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# High Court

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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.
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 launches High Court appeal against record €405 million fine
The fine was issued following an investigation into the way Instagram handled teenagers’ personal data.
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’.
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.
Judge orders arrest of activists 'illegally occupying' derelict Parkgate House
Revolutionary Housing League has allegedly illegally occupied Parkgate House.
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.
€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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
Tommy Robinson fined £900 for contempt of court
The English Defence League founder appeared at the High Court in London on Monday.
Wagatha Christie: Rebekah Vardy loses UK High Court libel battle with Coleen Rooney
The judgement in the high-profile case was delivered today.
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.
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.
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.
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.
UK judge allows government to send asylum seekers to Rwanda
Home Secretary Priti Patel said the government will now continue to deliver “on progressing our world-leading Migration Partnership”.
Mother of murdered boxing champion challenges decision to transfer son's killer to UK prison
Logan Jackson was found guilty by unanimous jury verdict of murdering Kevin Sheehy in December 2021.
High Court challenges brought against planning permission for 1,000 homes in Dublin
The actions relate to planning permission granted by An Bord Pleanála for residential units in Leopardstown and Walkinstown.
High Court finds aspect of law that criminalises defilement of a child unconstitutional
The case concerns a challenge brought by a serving prisoner.
State examines fallout from High Court ruling banning garda court presenters
The Court heard from Ms Justice Marguerite Bolger said that the use of court presenters was beyond the permitted powers of gardaí.
Senior Kinahan Group member Thomas 'Bomber' Kavanagh served papers in bid to seize Dublin property
The court heard that the Criminal Assets Bureau is still trying to serve papers on Daniel Kinahan, who remains in Dubai.
Court action against Sean Quinn adjourned after businessman fails to turn up
Companies which were originally set up by Quinn wanted an injunction restraining him from trespassing on their lands.
Salvation Army secures injunction requiring alleged trespassers to vacate Dublin building
The charity had been renovating the property to accommodate refugees from war-torn Ukraine.
Pretrial motions in a Dublin woman's action against Rihanna have been resolved, court told
The woman claims she was caused mental distress and emotional suffering because of what she says was a false and malicious email sent in 2013.
UK Government policies discharging Covid patients to care homes 'unlawful', High Court rules
The case was brought by two women whose fathers died from Covid-19.
Language school secures temporary injunction preventing landlords from changing locks of premises
The court heard that the director of the college fears the landlords will change the locks in a dispute over the payment of rent.
MEPs Clare Daly and Mick Wallace launch legal actions against RTÉ
Both actions were filed yesterday in the High Court.
Ed Sheeran wins High Court copyright battle over Shape Of You hit
The singer and co-writers John McDaid and Steven McCutcheon were accused of ripping off Sami Chokri and Ross O’Donoghue’s 2015 song Oh Why.