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Those in debt will not be hit with extra VAT charge
# Debt Management
# Debt Management

Those in debt will not be hit with extra VAT charge

Jun 17th 2015, 10:12 AM 8,179 Views 3 Comments

A ruling has found that debt management company Money Village will not be subject to VAT.

'I committed no offence': Adams cleared of withholding information on niece's abuse
# Report
# Report

'I committed no offence': Adams cleared of withholding information on niece's abuse

Jun 9th 2015, 5:07 PM 6,994 Views 25 Comments

Northern Ireland’s Attorney General found in a report that the Public Prosecution Service was correct in its earlier judgement.

What did Denis O'Brien achieve by trying to stop THAT speech going public?
# Read All About It
# Read All About It

What did Denis O'Brien achieve by trying to stop THAT speech going public?

Jun 2nd 2015, 9:30 PM 22,170 Views 84 Comments

The Streisand effect in full swing.

Loud sex lands British woman in prison
# Birmingham
# Birmingham

Loud sex lands British woman in prison

Jun 2nd 2015, 12:09 PM 33,158 Views 39 Comments

The woman’s boyfriend, Wayne, received no punishment.

MS sufferer made to do 'boring, degrading and insulting' work awarded €20,000
# Equality Tribunal
# Equality Tribunal

MS sufferer made to do 'boring, degrading and insulting' work awarded €20,000

Mar 20th 2015, 4:56 PM 26,457 Views 31 Comments

She had been inappropriately transferred by her employer.

Separated man awarded €4,000 after being told not to attend his daughter's sports day
# Family
# Family

Separated man awarded €4,000 after being told not to attend his daughter's sports day

Nov 17th 2014, 5:30 PM 38,698 Views 74 Comments

The man’s wife had enrolled her in a school without his knowledge.

High Court rules direct provision does not breach human rights
# Ruling
# Ruling

High Court rules direct provision does not breach human rights

Nov 14th 2014, 3:32 PM 11,751 Views 62 Comments

The €19.10 payment and the operation of direct provision were not deemed unlawful.

A European court has ruled against "welfare tourism"
# Benefits
# Benefits

A European court has ruled against "welfare tourism"

Nov 12th 2014, 7:34 AM 17,414 Views 133 Comments

The European Court of Justice said that Germany did not have to give a Romanian man benefits.

Taoiseach (and two Ministers) will meet with Louise O'Keeffe in 'the coming weeks'
# Abuse Ruling
# Abuse Ruling

Taoiseach (and two Ministers) will meet with Louise O'Keeffe in 'the coming weeks'

Oct 25th 2014, 7:45 AM 8,374 Views 60 Comments

It was originally hoped that this meeting would take place in September.

Press watchdog says Indo got it wrong on Gerry Adams letter
# Upheld
# Upheld

Press watchdog says Indo got it wrong on Gerry Adams letter

Oct 17th 2014, 7:30 PM 10,104 Views 0 Comments

The Press Ombudsman says the article breached the Sinn Féin leader’s right to a good name.

Receptionist wins €63k for victimisation and reduced hours after maternity leave
# Equality Tribunal
# Equality Tribunal

Receptionist wins €63k for victimisation and reduced hours after maternity leave

Sep 15th 2014, 11:14 AM 24,776 Views 25 Comments

In a separate case, the HSE was found not to have discriminated against a young man with a number of health issues.

Woman sacked after child played in créche toilet bowl gets €15k
# Unfair Dismissal
# Unfair Dismissal

Woman sacked after child played in créche toilet bowl gets €15k

Aug 23rd 2014, 12:40 PM 30,365 Views 31 Comments

The tribunal ruled that too much blame was attributed to the créche worker over the incident.

Was it legal? High Court refers PTSB bail-out case to Europe
# Courts
# Courts

Was it legal? High Court refers PTSB bail-out case to Europe

Aug 15th 2014, 6:04 PM 16,687 Views 34 Comments

The High Court could not rule on whether the move was legal.

Opinion: Celtic-Legia debacle highlights UEFA's ridiculous double standards
# Farce
From The42
# Farce

Opinion: Celtic-Legia debacle highlights UEFA's ridiculous double standards

Aug 8th 2014, 4:01 PM 10,798 Views 42 Comments

It was confirmed earlier today that the Scottish side would progress to the next round despite being beaten 6-1.

High Court ruling may result in the dismissal of many speeding cases
# Speed Check
# Speed Check

High Court ruling may result in the dismissal of many speeding cases

Jul 11th 2014, 7:18 PM 17,535 Views 35 Comments

Justice Kearns said it is ‘insufficient’ for the gardaí to state that it is ‘normal or usually the case’ that the photographic record is included with the summons.

Court tells department to give two children with Down syndrome maximum resource teaching hours
# Ruling
# Ruling

Court tells department to give two children with Down syndrome maximum resource teaching hours

Jun 26th 2014, 8:35 PM 15,163 Views 19 Comments

The High Court made the decision in a dispute between two families and the Department of Education.

EU Court of Justice rules that ISPs can be forced to block copyright-infringing sites
# Blocking
# Blocking

EU Court of Justice rules that ISPs can be forced to block copyright-infringing sites

Mar 27th 2014, 4:48 PM 5,943 Views 25 Comments

The ruling allows ISPs to decide the best way to combat copyright violations in their respective country.

Japan decides bitcoin isn't a currency, but will be taxed
# Regulations
# Regulations

Japan decides bitcoin isn't a currency, but will be taxed

Mar 7th 2014, 10:58 AM 4,963 Views 5 Comments

Under the new regulations, the Japanese government will treat bitcoin like any other goods and services, and will tax any transactions made using it.

Suspects being questioned by gardaí 'need greater protection'
# Supreme Court
# Supreme Court

Suspects being questioned by gardaí 'need greater protection'

Mar 7th 2014, 8:18 AM 7,733 Views 60 Comments

The Supreme Court has ruled that anyone being held in custody who requests a lawyer cannot be questioned until they get legal advice.

ASBOs can change perception that 'out of control' O'Connell Street is unsafe
# Safe Streets
# Safe Streets

ASBOs can change perception that 'out of control' O'Connell Street is unsafe

Feb 6th 2014, 12:41 PM 12,724 Views 74 Comments

The Dublin City Business Improvement District think ASBOs will improve Dublin’s anti-social behaviour issues, but a Dublin City Councillor said he isn’t convinced.

Apple loses bid to block antitrust monitor from ebooks case
# Fixing
# Fixing

Apple loses bid to block antitrust monitor from ebooks case

Jan 14th 2014, 2:06 PM 8,343 Views 10 Comments

The company tried to block the monitor saying he had a personal bias against it.

Russia ordered to pay €2m to families of 36 'disappeared' Chechens
# Ruling
# Ruling

Russia ordered to pay €2m to families of 36 'disappeared' Chechens

Jan 10th 2014, 8:00 AM 6,968 Views 12 Comments

The men were abducted at night by Russian federal servicemen. None of their families have had any news of them since.

Teen girls' rapist and killer freed under rights ruling
# Courts
# Courts

Teen girls' rapist and killer freed under rights ruling

Nov 30th 2013, 7:00 AM 23,022 Views 68 Comments

European Court of Human Rights ordered immediate release of Miguel Ricart under an October ruling that has several violent convicts demanding their freedom.

Parents of Dylan Gaffney Hayes release statement about €8.5m HSE settlement
# Statement In Full
# Statement In Full

Parents of Dylan Gaffney Hayes release statement about €8.5m HSE settlement

Nov 29th 2013, 11:05 PM 19,761 Views 50 Comments

The family of Dylan Gaffney Hayes, who suffered catastrophic brain injuries during birth, was awarded a settlement of €8.5 million in the High Court today.

Conversation between two judges on family law case had 'no effect' on ruling
# Courts
# Courts

Conversation between two judges on family law case had 'no effect' on ruling

Nov 4th 2013, 7:12 PM 9,085 Views 16 Comments

In a ruling in July, Judge Henry Abbott said a fellow judge had approached him about a case that was before him.

Facebook to pay out for using personal data in adverts
# Data Protection
# Data Protection

Facebook to pay out for using personal data in adverts

Aug 27th 2013, 3:56 PM 7,157 Views 10 Comments

The social network must pay $20 million after an estimated 614,000 Facebook users had their personal details appear in ads on the site.

Supreme Court: Eircom can continue 'three strikes' policy on illegal downloading
# Copyright
# Copyright

Supreme Court: Eircom can continue 'three strikes' policy on illegal downloading

Jul 3rd 2013, 2:44 PM 9,937 Views 44 Comments

The Data Protection Commissioner had appealed a High Court ruling which had quashed an earlier decision to order Eircom to suspend it’s ‘three strikes and your out’ agreement with four music companies.

Ryanair loses EU court battle over sale of Alitalia planes
# Ruling
# Ruling

Ryanair loses EU court battle over sale of Alitalia planes

Jun 13th 2013, 1:52 PM 11,045 Views 19 Comments

The Dublin-based carrier had argued the sale shouldn’t be allowed as the Italian airline received unlawful state aid.

Supreme Court: Ireland has a right to life, not a right to die
# Marie Fleming
# Marie Fleming

Supreme Court: Ireland has a right to life, not a right to die

Apr 30th 2013, 6:45 AM 10,126 Views 43 Comments

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.

Supreme Court dismisses Marie Fleming’s ‘right to die’ appeal
# Landmark Case
# Landmark Case

Supreme Court dismisses Marie Fleming’s ‘right to die’ appeal

Apr 29th 2013, 10:50 AM 18,028 Views 204 Comments

Chief Justice Susan Denham said the circumstances were “very tragic” but that there was no Constitutional ‘right to die’.

Column: How can lay juries cope with serious fraud cases, like that of Anglo Irish Bank?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: How can lay juries cope with serious fraud cases, like that of Anglo Irish Bank?

Mar 27th 2013, 7:00 AM 175 Views 23 Comments

With over 24 million documents and a court case that could take over six months, the availability of jurors and their understanding of this complex trial is being flagged by legal professionals. Nuala Haughey explores the future of juries in white collar crime cases.

Olympics: India suspended from IOC - source
# Ruling
From The42
# Ruling

Olympics: India suspended from IOC - source

Dec 4th 2012, 3:35 PM 622 Views 0 Comments

The suspension comes amid an ongoing row between the Indian Olympic Association and the organisation.

European court rules against Thomas Pringle, says ESM is lawful
# ESM
# ESM

European court rules against Thomas Pringle, says ESM is lawful

Nov 27th 2012, 9:00 AM 7,151 Views 29 Comments

The European Court of Justice has ruled that the eurozone’s permanent bailout fund is lawful.

Prime Time 'reveals section of Expert Group report on abortion'
# Expert Group
# Expert Group

Prime Time 'reveals section of Expert Group report on abortion'

Nov 22nd 2012, 11:07 PM 8,825 Views 19 Comments

It said that its recommended options to implement the European Ruling in the case of A, B and C versus Ireland include primary legislation or guidelines.

Varadkar: 'If the government made a mistake we accept that'
# Referendum
# Referendum

Varadkar: 'If the government made a mistake we accept that'

Nov 9th 2012, 9:41 AM 6,047 Views 100 Comments

The Transport Minister has insisted that the children’s referendum will go ahead tomorrow amid calls for it to be postponed in the wake of the Supreme Court ruling about the government’s information campaign.

Bus Éireann welcomes High Court ruling on school transport scheme
# Bus Eireann
# Bus Eireann

Bus Éireann welcomes High Court ruling on school transport scheme

Oct 23rd 2012, 1:18 PM 9,537 Views 10 Comments

The court found that the Bus Éireann does not have a contract with the Government, so the scheme does not have to be put out to tender.

German court set to rule on whether Germany can sign the ESM into law
# Fiscal Compact
# Fiscal Compact

German court set to rule on whether Germany can sign the ESM into law

Sep 11th 2012, 9:18 AM 2,381 Views 5 Comments

The court will rule tomorrow morning whether the president can sign the ESM into law or not.

US can now classify heavily modified stem cells as 'drugs'
# Stem Cell
# Stem Cell

US can now classify heavily modified stem cells as 'drugs'

Jul 27th 2012, 3:15 PM 2,259 Views 0 Comments

THE Food and Drug Administration now have the ability to declare certain stem cells as drugs in the hope of greater policing their use.

Michaela McAreavey murder trial nearing an end
# Michaela
# Michaela

Michaela McAreavey murder trial nearing an end

Jul 4th 2012, 4:15 PM 4,096 Views 0 Comments

Court has been adjourned until Friday.

Hopkins TKO ruled illegal, champ gets his belt back
# Ruling
From The42
# Ruling

Hopkins TKO ruled illegal, champ gets his belt back

Oct 21st 2011, 2:10 PM 359 Views 1 Comment

Bernard Hopkins is once again the WBC light-heavyweight champion following a ruling in the United States.