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#High Court

# high-court - Yesterday’s News

Woman facing deportation was forced by her 'violent and abusive' husband to have abortion, court hears

The woman is seeking leave to challenge the legality of a decision refusing her permission to remain in Ireland.

Michael Barrymore to receive damages over wrongful rape and murder arrest

The former TV presenter was arrested in 2007 on suspicion of the rape and murder of Stuart Lubbock.

Seriously ill homeless man granted leave to challenge Louth County Council over housing

The council has told the man it will not provide him with assistance because he was not habitually resident in the State.

# high-court - Thursday 17 August, 2017

English man held in Ireland on child sex offences is released after court ruling

Julian Myerscough was convicted of making indecent images of a child.

# high-court - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

Garda awarded over €230,000 after quitting work following 'murder' attempt

It’s one of the highest High Court awards to a garda in the history of the State.

# high-court - Monday 14 August, 2017

High Court throws out case of homeless mother who was sleeping in a tent outside council building

The woman had argued the council had failed to provide her with emergency housing, but the local authority said it doesn’t have the necessary resources.

# high-court - Friday 11 August, 2017

Court rejects government order that would have compelled school to enroll student

A departmental committee decided that the boy should be given a place – but that has been overruled twice now.

# 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.

# high-court - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

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

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

# high-court - Monday 31 July, 2017

UK High Court rejects attempt to privately prosecute Tony Blair over Iraq war

UK High Court rejects attempt to privately prosecute Tony Blair over Iraq war

A former Iraqi general has been trying for some time to bring a private prosecution against Blair for his role in the 2003 invasion of Iraq.

# high-court - Friday 28 July, 2017

Residents who claimed their properties were damaged by children's hospital construction settle case

No details of the settlement agreement were revealed in open court and the terms of the resolution are confidential.

# high-court - Thursday 27 July, 2017

Sinead O'Connor is being sued by her former manager for alleged breach of contract

Fachtna O’Ceallaigh is seeking upwards of €500,000 damages.

Ireland to extradite former teacher to the UK over alleged indecent assault in school staff room

The offence allegedly took place almost 40 years ago against a ten-year-old student.

# high-court - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

Judge wants mediation for residents who claim their houses were damaged by children's hospital works

They are seeking orders including an injunction preventing works being done.

# high-court - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

Man injured loading horse onto lorry for trainer Margaret Mullins awarded €92,000

James Foley claims he sustained injuries after a horse he placed into a lorry became spooked causing him to fall.

# high-court - Monday 24 July, 2017

Charlie Gard's parents condemn death threats sent to hospital staff

The ill infant’s parents said they have also received a backlash online.

# high-court - Monday 17 July, 2017

Irish Navy member commanding officer brought to court over duty-free cigarettes

The Irish Navy member said the reprimand he received should be quashed because it was imposed by an officer he claims played a role in the investigation

# high-court - Thursday 13 July, 2017

In 2014, a case similar to Charlie Gard's came before the Irish High Court

The case centred on whether or not a baby who had a rare genetic condition should receive CPR or ventilation if their condition deteriorated.

# high-court - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

Court refuses legal aid for six people linked to Kinahan crime gang CAB

Court refuses legal aid for six people linked to Kinahan crime gang

CAB had previously secured Court orders freezing assets it says are the proceeds of crime.

# high-court - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

Anger as McDonald's given go ahead to open near school

A school in Greystones had tried to stop the fast food company opening near them.

# high-court - Friday 30 June, 2017

A Dublin cake shop will be wound up after an 'aggressive' standoff for €100,000 in rates

Decobake, which employs nearly 50 staff, is being put into liquidation.

# high-court - Thursday 29 June, 2017

Northern Ireland court overturns ruling that abortion laws are in breach of human rights law

The court also ruled that the final say on abortion laws should rest with Stormont and the national legislature.

Liquidator appointed to publisher of four Wexford Echo newspapers

It’s hoped a buyer can be found for the Wexford Echo, Gorey Echo, New Ross Echo and Enniscorthy Echo.

# high-court - Friday 16 June, 2017

Plight of teenager left 'lying in hospital' for weeks brought to High Court Exclusive

There is no suitable placement for the teenager, who has a history of self harm.

# high-court - Thursday 15 June, 2017

Graham Dwyer takes case to the High Court over use of mobile phone records in his trial

Dwyer claims that his rights to privacy were breached during the trial.

# high-court - Thursday 8 June, 2017

Homeless family secure temporary injunction preventing Wicklow council from moving their caravan

Mrs Moorehouse, who is expecting the couple’s third child, said somebody let off gunshots shortly after they arrived which they believe was a warning to leave.

# high-court - Friday 26 May, 2017

Irish Muslim accused of funding ISIS refused bail

The judge said the refusal was necessary.

# high-court - Thursday 25 May, 2017

Couple who claimed Electric Picnic security burst into their tent and assaulted them settle claim

Both plaintiffs alleged they had been shocked and distressed.

Supreme Court rules State must make payouts to claimants affected by collapse of Setanta Insurance

The State Liquidator and Insurance Compensation Fund (ICF) is now to be held liable for the outstanding Setanta payouts.

# high-court - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

Man awarded €18k following car crash despite giving 'false and misleading evidence at every turn'

John McCormack (65) appeared on the Voice of Ireland and said he had ‘good and bad days’ with his injuries.

Two men suing State over Air Corps chemical exposure say they have developed cancer

The men are two of six alleging that exposure to chemicals has made them seriously ill.

# high-court - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

Judge orders probe as families claim they were paying rent to random man called Brian

The elusive ‘Brian’ has no connection to the owner of the property nor was he sanctioned to collect rent, High Court hears.

# high-court - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

Denis O'Brien must pay all costs after failed High Court case

Judge Úna Ní Raifeartaigh said that the issue of O’Brien’s “means to pay the costs” was not a factor in the decision.

# high-court - Thursday 27 April, 2017

€6.3 million settlement approved for woman at centre of Grace case

Fianna Fáil TD John McGuinness said that the settlement was appropriate, but questioned whether anything had changed at the HSE and Tusla.

# high-court - Thursday 13 April, 2017

Man secures injunction against deportation as his first child is about to be born

The man claims his right to human dignity would be breached if he was to be deported so close to the birth of his and his Irish partner’s first child.

# high-court - Wednesday 12 April, 2017

Man wanted over attempted murder of police officer granted bail after mother puts up €30k

Sean Farrell (32) was arrested in Dublin on 23 March last on foot of a European Arrest Warrant.

# high-court - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

Angela Kerins wins big chunk of legal costs due to 'exceptional' importance of her failed case

The High Court decided that two-thirds of costs would be just.

# high-court - Monday 3 April, 2017

Six Irish children sent to psychiatric units abroad in last two years

Three children were last year placed at a facility in northern England that was the subject of a recent, highly-critical documentary concerning the standard of care delivered there.

# high-court - Friday 31 March, 2017

'Outstanding achievement': High Court ruling paves the way for blind people to vote in secret

The High Court ruled yesterday in favour of a man who had argued for his right to vote in private.

Denis O'Brien loses High Court case against Dáil committee

A judgement on O’Brien’s case against the Dáil Committee on Procedure and Privilege was made at the High Court this morning.

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