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#High Court

# high-court - Friday 12 January, 2018

Larry Mullen sues contractors over construction of beachfront Dublin home

The U2 drummer and his partner Ann Acheson launched the action in the High Court on Wednesday.

# high-court - Monday 8 January, 2018

Boy accused of assisting in alleged rape of sister is placed in secure unit

The 15-year-old has a history of drug taking and alcohol abuse, the High Court has been told.

# high-court - Friday 5 January, 2018

Hospital receives High Court order to feed 'critically ill' woman with anorexia through tube

The hospital says her life is in danger unless it is permitted to feed her via the tube.

# high-court - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

Case taken by Graham Dwyer against the state over use of mobile phone records 'could raise a number of legal issues'

Dwyer was charged in October 2013 with the murder of Elaine O’Hara and was convicted by a jury following a lengthy trial at the Central Criminal Court in March 2015.

Boy (4) awarded €46,000 after he fell from wooden pallets while at a creche

The child suffered a laceration above his right eyebrow.

# high-court - Monday 18 December, 2017

Jailed sex offender takes to High Court after being disciplined for criticising victim support group

Brian Doolan was convicted and jailed for 12 years, with two suspended in 2016.

# high-court - 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.

# high-court - 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.

# high-court - 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.

# high-court - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

Former minister says next Dáil may have to dissolve 'at earliest possible moment' over constituency changes High Court This post contains videos

Former minister says next Dáil may have to dissolve 'at earliest possible moment' over constituency changes

Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald’s expected resignation may avert an imminent general election.

# high-court - Monday 27 November, 2017

Former minister says having general election before constituency changes are made would be 'unconstitutional' High Court This post contains videos

Former minister says having general election before constituency changes are made would be 'unconstitutional'

Joe Costello has submitted a High Court challenge in an attempt to prevent the dissolution of the Dáil until planned constituency changes are made.

# high-court - 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.

# high-court - Saturday 25 November, 2017

Zimbabwe judge rules military action against Robert Mugabe legal

The military stepped in almost two weeks ago after Mugabe’s firing of deputy Emmerson Mnangagwa.

# high-court - 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.

# high-court - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

Man to be extradited in connection with murder of prison officer David Black

Black was shot dead on the M1 motorway by dissident republicans as he drove to work in Maghaberry Prison in 2012.

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.

# high-court - Monday 20 November, 2017

# high-court - Friday 17 November, 2017

'I'm not going anywhere': Lay litigants in uphill battle against banks and vulture funds

There are calls for the Legal Aid Board to relax its merits test so more families in debt can access professional representation.

# high-court - 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.

# high-court - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

Nephew of Gerry 'The Monk' Hutch takes legal case against Wheatfield Prison

32-year-old Derek ‘Del Boy’ Hutch has been incarcerated at Wheatfield since 2011.

# high-court - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

Austrian man allowed to sue Facebook Ireland over using his personal data, court rules

The ECJ said Max Schrems cannot take a class action case on behalf of others, however.

# high-court - Saturday 11 November, 2017

High Court Master lashes KBC and tells father in arrears to write to Taoiseach

Edmund Honohan: ‘What kind of a way is that for a bank to approach its customers?’

# high-court - Thursday 9 November, 2017

DPC 'welcomes detailed analysis' by High Court after appeal by Alan Shatter upheld

The appeal concerned an infamous appearance by Shatter and Wexford TD Mick Wallace on RTÉ’s Prime Time in 2013.

# high-court - Wednesday 1 November, 2017

High Court judge refuses to allow residents appeal Apple data centre decision

Mr Justice Paul McDermott dismissed the residents’ case last month.

Referee launches court action against Irish Rugby Football Union over dismissal

McHugh had held the role of Referee Performance Manager.

# high-court - Tuesday 31 October, 2017

Child who allegedly developed acute bronchitis from damp and mould at former home awarded €20,000 damages

The court heard that Dawid Szafirowski, now aged six, had three times been referred to accident and emergency units and twice detained for treatment of his illness.

# high-court - 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.

# high-court - 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.

# high-court - 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.

# high-court - 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.

# high-court - Saturday 7 October, 2017

Journalist John Waters to sue The Phoenix magazine

The writer launched High Court proceedings against the satirical magazine last week.

# high-court - Friday 6 October, 2017

High Court extends order vacating 'fire trap' hostel that housed 22

The order was made by Mr Justice Seamus Noonan to allow the named parties, John and Yvonne McEleney submit affidavits.

# high-court - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

High Court judge steps down after just two years in the job

It is unusual for a judge in the High Court to leave their role until they reach mandatory retirement age.

# high-court - 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.

# high-court - Sunday 1 October, 2017

Today FM is being sued by a journalist over an interview it did with Aslan's frontman

Journalist with the Irish Sun Ken Sweeney has taken a case against the radio station in the High Court.

Broadcaster Ivan Yates to sue AIB

Yates and his wife have initiated High Court proceedings against the bank.

# high-court - 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”.

# high-court - Thursday 21 September, 2017

Judge tells authors of book on Kinahan cartel to improve their defence in defamation proceeding

Derek Cervi has taken defamation proceedings against the authors and publishers of the book ‘The Cartel’.