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 - Monday 14 April, 2014
Sick and injured gardaí have already been moved to lower rates of sick pay as changes in legislation reduce the amount of time they can receive the full rate.
# high-court - Tuesday 1 April, 2014
Syvia Deehan was knocked over and injured in the course of a ‘Ladies Night’ event at the Lough Inn pub in south Dublin.
# high-court - Monday 31 March, 2014
Ickendel Limited, which is controlled by Johnny Ronan, is appealing the decision.
# high-court - Monday 24 March, 2014
# high-court - Wednesday 19 March, 2014
Justice Gilligan placed a stay on the ruling subject to a full hearing on the issues around the strike.
# high-court - Friday 14 March, 2014
David Mooney gave evidence in open court in the trial of two men associated with organised crime in 2003.
The airline has issued proceedings against SIPTU for damages caused by the strike action that was threatened for today.
# high-court - Wednesday 12 March, 2014
Retired judge Pat McMahon will vacate the office once it is abolished in the coming weeks.
# high-court - Monday 10 March, 2014
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.