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Dublin: 6 °C Friday 19 October, 2018

Wednesday 10 October, 2018

Mother whose baby suffered skull fracture, broken arm and legs walks free from court

The mother presented to her GP on 13 February 2015 when her baby was injured.

Monday 8 October, 2018

Online dating scammer who tricked ‘vulnerable’ woman into giving him €18,950 gets suspended sentence

Alan Custy pleaded guilty to the scam and has repaid the money.

Thursday 4 October, 2018

SNAs at Dublin school to get €650 gift vouchers to carry out toileting duties for special needs pupils

The Labour Court made the recommendation as a measure to halt the dispute between SNAs and Scoil Muchua.

Tuesday 18 September, 2018

Landlord who refused rent allowance payment from family ordered to pay €14,000 WRC

Landlord who refused rent allowance payment from family ordered to pay €14,000

The landlord has 42 days in which to make the €14,000 payment to the couple.

Wednesday 12 September, 2018

Motorist banned from driving for six months and fined €750 for parking in disabled bay

Judge Patrick Durcan said that the accused, who did not turn up in court, had “a boorish nature”.

Conor McGregor's plan to release a Notorious whiskey brand has been iced

The MMA superstar dropped a trademark bid after running into opposition from an Irish beer brand.

Facial imaging software has been used to detect €4 million worth of identity fraud

The department has pinpointed 28 cases in this year alone.

Tuesday 11 September, 2018

Warehouse worker on €37k fired for drinking a €2 soft drink and putting it back

The Workplace Relations Commission said that it was a case of “gross misconduct, irrespective of the monetary value”.

Sunday 9 September, 2018

Dublin restaurant told to pay manager €10k for firing him over fears he was setting up a rival eatery

The dismissal was deemed “unfair” and “premature” by the WRC.

Tuesday 4 September, 2018

Council puts plans for Supermacs plaza at centre of 'bogus letters' scandal on hold

The fast food outlet plans to build a €10 million motorway plaza serving the Limerick to Galway motorway.

Monday 3 September, 2018

Luas driver sacked for moonlighting in his wife's taxi

The driver says he was “maliciously” reported to Transdev.

Tuesday 28 August, 2018

Coffee shop which discriminated against pregnant worker ordered to pay €15k damages WRC

Coffee shop which discriminated against pregnant worker ordered to pay €15k damages

The case was brought before the Workplace Relations Commission.

Friday 24 August, 2018

Council planners put U2 visitor centre and new hotel on hold due to height concerns

There have also been objections by local residents’ groups.

Tuesday 21 August, 2018

'Unforgivable': Worker quits job after boss takes him out to sea to quiz him over missing €10k

The worker at an amusement company received €889 after his claim for unfair dismissal was upheld by the WRC.

Thursday 16 August, 2018

80 Leaving Cert results being withheld due to suspicions of cheating

The combined 80 total for the 2018 Leaving Cert compares to the combined 72 total last year.

Wednesday 15 August, 2018

Monday 13 August, 2018

€35m hotel planned for Dublin's Dawson Street

The development includes a new 117-bedroom hotel and the redevelopment of the Royal Irish Automobile Club’s private members’ club.

Saturday 11 August, 2018

Car dealership manager who made 'bogus' invoice for van awarded €40,000 over his sacking

The man arranged the purchase for a colleague.

Wednesday 8 August, 2018

Charity shop manager sacked after missing sales targets is awarded compensation

The employer argued that the woman was still on probation at the time.

Tuesday 7 August, 2018

RDS gets go-ahead for larger Anglesea Stand

The existing stand was built in the 1930s and can accommodate 5,743 people, and its proposed replacement will accommodate 6,481 patrons.

NCT firm right to fire test centre worker who allegedly told customer 'f**k off', WRC rules WRC

NCT firm right to fire test centre worker who allegedly told customer 'f**k off', WRC rules

The WRC found that the man’s unfair dismissal complaint against his formal employer “is not well founded”.

Friday 3 August, 2018

Business executive awarded €7,500 over out-of-hours work emails

An employment law expert called the ruling a “wake-up call”.

Tuesday 31 July, 2018

U2 visitor centre not the sweetest thing for dockland residents

63 residents from Hanover Quay have made objections over concerns the centre will have a ‘devastating impact’ on the Docklands

Michael O'Leary waived his €1m bonus last year - but it's not going to hit his pocket too hard

The Ryanair CEO’s shares alone are worth €631.8 million.

Thursday 26 July, 2018

'A huge victory' - Transgender man awarded €5,000 compensation from barber who refused to cut his hair

Lee McLoughlin said he was refused a hair cut after a barber mistakenly believed he was a woman.

This is what Dublin's new U2 visitor centre would look like

The four storey building will include a reconstruction of the band’s original studio and various themed exhibit areas.

Tuesday 24 July, 2018

Chef, sacked after threatening porter who called him a motherf**er, awarded €6,000 for unfair dismissal

The Workplace Relations Commission has found that the man was unfairly dismissed.

Wednesday 18 July, 2018

Golfer loses discrimination case against Co Wicklow club which held male-only competition

The woman, who described herself as a “keen golfer”, took the case after being refused entry to the open day because of her gender.

Monday 16 July, 2018

People who have been granted asylum are staying in direct provision due to lack of housing

The number of people in direct provision has increased by 22% since March 2017.

20% of Garda stations can't connect to either the internet or Pulse

At present, members in the unconnected stations must travel to their district station to access Pulse, the Garda computer system.

Friday 13 July, 2018

Clare diver who flew out to Thai rescue mission says boys 'are true heroes' as he lands home

Jim Warny said he didn’t expect such a good outcome.

'I'm very happy the boys are safe': Irish based diver who helped Thai cave rescue speaks about ordeal

Jim Warny’s nine-year old son said he never had any doubt that his Dad would come home safe.

Tuesday 10 July, 2018

Kenyan retail worker subjected to 'racially motivated' April Fools prank awarded €10,000

A man purporting to be from the Garda National Immigration Bureau told him he was living and working in Ireland illegally.

Friday 6 July, 2018

1916 jersey 'by far' the best selling in O'Neill's 100 year history with sales of €2 million

The commemorative jersey released ahead of the 1916 centenary had a harp on the front and 1916 proclamation on the back.

Thursday 5 July, 2018

Landlord ordered to pay couple €6k after refusing HAP allowance to pay rent

The couple said the landlord’s refusal had “a damaging effect for their family, both financially and personally”.

Wednesday 4 July, 2018

Three Clare men appear in court in connection with sexual assault of two teenage girls

The men are charged with 10 offences alleged to have taken place in Clare and Westmeath.

Monday 2 July, 2018

After a long running dispute, 999 operators have secured a pay increase

The Labour Court recommended the workers be paid €11.50 an hour immediately, and €12.50 an hour by June.

Friday 29 June, 2018

Israel's embassy has stalled works planned for a Dublin office block over security concerns

The embassy has been based out of the largely-empty Carrisbrook House in Ballsbridge since 1996.

Thursday 21 June, 2018

Married store manager admits he offered accommodation to staff members for sex

The Workplace Relations Commission has ordered his employer to pay the man €6,500 after finding that his dismissal was unfair.

Tuesday 19 June, 2018

Pensioner who sexually assaulted 84-year-old man on rural bus walks free from court

The married father of three pleaded guilty to sexual assault at an unknown location on the N68 route linking Kilrush to Ennis.

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