Irish courts are entitled to ignore decisions oft he European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) unless the Oireachtas votes to change Irish law, according to the Chief Justice.
In a ruling as part of the Supreme Court’s unanimous decision in a case involving a gay sperm donor last week, Mr Justice John Murray, said: ‘‘Orders or declarations oft he [European Court of Human Rights] are not enforceable at national level unless national law makes them...
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