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# Judgement

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# Judgement
Court appoints one extra person to examine files seized from FAI
The ODCE’s application to appoint more people was objected by former FAI CEO John Delaney.
# Supreme Court
Parents of brain-damaged boy lose Supreme Court appeal for control of medical treatment
The boy, known as John, suffered a devastating brain injury in road crash in 2020.
# green list
High Court rules against Ryanair, says State travel advice is legal
The judge found that the government acted lawfully in providing travel advice and public health advice in respect of the pandemic.
# Strike
Ryanair strike injunction decision due tomorrow
A 48 hour strike is planned from 12am on Thursday morning.
# Judgement
US Supreme Court approves funding for Trump's border wall
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer denounced the ruling.
# Ennis District Court
Judge sets aside €14,000 judgement against Donald Trump over planned Doonbeg barrier
Judge Durcan said that Lennon’s vexatious claim “was an attempt to attract publicity”.
# not bragging
Toyota told it can't claim to have the 'Best Built Cars in the World'
A ruling by the Irish advertising authority has ruled it is no longer allowed to use the slogan in its advertising.
# devastated
"It's like the day after a funeral" - Ireland's Fittest Family farmer laments sale of herd of 1,000 cattle by bank
Farmer and Ireland’s Fittest Family winner Peter Kingston faces a €2.45 million judgement against him secured by ACC Bank.
# employment courts
Irish family ordered to pay au pair €9,000 over low wages
Fianna Fáil says families are relying on au pairs “due to the soaring costs of childcare”.
# Galway
Garda "ferociously and viciously" attacked by pit bulls during drug search
“It was horrific. I’ve never ever seen anything like that. The dogs were ripping open his leg. He was screaming and there was blood everywhere,” his colleague said.
# Mick Wallace
"W is pretty well down the alphabet, yet they've found good reason to go after me"
Mick Wallace has reacted to a judgement in the Commercial Court against him regarding a 2009 loan he received from Ulster Bank.
Voices
'I got a lot of abuse on Twitter after Dole Life, but there's so much more to my story'
Jake Gartland, who you may recognise as Shauna from RTE’s Dole Life, says you should never judge a book by its cover.
# Court
Setanta Insurance customers will finally get the money they're owed
The firm was wound up in 2014, but over 1,700 claims were outstanding.
# impression
Alan Dukes was 'furious' with Michael Noonan for mentioning 'criminality'
Alan Dukes said the Siteserv sale was put before the Central Bank and no issues were found.
# Murder
Irishman with severe learning difficulties loses life sentence appeal
His case hinged on taped garda interviews not being shown to a jury.
# Judgement
Supreme Court reject appeal alleging discrimination against Traveller student
The school gives priority to pupils whose fathers attended.
# Judgement
Error count a concern but O'Connor pleased with Leinster's second half
The Australian head coach was enthused by the performances of Darragh Fanning and the back row.
# Supreme Court
Works to continue on Kilkenny bridges ahead of October court date
The case will be heard again in court on 20 October.
# Serial Killer
'Southside Slayer' who killed 14 women tells judge "I'll be back" as he's sentenced to death
Chester D. Turner is Los Angeles’ most prolific killer.
# Judgement
Here's what the judge in the Anglo trial had to say about the Financial Regulator
Hint: It wasn’t good.
# integration policy
Shatter: 'Immigrants have had a transformative impact on Irish society, for the better'
A review integration policy in Ireland is being carried out, with the minister urging people to make written submissions.
# Judgement
Liam Williams cited for Payne-like mid-air tackle on Alex Cuthbert
The Scarlets fullback was sin binned for his challenge, but may face harsher consequences.
# Judgement
Ulster's Jared Payne set for hearing in Dublin after red card against Saracens
Meanwhile, Munster say Casey Lualala will be in a cast for 10 days but should return for the semi-final against Toulon.
# Bankrupt
Sean Dunne fails in bid to overturn bankruptcy
“I am a victim of lots of inaccurate publicity” Sean Dunne is quoted as saying in an email used as evidence in court.
Voices
Column: Pope Francis' new and modern rhetoric is refreshing
We’ve watched people disappear from our churches in recent year but Pope Francis has brought some back, writes Father Seamus Ahearne, who says from his first appearance, this pontiff showed he was different.
# Court
High Court refuses arrest warrant for Snowden
The judge said that the question of where the offence took place is not a minor detail and could have serious consequences.
# Supreme Court
Priory Hall: "They've already tried to put us on the streets once, they can't try it again"
The Supreme Court today adjourned a decision on whether Dublin City Council must continue to pay accommodation costs for Priory Hall residents until October.
# Marie Fleming
Supreme Court: Ireland has a right to life, not a right to die
There was standing-room only in the small courtroom on Monday morning as the 7 judges ruled that Marie Fleming, who has MS, did not have the right to end her own life with help from her partner.
# Abortion
Ireland's abortion law under spotlight in Strasbourg
The Council of Europe will assess the government’s action plan on abortion and it is expected the ministers will seek a clear deadline for the implementation of the new legal regime.
# samsung
Samsung shares tumble after court judgement
The company’s shares dropped by 7.5 per cent after a California jury said it had infringed on Apple patents.
# Missiles
London tower block residents lose appeal against missiles on roof
The missiles are to be placed on the roof of the complex for the duration of the Olympic Games.
# Michaela
Michaela McAreavey murder trial nearing an end
Court has been adjourned until Friday.
# Employment
Workers who get sick on holidays 'are entitled to another holiday'
That’s according to the Court of Justice of the European Union, which said today that if a worker becomes ill during annual leave, they are entitled to take that leave at another date.
# Law
New laws for search warrants after court finds them unconstitutional
Minister for Justice Alan Shatter has said that new law for search warrants is a priority for government after the Supreme Court ruled the existing law was unconstitutional.
# Assange
Judgement reserved in Assange extradition appeal
Lawyers failed to agree on the definition of ‘consent’ during the hearing. Assange is facing allegations of rape and sexual molestation if he is extradited to Sweden.