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# high-court - Thursday 2 December, 2021

Ruling in Mother and Baby Home court cases pushed back until January
# Philomena Lee
# Philomena Lee

Ruling in Mother and Baby Home court cases pushed back until January

Dec 2nd 2021, 12:13 PM 7,479 Views 0 Comments

Justice Garrett Simons wants to hear more submissions before making a decision in the new year.

# high-court - Monday 29 November, 2021

Detective's contempt case against Garda Commissioner struck out after settlement reached
# High Court
# High Court

Detective's contempt case against Garda Commissioner struck out after settlement reached

Nov 29th 2021, 4:02 PM 32,863 Views 0 Comments

The High Court heard that Detective Garda Aidan Bracken had suffered PTSD while working on organised crime cases.

Another former director of Web Summit has launched a High Court action against Paddy Cosgrave
# Courts
# Courts

Another former director of Web Summit has launched a High Court action against Paddy Cosgrave

Nov 29th 2021, 2:42 PM 30,122 Views 0 Comments

Daire Hickey, who co-founded the tech conference, is alleging his rights as a minority shareholder were oppressed by Cosgrave.

# high-court - Monday 22 November, 2021

Ex-prisoners challenge decision to exclude them from slopping out compensation scheme
# Courts
# Courts

Ex-prisoners challenge decision to exclude them from slopping out compensation scheme

Nov 22nd 2021, 5:01 PM 13,318 Views 0 Comments

Both men’s applications for inclusion in the state scheme were refused as the claims fell outside the time limit allowed.

# high-court - Thursday 18 November, 2021

'She had no choice': High Court told Philomena Lee did not consent to her son being adopted
# Mother-and-baby Homes
# Mother-and-baby Homes

'She had no choice': High Court told Philomena Lee did not consent to her son being adopted

Updated Nov 18th 2021, 6:45 PM 35,940 Views 0 Comments

Ruling in Mother and Baby Home cases could have “very dramatic consequences” on how future commissions operate, High Court told.

Former MEP Dana's brother agrees settlement in defamation cases
# Apology
# Apology

Former MEP Dana's brother agrees settlement in defamation cases

Nov 18th 2021, 6:24 PM 12,460 Views 0 Comments

Both newspapers have apologised to John Brown and agreed to pay damages and his legal costs.

# high-court - Wednesday 17 November, 2021

Mother and Baby Homes: High Court to hear cases as Philomena Lee and others challenge report
# Commission
# Commission

Mother and Baby Homes: High Court to hear cases as Philomena Lee and others challenge report

Nov 17th 2021, 6:00 AM 10,964 Views 0 Comments

The cases are being brought by high-profile survivors Philomena Lee and Mary Harney.

# high-court - Monday 15 November, 2021

Freddie Thompson takes legal action over his Limerick Prison detention
# High Court
# High Court

Freddie Thompson takes legal action over his Limerick Prison detention

Nov 15th 2021, 6:44 PM 31,286 Views 0 Comments

Thompson has claimed he has not been informed why he was moved or if he has been put there as a disciplinary sanction.

# high-court - Thursday 11 November, 2021

Plans for 30 homes in Meath Gaeltacht quashed over concerns about use of Irish language
# Ráth Chairn
# Ráth Chairn

Plans for 30 homes in Meath Gaeltacht quashed over concerns about use of Irish language

Nov 11th 2021, 5:22 PM 36,248 Views 36 Comments

Conradh na Gaeilge said the ruling is an important victory that will inspire the whole Gaeltacht community.

# high-court - Tuesday 9 November, 2021

New law and 'admin solutions' needed before asylum seekers can get driving licences, dept says
# High Court
# High Court

New law and 'admin solutions' needed before asylum seekers can get driving licences, dept says

Nov 9th 2021, 10:30 PM 16,692 Views 14 Comments

Some legal experts have said that new legislation is not required, rather a different interpretation of the current law.

# high-court - Friday 5 November, 2021

€400m O'Devaney Gardens facing fresh delay after High Court review lodged
# An Bord Pleanála
# An Bord Pleanála

€400m O'Devaney Gardens facing fresh delay after High Court review lodged

Nov 5th 2021, 8:27 PM 22,516 Views 14 Comments

Developers of the scheme are challenging a condition attached to the planning permission.

# high-court - Tuesday 2 November, 2021

Soldiers accused of assaulting fellow recruit challenge refusal to allow them to graduate
# Defence Forces
# Defence Forces

Soldiers accused of assaulting fellow recruit challenge refusal to allow them to graduate

Nov 2nd 2021, 9:52 AM 36,661 Views 0 Comments

The three trainee soldiers deny any wrongdoing in respect of the other recruit.

# high-court - Monday 1 November, 2021

High Court Judge directs Covid-19 deaths case must be heard in presence of State lawyers
# High Court
# High Court

High Court Judge directs Covid-19 deaths case must be heard in presence of State lawyers

Nov 1st 2021, 4:38 PM 25,029 Views 0 Comments

The Minister for Health decided in June not to establish an investigation into Covid-19 deaths in care homes.

High Court pretrial hearing against Conor McGregor adjourned to March 2022
# High Court
# High Court

High Court pretrial hearing against Conor McGregor adjourned to March 2022

Nov 1st 2021, 3:23 PM 25,375 Views 0 Comments

The hearing was in relation to a motion by a young woman to obtain documents as part of the preparation of her case.

# high-court - Tuesday 26 October, 2021

Dublin City Council begins legal action over demolition of The O’Rahilly house
# Michael Joseph O'Rahilly
# Michael Joseph O'Rahilly

Dublin City Council begins legal action over demolition of The O’Rahilly house

Oct 26th 2021, 6:06 PM 35,353 Views 0 Comments

The court was told the case against Derryroe Ltd and the co-defendants was the “unauthorised demolition” of The O’Rahilly House.

# high-court - Friday 22 October, 2021

John Delaney directed to provide ODCE with certain details about litigation
# High Court
# High Court

John Delaney directed to provide ODCE with certain details about litigation

Oct 22nd 2021, 9:50 PM 26,177 Views 0 Comments

Justice Leonie Reynolds gave Delaney two weeks to provide the ODCE with the information.

# high-court - Thursday 21 October, 2021

HSE facing court action over Limerick woman’s death from blood clots
# EVE CLEARY
# EVE CLEARY

HSE facing court action over Limerick woman’s death from blood clots

Oct 21st 2021, 2:07 PM 18,480 Views 0 Comments

The proceedings, being brought by Eve Cleary’s parents and siblings, claims medical negligence.

# high-court - Wednesday 6 October, 2021

Bethany Home survivor Derek Leinster lodges legal proceedings against Irish State
# High Court
# High Court

Bethany Home survivor Derek Leinster lodges legal proceedings against Irish State

Oct 6th 2021, 12:05 AM 20,819 Views 0 Comments

Leinster has campaigned for over 20 years for the inclusion of Bethany Home and other Protestant institutions in redress schemes.

# high-court - Friday 1 October, 2021

Community Group welcomes High Court ruling on Incinerator planning
# Cork Harbour
# Cork Harbour

Community Group welcomes High Court ruling on Incinerator planning

Oct 1st 2021, 3:39 PM 7,725 Views 5 Comments

The planning application for the Indaver facility in Ringaskiddy, Cork will now be re-examined.

# high-court - Thursday 30 September, 2021

US drugmaker Perrigo settles €1.6 billion Irish tax bill for under €300 million
# Taxing Matters
# Taxing Matters

US drugmaker Perrigo settles €1.6 billion Irish tax bill for under €300 million

Updated Sep 30th 2021, 7:46 AM 27,525 Views 27 Comments

The firm was hit with a revised tax bill by the Revenue in 2018 over a transaction with rival pharma company Biogen.

# high-court - Thursday 23 September, 2021

Group challenges minister's decision preventing it from offering courses to overseas students
# High Court
# High Court

Group challenges minister's decision preventing it from offering courses to overseas students

Sep 23rd 2021, 10:35 PM 16,191 Views 0 Comments

A High Court challenge has been brought by Holmes Institute Ireland Ltd against a decision by the Minister for Justice.

# high-court - Thursday 16 September, 2021

Green TD Patrick Costello loses High Court challenge to CETA trade deal
# Sovereignty
# Sovereignty

Green TD Patrick Costello loses High Court challenge to CETA trade deal

Sep 16th 2021, 11:22 AM 11,650 Views 7 Comments

Ms Justice Nuala Butler said the ratification of CETA was a political question and not a constitutional one.

# high-court - Wednesday 15 September, 2021

High Court accepts request to notify Prince Andrew about accuser’s civil case
# Allegations
# Allegations

High Court accepts request to notify Prince Andrew about accuser’s civil case

Sep 15th 2021, 10:45 PM 29,949 Views 0 Comments

Virginia Giuffre’s legal team asked the court to take action under the Hague Service Convention.

# high-court - Tuesday 14 September, 2021

Court approves PIA allowing man to write off €1.38m in debt owed to financial fund
# High Court
# High Court

Court approves PIA allowing man to write off €1.38m in debt owed to financial fund

Sep 14th 2021, 5:32 PM 30,125 Views 0 Comments

Ten properties are to be sold off and the proceeds will go towards reducing his debt to the financial fund.

# high-court - Friday 10 September, 2021

Donegal man appears in court for extradition to Northern Ireland on alleged terror charges
# High Court
# High Court

Donegal man appears in court for extradition to Northern Ireland on alleged terror charges

Sep 10th 2021, 10:26 PM 19,664 Views 0 Comments

Casey is wanted in the North on a number of terrorism related offences.

# high-court - Monday 6 September, 2021

High Court challenge brought over alleged failure to place at-risk child in special care
# High Court
# High Court

High Court challenge brought over alleged failure to place at-risk child in special care

Sep 6th 2021, 6:19 PM 13,994 Views 0 Comments

The matter came before Ms Justice Miriam O’Regan at today’s vacation siting of the High Court.

# high-court - Wednesday 25 August, 2021

Teacher jailed for having sex with student formally struck off teaching register
# Struck Off
# Struck Off

Teacher jailed for having sex with student formally struck off teaching register

Aug 25th 2021, 7:58 PM 79,427 Views 0 Comments

The teacher was jailed for a year after admitting their guilt.

Environment group succeeds in challenge against Roscommon flood relief scheme
# High Court
# High Court

Environment group succeeds in challenge against Roscommon flood relief scheme

Aug 25th 2021, 2:39 PM 11,718 Views 0 Comments

The court heard that a threat was made against Friends of the Irish Environment director Tony Lowes for taking the case.

# high-court - Wednesday 11 August, 2021

Judge says she's not yet prepared to make order over files sought by ODCE in FAI investigation
# John Delaney
# John Delaney

Judge says she's not yet prepared to make order over files sought by ODCE in FAI investigation

Aug 11th 2021, 5:04 PM 21,681 Views 0 Comments

The case will return before the court after the new legal terms commences in October.

# high-court - Monday 9 August, 2021

High Court Judge to pass judgment on Malahide pedestrian zone dispute later this week
# High Court
# High Court

High Court Judge to pass judgment on Malahide pedestrian zone dispute later this week

Aug 9th 2021, 5:08 PM 16,598 Views 0 Comments

The case involves the pedestrianisation of New Street, Malahide.

Dublin City Council to appeal High Court's rejection of Sandymount cycle path plans
# Strand Road
# Strand Road

Dublin City Council to appeal High Court's rejection of Sandymount cycle path plans

Aug 9th 2021, 1:59 PM 16,315 Views 54 Comments

The High Court last month upheld a legal challenge against a trial of the cycleway.

# high-court - Wednesday 4 August, 2021

Garda secures injunction preventing Commissioner from ending his career
# Beep Test
# Beep Test

Garda secures injunction preventing Commissioner from ending his career

Aug 4th 2021, 10:25 PM 67,852 Views 0 Comments

The garda was told that, due to his failure to pass a physical test, his services were being dispensed with.

# high-court - Friday 30 July, 2021

High Court upholds challenge against cycle path trial in Sandymount
# Strand Road
# Strand Road

High Court upholds challenge against cycle path trial in Sandymount

Jul 30th 2021, 1:08 PM 26,123 Views 63 Comments

The trial would see the provision of a two-way separated cycle track along the Strand Road.

# high-court - Wednesday 28 July, 2021

Deaf child brings High Court action over lack of Irish Sign Language teacher at school
# High Court
# High Court

Deaf child brings High Court action over lack of Irish Sign Language teacher at school

Jul 28th 2021, 6:30 PM 18,590 Views 0 Comments

It is claimed that the lack of supports may have left him years behind his potential.

Mother and Baby Home cases to be heard by High Court in November
# Philomena Lee
# Philomena Lee

Mother and Baby Home cases to be heard by High Court in November

Jul 28th 2021, 11:38 AM 8,364 Views 0 Comments

Philomena Lee and Mary Harney are among the women taking legal action against the State.

# high-court - Tuesday 27 July, 2021

Mother and Baby Homes: Two test cases to be heard by High Court later this year
# Judicial Review
# Judicial Review

Mother and Baby Homes: Two test cases to be heard by High Court later this year

Updated Jul 27th 2021, 11:57 AM 26,293 Views 0 Comments
  • The cases, being brought by Philomena Lee and Mary Harney, will be heard in late October or November, Órla Ryan reports
  • A third test case, involving Mari Steed, may also proceed at a later date
  • Eight women are seeking judicial reviews of the Commission of Investigation's final report

# high-court - Monday 26 July, 2021

Defamation cases against Dana Rosemary Scallon struck out
# High Court
# High Court

Defamation cases against Dana Rosemary Scallon struck out

Jul 26th 2021, 8:07 PM 41,398 Views 0 Comments

The judge said he will deal with an application from Scallon for the costs of the strike out application to be paid by TV3 at a later date.

Challenge brought over State's refusal to hold inquiry into Covid-19 deaths in nursing homes
# High Court
# High Court

Challenge brought over State's refusal to hold inquiry into Covid-19 deaths in nursing homes

Jul 26th 2021, 7:18 PM 17,456 Views 11 Comments

Most of the applicants had a relative who is recorded as having died from covid19 while in a care home in Ireland.

# high-court - Friday 23 July, 2021

Judge to deliver ruling on public inquiry into Omagh bombing
# Omagh
# Omagh

Judge to deliver ruling on public inquiry into Omagh bombing

Jul 23rd 2021, 7:52 AM 5,314 Views 0 Comments

In 2013, campaigners launched legal action in an attempt to force an inquiry into the bombing.

# high-court - Tuesday 20 July, 2021

Judgement reserved on watchdog's application for disputed John Delaney documents
# High Court
# High Court

Judgement reserved on watchdog's application for disputed John Delaney documents

Jul 20th 2021, 5:22 PM 22,986 Views 0 Comments

The judge said she would do her best to give judgement as soon as possible.