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(...)

Mr Justice Michael McGrath ruled  the application to Gavin Morrissey of changes introduced last April in rules for admission to the course, which changes adversely impacted on him, was unfair because they were made without adequate and clear notice to him. Photograph: Collins Courts

A Co Kilkenny student who went to the High Court after being refused a place this autumn in the Army Cadet School can begin the course immediately aft(...)

A local authority’s decision to grant planning permission for a halting site in north Co Dublin has been challenged in the High Court. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien.

A local authority’s decision to grant planning permission for a halting site in north Co Dublin has been challenged in the High Court. The proposed (...)

A High Court judge has said he does not have jurisdiction to decide whether a mother with a mild intellectual disability should get additional services to help her look after her baby rather than put the child into State care. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times.

A High Court judge has said he does not have jurisdiction to decide whether a mother with a mild intellectual disability should get additional service(...)

Alan Thawley:  his wife  Malak Thawley,  died on  May 8th,  2016 at the National Maternity Hospital in Dublin. Photograph:  Collins Courts

A man whose pregnant wife died during surgery has lost his bid to be joined as a notice party to proceedings by the National Maternity Hospital aimed (...)

A Co Dublin man who claimed he was defamed when he was told by a barman that a €10 note he used to pay for a pint of lager was fake, has been awarded €5,000 by the High Court.

An award of €5,000 to a Co Dublin man who claimed he was defamed when he was told by a barman that a €10 note he used to pay for a pint of lager was f(...)

Women, including  Emma Mhic Mhathúna (above) had sought the production of cervical smear slides taken from them so that appropriate pathologists and clinicians could study and report on them. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Progress has been made in actions brought by three women affected by the CervicalCheck controversy, including Kerry woman Emma Mhic Mhathúna, the High(...)

 Maura Harrington urged the High Court to quash a ministerial consent for a pipeline bringing gas to a refinery at Ballinaboy. Photograph: Collins Courts

A campaigner against the Corrib gas project in Co Mayo has urged the High Court to quash a ministerial consent for a pipeline bringing gas to a refin(...)

Leonard Nolan (53), a fast food delivery man, of Pearse Gardens, Sallynoggin, Dublin pictured leaving the Four Courts. Photograph: Collins

A pub has appealed a €5,000 award to a man who said he was defamed when he was told by a barman that a €10 note he used to pay for a pint of lager was(...)

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