Eve Doherty previously had the balance of her three year sentence suspended by the Court of Appeal. File photograph: Collins Courts

A detective garda has lost her Supreme Court bid to overturn her conviction for harassing a State solicitor by sending abusive communications. In dis(...)

Having found the allowance was correctly classified as a non-contributory cash allowance, the Supreme Court agreed with the State the allowance is not governable by the rules relating to exportability of benefits. File photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

A seriously ill Romanian man has lost his Supreme Court appeal over the Department of Social Protection’s refusal to pay him disability allowance afte(...)

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal arising from the lower courts’ decisions in this case.

The Supreme Court is to hear further submissions in a seriously ill Romanian man’s case over whether disability allowance can be paid by the Departmen(...)

Holocaust survivor and former prisoner of  Nazi death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau, Miriam Ziegler, shows a picture of her  and other prisoners taken in January 1945, at the camp museum  on Sunday, one day before the 75th anniversary of its liberation. Photograph: Wojtek Radwanski/AFP/Getty

President Michael D Higgins has warned that “an ugly anti-migrant sentiment is attempting to rear its head in Ireland”. This “corrupted form of popu(...)

The outcome of the Supreme Court appeal has implications for many people seeking family reunification after getting protection here

The Supreme Court will rule later on an important appeal by the State aimed at overturning a finding that the word “child” in the International Protec(...)

The Supreme Court, in a significant judgment concerning the rights of a 96-year-old woman with dementia and wards of court, has stressed it is ‘essential’ that the voices of such persons are heard. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times.

The Supreme Court, in a significant judgment concerning the rights of a 96-year-old woman with dementia and wards of court, has stressed it is “essent(...)

HSE, Quest Diagnostics Ireland Ltd and Medlab Pathology Ltd say High Court ruling  introduces a standard in the relevant legal test for negligence that is incompatible with cervical cancer screening. File photograph: Dave Meehan

The Supreme Court will hear an appeal in November against a key High Court judgment in the case of terminally ill Ruth Morrissey. The appeal will ce(...)

 Paul and Ruth Morrissey arrive at the Four Courts in Dublin for a High Court hearing last year. Photograph: Collins Courts

The Supreme Court has been asked to urgently hear an appeal against a key High Court judgment in the case of terminally-ill Ruth Morrissey. The HSE (...)

The use of the data, Graham Dwyer claimed, breached his rights, including to privacy, under the Constitution, EU Charter and the European Convention on Human Rights. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a “leapfrog” appeal by the State against an important ruling in favour of convicted murderer Graham Dwyer. A hear(...)

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.(...)

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