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#Four Courts

# four-courts - Wednesday 6 May, 2020

Counsel for the State claims Waters and O'Doherty's High Court challenge is 'doomed to failure'

The case was before the courts today.

# four-courts - Tuesday 5 May, 2020

O'Doherty compares Covid-19 restrictions to living in 'Nazi Germany' at High Court hearing

There was once again a heavy garda presence outside the court.

# four-courts - Wednesday 29 April, 2020

Gardaí say file to be submitted to DPP after crowd gathers outside Four Courts

Over 20 supporters of the case taken by Gemma O’Doherty and John Waters gathered outside the courts.

# four-courts - Tuesday 28 April, 2020

Supporters kept from entering Four Courts for hearing on Waters and O'Doherty case

There was a heavy garda presence today as the pair challenged the State over the Covid-19 restrictions.

Extra security expected at Four Courts amid fears of large crowd for Waters and O'Doherty case

The pair are challenging the State over its decision to implement emergency restrictions in response to Covid-19.

# four-courts - Wednesday 22 April, 2020

Gardaí are investigating the gathering of people at the Four Courts yesterday

The group had gathered to witness the beginning of a case taken against the State over its Covid-19 pandemic restrictions.

# four-courts - Thursday 5 December, 2019

Tributes to Professor Séamus Lawless, who died on Mt Everest, as project to restore Four Courts documents launched

Historical records destroyed by fire at Dublin’s Four Courts at the beginning of the Irish Civil War have been restored digitally.

# four-courts - Wednesday 23 October, 2019

Businessman and ex-GAA star accused of attacking journalist on duty at Four Courts

He appeared at Dublin District Court this afternoon.

# four-courts - Wednesday 31 July, 2019

Gardaí called in during chaotic scenes at Four Courts as defendant claims she was assaulted

Court staff called for the assistance of gardai who attended at the scene within minutes.

# four-courts - Thursday 4 April, 2019

Man jailed for chasing garda in court and shouting that he hoped she would 'get run over by a bus'

John Gavin was sentenced to 20 months in prison for the incident.

# four-courts - Thursday 24 January, 2019

High Court President directs debt cases be removed from Master's Court

Honohan is known for his strong views on the treatment by financial institutions of debtors in distress.

# four-courts - Tuesday 15 January, 2019

Master of High Court defends breaking windows in Four Courts with hammer

Master of the High Court Edmund Honohan claimed there were issues with ventilation in the room.

# four-courts - Saturday 8 September, 2018

Tyres and rickshaws set ablaze at building close to Four Courts Chancery Street This post contains videos

Tyres and rickshaws set ablaze at building close to Four Courts

The blaze broke out at about midnight on Chancery Street, just north of the Liffey in Dublin city centre.

# four-courts - Thursday 2 August, 2018

'The High Court restaurant has been a sanctuary for people left waiting days for a judge, until now'

The restaurant has been a place to take time out and get away from the maelstrom until it closed this week, writes Stuart Gilhooly.

# four-courts - Friday 20 July, 2018

'It is not a tool for a disappointed voter': Court dismisses bid to challenge abortion referendum

That is not the end of the matter, however, as the issue has been taken to the Court of Appeal.

# four-courts - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

Statements by Varadkar and Harris 'misled' abortion referendum voters, High Court told

The High Court also heard that the Referendum Commission “omitted objective statements” on Eighth Amendment referendum.

# four-courts - Thursday 22 December, 2016

'Anybody could end up homeless - it could be me or my daughter': Public support key to Apollo House occupation

The occupiers of Apollo House have utilised public support to great effect.

# four-courts - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

'This conversation is well and truly happening' - Tears and cheers from Apollo House activists after day in court

It was long day in the High Court as receivers sought an injunction against Apollo House occupiers.

# four-courts - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

Closing arguments in case of GP charged with killing her profoundly disabled daughter

Offaly GP Bernadette Scully is charged with the manslaughter of 11-year-old Emily, who was profoundly disabled.

# four-courts - Monday 22 August, 2016

Squatters in disused Dublin prison could face jail over contempt of court

The squatters had been told to leave the premises by midnight last night.

# four-courts - Friday 5 August, 2016

Third man found guilty of murder of pensioner Thomas Dooley

Two men were sentenced yesterday at the Criminal Courts in Dublin.

# four-courts - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

US seeks extradition of Wicklow man over black market 'Silk Road' website

The 27-year-old is wanted for trial by US authorities on charges of conspiracy to distribute narcotics and conspiracy to commit money laundering.

# four-courts - Friday 26 December, 2014

Doctors told they can withdraw life support for clinically dead pregnant woman

The High Court made its judgement this afternoon.

# four-courts - Friday 7 November, 2014

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”.

# four-courts - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

Fire extinguished at old motor tax office in Dublin but fears for squatters

Six units of Dublin Fire Brigade were in attendance at the blaze.

# four-courts - Saturday 19 April, 2014

90 Years On: Ireland 'healing her wounds' from years of war

Amazing new footage from 1924.

# four-courts - Wednesday 3 July, 2013

Musician Jim Corr settles €1.4m debt with ACC Bank

The only male member of Irish family band The Corrs was due to be cross-examined by ACC Bank at the Commercial Court today.

# four-courts - Monday 24 December, 2012

Chevron Training successfully exits examinership

The company’s 15 jobs have now been saved as it has secured two new contracts for 2013.

# four-courts - Sunday 9 December, 2012

Free State came into being 90 years ago this week

Flashback to the turbulent beginning of Saorstát Éireann, which was hurtling towards civil war even as it gained statehood.

# four-courts - Friday 29 June, 2012

Column: ‘The current situation of the Supreme Court is unsustainable’

Chief Justice Susan Denham pays tribute to the Constitution on its 75th birthday – and examines the case for a drastic overhaul of Ireland’s judicial system.

# four-courts - Friday 11 May, 2012

Pics: Medieval documents damaged in 1922 Four Courts bombardment restored Have A Look This post contains images

Pics: Medieval documents damaged in 1922 Four Courts bombardment restored

It has taken a team of researchers 40 years to reconstruct the documents, which trace back to the time following Anglo-Norman invasion of Ireland. Have a look…

# four-courts - Monday 13 February, 2012

Rape case woman 'traumatised' by trial arrest - group

The Rape Crisis Network has criticised a judge’s handling of a case in which a woman was reportedly arrested during her alleged attackers’ trial.

# four-courts - Monday 16 January, 2012

Court adjourns application for Priory Hall developer's bankruptcy

The High Court adjourns an application making Thomas McFeely bankrupt in Ireland, so that his UK bankruptcy can be challenged.

# four-courts - Tuesday 25 October, 2011

Courts disrupted by Dublin floods

All jury trials are not going ahead today while there is disruption to District Court cases, among others.