Kevin Ludlow left (brother of Séamus Ludlow) with his nephew  Jimmy Sharkey. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The handling of the investigation into the murder of Co Louth man Séamus Ludlow 40 years ago suggests a “scandal” extending to the “highest levels” o(...)

The court heard that there was a backlog of 7,000 applications based on EU Treaty Rights waiting to be processed. Photograph: Frank Miller

A High Court judge has given the Minister for Justice six weeks to make decisions on entry visa applications by non-EU family members of three UK/EU (...)

Ms Justice Mary Faherty said the court accepted the logistical difficulties resulting from the number of visa applications

A judge has ordered the Minister for Justice to decide, within six weeks, an application by a Pakistani woman for a visa to enter Ireland with her hus(...)

The man had claimed that during the Somalian Civil War his family had been persecuted by another clan on grounds of race and ethnicity because of their membership of the Reer Xamar clan. File photograph: Collins Courts

A Somali, who claimed he was kidnapped, tortured and subjected to forced labour in his home country, has won a legal challenge in the High Court agai(...)

A High Court judgment next month will affect how the State deals with non-EU foreign nationals asserting a  right to come here on the basis they are married to EU citizens resident elsewhere in the EU

A High Court judgment due next month will affect how the State deals with non-EU nationals asserting their right to come here on the basis that they a(...)

Workers removing signage from the exterior of the Irish Nationwide offices on the corner of Dublin’s O’Connell Street after it was folded into IBRC in 2011 Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

John Purcell, a former executive director of Irish Nationwide Building Society, has launched a High Court challenge to the constitutionality of the Ce(...)

As well as challenging the decision of the Minister for Defence to discharge him from the Permanent Defence Forces next month, Private Denis Dowd will seek a declaration that a Medical Corps Instruction, insofar as it refers to obesity, is repugnant to the Constitution.

A soldier who is considered too fat to serve his country can legally challenge a decision not to allow him extend his military service, the High Court(...)

An “irrational” deportation order by the Minister for Justice against an Iranian who claimed he faces death in his home country, has been quashed by a(...)

Gerry Walshe is seeking to appeal a refusal by  President of the High Court, Mr Justice Nicholas Kearns to allow him bring a petition challenging the May 22nd referendum result.

An application for a stay aimed at restraining the issuing of a certificate verifying the result of the same sex marriage referendum has been adjourne(...)

Judge Mary Faherty said she was satisfied Peter Kenny was entitled to leave to apply for a judicial review of the governor’s decision

A Dublin man guilty of murdering a father of three in the city five years ago was told by the High Court on Tuesday he could challenge a withdrawal of(...)

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