Mr Justice McGrath  said the Labour Court had not engaged in the necessary exercise for determining ‘working hours’.

A man has won his High Court challenge over the Labour Court’s rejection of his case that his employer paid him less than the minimum wage. The Labo(...)

Aoife Bennett from Naas, Co Kildare, at the Four Courts last Friday, where she is taking a High Court action against the Minister for Health, the HSE, GlaxoSmithKline Biologicals SA and the HPRA. Photograph: Collins Courts

The claim being taken by a young woman who alleges she developed narcolepsy after being administered a swine flu vaccine is based on a “multiplicity o(...)

Mr Justice Michael McGrath said the court had been satisfied the boy’s behaviour presented a risk to his own life, health and safety. Photograph: iStock

A 14-year-old boy who is homeless and at large from a special care centre is at serious risk to himself following attempts to take his own life, the H(...)

Organisers and supporters of Friends of the Irish Environment gathered at the Four Courts ahead of the ruling on Thursday. Pictured are leading figures in the group, from left: Clodagh Daly, David Healy, Andrew Jackson, Sadhbh O’Neill and Tony Lowes. Photograph: Dave Meehan / The Irish Times

The High Court has found in favour of the Government after a group of climate activists challenged its 2017 National Mitigation Plan to tackle climate(...)

Former solicitor Michael Lynn (centre) is escorted into court in Dublin after arriving back in Ireland from Brazil last year. Photograph: Alan Betson

Former solicitor Michael Lynn, who is on bail awaiting trial on multi-million euro theft charges, has brought a High Court challenge over a refusal to(...)

A High Court jury has awarded €2.2 million in damages to a woman against her father who she said carried out horrific sexual abuse on her when she was aged between four and six. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times.

A High Court jury has awarded €2.2 million in damages to a woman against her father who she said carried out horrific sexual abuse on her when she was(...)

The man told the High Court he  had not seen his wife, his daughter and her sister since they left the family home in 1986 for a refuge.

A father being sued for alleged sexual abuse of his daughter when she was between the ages of four and six and for facilitating neighbours to do the s(...)

Sadhbh O’Neill and David Healy of Friends of the Irish Environment outside the Four Courts on Friday. Photograph: Collins Courts

Ireland has “exposed its citizens to risk and danger without justification” by not taking adequate measures to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and fai(...)

Members of Friends of the Irish Environment, from left, David Healy, Sadhbh O’Neill, Tony Lowes and Clodagh Daly at the High Court, Dublin. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Friends of the Irish Environment (FIE) is seeking to impose a parallel track of hugely onerous climate change obligations on the State without any of (...)

 Friends of the Irish Environment are taking a legal action under the banner of ‘Climate Case Ireland’  against the  Government in which it has asked the court to quash the State’s existing plan to combat climate change.  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw for The Irish Times.

The State cannot claim the Government’s national mitigation plan (NMP) to reduce carbon emissions is immune to legal challenge if the rights of citize(...)

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