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#High Court

# high-court - Yesterday’s News

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# high-court - Tuesday 19 April, 2016

The President of Djibouti is suing Facebook Ireland over posts about him

He also wants Facebook to close the accounts and removal what the President says is the offending material.

# high-court - Thursday 14 April, 2016

Stepson and stepmother go to court over €3m Lotto prize dispute

David Walsh has brought proceedings against Mary Walsh, claiming he is entitled to €564,000.

# high-court - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

Garda awarded €20,000 after breaking big toe and losing thumbnail wrestling violent prisoner

The garda said the prisoner bit him on the leg and hit him over the head with a torch.

# high-court - Thursday 7 April, 2016

Farmer threatened and intimidated into handing over €83,000 to 17 people, court hears

Three financial institutions have been ordered to provide account details of the persons accused of intimidating the farmer.

Homeless family sue council over allocation of housing

The family say there is no basis in law for refusing them priority status.

# high-court - Monday 28 March, 2016

‘Shame on you’: Save Moore Street protesters heckle wreath-laying ceremony

The group was angered by a decision to have Minister Heather Humphreys lay the wreath.

# high-court - Friday 25 March, 2016

Senior UCC lecturer takes legal action after failing to be shortlisted for jobs

Department head Dr Joan Buckley claims her application for one of 10 senior posts at the university was not objectively considered.

# high-court - Wednesday 23 March, 2016

Woman has only been allowed to visit her children for four hours a year

The action will return before the courts in the coming months.

# high-court - Monday 21 March, 2016

Man who says he was abducted by Taliban to be given new asylum hearing in Ireland

The man said he had been forced to work for a Taliban commander as a translator.

# high-court - Friday 18 March, 2016

1916 victory: Moore Street has been declared a ‘battlefield site’

The government will now have to revisit an earlier decision which could lead to the demolition of certain buildings.

# high-court - Monday 14 March, 2016

Garda who was stabbed under eye on Halloween awarded €35k damages

The wound left a permanent indented scar on his face.

“Unfair and unjust” – Traveller family to appeal confiscation of 29 horses to High Court

The horses were seized last month as part of an initiative known as Operation Storm.

# high-court - Thursday 3 March, 2016

Court rejects extradition of man facing sexual assault charges in Liverpool

He is wanted by Liverpool Magistrate’s Court.

# high-court - Wednesday 24 February, 2016

Hospital apologises after man settles case against HSE and doctor who delivered him for €4.1 million

Cerebral palsy sufferer Andrew Whelan took a legal action through his mother against the gynaecologist who delivered Andrew 22 years ago.

# high-court - Monday 15 February, 2016

Former GAA coach fails in bid to challenge ruling that he’s a risk to children

In 2013 the Child and Family Agency found he was a risk to children and third parties should be informed of this.

Garda sues over incident in which prisoner “rubbed faeces on his face”

A Garda compensation hearing has heard that the incident in the prisoner’s cell was “no potty training incident”.

RTÉ will NOT be forced to let the Greens into tonight’s leaders’ debate

The Green Party went to the High Court to try to get involved in an eight-way debate.

# high-court - Thursday 11 February, 2016

€3 million for boy left with “catastrophic injuries” after Caesarean section

He now has cerebral palsy. The judge paid tribute to his family.

# high-court - Friday 5 February, 2016

‘Black Irishman’ wins court case after racist assault by bus driver

Bus Éireann made a financial settlement with the complainant.

# high-court - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

Lowry hits out at ‘erroneous claims’ of bribery and perjury

The independent TD has criticised a High Court ruling against him today.

# high-court - Monday 25 January, 2016

Mother fears she will “have to sleep rough” after county council refuses emergency accommodation

The family have been refused accommodation by Kildare Co Council the High Court heard today.

# high-court - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

GP feared elderly woman’s care plan could make her starve to death HSE

GP feared elderly woman’s care plan could make her starve to death

The HSE has apologised to the family of the woman for not communicating the plan properly.

# high-court - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

High Court says businessman in tax affairs case can be named as Denis O’Brien

Yesterday, Justice O’Malley ordered that only the man’s initials could be published.

# high-court - Monday 11 January, 2016

‘This is unacceptable to anyone who gives a damn about Irish history’

There has been a welcome response to the decision to temporarily halt the demolition of buildings on Moore Street.

# high-court - Monday 4 January, 2016

Michael Fingleton fails in attempt to stop Central Bank inquiry

The judge also rejected that the inquiry would lead to significant financial hardship for him.

# high-court - Sunday 3 January, 2016

Women shouldn’t have to sell household items or take out short-term loans to afford an abortion

While over 90% of abortions in England are performed in the first trimester of pregnancy, fatal foetal abnormalities and pregnancies resulting from sexual violence are often the exception.

# high-court - Wednesday 23 December, 2015

Convicted murderer Dundon launches legal challenge against his prison visitors being screened

He says the decision is unfair and breaches his rights.

# high-court - Thursday 17 December, 2015

Jerry Beades launches legal challenge against nomination of next president of the High Court

The anti-eviction activist lodged proceedings this evening.

# high-court - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

Garda who ‘lost her ambition’ after vicious assault awarded €75,000

Garda Claire Sheehan underwent surgery after suffering a broken nose during the 2007 attack.

# high-court - Friday 11 December, 2015

From Business ETC Clerys operators used “ponzi scheme” to pay concession holders, court told Courts

Clerys operators used “ponzi scheme” to pay concession holders, court told

Details of how businessmen and women working within Clery’s were paid were revealed in court today.

# high-court - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

This ousted Fine Gael TD is taking his own party to court next week

Fine Gael’s John Perry’s High Court action against his own party will go ahead next week.

# high-court - Tuesday 8 December, 2015

Thomas McFeely ‘fails to give address and disclose assets’ in bankruptcy proceedings

The High Court has heard that the developer did not provide his place of residence or disclose his interest in “significant assets”.

# high-court - Monday 30 November, 2015

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# high-court - Thursday 26 November, 2015

Woman awarded €30,000 after being told “just do the f**king job”

The woman claimed she had been asked to do “illegal tasks”.

# high-court - Tuesday 10 November, 2015

There’s been a very important court ruling for anyone being pursued for debt by a bank

The judgment means a person who is being pursued by a bank for a debt is entitled to make full representations to the court.

# high-court - Friday 30 October, 2015

High Court increases compensation to Hepatitis C victim by €70,000

The woman in question developed “life destroying” side effects after undergoing treatment to deal with her infection.

# high-court - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

Privacy watchdog ordered to investigate how Facebook uses your data

The Data Protection Commissioner has been told to investigate Facebook’s transfer of data to the US.

# high-court - Friday 16 October, 2015

The government just avoided a €360 million payout over taxis

Three men have lost their High Court case.

# high-court - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

Denis O’Brien claims in court that an Irish firm is involved in a conspiracy against him

He has taken action against consulting firm Red Flag.

# high-court - Friday 2 October, 2015

Mother: ‘I would rather my daughter dies at home than give her insulin’

The High Court has ordered that a diabetic teenager be given insulin in spite of her mother’s stance.