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#Gemma O'Doherty

# gemma-odoherty - Monday 21 September, 2020

Gemma O'Doherty could face further criminal charges over bridge protest

A video of the incident went viral on social media platforms last month.

# gemma-odoherty - Wednesday 19 August, 2020

Gemma O'Doherty tells High Court judge she fears for her safety

O’Doherty said she had been abused on the street because of “fake news” published about her.

# gemma-odoherty - Tuesday 18 August, 2020

Gemma O'Doherty denies trying to evade service of defamation proceedings against her by Jimmy Guerin

In his action, Guerin claims he was defamed in comments allegedly posted by O’Doherty about him on social media.

# gemma-odoherty - Monday 10 August, 2020

Gemma O Doherty allegedly evading service of defamation proceedings against her by Jimmy Guerin

A number of efforts to serve her with documents have been unsuccessful.

# gemma-odoherty - Thursday 4 June, 2020

Court rules Gemma O'Doherty and John Waters must pay costs for Covid-19 legal challenge

The judge said that the costs should be limited to the two-day hearing of their application only.

# gemma-odoherty - Wednesday 27 May, 2020

Gemma O'Doherty and John Waters to appeal court's dismissal of legal action

The High Court refused to grant them permission to challenge laws introduced by the State due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

# gemma-odoherty - Wednesday 13 May, 2020

High Court rejects legal challenge by Gemma O'Doherty and John Waters to Covid-19 laws

The pair had claimed the emergency Covid-19 legislation passed by the Oireachtas is unconstitutional.

# gemma-odoherty - 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.

# gemma-odoherty - 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.

# gemma-odoherty - Tuesday 28 April, 2020

AGSI to write to Drew Harris over live-streamed 'abuse' of garda at Dublin Covid-19 checkpoint

The incident occurred on Dublin’s quays earlier today.

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.

# gemma-odoherty - 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.

# gemma-odoherty - Tuesday 21 April, 2020

State to oppose 'quite substantial' challenge against Covid-19 laws by Gemma O'Doherty and John Waters

O’Doherty argued that Irish people should be allowed to go outside and “build up a herd immunity.”

# gemma-odoherty - Wednesday 15 April, 2020

Gemma O'Doherty and John Waters launch High Court proceedings claiming Covid-19 laws are unconstitutional

They are seeking to have various pieces or recently enacted legislation declared null and void by a judge of the High Court.

# gemma-odoherty - Friday 27 September, 2019

Couple from supermarket ad campaign 'considering leaving Ireland' after online abuse

They have called for more robust hate-crime legislation to be introduced.

# gemma-odoherty - Wednesday 11 September, 2019

Brother of Veronica Guerin takes defamation action against Gemma O'Doherty

Court papers for the proceedings were filed on Monday.

# gemma-odoherty - Friday 6 September, 2019

'This has gone on for too long': Gardaí and Dublin City Council in dispute over policing of Google protests

Internal correspondence shows how gardaí and DCC disagreed over the management of the protests.

# gemma-odoherty - Thursday 29 August, 2019

Gemma O'Doherty takes legal action against Village Magazine

It’s understood the legal action relates to a recent editorial published in the magazine.

# gemma-odoherty - Tuesday 20 August, 2019

Dublin City councillor issues complaint against Gemma O'Doherty over hijab comments

A formal complaint was made to gardaí yesterday.

# gemma-odoherty - Friday 16 August, 2019

Councillors meet with gardaí to discuss Gemma O'Doherty-led protests at Google HQ

Gardaí said they had received over 40 complaints about the Barrow St protests.

# gemma-odoherty - Tuesday 13 August, 2019

Special council meeting called to address Gemma O'Doherty-led protests at Google HQ

It is understood protesters were approached by gardaí yesterday afternoon.

# gemma-odoherty - Wednesday 17 July, 2019

YouTube bans Gemma O'Doherty over 'hate speech' policy breaches

O’Doherty continued to post videos on a second YouTube account despite receiving a seven-day ban.

# gemma-odoherty - Friday 5 July, 2019

Gemma O'Doherty launches legal action against science writer David Robert Grimes

Grimes launched a case against O’Doherty last month.

# gemma-odoherty - Thursday 27 June, 2019

Science writer takes legal action against Gemma O'Doherty

High Court proceedings were issued against O’Doherty yesterday.

# gemma-odoherty - Friday 12 April, 2019

Gemma O'Doherty announces intention to run in European elections

She is planning to put in her nomination papers in the coming days.

# gemma-odoherty - Wednesday 27 March, 2019

Estate of deceased councillor allowed to continue defamation case against journalist Gemma O'Doherty

The matter arises from O’Doherty’s documentary about the unsolved disappearance of Mary Boyle in 1977.

# gemma-odoherty - Monday 24 September, 2018

Gemma O'Doherty fails to secure enough council nominations to contest presidential election

The journalist secured her first county council nomination earlier today.

# gemma-odoherty - Monday 10 September, 2018

Number of councils to vote on who they endorse for the presidential election

Presidential hopefuls must secure the support of four local authorities, or 20 TDs and senators to stand in the election.

# gemma-odoherty - Saturday 1 September, 2018

Brother of Veronica Guerin: Gemma O'Doherty's comments on her murder were 'disgusting'

Speaking to, O’Doherty said she believed the State was involved in the killing.

# gemma-odoherty - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

Presidential election to be held on Friday 26 October

Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy confirmed the news this morning.

# gemma-odoherty - Monday 20 August, 2018

Presidential hopeful Gemma O'Doherty targets independents and says Ireland is 'heading for catastrophe'

The journalist launched her bid for the Áras yesterday

# gemma-odoherty - Sunday 19 August, 2018

Journalist Gemma O'Doherty announces intention to run for presidency

O’Doherty made the announcement on social media this evening.

# gemma-odoherty - Friday 29 June, 2018

Gemma O'Doherty to talk about Irish media and corruption at TEDx event in Longford

The theme for the TEDxLongford event this evening is “Change Makers”.

# gemma-odoherty - Thursday 31 May, 2018

'I said where is it coming from - your pal Nóirín? She said yes'

Journalists Gemma O’Doherty and Alison O’Reilly were among those giving evidence at Dublin Castle today.

# gemma-odoherty - Thursday 27 April, 2017

Complaint of 'derogatory' language used by Fianna Fáil leader against journalist rejected

Gemma O’Doherty had alleged that Micheál Martin had spoken about her in a ‘derogatory and unfair’ manner on Newstalk radio.

# gemma-odoherty - Wednesday 13 July, 2016

Twin sister of Mary Boyle to complain to GSOC over leak to The Star

Meanwhile, Micheál Martin has called on the Taoiseach to ensure the review of the six-year-old’s disappearance is “fully independent” of previous investigations.

# gemma-odoherty - Tuesday 6 October, 2015

Enda says he will meet sister of woman at heart of 38-year investigation

Mary Boyle disappeared on 18 March 1977.

# gemma-odoherty - Friday 1 May, 2015

Families say gardaí didn't investigate violent deaths properly

The ‘Families for Justice’ group will be accompanied by journalist Gemma O’Doherty and Garda whistleblower John Wilson.

# gemma-odoherty - Wednesday 18 September, 2013

NUJ: Irish Independent journalist's compulsory redundancy is "unfair and unjust"

Protestors in the unsolved case of Fr Niall Molloy, whose death Gemma O’Doherty investigated, have also supported her since her dismissal.

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