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From TheJournal.ie As many as 30 lives a month are saved because of the injection centre this woman co-founded Changing Attitudes

As many as 30 lives a month are saved because of the injection centre this woman co-founded

TheJournal.ie speaks to the woman who opened North America’s only injection centre.

From TheJournal.ie How the death of this Supreme Court judge has sparked a huge political battle Justice

How the death of this Supreme Court judge has sparked a huge political battle

The coming months will see clashes between Republicans and Democrats as Obama tries to confirm a successor before he leaves the White House.

From TheJournal.ie Two votes in it. 10 spoiled votes. This Kerry election recount just got interesting... Day Of Reckoning

Two votes in it. 10 spoiled votes. This Kerry election recount just got interesting...

The initial ballot in the Listowel local election in 2014 saw independent Dan Kiely lose out to Fine Gael’s Mike Kennelly by just two votes after a recount.

From TheJournal.ie "I genuinely think what I'm doing is right" - gender quotas appeal heading for Supreme Court Not Quitting

"I genuinely think what I'm doing is right" - gender quotas appeal heading for Supreme Court

Fianna Fáil activist Brian Mohan is to take his legal challenge against gender quotas to the Supreme Court after his initial action was rejected today.

From TheJournal.ie There were some familiar faces at this morning's Council of State meeting Supreme Court

There were some familiar faces at this morning's Council of State meeting

President Higgins called the meeting to discuss asylum laws that were ‘rushed’ through the Dáil.

From TheJournal.ie This man's Supreme Court win could have big consequences for future elections Total Recount

This man's Supreme Court win could have big consequences for future elections

The Supreme Court has ordered a total recount of local election votes in the Listowel area.

From TheJournal.ie Israeli transgender activist wins right for cremations against the wish of her religious parents Orthodox Jewish

Israeli transgender activist wins right for cremations against the wish of her religious parents

This follows a ruling by the country’s Supreme Court.

From TheJournal.ie Kildare man wins appeal in Supreme Court and won't be forced to sell his family home to the IDA Supreme Court

Kildare man wins appeal in Supreme Court and won't be forced to sell his family home to the IDA

The four-year battle comes to a conclusion today.

From TheJournal.ie The appeals against the marriage referendum result are in the last chance saloon END IN SIGHT

The appeals against the marriage referendum result are in the last chance saloon

Both parties involved have lodged an application to appeal with the Supreme Court.

From TheJournal.ie Varoufakis could face treason charges for planning alternative currency Eurozone

Varoufakis could face treason charges for planning alternative currency

His immunity to prosecution as a member of parliament must be revoked first.

From TheJournal.ie America has ended its ban on gay leaders (but there's an opt-out for church-backed troops) Bitter Dispute

America has ended its ban on gay leaders (but there's an opt-out for church-backed troops)

The organisation has been under pressure to do so since June’s US Supreme Court ruling to allow same-sex marriage nationwide.

From TheJournal.ie Woman who challenged referendum landed with huge bill for court costs Children's Referendum

Woman who challenged referendum landed with huge bill for court costs

The overall costs of the appeal is believed to be over €1 million.

From TheJournal.ie Texas is fighting back against US marriage equality America

Texas is fighting back against US marriage equality

The state’s attorney general said Texans ‘must speak with one voice against this lawlessness’.

19 of the loveliest brand reactions to today's US marriage equality ruling

Nice work, advertising departments.

From TheJournal.ie Chef who was paid just 51c an hour will finally get the wages he was owed Mohammed Younis

Chef who was paid just 51c an hour will finally get the wages he was owed

Muhammad Younis was forced to work up to 80 hours a week in a Clondalkin restaurant.

From TheJournal.ie This woman has just been made to hand over €2 billion to her daughter Gina Rinehart

This woman has just been made to hand over €2 billion to her daughter

Gina Rinehart was ranked the 37th most powerful woman in the world this week by Forbes magazine.

From TheJournal.ie It would be "insane" to pass this referendum - former Fine Gael councillor Marriage Ref

It would be "insane" to pass this referendum - former Fine Gael councillor

Professor Bill Tormey has clarified why he’ll be voting no on 22 May.

From TheJournal.ie End of the (Vico) road? The O'Donnells have until 12 noon tomorrow to leave Gorse Hill Time Is Running Out

End of the (Vico) road? The O'Donnells have until 12 noon tomorrow to leave Gorse Hill

The Supreme Court blocked their latest legal appeal this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie 'It was worth it': Woman who could lose millions for taking Supreme Court case Children's Referendum

'It was worth it': Woman who could lose millions for taking Supreme Court case

Joanna Jordan petition to overturn the result of the 2012 referendum was rejected yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie The Children's Referendum will not have to be held again Final Decision

The Children's Referendum will not have to be held again

The referendum passed by 58% voting yes and 42% voting no.

From TheJournal.ie Graham Dwyer likely to lodge appeal against conviction Graham Dwyer Trial

Graham Dwyer likely to lodge appeal against conviction

There were numerous legal arguments that Dwyer’s legal team could argue are grounds for appeal.

From TheJournal.ie Man made pay his ex-girlfriend €9,000 after posting a video of them having sex online Revenge Porn

Man made pay his ex-girlfriend €9,000 after posting a video of them having sex online

He uploaded the video to two pornographic websites three years ago.

From TheJournal.ie You can now sue your ex-spouse DECADES after the divorce Love Hurts

You can now sue your ex-spouse DECADES after the divorce

In the UK that is. Useful if your ex becomes rich

From TheJournal.ie The Supreme Court is leaving Dublin for the first time ever Courting Favour

The Supreme Court is leaving Dublin for the first time ever

It’s the first time the court has left the Four Courts since 1931.

From TheJournal.ie America will let this Muslim prisoner grow a beard SCOTUS

America will let this Muslim prisoner grow a beard

The nine justices acknowledged the validity of prison officials’ security concerns — that inmates could hide weapons or other contraband inside their whiskers.

From TheJournal.ie SIPTU call for changes to upward-only rent reviews after closure of Bewley's Boom Time Rents

SIPTU call for changes to upward-only rent reviews after closure of Bewley's

The Café had a decision ruling for a reduction in their rent overturned last year.

From TheJournal.ie Midwives 'forced to leave profession because they refuse to partake in abortions' Supreme Court

Midwives 'forced to leave profession because they refuse to partake in abortions'

The UK’s highest court ruled on the matter this morning.

From TheJournal.ie The number of female judges has hit a record high Lady Justice

The number of female judges has hit a record high

Exactly one third of judges in the country are women.

From TheJournal.ie Rapper jailed for posting lyrics on Facebook threatening to kill ex-wife Soaked In Blood

Rapper jailed for posting lyrics on Facebook threatening to kill ex-wife

Anthony Elonis (AKA Tone Dougie) says the threats weren’t real.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should a baby's genetic mother appear on their birth cert after surrogacy? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should a baby's genetic mother appear on their birth cert after surrogacy?

The Supreme Court rules this week that only the birth mother’s name can appear. Do you agree?

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Legislation is urgently needed following Supreme Court ruling on surrogacy Reproduction

Opinion: Legislation is urgently needed following Supreme Court ruling on surrogacy

It is a fact of life that parents will enter into arrangements of whereby a third party bears their child – so we need legislation that deals directly with surrogacy.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Friday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Sheep farmer wins appeal against State over foot and mouth compensation Supreme Court

Sheep farmer wins appeal against State over foot and mouth compensation

Brendan Rafferty lost almost 700 sheep in 2001.

From TheJournal.ie Leo Varadkar promises legislation on surrogacy and egg and sperm donation Genetics

Leo Varadkar promises legislation on surrogacy and egg and sperm donation

The family in this case has said it is “very disappointed but every hopeful”.

From TheJournal.ie Supreme Court says only the birth mother - not genetic mother - can appear on birth cert Mother And Baby

Supreme Court says only the birth mother - not genetic mother - can appear on birth cert

The State mother has insisted that only the birth mother can be on the birth cert.

From TheJournal.ie Here are the newly appointed Court of Appeal judges who start work next week Justice

Here are the newly appointed Court of Appeal judges who start work next week

Chief Justice, Justice Susan Denham said the court will help with delays in the system.

From TheJournal.ie Gay marriage extended to five more American states Landmark Ruling

Gay marriage extended to five more American states

A Supreme Court decision today means that same-sex couples can now marry in up to 30 states in the US.

From TheJournal.ie Works to continue on Kilkenny bridges ahead of October court date Supreme Court

Works to continue on Kilkenny bridges ahead of October court date

The case will be heard again in court on 20 October.

From TheJournal.ie NAMA dealing with 21 legal proceedings against it - both home and away NAMA

NAMA dealing with 21 legal proceedings against it - both home and away

The ghosts of developers stung are coming back to haunt the State’s bad bank.

From TheJournal.ie Surrogacy under the spotlight: How Ireland plans to handle this legal minefield Parents

Surrogacy under the spotlight: How Ireland plans to handle this legal minefield

There are no laws governing surrogacy in Ireland, but they are on the way. Here’s what it will include.