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Introduction The following details are an outline of five cases brought on 12 October 2009 by Four Concerned Citizens of the Republic of Ireland, which challenge by way of Judicial Review, the validity of the 28th Amendment to the Constitution Bill (2009). The Attorney General had indicated that Ireland was not in a position to ratify the Lisbon Treaty unless there was a successful referendum and an amendment to Bunreacht na h√Čireann - the Irish Constitution. The cases are: REA -V- IRELAND & ORS 2009/1042 JR; MC CRYSTAL -V- IRELAND & ORS 2009/1043 JR; BEHAL -V- IRELAND & ORS 2009/1044 JR; BENNIS -V- IRELAND & ORS 2009/1045 JR These cases, all of which were refused ex-parte leave for Judicial Review are now formally appealed to the Supreme Court and this process of appeal is ongoing. Priority listing will be applied for but it is unlikely that the appeal will be heard within the next two weeks and likely even longer.