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# High Court

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# 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.
# Instagram
Instagram launches High Court appeal against record €405 million fine
The fine was issued following an investigation into the way Instagram handled teenagers’ personal data.
# Homelessness
Owners regain possession of Parkgate House after arrests of activists, court hears
One activist told the court that the state’s attitude to homelessness was to say that ‘it can’t do anything about it’.
# Dublin 8
Parkgate House: Homeless activists protest after gardaí remove people from vacant property
Several men are to appear before the High Court over an alleged breach of a court order.
# Dublin
Judge orders arrest of activists 'illegally occupying' derelict Parkgate House
Revolutionary Housing League has allegedly illegally occupied Parkgate House.
# High Court
Concert held in property occupied by homeless campaigners a 'flagrant' breach of court order
The property in Parkgate House, Dublin 8, has been occured by a group The Revolutionary Housing League.
# High Court
€350,000 settlement approved for man who claimed he was sexually abused by priest at school
The alleged abuse was said to have occurred during the mid 1970s.
# Courts
Row over handling of cement at Drogheda Port comes before High Court
Keegan Quarries claims it was refused a permit to allow it to handle cement at a storage facility at the port.
# Courts
Woman seeks proceeds of sale of house from man she claims is her husband
The woman is in the process of having the marriage recognised and registered in Ireland.
# Courts
High Court orders group occupying Dublin's Parkgate House to vacate the premises
The property on the River Liffey is planned to be the site of 519 rental units.
# Enoch Burke
Enoch Burke to remain in prison after failing to secure order that would have ended suspension
Burke was committed to prison last week until he agrees to obey an order not to attend the school where he has been employed.
# gerard craughwell
Irish senator is suing the Government about claim of 'RAF overflight interception' deal
The senator is seeking for the court to direct the State to admit that there is a secret deal and that this agreement permits RAF jet fighters to patrol over Irish airspace.
# High Court
Injunction sought over alleged illegal occupation of building earmarked for housing
The property was formerly operated by a fabric wholesalers Hickey and Company Ltd, which vacated the site two years ago.
# factcheck
Debunked: Teacher wasn't jailed over pronouns, but for breaking a court order by going to school
Burke was sent to Mountjoy Prison this week.
# Mountjoy
Teacher Enoch Burke sent to prison after being found guilty of contempt of court
The judge said that Burke must remain incarcerated until he purges his contempt and agrees to comply with an injunction secured last week.
# Westmeath
High Court orders arrest of suspended teacher Enoch Burke who allegedly breached injunction
The High Court heard that the teacher was currently “sitting in an empty classroom” in the Co Westmeath-based school.
# Enoch Burke
School tells court that suspended teacher 'breached' ban on attending workplace
Enoch Burke allegedly voiced public opposition to a request to address a student by their preferred pronoun.
# Injunction
Injunction granted against suspended teacher who refuses to address student with 'they' pronoun
A substitute teacher has been hired to teach classes while the teacher remains suspended.
# Courts
High Court permits Cypriot firm to buy ships leased from Irish registered company owned by Russia
The proceedings were taken in a bid to beat the US deadline on deals with sanctioned companies and a later EU deadline.
# High Court
Woman wanted in the UK remanded in custody following breach of her bail conditions
Farah Damji was arrested at a property in rural Co Galway before being brought before the vacation sitting of the High Court in Dublin.
# London
Tommy Robinson fined £900 for contempt of court
The English Defence League founder appeared at the High Court in London on Monday.
# UK High Court
Wagatha Christie: Rebekah Vardy loses UK High Court libel battle with Coleen Rooney
The judgement in the high-profile case was delivered today.
# Courts
Solicitor Ammi Burke brings High Court challenge over rejection of her unfair dismissals claims
Miss Burke’s complaint to the Workplace Relations Commission was thrown out earlier this year.
# High Court
Nora Quoirin’s parents settle lawsuit against Facebook but vow to continue 'quest for truth'
A number of distressing posts relating to the search for Nora were posted on Facebook.
# Kevin Sheehy
Justice minister to oppose mother's challenge against son's killer being transferred to UK prison
The mother of murdered boxer Kevin Sheehy is challenging Logan Jackson’s efforts to be transferred to the UK.
# High Court
David Hall challenges appointment of inspector to probe affairs of collapsed charity ICHH
Hall, the former chairman of ICHH, claims that the investigation is flawed because of the strained personal history he has with one of the two persons.