Deals with the most serious civil and criminal cases, it also has the power to determine whether a law is constitutional or not. It acts as an appeals court to the Circuit Courts in civil matters, it also can review decisions made by certain tribunals. This court consists of a president and 36 ordinary judges.
# high-court - Yesterday’s News
Two men charged with cutting turf on conservation areas have taken the action to prevent their criminal prosecution.
# high-court - Wednesday 5 March, 2014
The branch will continue to operate as normal following the transfer, the Irish League of Credit Unions stressed today.
# high-court - Thursday 27 February, 2014
The High Court ruled it was an exception al case which merited a departure from the normal rules on legal costs.
# high-court - Wednesday 22 January, 2014
The Chief Justice said the judge will “probably require a lengthy period of convalescence following on his illness”.
# high-court - Tuesday 21 January, 2014
IFESA wants the equipment removed from use until a full investigation has been conducted.
# high-court - Friday 17 January, 2014
An Taisce say that their case focuses on the extraction of the peat burned at the station.
# high-court - Tuesday 14 January, 2014
Under legislation giving effect to SIPO, the two appointments are required to be a former judge and a former politician and will need the approval of both the Dáil and Seanad.
The Blanchardstown and Belfast stores will shut but 68 out of 80 at risk roles will remain.
# high-court - Saturday 11 January, 2014
Plus: Where did Michael Noonan rank out of Europe’s Finance Ministers in a Financial Times list?
# high-court - Tuesday 17 December, 2013
Dr Max Barrett was nominated by the government following today’s Cabinet meeting.
# high-court - Monday 16 December, 2013
€5,000 of the €200,000 found at the developer’s old home in September was released to the house’s new owners, and they’ve decided to pass it on to the former Priory Hall resident.
The legal fees bill reached over €46.5m in 2012, an increase of more than €10 million on 2011.
# high-court - Thursday 12 December, 2013
There were tears outside the courthouse today as week-old marriages were annulled.
# high-court - Tuesday 10 December, 2013
The ruling by a High Court judge today closes a gap in the law which meant teenagers had to serve full sentences, even though adults don’t.
# high-court - Monday 9 December, 2013
Ian Bailey is bringing a case against the state, but his solicitor says that a number of files are being kept secret.
# high-court - Friday 6 December, 2013
“I am a victim of lots of inaccurate publicity” Sean Dunne is quoted as saying in an email used as evidence in court.
# high-court - Friday 29 November, 2013
The family of Dylan Gaffney Hayes, who suffered catastrophic brain injuries during birth, was awarded a settlement of €8.5 million in the High Court today.
# high-court - Wednesday 27 November, 2013
Our Minister for Justice has bypassed the opportunity to introduce a humane and expedient way of processing asylum applications in favour of a new, unwieldy system which will lead only to further delays, writes Fiona Hurley.
# high-court - Friday 22 November, 2013
Eoin McKeogh lost a case against six newspapers over their reporting of his legal dispute with Google and Facebook.
# high-court - Monday 18 November, 2013
The two mothers have been granted leave to challenge the current rules on resource hours for children with Down Syndrome in the High Court next month.
Aja Teehan gave birth to her son in the UK.
# high-court - Monday 11 November, 2013
The Supreme Court has overturned an earlier ruling, which found in favour of Sligo County Council
# high-court - Thursday 7 November, 2013
The mother apologised for approaching the unidentified TD.
# high-court - Monday 4 November, 2013
In a ruling in July, Judge Henry Abbott said a fellow judge had approached him about a case that was before him.
# high-court - Friday 1 November, 2013
A court adjourned the case for three weeks earlier today.
# high-court - Thursday 31 October, 2013
Happy Halloween! Here are the nine stories you need to know as you kick off your day.
# high-court - Monday 21 October, 2013
EDF, the French energy giant, has agreed a deal to build two reactors at Hinkley Point, in Somerset.
# high-court - Friday 18 October, 2013
A Dublin woman had taken a petition with an aim to quash the result in the November 2012 vote.
# high-court - Tuesday 17 September, 2013
At a brief hearing today, Mr Justice Colm Mac Eochaidh said that the case should be heard as a priority.
# high-court - Monday 16 September, 2013
A family of six is taking a case to the High Court arguing that the system for housing asylum seekers is unconstitutional.
# high-court - Friday 6 September, 2013
The High Court decided not to award legal costs against Aja Teehan but today she said her family is trying to raise the funds to pay their own significant legal bill.
The solicitor for Bernard Fox and his partner said any person who was subject to a stop and search should now issue civil action against the Chief Constable.
# high-court - Friday 30 August, 2013
A warrant for his arrest was issued five years ago after the solicitor fled the country, leaving behind debts of over €80 million.
# high-court - Friday 16 August, 2013
The pro-choice group has said the ruling is a setback for women’s rights in Ireland.
Ahead of the High Court ruling this morning in the case of pregnant woman Aja Teehan, who has been told by the HSE that she is ineligible to have a home birth, campaigner Sinéad Redmond discusses the implications of the case.
McAdam Food Products claims it was defamed by the Larry Goodman-owned firm.
# high-court - Thursday 15 August, 2013
He passed away while on holiday in Ballycotton, Co Cork.
# high-court - Friday 9 August, 2013
A High Court hearing today saw orders granted preventing Michéal Carr from using the Riverdance name in forthcoming shows in Russia and other European countries.
# high-court - Wednesday 31 July, 2013
Aja Teehan will hear today whether her judicial review case against the HSE is successful.