Prison costs: Irish judges are, for the first time, to have reference to a range of sentencing guidelines for particular offences. Photograph: Getty

The financial cost of sending people to prison, and those of other punishments such as community service, are to be considered as part of the preparat(...)

The Supreme Court noted that several bodies, including the Polish supreme court and the Polish commissioner for human rights, had expressed serious concern about the new laws in the country.

The Supreme Court wants the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU), in light of “even more troubling” changes concerning the rule of law and a(...)

Five people jailed over their roles in an IRA “inquiry” of suspected informants carried out at a house in Dublin have lost their Supreme Court appeals(...)

The case arises over a 2008 offence for theft and misuse of an ex-girlfriend’s credit card. File photograph: Getty

The Supreme Court has upheld an order for the surrender to Latvia of a man, living here more than 12 years and married to an Irish citizen, arising ov(...)

The Four Courts. The Supreme Court has a rejected a legal challenge to the State’s system for resolving workplace disputes.

The Supreme Court has a rejected a legal challenge that threw a constitutional question mark over the State’s system for resolving workplace disputes.(...)

Ms Justice Iseult O’Malley concluded the evidence of each of the two women was admissible in respect of each count on the indictment. Photograph: Chris Maddaloni

A man who raped two women in his apartment after meeting them in a nightclub in Sligo has lost his Supreme Court appeal over his conviction. The cour(...)

Mr Justice Séamus Woulfe said he had not intended to create the impression that he blamed the media for the ‘Golfgate’ controversy. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Mr Justice Séamus Woulfe has told the Chief Justice, Frank Clarke, that he does not intend to resign. In a letter on Monday, Mr Justice Woulfe repeat(...)

1Supreme Court judge Mr Justice Séamus Woulfe. File photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

A meeting involving members of the Supreme Court is expected to be held later this week in relation to the situation of Supreme Court judge Mr Justice(...)

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(...)

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