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Tuesday 12 December, 2017

Defence Forces officer launches court challenge over report into corruption allegations

A report into the allegations made by Lieutenant Colonel Jerry Lane has not been published.

Monday 11 December, 2017

Man brings High Court challenge against Irish State over border poll

Raymond McCord is seeking clarity over the State policy on the holding of a border poll.

Monday 4 December, 2017

Pensioner says she fears she'll be homeless at Christmas after social welfare payments suspended

She was told she was being investigated by the Department of Social Protection and the payments were being suspended.

Friday 1 December, 2017

High Court injunction imposed on Sunday Business Post over banking commission fears

The commission is probing transactions involving the Irish Banking Resolution Corporation (IBRC).

Thursday 30 November, 2017

Sunday 26 November, 2017

Pensioner denied grant for winter coat due to 'new government policy', court hears

Martin Finn had his Exceptional Needs Payment application turned down by the Department of Social Protection.

Friday 24 November, 2017

Employee suspended by National Museum obsessed with tall women with long legs, court told

Dr Andrew Halpin has sued his employer over his formal suspension from his position as Assistant Keeper of Irish Antiquities.

Tuesday 21 November, 2017

A Mayo woman who lost €400k on Dubai and Portugal properties is suing her financial advisor

Ellen O’Mahony made the investments from the proceeds of the sale of her late husband’s pub.

Three legal challenges to Dublin Airport's €320m runway thrown out

The three challenges were made by two residents’ groups and Friends of the Irish Environment.

Monday 20 November, 2017

Thursday 16 November, 2017

Passenger who suffered brain damage after serious crash awarded €4.65 million

Dane Craigie suffered severe traumatic brain injuries from which he has never fully recovered.

Thursday 9 November, 2017

Man sues HSE after wife dies day after being discharged from hospital following overdose

Angelo Cloonan is seeking a damages claim from the HSE.

Monday 6 November, 2017

A partnership linked to broadcaster Gay Byrne is being sued for €1.2 million

The case relates to a loan acquired by a fund from the Bank of Scotland.

Thursday 2 November, 2017

Wednesday 1 November, 2017

Referee launches court action against Irish Rugby Football Union over dismissal

McHugh had held the role of Referee Performance Manager.

Thursday 26 October, 2017

Jackie Lavin case against Bill Cullen over alleged €1m house purchase deal resolved

Lavin claimed she had suffered loss and damage as a result of being deprived of the opportunity to buy the house.

High Court action by ESB worker fired after being considered 'risk to national infrastructure' resolved

Graham Light said he was shocked and upset after he was fired from his role.

Friday 20 October, 2017

High Court prevents dismissal of man after ESB considered him a 'risk to national infrastructure' ESB

High Court prevents dismissal of man after ESB considered him a 'risk to national infrastructure'

Graham Light said he was shocked and upset after he was fired from his role.

Court challenge to Clontarf homeless hub struck out

The council plans to turn the Victorian era red brick terraced properties into a “homeless hub”.

Thursday 19 October, 2017

Woman fears husband was 'influenced' by yoga group when he withdrew €300k from company account

Hilda Mackey says her husband gave the Japa Meditation group their company’s confidential information.

Wednesday 18 October, 2017

Dublin Airport second runway dispute: State argues there is no 'right to an environment' in Constitution

Friends of the Irish Environment claim the proposed runway will lead to increases in Ireland’s greenhouse gas emissions.

Wednesday 11 October, 2017

Simon Community 'desperately worried' as High Court leaves future of Dublin homeless hostel uncertain

The facility opened before Christmas 2016 and has been used as emergency temporary accommodation for rough sleepers.

Tuesday 10 October, 2017

Judge criticises 'meaningless' legal 'advice' issued to couple evicted from their home

KBC Bank issued a repossession order to the couple.

Friday 6 October, 2017

Direct Democracy Ireland founder accused of attacking court system after he's found in contempt

Ben Gilroy was told to carry out 80 hours community service.

Tuesday 3 October, 2017

Residents group launch legal challenge over new Dublin Airport runway

The €320 million runway is to be built north and north west of the airport terminal building.

Murder accused Freddie Thompson shouts obscenities as he is refused bail

Thompson is due to go on trial for the murder of David Douglas last year.

Monday 2 October, 2017

Authors of Kinahan crime book apologise to man they claimed was involved in criminality

The book claimed that the man had been been arrested by gardaí.

Minister refuses to revoke deportation order for man with links to Islamic terrorism

The Supreme Court had ordered the Minister for Justice to reconsider the decision not to revoke the man’s deportation order.

Thursday 28 September, 2017

High Court quashes planning board refusal of wind farm on Kildare-Meath border

Mr Justice Robert Haughton ruled that the application for the Maighne wind farm should be remitted back to An Bord Pleanala.

Tuesday 26 September, 2017

Court challenge brought against plan to turn Clontarf guest house into homeless accommodation

The council plans to turn the Victorian era red brick terraced properties into a “homeless hub”.

Tuesday 19 September, 2017

Family living without running water sue Donegal County Council after it deferred housing support

The Traveller family had been told that they presented a risk of engaging in anti-social behaviour.

Tuesday 12 September, 2017

'Extremely vulnerable' teenager in State care needs to be transferred to UK, court hears

Those involved in her treatment say the best place for the 16-year-old is at the St Andrew’s Healthcare facility in Northampton.

Friday 8 September, 2017

Farmer sues receiver and 'vulture fund' who have threatened to sell his stock

He fears such action would destroy his business, the High Court has heard.

Wednesday 6 September, 2017

Garda who quit force over alleged bullying launches High Court action after not being allowed rejoin

Garda Mark O’Neill said his colleagues failed to investigate crimes and perform alcohol testing checkpoints.

Tuesday 5 September, 2017

Galway university professor challenges claims he bullied a colleague in the High Court

Professor Heinz Peter Nasheuer has alleged that the investigation into claims he tried to sabotage a colleague’s career is ‘flawed’.

Wednesday 30 August, 2017

Traveller family take action against council over refusal to offer them housing

The family of seven are living in a caravan without basic facilities such as running water.

Monday 28 August, 2017

Lidl's plans for Castleknock development hit with High Court challenge

An Bord Pleanala decided last month to give Lidl the go-ahead for a €15 million commercial development in Castleknock, Dublin.

Retired Gorse Hill solicitor Brian O'Donnell formally exits bankruptcy

He was formally discharged from bankruptcy at a sitting of the High Court.

Wednesday 2 August, 2017

Galway teacher fights to stop transfer to another school and says she was 'humiliated'

The teacher has been at the school for 17 years.

Tuesday 1 August, 2017

Unemployed couple removed from housing list as eighth child sees welfare income exceed threshold

Members of the Ward family from Westmeath say their removal amounts to “an unfair and an unconstitutional attack on the family unit”.

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