# law - Sunday 9 April, 2017
During a debate on proposed new laws to protect the vulnerable, Senator Lynn Ruane opened up about her own experience.
# law - Tuesday 4 April, 2017
If passed, a referendum will be called to change the Constitution.
# law - Wednesday 22 February, 2017
A number of rural TDs, including some in the Independent Alliance, are unhappy with some aspects of the law.
# law - Saturday 28 January, 2017
Supporters of the move say it means US taxpayers’ money won’t go towards abortion – critics say it could lead to maternal deaths.
# law - Monday 16 January, 2017
It’s four years since new gambling legislation was put in train – and experts say it can’t come soon enough.
# law - Thursday 22 December, 2016
Lawmakers in the state have failed to repeal the controversial law, despite Democrats and Republicans earlier reaching an agreement on it. # law - Wednesday 14 December, 2016
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The governing body have upgraded the sanctions for tackles that make contact with the head.
# law - Thursday 8 December, 2016
Drink drivers involved in fatal crashes will not be permitted to drive while they are awaiting trial.
# law - Friday 4 November, 2016
Maurice Gaffney, who was born in October 1916, died last night.
# law - Tuesday 25 October, 2016
The bill is due to be debated in the Dáil tonight.
# law - Monday 24 October, 2016
The long-running dispute has made it to Belfast’s Court of Appeal.
# law - Thursday 6 October, 2016
Hundreds of women die as a result of so-called “honour killings” in Pakistan each year.
# law - Monday 3 October, 2016
The law would prevent a sexual act that occurred between individuals who are just a couple of years apart in age being considered a criminal offence.
# law - Sunday 25 September, 2016
Authorities are planning to ban commercial surrogacy in the country over exploitation concerns.
# law - Wednesday 24 August, 2016
An Employment Appeals Tribunal said it was reasonable for him to quit his job given the circumstances.
# law - Tuesday 23 August, 2016
The salon told the claimant she could come back after she’d had the baby and ‘they’d see what they could do’.
# law - Thursday 23 June, 2016
Recent cases have highlighted the gaps in the law around cyber harassment.
# law - Tuesday 24 May, 2016
A case of severe child abuse that recently passed through the courts showed some of the provisions in place to help protect minors.
# law - Friday 20 May, 2016
Regulation of e-cigarettes will also be enforced from today.
# law - Saturday 2 April, 2016
Thinking of getting your pet microchipped this weekend? Here are the facts.
# law - Monday 28 March, 2016
# law - Saturday 12 March, 2016
The term is left hanging in the background of debate, casting a vague and supposedly scary shadow over the future, writes Dr Robert Grant.
# law - Thursday 3 March, 2016
The case concerns whether or not a Texas law aims to protect women’s health, or to restrict access to abortions.
# law - Thursday 25 February, 2016
The question of gender quotas continues to be a turbulent issue, not only in Ireland, writes Jason O’Sullivan.
# law - Thursday 18 February, 2016
The challenge was thrown out.
# law - Wednesday 17 February, 2016
I made a decision to abort at seven weeks for many reasons, writes an anonymous contributor.
# law - Sunday 14 February, 2016
There’s been a radical overhaul of father’s rights in areas of access, custody and guardianship.
# law - Tuesday 9 February, 2016
It’s one of a tough set of measures proposed by President Francois Hollande.
# law - Friday 22 January, 2016
Frances Fitzgerald said she would not be changing the law this year to open pubs on Good Friday. Dale McDermott says it’s time.
# law - Friday 8 January, 2016
“Neither runs nor constipation can justify this litigation.”
# law - Monday 28 December, 2015
During court proceedings the state failings are often highlighted, but should that be the case?
# law - Sunday 27 December, 2015
The child was taken into state care after concerns about physical abuse.
# law - Thursday 17 December, 2015
A new law will repeal the Lunacy Regulations Act, which has been on Ireland’s statute books for 144 years.
# law - Thursday 5 November, 2015
A new report says that 18 registered sex offenders are living within walking distance of schools in Cork.
# law - Tuesday 13 October, 2015
They’ve been banned in London, but what’s the law surrounding self-balancing scooters in Ireland?
# law - Wednesday 7 October, 2015
It’s important to pause and consider the manner in which Edward Snowden has influenced the direction of EU data protection law, writes Maria Helen Murphy.
# law - Thursday 24 September, 2015
The government is considering a new review of prenuptial agreements.
# law - Friday 7 August, 2015
Richard Luthmann asked the court for permission to ‘release the souls of the Plaintiffs from their corporeal bodies.’
# law - Saturday 1 August, 2015
You can also carry over the leave you’ve build up, for up to 15 months.
# law - Friday 3 July, 2015
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Cycling groups have questions about the enforceability of the new charges.