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#High Court

# high-court - Thursday 19 September, 2019

Activists lose case against government over its climate change plan

The court will issue its full written decision tomorrow.

# high-court - Wednesday 18 September, 2019

Freddie Thompson has started school in Portlaoise Prison, hearing over 'severe' jail conditions told

Thompson has brought a High Court challenge to conditions in the prison.

# high-court - Tuesday 17 September, 2019

Court grants HSE order allowing it to take steps aimed at saving life of woman with eating disorder

She is described as being currently very underweight with a dangerously low Body Mass Index (BMI).

Cardinal George Pell lodges new appeal against convictions for child sex abuse

Pell is currently serving a six-year sentence for sexually assaulting two choirboys in the 1990s.

# high-court - Monday 16 September, 2019

Teenager who claims she was sexually assaulted brings court action aimed at getting safe place to reside

The girl has been the subject of interim care orders and had been placed in foster homes.

# high-court - Friday 13 September, 2019

Pet food maker secures permanent injunction against protester blockades

C&D Pet Foods claimed that for several days protestors physically obstructed its plant’s entrance, in support of farmers.

Palestinian politician to pursue defamation case against Facebook in Irish High Court

Mohammed Dahlan’s lawyers have moved their focus from England to Ireland.

# high-court - Thursday 12 September, 2019

Hospital seeks to have seriously ill child made ward of court so he can undergo treatment

The court heard the child’s father is opposed to the boy undergoing the severe course of treatment.

# high-court - Wednesday 11 September, 2019

Brother of Veronica Guerin takes defamation action against Gemma O'Doherty

Court papers for the proceedings were filed on Monday.

# high-court - Monday 9 September, 2019

Dozens say they are now homeless after court extends orders to vacate 'potential fire traps'

Last week the High Court granted Dublin City Council temporary injunctions requiring the residents to immediately vacate the properties.

# high-court - Thursday 5 September, 2019

Over 40 residents ordered to immediately vacate Dublin flats over fire safety concerns

If a fire started in any of the three buildings it would “spread very quickly”, the High Court was told.

Judge dismisses case of woman who claims she was coerced into giving her baby up for adoption

The woman, who gave birth when she was 16 years of age, also claimed the AAI had failed to ensure that she was in a position to give informed consent.

Landmark High Court challenge against State over peat regulations opens before High Court

The action has been taken by the environmental group Friends of the Irish Environment.

# high-court - Wednesday 4 September, 2019

Councillor secretly filmed by RTÉ loses court bid to block SIPO inquiry

Justice Garrett Simons said he was satisfied “to dismiss the application in its entirety.”

# high-court - Tuesday 3 September, 2019

Dawn Meats granted leave to serve committal to prison notices against 18 protesters

The company said it has photographs of previous notice of court orders being ripped from pole.

TD told he has no right to speak on behalf of beef farmers in High Court

Peadar Tóibín tried to make representations in the ongoing Liffey Meats case.

# high-court - Friday 30 August, 2019

A no-deal Brexit will plunge Northern Ireland into turmoil, Belfast court hears

A legal bid to reverse a suspension of parliament has been launched in the North.

# high-court - Thursday 29 August, 2019

Interim examiner appointed to water firm at centre of product recall controversy

Celtic Pure was at the centre of product recalls over arsenic levels.

High Court issues injunction against beef farmers protesting factories

Liffey Meats is the fifth beef processing plant owner to obtain an injunction against protestors.

Legal bid to stop Boris Johnson's proroguing of parliament launched

Victims campaigner Raymond McCord is seeking an urgent injunction aimed at forcing the British Prime Minister to change his advice to the Queen.

Gemma O'Doherty takes legal action against Village Magazine

It’s understood the legal action relates to a recent editorial published in the magazine.

# high-court - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

Meat plants 'will seek to jail protesters' as farmers denounce 'heavy-handed legal tactics'

There have been reports of scuffles at protests outside plants today.

# high-court - Tuesday 27 August, 2019

Meat plant owners granted injunctions against protesters outside their factories

Dawn Meats and Anglo Beef Processors took the High Court action today.

# high-court - Friday 23 August, 2019

Garda Keith Harrison fails in bid to quash Disclosures Tribunal findings against him

The Donegal-based Garda was strongly criticised in the tribunal’s interim reports.

Jail sentence set aside for man who took 12,000 photos of woman without her consent

Mark Mooney of Wexford Town was convicted last year after he admitted harassing a neighbour.

# high-court - Thursday 22 August, 2019

State of Kuwait to appeal Labour Court ruling quashing its immunity from Irish employment law

A ruling last month found that an employee of the State of Kuwait could take a case under Irish law.

# high-court - Wednesday 21 August, 2019

Ryanair loses High Court bid in London to prevent UK pilots going on strike tomorrow

It comes as a High Court in Dublin ruled in favour of the airline forcing pilots here to cancel strikes tomorrow.

# high-court - Tuesday 20 August, 2019

Ryanair strike injunction decision due tomorrow

A 48 hour strike is planned from 12am on Thursday morning.

Ryanair strike: Judge to rule on planned stoppage as early as this afternoon

A 48 hour strike is planned from 12am on Thursday morning.

# high-court - Monday 19 August, 2019

Trade union Forsa contests Ryanair's bid to stop planned strike action

Forsa claims that the airline’s response to its detailed pay proposals “was curt and dismissive”.

High Court to hear Ryanair bid to prevent pilots' strike

Their trade union served notice last week of plans for 48 hours of strike action from midnight on 22 August.

# high-court - Friday 16 August, 2019

Ronan Ryan and Pamela Flood granted short service to seek stay against repossession order

The couple will next Thursday renew their application in front of another judge.

Ryanair seeks injunction from High Court to prevent pilot strike from going ahead

Pilots are due to strike for 48 hours from 22 August.

# high-court - Thursday 15 August, 2019

Judge rules that Ronan Ryan and Pamela Flood's €900k Dublin home may be repossessed

The judge said Pamela Flood’s husband Ronan Ryan attempted to “frustrate and obstruct” the implementation of a court order.

# high-court - Friday 9 August, 2019

Dublin Port Company settles High Court action over site required to deal with Brexit impact

The matter will be mentioned before the courts on dates in August and September.

# high-court - Thursday 8 August, 2019

Teen with autism to challenge expulsion from school in High Court

The teenager was expelled by the school’s board of management in November 2018.

# high-court - Wednesday 7 August, 2019

Dublin Port company takes High Court action over site required to deal with Brexit impact

The site is to be used for customs, immigration and agricultural inspection posts after Brexit.

# high-court - Thursday 1 August, 2019

Judge tells teen boy who admits defiling girl that he's angry and frustrated at humiliation of victim

The judge praised the courage of the victim in giving her own victim impact statement to the court.

Thousands of penalty points could be wiped out if High Court challenge over legislation succeeds

The matter has been adjourned until November.

Man wanted in US to face charges of wildlife trafficking appears before High Court

He was remanded in custody to Cloverhill Prison on foot of an extradition request from the US.