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#High Court

# 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

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.

# high-court - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

Couple 'very much in love' bring High Court action aimed at allowing them to marry

They strongly deny any suggestion of being involved in a marriage of convenience.

Senators go to High Court to seek declaration that Seanad can sit without Taoiseach's appointees

There have been concerns that legislation could not be passed without a full complement of senators in place.

FAI takes legal action against former auditors Deloitte in High Court case

Deloitte stepped down after two decades as auditors of the FAI last year.

# high-court - Friday 12 June, 2020

Justice Mary Irvine to become first female President of the High Court

The judge has been nominated by government and will be appointed by President Michael D Higgins.

Alleged 'ringleader' of crime gang to be extradited from Ireland to UK over 39 Essex lorry deaths

The bodies of eight women and 31 men, all Vietnamese nationals.were found on 23 October 2019.

# high-court - Tuesday 9 June, 2020

HSE secures orders against man it claims is wrongly distributing confidential patient information

It is alleged that Neill Bradley had distributed confidential information he obtained from the HSE’s computer servers.

# high-court - Sunday 7 June, 2020

Dependents of EU citizens entitled to claim social welfare benefits, High Court rules

The judgement could allow thousands of dependents of non-Irish EU nationals living in the Republic to claim benefits.

# high-court - Saturday 6 June, 2020

Senators to seek High Court determination if Taoiseach won't set date for next Seanad sitting

A group of 10 Senators have written to Leo Varadkar urging action two months after the Seanad elections have concluded.

Explainer: How 'examinership' works in Ireland (including how Saddam Hussein comes into it)

Experts believe the process could provide a lifeline for troubled businesses in the post-pandemic period.

# high-court - 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.

# high-court - Wednesday 3 June, 2020

Pete Taylor initiates legal proceedings against Irish Athletic Boxing Association and Wicklow County Council

Solicitors for the boxing trainer filed court papers yesterday.

Minister for Education issues new court action against Western Building Systems

40 schools built by the firm have required remedial work to fix structural issues.

# high-court - Friday 29 May, 2020

Woman who claimed Breastcheck was negligent in her screening loses High Court case

Six months after receiving a normal screening result, the Wexford mother-of-two was diagnosed with breast cancer.

# high-court - Thursday 28 May, 2020

Former TD Maria Bailey issues defamation proceedings against Irish Mirror publisher

Bailey did not contest the general election in February after being removed from the Fine Gael ticket.

# high-court - Thursday 21 May, 2020

Two more Dublin pubs take FBD Insurance to the High Court

Insurance companies have been criticised by publicans’ groups for refusing to honour business interruption policies.

# high-court - Friday 15 May, 2020

Essex lorry deaths: State says defence raised 'nonsensical' claim at Monaghan man's extradition hearing

Ronan Hughes has been accused of being the “ringleader” in an organised crime group that trafficked the Vietnamese migrants.

Special needs children and their mother launch High Court action to obtain disabled parking permit

The action arose after the mother of the children was refused a disabled parking permit.

# high-court - Tuesday 12 May, 2020

French authorities make 'unprecedented' and 'unorthodox' request ahead of Ian Bailey hearing, High Court hears

Bailey will contest the attempt when the planned three-day hearing begins.

# high-court - Monday 11 May, 2020

Irish arm of Oasis and Warehouse to be wound up leading to loss of almost 250 jobs

The two companies had operated 13 stores and 29 concession stands in Ireland.

# high-court - 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.

# high-court - Tuesday 5 May, 2020

From The42 Eight men sue Man City over Bennell abuse Under Fire

Eight men sue Man City over Bennell abuse

The former football coach is currently serving a 30-year jail term for multiple offences.

# high-court - Sunday 3 May, 2020

Council staff told to 'immediately' report intimidation incidents after protection payment court case

Dublin City Council’s Chief Executive wrote to staff in recent days.

# high-court - Friday 1 May, 2020

Consultant psychiatrist sanctioned over crossing professional boundaries with patient

It was alleged they had gone out for meals together including a candlelit dinner at a French restaurant.

High Court hears of hope expressed that jobs in Irish arm of Laura Ashley can be saved

Today, Justice Leonie Reynolds confirmed the appointment of joint liquidators to LauraAshley Ireland Ltd.

# high-court - Thursday 30 April, 2020

'With great regret': Joint liquidators appointed to Irish arm of Debenhams

A small number of people supporting the Debenham’s workers held a peaceful protest outside the Four Court complex this morning.

# high-court - Wednesday 29 April, 2020

Monaghan man facing extradition to UK over Essex lorry deaths was 'ringleader' in criminal gang, court hears

Ronan Hughes faces 39 charges of manslaughter in the UK.

# high-court - Monday 27 April, 2020

High Court appoints liquidators to companies in the USIT student travel group

The firm said its situation is entirely due to the Covid-19 outbreak.

# high-court - Friday 24 April, 2020

Newspapers 'firmly deny' that partial publication of letter from Meghan Markle to her father was 'misleading'

Meghan Markle is suing the Mail on Sunday and MailOnline.