather that the person who posts the content.

Social media companies could face the prospect of unlimited fines if they fail to remove posts which risk prejudicing criminal trials. Legislation wh(...)

 Mr Justice Frank Clarke was making his first major speech since replacing Susan Denham as Chief Justice. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The civil justice system must be reformed to allow access to justice for all citizens, the Chief Justice has said. Mr Justice Frank Clarke, in his fi(...)

New Chief Justice Frank Clarke delivers a speech ahead of the new law term, at the Four Courts. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

A significant portion of the work of the Supreme Court is to move online, as part of a push to bring more of the courts system onto the internet. Und(...)

Leo Varadkar on the cover of Time magazine’s Europe edition

June 14th: Leo Varadkar elected Taoiseach by the Dáil and receives his seals of office from President Michael D Higgins. There is controversy as Fiann(...)

Former chief justice Susan Denham. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Members of the judiciary unsuccessfully lobbied the government to pay the legal costs of judges who are investigated for misconduct. The request, whi(...)

A privacy provision relating to misconduct inquires against judges was inserted into a draft of the Judicial Council Bill after the then Chief Justice Susan Denham contacted the then minister for justice Frances Fitzgerald (right) in 2015. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The Government decided that proposed hearings into allegations of misconduct against judges should take place behind closed doors after being lobbied (...)

Lay litigants: Going it alone

The effects of the property crash are still being experienced within the courts system, where hundreds of insolvent individuals challenge repossession(...)

The poor box is operated at the discretion of a judge. It is supposed to be used for minor public order offences and, sometimes, for motoring and drug offences.

There is something seriously wrong when a Kerry District Court poor box attracts donations of almost €400,000 in a single year, as a way of reducing j(...)

Minister for Transport Shane Ross: “Vested interests rarely if ever welcome reform in their own area.” Photograph: Alan Betson

Minister for Transport Shane Ross has rejected criticism by senior members of the judiciary to the proposed new appointments system, claiming they wan(...)

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • Next
  • Last »