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#High Court

# high-court - Thursday 24 September, 2020

Gardaí dispute claims they abandoned failed asylum seeker at African airport

The man claims that he has been living at the airport terminal ever since.

# high-court - Wednesday 23 September, 2020

Leaving Cert students at fee-paying south Dublin school launch High Court case against Government

Papers were filed on behalf of the students in the High Court yesterday.

# high-court - Tuesday 22 September, 2020

Failed asylum seeker claims he was abandoned by gardaí at airport six months ago

The man claims he was left in an airport terminal without money, a telephone or his luggage, the High Court heard.

# high-court - Thursday 17 September, 2020

High Court will rule on Ryanair's challenge to the State's travel advice next month

Ryanair claims the measures amount to international travel restrictions.

# high-court - Wednesday 16 September, 2020

Ryanair is 'mischaracterising' Ireland's travel measures by calling them 'restrictions', court told

The State was responding in court to claims made by Ryanair about the measures.

First High Court challenge to Leaving Cert calculated grade system

The action is being taken by a student who missed out on a place to study medicine at Trinity College by two points.

# high-court - Monday 14 September, 2020

Facebook seeks to quash Data Protection Commissioner's decision over transfer of user data

Facebook Ireland also seeks various declarations including that the DPC has acted unlawfully.

# high-court - Friday 11 September, 2020

Pregnant woman granted permission to challenge State over planned deportation

The woman, from Angola, was not granted asylum by the State and a deportation order was made.

Facebook launches High Court challenge to DPC's order to suspend EU-US data transfers

The DPC told Facebook this week to stop transferring data belonging to European Union users to the US.

# high-court - Monday 7 September, 2020

High Court challenge brought over passport for boy born through surrogacy abroad

In 2017 an application was made to the Minister for Foreign Affairs on the boy’s behalf for an Irish passport.

# high-court - Friday 4 September, 2020

Examiner appointed to pharmacy group directed by former Dragons' Den star

The Cara pharmacy group’s directors are Ramona Nicholas and her husband Canice.

# high-court - Tuesday 1 September, 2020

Second home-schooled pupil 'unlikely' to have Leaving Cert results case heard in court this month

The student has made an application to the court to receive ‘calculated grades’.

# high-court - Monday 31 August, 2020

Insurer's bid to halt ombudsman investigation to be 'vigorously opposed', court told

The case was heard in the High Court today.

# high-court - Friday 28 August, 2020

Offaly distillery challenges Revenue's refusal to grant tax relief on alcohol used to make hand sanitiser

The hand sanitiser was used at hospitals, and Revenue’s refusal meant the distillery was liable for €2.1 million.

Home-schooled student will get Leaving Cert grades on the same day as other students

The teen’s work will be assessed in the same manner by an independent teacher.

# high-court - Tuesday 25 August, 2020

Minister 'cannot guarantee' home-schooled teen will get Leaving Cert results by 12 September, court hears

The High Court last week quashed a decision to prevent Elijah Burke availing of the calculated grade system.

# high-court - 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.

Home-schooled student wins challenge against calculated grades system

Mayo student Elijah Burke brought the case against the Minister for Education in July.

# high-court - Thursday 13 August, 2020

Judgement reserved in action brought by home-schooled student over predictive grades process

The Minister for Education denies the student’s rights have been breached.

# high-court - Wednesday 12 August, 2020

Challenge against Leaving Cert calculated grades system opens before the High Court

Elijah Burke said the State’s decision means he cannot advance to third-level education for another year.

# high-court - Tuesday 11 August, 2020

Environmental group challenges decision to allow 'alien species' of tree to be planted in Leitrim

The group claims Sitka Spruce developments can completely obliterate landscapes over a very wide area.

# high-court - Thursday 6 August, 2020

Court overturns damages awarded during High Court sex abuse case and calls for rehearing of evidence

The High Court previously found that the former school chaplain wrongfully abused her.

# high-court - Wednesday 5 August, 2020

Parties agree to accelerated hearing of Ryanair's challenge against travel restrictions

Ryanair claims that the Covid-19 restrictions are unlawful.

Duchess of Sussex wins bid to keep friends’ identities secret

She is suing Associated Newspapers over an article which reproduced parts of a handwritten letter sent to her father in August 2018.

# high-court - Wednesday 29 July, 2020

Parents of Nora Quoirin initiate legal proceedings against Facebook over social media posts related to daughter's disappearance

It’s understood the case relates to posts made by an individual on Facebook about the Nora Quoirin case.

# high-court - Tuesday 28 July, 2020

Teacher takes High Court action over refusal to be recognised by the Teaching Council

Fiona Roche has taught at several post primary and primary schools since 2002 and registered with the council since 2006.

Sinn Féin TD Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire launches defamation case against RTÉ and Joe Duffy

The High Court legal proceedings were issued yesterday.

# high-court - Friday 24 July, 2020

'Significant outcome' in High Court for gardaí targeting organised crime in Louth

CAB is now the receiver for the sale of assets identified as connected to feud-related activity in Drogheda.

# high-court - Friday 17 July, 2020

Ireland has 'in a bizarre way become a safe haven for Ian Bailey', High Court hears

A French court imposed a 25-year prison sentence on Bailey in his absence.

# high-court - Thursday 16 July, 2020

Ian Bailey extradition hearing: Counsel asks judge to 'put a stop to abuse of process'

It is the third time French authorities are seeking Mr Bailey’s surrender in relation to the death of Sophie Toscan du Plantier.

# high-court - Tuesday 14 July, 2020

Chilean woman detained in Dochas Centre for over a week after arriving in Ireland released

On her arrival at Dublin Airport on 2 July last she was detained by immigration officials.

# high-court - Tuesday 7 July, 2020

Johnny Depp quizzed on ‘violence’ and drugs on first day of libel trial

The 57-year-old actor is suing the tabloid’s publisher News Group Newspapers.

# high-court - Sunday 5 July, 2020

Explainer: Why there's likely to be a lot of liquidations and corporate insolvencies in the near future

Insolvency experts are expecting to be deluged as a result of the pandemic.

# high-court - Friday 26 June, 2020

'He's not a godlike creature': Bríd Smith TD defends criticism of 'sinister and personalised' attack on judge

The People Before Profit TD claimed in a Facebook post a High Court decision was made by a ‘right wing’ judge.

President of High Court asks people to negotiate personal injury cases as pandemic causes large backlog

Some 320 claims, which were postponed since 18 March, were listed for mention this week.

# high-court - Wednesday 24 June, 2020

Ex FAI boss John Delaney living and working abroad, court hears

The ODCE reached an agreement with Delaney over how the inspection of certain documents and emails seized from the association is to be conducted.

High Court approves €4.6 million interim payment to boy over circumstances of his birth

Tadgh James McKenna had taken a medical negligence claim in the High Court against the HSE.

Senators to begin High Court action to clarify if Seanad can legislate Law

Senators to begin High Court action to clarify if Seanad can legislate

Eleven seats in the Seanad are vacant as a new Taoiseach has not yet been elected.

# high-court - Monday 22 June, 2020

Dublin City Council takes court action against receiver over failure on 'firetrap' properties

The council’s proceedings are against Stephen Tennant of Grant Thornton.

# high-court - Thursday 18 June, 2020

High Court asked to determine if documents seized from FAI offices are legally privileged

The application was briefly mentioned before Justice Leonie Reynolds today.

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