‘We’ve been totally vindicated’: State admits rights of Mother & Baby Home survivors were breached
More coverage of KOD Lyons' land mark case supporting survivors of Mother and Baby Homes
Rights of eight mother and baby home survivors breached over report, State says
The State has acknowledged in the High Court that the rights of eight former residents of mother and baby homes were breached by the failure to provide them with a draft copy of the report by the Commission of Investigation into the homes prior to its publication.
Challenge brought over CFA decision not to uphold child’s claims she was sexually abused by man
Our child law partner Gareth Noble leading on this case. Instructing Ciaran Craven SC and @mulligannaomia
Challenge brought over CFA decision not to uphold child's claims she was sexually abused by man (via @thejournal_ie)
Former chief justice Frank Clarke to launch Pro Bono Week Ireland
A&L Goodbody, Arthur Cox, Holohan Solicitors, KOD Lyons, Lemans, Mason, Hayes & Curran, Matheson, McCann FitzGerald LLP, Philip Lee and William Fry are among the firms taking part, as well as the Bar Council, the Law Society and PILA.
Girl with special educational needs takes court action after school refuses exemption from learning Irish
A student with special educational needs has brought a High Court challenge over a refusal by the secondary school she attends to grant her an exemption from having to study Irish.
Years-Long Waits for Asylum Interviews Leave People in Limbo
Madhvi Ramsing arrived in Ireland with her son about 34 months ago, in January 2019. But they are yet to have their asylum interview at the International Protection Office (IPO), a key step in the process...
The System for Providing Free Legal Aid to People Seeking Asylum Is Broken, Some Say
Waqas Ali grabs a file of papers and drops it on his work desk. His hands hover in the air for a few seconds after the file has landed. It’s Tuesday 7 September and that was how the file – which holds his asylum application...
Dozens of Migrant Children Have Gone Missing While in the State’s Care in Recent Years
From 2017 to date, 54 unaccompanied children – children who arrive in Ireland without an adult looking after them – have gone missing while under Tusla’s care, according to the agency’s figures.