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# High Court

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# Philomena Lee
Mother and Baby Homes: High Court challenges over Commission report may first move forward with test case
Eight women are taking legal challenges over the Mother and Baby Homes report.
# Challenge
Challenge brought over decision not to proceed with Waterford halting site
The council voted against the plans last March.
# High Court
Wagatha Christie case: Mediation fails between Coleen Rooney and Rebekah Vardy
The High Court in London today heard claims about Vardy’s relationship with The Sun newspaper.
# Bord na Móna
Court quashes permission for proposed Longford windfarm, the joint-tallest structure in Ireland
Environmentalist Peter Sweetman brought the challenge against the proposed windfarm.
# High Court
Mother and Baby Homes: State argues that Philomena Lee and others taking legal action aren't recognisable in report
A number of survivors are seeking judicial reviews of the Commission of Investigation’s final report.
A number of survivors are seeking judicial reviews of the Commission of Investigation's final report
The Government is set to argue that Lee and others taking legal action are not identifiable in the final report, Órla Ryan reports
It will also stress the fact that, although set up by the Government, the Commission acted independently
'Rape' and 'incest' listed as 'current relationship status' options on Commission form
'I am fuming, it's so disrespectful': Survivors react to commissioners' refusal to appear before Oireachtas
# Co Galway
Retired member of religious order seeks to block his trial on child sex abuse charges
The man is facing four charges of sexual assault made against him on dates between 1966 and 1969.
# Anne Casey
High Court awards €1.25m settlement over woman's death in maternity hospital
Anne Casey died after a cardiac arrest in Cork University Maternity Hospital in 2012.
# High Court
Joe Brolly launches defamation proceedings against RTÉ
The High Court action was issued yesterday.
# mask challenge
Student seeks court order allowing him to sit Leaving Cert without having to wear a mask
The student has brought the proceedings through his mother.
# High Court
Dr Christian Jessen ordered to pay £125,000 to Arlene Foster for defamatory tweet
First Minister of Northern Ireland and outgoing DUP leader Arlene Foster had sued the celebrity medic for defamation.
# High Court
HSE obtains court order allowing doctors to carry out c-section on prisoner with mental illness
The woman is in the final stages of her pregnancy and is due to give birth soon, the court heard.
# High Court
Galway restaurant claims they were defamed by Deliveroo
The claim is made by Gastro Grub Limited, trading under ‘Tuco’s Taqueria’ located at Upper Abbeygate Street, Galway since 2015.
# High Court
Portakabin seeks court order to find person behind Gmail account who allegedly defamed company
The case was heard in the High Court today.
# Courts
HSE sued by company that failed to secure €12m contract to provide air ambulance services
The action has been taken by Sere Holdings Ltd.
# Courts
Ex-Bothar CEO 'stole' money donated to charity over 21-year period, High Court hears
The matter will return before the court next month.
# NI Protocol
Northern Ireland has been 'partly annexed by EU' and now like the 'Vichy regime', Belfast High Court hears
Unionist politicians have taken a judicial review into the workings of the Northern Ireland Protocol.
# High Court
Judge approves PIA that will see woman (54) making mortgage repayments until she is 90
It is being regarded as an important test case in the area of personal insolvency.
# High Court
Judge to receive report next week concerning documents seized from FAI by ODCE
Many of the documents at issue relate to the FAI’s former CEO John Delaney.
# The O'Rahilly
Challenge over proposed apartments on site of former home of 1916 leader opens in High Court
The site includes the demolished former home of the 1916 Rising leader Michael Joseph O’Rahilly.
Criminal Assets Bureau take possession of house in Killarney raid as part of investigation into bogus home repair gang
Operation Tarmac began in 2016 and ended today with the seizure of the home.
# High Court
Charlotte Mulhall granted permission to bring action aimed at securing transfer back to Mountjoy
She claims that arising out of the transfer to Limerick, close family, based in Dublin, were unable to visit her.
# High Court
Judge says RTÉ's decision not to release information about its climate change coverage must be revisited
The ruling was made in the High Court today.
# High Court
High Court rules that South African woman is being detained lawfully within hotel quarantine
Charlene Heyns has been staying in mandatory hotel quarantine since she returned to Ireland on 9 April.
# High Court
Constitutional rights of two vaccinated women in mandatory quarantine being breached, court told
The legal actions are about the mechanics of the quarantine scheme, and how it is being applied.
# High Court
Irish couples travelling abroad for surrogacy set to be exempt from hotel quarantine, High Court hears
The regulations could be in place by the end of the day, the High Court was told by lawyers for the State.
# High Court
HSE agrees to €23.5m settlement in case by Cork girl who suffered severe brain injury at birth
16-year-old Kameela Kuye from Cork took the case against the HSE through her father Jimmy
# Courts
Men jailed over failure to stay away from Roscommon farm seek release from prison
The case has been heard before the High Court.
# Dr Gerard Waters
GP who admitted not referring any patients for Covid tests is suspended from practicing medicine
Dr Gerard Waters is based in Celbridge, in Co Kildare.
# Northern Ireland
Court awards over €300,000 to family of only woman shot and injured on Bloody Sunday in 1972
Margaret (Peggy) Deery died in 1988 after suffering throughout her life with the physical and mental impact of the shooting.
# Courts
Woman in hotel quarantine after arrival from Dubai released following negative Covid-19 test result
The High Court had ordered an inquiry into her detention at the hotel.
# High Court
Philomena Lee among women taking legal action against findings in Mother and Baby Home report
Lee’s life story was made into an award-winning film, Philomena, in 2013.
# High Court
Two passengers who travelled from Israel to Ireland permitted to leave mandatory hotel quarantine
Israel has been removed from countries on the mandatory hotel quarantine list.
# mandatory quarantine
Woman in quarantine claims before High Court that she is being unlawfully detained
The court heard that the decision to require her to quarantine at a hotel was “disproportionate.”
# High Court
Charity Bóthar claims ex-CEO misappropriated hundreds of thousands of euro worth of donations
The charity has secured a temporary High Court injunction freezing the assets of David Moloney.
# High Court
HSE says it's doing everything it can to get capacity test for man who wants to be allowed die
The man has informed both his family and his solicitor that he wants his ventilator turned off.
# Courts
Man with catastrophic injuries seeks court orders that would allow him to die
The man suffered a broken neck in a fall earlier this year.
# High Court
Lidl sues Irish Farmers' Association for defamation over ads about supermarket's own-brand milk
The German-owned chain has told the High Court that the group’s claims are untrue.
# High Court
DAA case to have Travellers moved from airport runway exclusion zone resolved
The terms of the agreement between the parties are confidential.
High Court rules that case about investigation into FAI can be heard in public for now
Delaney has applied for the proceedings to be held in private.
# Dublin
High Court challenge over proposed €30 million co-living development admitted to fast track court list
Planning permission was sought to built the development on North Great George’s Street.