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#High Court

# high-court - Wednesday 15 April, 2020

Gemma O'Doherty and John Waters launch High Court proceedings claiming Covid-19 laws are unconstitutional

They are seeking to have various pieces or recently enacted legislation declared null and void by a judge of the High Court.

Trainee garda who failed beep test takes High Court case in bid to stay on the force

She claims the decision is unfair, and seeks to challenge it in High Court proceedings.

# high-court - Tuesday 14 April, 2020

Court gives hospital temporary powers to isolate uncooperative elderly patient with Covid-19

The man is believed to have a cognitive disability.

HSE not going ahead with purported €7.4 million deal for 350 ventilators, High Court told

Swords-based company Narooma claims it entered into a deal with the HSE over the ventilators in late-March.

# high-court - Tuesday 7 April, 2020

HSE has failed to honour a contract to pay for medical ventilators, court hears

Narooma claims the HSE has failed to comply with the contract and has not paid it the money it says it is owed.

# high-court - Thursday 2 April, 2020

BAM 'welcomes' legal action taken against it by board of National Children's Hospital

The dispute relates around the validity of a contract to commence Phase B of construction of the Children’s Hospital without a design.

# high-court - Wednesday 1 April, 2020

Limerick man wanted for alleged rhino horn trafficking willing to surrender himself to US authorities, court told

The man is in custody awaiting his surrender to US officials but the handover cannot occur due to the Covid-19 crisis.

# high-court - Tuesday 31 March, 2020

Former deputy principal jailed for possession of child pornography struck off teaching register

Brian Fitzgerald Fitzgerald was sentenced to three years in prison, with the final 18 months suspended.

# high-court - Friday 27 March, 2020

Cancer patient (70) in prison isolation over concerns he could contract Covid-19 refused High Court bail

Ronald Gordon is charged with possession of cannabis and cocaine for sale or supply at Sarsfieldstown, in Gormanston, Co Meath, on May 8, 2019.

# high-court - Wednesday 25 March, 2020

Courts introduce 'unprecedented' measures to better adhere to social distancing rules

The Courts Service said that the measures aim to “promote health, yet maintain rights.”

# high-court - Friday 20 March, 2020

High Court challenge brought against proposed development of 650 apartments in Raheny

An environmental group claims the decision to grant permission is flawed on several grounds.

# high-court - Thursday 19 March, 2020

Hyde & Seek and its directors take legal action against RTÉ

The company came to the nation’s attention last summer following an RTÉ Investigates programme.

# high-court - Wednesday 18 March, 2020

Opinion: 'We battled to have our son's autism diagnosed - how might the delay have affected him?'

Mother’s six-year struggle of appeals, complaints and a High Court case to get her son the help he needed.

Family of deceased man left paralysed after surgery awarded €35k in case against HSE

The family of Donegal man Brian McElhinney had its settlement approved in the High Court today.

High Court approves €12m settlement over hospital care for girl who contracted meningitis

It is claimed there was a failure to admit and treat her for a suspected bacterial infection.

# high-court - Wednesday 11 March, 2020

High Court approves debt write down of millions of euro for two Tipperary women

They will continue to make payments on the mortgages on their respective homes and they will each make lump sum payments of €100.

# high-court - Monday 9 March, 2020

Contempt proceedings against developer Sean Dunne adjourned

The application is the latest in a long running battle between the businessman and bankruptcy officials.

# high-court - Friday 6 March, 2020

Male model facing international money laundering charges arrested and brought before High Court

Mark Adams is alleged to have booked 500 flights into and out of the UK in the space of four years.

Court rules against Data Protection Commissioner in long-running case sparked by 'Isis' graffiti in hospice

CCTV was checked to try and trace who did the graffiti. A worker was subsequently disciplined when spotted taking unauthorised breaks on the footage.

# high-court - Monday 2 March, 2020

Court approves arrangement to let Frank McNamara and Theresa Lowe write off €3m in debts

The couple owes money to Tanager DAC, Bank of Ireland, Banco de Sabadell SA, and Revenue.

# high-court - Friday 28 February, 2020

Postal worker whose family was subject of attempted tiger kidnapping brings damages against An Post

Three masked raiders bearing firearms tied up Susan Byrne and her husband in October 2011, the court heard.

German lawyer takes Google to Irish High Court over alleged hacking of his gmail account

The law scholar claims that “Qatari based actors” attempted to unlawfully access his gmail account.

# high-court - Tuesday 25 February, 2020

Three children receive €225,000 settlement over alleged illnesses caused by windfarm near family home

The three children claimed that they had to leave their family home months after a nearby windfarm began operation.

# high-court - Thursday 20 February, 2020

High Court rejects challenge against deportation of convicted drug dealer

Shaheed Adeola Ishola was jailed following the discovery of €1.4 million worth of cocaine.

# high-court - Friday 14 February, 2020

Owners of Cork city premises awarded €45k after tenant converted it into pub without their consent

Joe Kearny claimed the owners of the property had consented to the works he had undertaken.

Two men to be extradited to Northern Ireland for alleged attempted murder of PSNI officer

The men are wanted for attempted murder of a police officer and possession of explosive substances.

# high-court - Tuesday 11 February, 2020

Court rules Montessori is entitled to injunction preventing landlord taking possession of premises until case decided

The landlord has claimed the Montessori owes €1.48 million in unpaid rent.

# high-court - Monday 10 February, 2020

Former teacher and priest accused of sex abuse charges wants trial stopped

The man’s lawyers argue he cannot get a fair trial because he suffers from age-related dementia.

# high-court - Wednesday 29 January, 2020

High Court asked to lift injunction limiting extent of greyhound racing protest

Late last year the operators of Shelbourne Park, Greyhound Stadium Ltd, secured the temporary injunction.

# high-court - Monday 27 January, 2020

Patricia O'Connor 'tried to beat me with a teapot the day she left', daughter told gardaí

Daughter Louise O’Connor described conditions in the cramped Rathfarnham House: “Getting a shower is like a miracle”.

Aontú withdraws application for injunction against RTÉ

The seven-way debate is scheduled to take place on RTÉ One tonight.

Wife and children of murdered garda Tony Golden agree €1.4m settlement

The garda was killed as he responded to a domestic violence complaint in 2015.

# high-court - Friday 24 January, 2020

Essex truck deaths: High Court approves extradition of Eamon Harrison to UK

39 bodies were discovered in a refrigerated container in Essex in October last year.

# high-court - Monday 20 January, 2020

From The42 Limerick FC formally settle legal dispute with the FAI High Court

Limerick FC formally settle legal dispute with the FAI

The club’s chairman Pat O’Sullivan says he is ‘pleased’ with the outcome after an ‘extremely difficult period’.

# high-court - Friday 17 January, 2020

Court hopes to rule on Frank McNamara and Theresa Lowe's insolvency arrangements in 5 to 6 weeks

Financial fund Tanager DAC, which is owed €2.26m by the couple, is opposed to the couple being allowed to enter PIAs

South Dublin County Council sued by homeless couple for failing to decide housing support application

The High Court heard that the council had failed in its duty towards the couple.

# high-court - Thursday 16 January, 2020

Discussions between Limerick and the FAI over league exclusion ongoing, High Court hears

The Munster club have not been granted a licence to play in the SSE Airtricity League First Division this season.

# high-court - Tuesday 31 December, 2019

US firm being blackmailed for more than €5m secures injunction in Irish High Court

The company today secured a temporary order against what are believed to be two Polish nationals and an Irish-registered company.

# high-court - Monday 23 December, 2019

Protesters barred from interfering in accommodation being fitted out for asylum seekers in Leitrim

Mr Justice Max Barrett granted the permanent injunction today.

# high-court - Thursday 19 December, 2019

Three men charged with attacking QIH director Kevin Lunney denied bail in High Court

The three men were charged with assault causing harm and false imprisonment.