Human Rights Centre seeks leave of the ECtHR to intervene in case concerning LGBTI...

On 28 July, the Human Rights Centre of Ghent University submitted a third party intervention in connection to two Russian cases, namely Nikolay Alekseyev and Movement for...

Agreement paves way for Irish adoptions from Philippines

An agreement allowing Irish people to adopt children from the Philippines has come into effect. An administrative agreement on intercountry adoption was signed by the the Adoption Authority...

Supreme Court: Equality Tribunal has jurisdiction to investigate historical evidence in discrimination case brought...

The Supreme Court dismissed the appeal by County Louth Vocational Education Committee regarding proceedings before the Equality Tribunal concerning an allegation of discrimination on grounds of gender and...

Court of Appeal: Circuit Court had no jurisdiction in possession proceedings

The Court of Appeal has found that the Circuit Court does not have jurisdiction in possession proceedings not otherwise falling within the exceptions created by the Land...

Court of Appeal: Internet Service Providers must assist in identifying copyright infringers

The Court of Appeal has decided that the effect of EU law empowers the High Court to grant injunctions against non-infringing ISPs, thereby providing copyright holders with...

List of new senior counsel includes 20 men and three women

The latest list of barristers approved for admission to the inner bar features 20 men and three women. Up until now, an advisory committee consisting of the Chief...

Ireland abortion ban subjected woman to suffering and discrimination – UN experts

A woman in Ireland who was forced to choose between carrying her foetus to term, knowing it would not survive, or seeking an abortion abroad was subjected...

UN experts raise alarm over growing number of homeless people in Cork with no...

Two United Nations experts on the human rights to water and sanitation and adequate housing today expressed concern over the increasing number of homeless people in the...