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(...)

Ian Bailey: he  has appealed  a High Court jury’s dismissal of his claim that various gardaí conspired to frame him for the  murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier

The mother of Sophie Toscan du Plantier has said the decision by the Irish courts not to extradite Ian Bailey to face trial in France is “simply scand(...)

Mr Justice Gerard Hogan. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Mary Carolan A case taken by a Romanian man who has worked in Ireland for short periods has been referred to the European Union’s Court of Justice t(...)

KBC Bank appointed a receiver over the flat where John Keon was living. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A tenant who sub-let his flat before it was taken over by a receiver has lost his bid to pursue a challenge to a finding he must leave. He was also(...)

A Burmese man who spent eight years in direct provision before getting refugee status has unanimously won his Supreme Court appeal over laws preventin(...)

In a judgment made available last week, the three-judge Court of Appeal dismissed a wife’s appeal against a 2013 High Court judgment by Mr Justice Michael White. File photograph: Getty Images

A separated wife has lost her appeal alleging a €3.8 million lump sum that her estranged husband was ordered to pay to her was too low. The woman cla(...)

Ian Bailey is appealing the March 2015 dismissal of his claim that various gardaí had conspired to frame him for the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier. Photograph: Collins

A High Court judge probably should not have warned key witness Marie Farrell about perjury in front of the jury hearing Ian Bailey’s damages case but (...)

The Court of Appeal ruled the RAT was not obliged to conduct its own investigation but also said there may be special circumstances where that is required.  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

A Nigerian woman who claimed she had fled her home country aged 15 to avoid a forced marriage has, after spending 10 years in what a judge described a(...)

Fidelma and Owen Gaffney  claim a number of gardaí forcibly entered their flat at Basin Street, Dublin, and assaulted them both

A civil action arising out of an incident in which a mother and her son say they were assaulted by gardaí in their home can proceed, the Court of Appe(...)

Opposing the appeal, Nuala Butler SC, for the Minister for Justice, argued a foreign national present in the State on a conditional basis had no constitutional right to work.

A seven-judge Supreme Court is hearing an important appeal concerning the right to work here of asylum seekers. The appeal is by a Burmese man who li(...)

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