Election 2020

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The Law Society of Ireland has called for improved access to justice as it highlighted its key priorities ahead of this Saturday's general election. In its general election statement, the solicitors' body also highlighted the need to reform the family law system, reform the insurance industry, promo

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Independent TD Mattie McGrath has brought High Court proceedings aimed at allowing the vote in the Tipperary constituency in this Saturday's general election to go ahead. The ballot in Tipperary was called into question following the death of independent candidate Marese Skehan earlier this week.

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The Bar of Ireland has written to all election candidates, political parties and members of the Oireachtas to call on them to "safeguard justice" in the looming general election. The regulatory body for barristers has highlighted four key "pillars" in its communication: safeguarding the constitution

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Election candidates have been challenged by legal rights group FLAC to commit to supporting a "right to justice" for those on low incomes. The group is asking candidates to pledge they will work to ensure adequate resourcing of civil legal aid and will back a "root and branch" review of the legal ai

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The Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) has challenged candidates in the upcoming general election to commit to eight "human rights advances". The civil liberties group today launched its election manifesto, which sets out "immediate goals in the larger project to shape a society where everybod

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