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# High Court

Last week
22nd January 2023 - 28th January 2023
# Enoch Burke
School seeks to amend court documents used as part of its ongoing action against Enoch Burke
Burke attended the school again this morning.
Last month
January 2023
# High Court
Nike to take legal action against Irish teen's shop using 'Swoosh' name
Nike has claimed that 16-year-old’s business infringes on its trademarked ‘Swoosh’ logo.
# Courts
Men jailed for trying to acquire weapons for Real IRA awarded damages over unlawful detention
The three sought damages for the time that they spent in prison which the Irish courts deemed to be unlawful.
# High Court
Judgment reserved in Enoch Burke application to halt school's disciplinary proceedings
Judgment on the matter is expected early next week.
# Court
Enoch Burke's mother and sister in war of words with judge during High Court proceedings
The judge said he was rising for the day at the usual time that courts conclude business, sparking criticism.
# High Court
School seeks order against assets of teacher Enoch Burke
Burke attended at Wilson’s Hospital School premises last week when staff and students returned from the Christmas holidays.
# Enoch Burke
Enoch Burke appears at Westmeath school for a second day despite High Court order
A High Court judge previously said the only threat to Burke’s continued freedom would arise if he again breaches any existing order of the court.
# imre arakas
Gardaí hand Estonian hitman over to Lithuanian authorities for alleged role in pop star plot
Imre Arakas is wanted in Lithuania in connection with the shooting of a pop star’s lover.
# Enoch Burke
Enoch Burke seeking High Court injunction preventing school from holding disciplinary meeting
The judge made the matter returnable to 11 January next.
# Courts
Man wanted in North over indecent images of children appears before High Court in Dublin
Thomas Donaldson was arrested at an address in Dublin city this morning by members of the Garda Extradition Unit.
Last year
2022
# High Court
Judge refuses to order young child be returned to UK due to risk posed by infant's father
The court heard the father has an alleged history of domestic violence.
# High Court
Man who injured back while lifting bag of pork awarded €365,000 in damages
Mr Justice Tony O’Connor said he was satisfied that the man was left unable to work due to the pain he has suffered following the accident.
# Artem Lobov
Injunction judgement reserved over allegedly defamatory social media posts by Conor McGregor
Retired MMA fighter Artem Lobov claims that he has been the subject of a barrage of harassing and defamatory posts by McGregor.
# Inchicore
Court hears three men were 'assaulted by gang' who demanded they move out of rented apartment
The men claim that up to 20 men forcibly entered their apartment and demanded they move out.
# High Court
Sister of George Nkencho launches High Court proceedings against State
George Nkencho was shot multiple times by Gardaí in late December 2020.
# Courts
'You've fleeced me', Ronan O'Gara told business partner over pub insolvency, court hears
The La Rochelle coach said that he did not have much day to day involvement with the business, but had put up €20,000 to keep it afloat.
# Courts
High Court action brought aimed at halting trial of teen accused of sexually assaulting girl
The charge against the male arises out of an incident that occurred in a public park in June 2019.
# Court
Enoch Burke says he wants his defamation action heard as soon as possible
The teacher claims that an article published in the Sunday Independent in October regarding his alleged conduct in Mountjoy Prison contained untrue and defamatory statements.
# Twitter
Twitter tells High Court it has restored Dublin-based senior executive to her position
The executive said she was treated as a former employee for not replying to an email sent by Musk to all staff.
# Courts
Permission for Meath data centre is breach of neighbour's constitutional rights, court told
Mannix and Amy Coyne claim An Bord Pleanála’s decision to grant planning permission for the centre is flawed and should be set aside.
# Courts
Senior Dublin-based Twitter executive secures injunction preventing her dismissal
The order was secured by Sinead McSweeney, who is Twitter’s global vice president for public policy.
# High Court
Businesswoman claims €1 million wrongly used to renovate a hotel housing Ukrainian refugees
Yvonne Treacy says the money, from a firm jointly owned with her husband, was used without her consent or permission.
# High Court
Jules Thomas, ex-partner of Ian Bailey, to sue Netflix and makers of murder case documentary
Sophie Toscan Du Plantier was a French television and film producer who was beaten to death outside her holiday home near Schull, west Cork, in 1996.
# High Court
GAA star Davy Fitzgerald raises questions about alleged sale of loan from ACC Bank to 'vulture fund'
The matter will return before the Deputy Master later this month.
# High Court
CAB receiver to take control of west Dublin mansion 'effectively owned' by Daniel Kinahan
A lawyer for CAB applied on behalf of the State to have the property sold on the ‘open market’
# Courts
Injunction sought over use of Covid-19 vaccines on children aged 5-11
The action is opposed by the State and the HSE.
# High Court
Court dismisses challenge to ban on selling products containing THC
The chemical, Tetrahydrocannabinol, is the psychoactive constituent of cannabis.
# Courts
Two Dublin women arrested after Dubai trip bid to halt prosecution for Covid quarantine breach
They claim that the charges against them are unconstitutional and that their trials should be halted.
# Courts
High Court judge rejects Enoch Burke's 'scurrilous' criticisms of other members of judiciary
Burke has been incarcerated since September for being in contempt of court.
# Judicial review
New court to deal with planning and environmental issues approved by Government
Justice Minister Helen McEntee received permission to establish the court from the Cabinet today.
# stardust inquest
Former Stardust owner fails in court claim to have unlawful killing verdict excluded at inquest
Former Stardust manager Eamon Butterly had launched proceedings seeking to have the verdict of unlawful killing ruled out as a potential option for jurors.
# High Court
ESB takes court action to fight release of transcript in pylon CPO compensation case
The ESB had been ordered to release a transcript of negotiations for compensation previously.
# creeslough
Gardaí granted extension to continue to preserve scene of the Creeslough explosion
Over 500 lines of enquiry have been actioned and a large amount of CCTV is being reviewed.
# High Court
Court rules against John Delaney in claim over documents seized from FAI by ODCE
He argued that the Corporate Watchdog was not entitled to use just over 1,100 documents relating to him from the FAI
# Courts
Green Party senator who drove through red light and hit pram settles court action
The personal injuries claim was heard earlier this year before the Circuit Court before being transferred to the High Court.
# High Court
Boy (8) settles action against NMH over care at the time of his birth for €10 million
The settlement is the largest for an autism-related birth injury in the history of the State.
# Courts
High Court challenge brought by environmentalists over bridge works near Kylemore Abbey
The judge adjourned the action to a date in December.
# Michael Smith
Editor of magazine that revealed GP contract leak brings defamation case against Leo Varadkar
A spokesperson for the Tánaiste said that the claims will be “fully defended”.
# Mandatory reporting
Concern over court ruling on reporting requirements for historical sexual abuse
There is a fear it may put pressure on adult survivors in certain cases.
# Courts
Enoch Burke appeals injunction requiring him to stay away from school where he is employed
Burke was committed to prison last month until he agrees to obey the order not to attend the school.