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#High Court

# high-court - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

Extra court sittings to tackle seriously ill judge’s backlog

The Chief Justice said the judge will “probably require a lengthy period of convalescence following on his illness”.

# high-court - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

Firefighter group brings council to court over failed breathing apparatus sets

IFESA wants the equipment removed from use until a full investigation has been conducted.

# high-court - Friday 17 January, 2014

An Taisce granted leave to appeal peat burning at Edenderry power station

An Taisce say that their case focuses on the extraction of the peat burned at the station.

# high-court - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

Ex-Fine Gael minister and former judge to be appointed to political standards watchdog

Under legislation giving effect to SIPO, the two appointments are required to be a former judge and a former politician and will need the approval of both the Dáil and Seanad.

From Business ETC Carl Scarpa to exit examinership and save jobs but two stores will close Carl Scarpa

Carl Scarpa to exit examinership and save jobs but two stores will close

The Blanchardstown and Belfast stores will shut but 68 out of 80 at risk roles will remain.

# high-court - Saturday 11 January, 2014

High Court, Mars, and Niall Horan: The week in numbers

Plus: Where did Michael Noonan rank out of Europe’s Finance Ministers in a Financial Times list?

# high-court - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

Former Head of Legal at Danske Bank appointed to High Court

Dr Max Barrett was nominated by the government following today’s Cabinet meeting.

# high-court - Monday 16 December, 2013

Stephanie Meehan says decision to give her McFeely cash a “very thoughtful gesture”

€5,000 of the €200,000 found at the developer’s old home in September was released to the house’s new owners, and they’ve decided to pass it on to the former Priory Hall resident.

HSE paid out over €255m on legal fees since 2005 Exclusive

The legal fees bill reached over €46.5m in 2012, an increase of more than €10 million on 2011.

# high-court - Thursday 12 December, 2013

Couples devastated as Australia’s top court overrules same-sex marriage

There were tears outside the courthouse today as week-old marriages were annulled.

# high-court - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

Seven young offenders released as judge rules kids should get remission too

The ruling by a High Court judge today closes a gap in the law which meant teenagers had to serve full sentences, even though adults don’t.

# high-court - Monday 9 December, 2013

Garda Commissioner attempts to prevent release of Toscan Du Plantier files

Ian Bailey is bringing a case against the state, but his solicitor says that a number of files are being kept secret.

# high-court - Friday 6 December, 2013

Sean Dunne fails in bid to overturn bankruptcy

“I am a victim of lots of inaccurate publicity” Sean Dunne is quoted as saying in an email used as evidence in court.

# high-court - Friday 29 November, 2013

Parents of Dylan Gaffney Hayes release statement about €8.5m HSE settlement

The family of Dylan Gaffney Hayes, who suffered catastrophic brain injuries during birth, was awarded a settlement of €8.5 million in the High Court today.

# high-court - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

Column: We have bypassed the opportunity to introduce a humane asylum process

Our Minister for Justice has bypassed the opportunity to introduce a humane and expedient way of processing asylum applications in favour of a new, unwieldy system which will lead only to further delays, writes Fiona Hurley.

# high-court - Friday 22 November, 2013

Student falsely accused of taxi fare dodge granted stay on court costs awarded against him

Eoin McKeogh lost a case against six newspapers over their reporting of his legal dispute with Google and Facebook.

# high-court - Monday 18 November, 2013

Mothers granted leave to challenge law on resource hours for children with Down Syndrome

The two mothers have been granted leave to challenge the current rules on resource hours for children with Down Syndrome in the High Court next month.

Woman at centre of home birth row has baby boy

Aja Teehan gave birth to her son in the UK.

# high-court - Monday 11 November, 2013

Lissadell House owners win long-running legal battle over rights-of-way

The Supreme Court has overturned an earlier ruling, which found in favour of Sligo County Council

# high-court - Thursday 7 November, 2013

‘Entirely improper’ for mother to contact TD, says judge

The mother apologised for approaching the unidentified TD.

# high-court - Monday 4 November, 2013

Conversation between two judges on family law case had ‘no effect’ on ruling

In a ruling in July, Judge Henry Abbott said a fellow judge had approached him about a case that was before him.

# high-court - Friday 1 November, 2013

Direct Democracy’s Ben Gilroy appears in court over alleged trespassing

A court adjourned the case for three weeks earlier today.

# high-court - Thursday 31 October, 2013

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Happy Halloween! Here are the nine stories you need to know as you kick off your day.

# high-court - Monday 21 October, 2013

From Business ETC British nuclear plant deal to be challenged in court by An Taisce Hinkley Point

British nuclear plant deal to be challenged in court by An Taisce

EDF, the French energy giant, has agreed a deal to build two reactors at Hinkley Point, in Somerset.

# high-court - Friday 18 October, 2013

Challenge to Children’s Referendum dismissed by High Court

A Dublin woman had taken a petition with an aim to quash the result in the November 2012 vote.

# high-court - Tuesday 17 September, 2013

High Court case on whether direct provision is unconstitutional may take 2 weeks

At a brief hearing today, Mr Justice Colm Mac Eochaidh said that the case should be heard as a priority.

# high-court - Monday 16 September, 2013

High Court to hear challenge to direct provision system

A family of six is taking a case to the High Court arguing that the system for housing asylum seekers is unconstitutional.

# high-court - Friday 6 September, 2013

Woman in home birth case faced with €10,000 legal bill

The High Court decided not to award legal costs against Aja Teehan but today she said her family is trying to raise the funds to pay their own significant legal bill.

PSNI abandons appeal in former IRA hunger striker stop and search case

The solicitor for Bernard Fox and his partner said any person who was subject to a stop and search should now issue civil action against the Chief Constable.

# high-court - Friday 30 August, 2013

Runaway solicitor Michael Lynn arrested in Brazil

A warrant for his arrest was issued five years ago after the solicitor fled the country, leaving behind debts of over €80 million.

# high-court - Friday 16 August, 2013

Choice Ireland ‘disappointed’ at High Court ruling on home births

The pro-choice group has said the ruling is a setback for women’s rights in Ireland.

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Column: The HSE has launched an assault on our birthing rights

Ahead of the High Court ruling this morning in the case of pregnant woman Aja Teehan, who has been told by the HSE that she is ineligible to have a home birth, campaigner Sinéad Redmond discusses the implications of the case.

From Business ETC Meat trader takes legal action against ABP over horsemeat scandal Horsemeat

Meat trader takes legal action against ABP over horsemeat scandal

McAdam Food Products claims it was defamed by the Larry Goodman-owned firm.

# high-court - Thursday 15 August, 2013

High Court judge Mr Justice Kevin Feeney dies suddenly aged 61 RIP

High Court judge Mr Justice Kevin Feeney dies suddenly aged 61

He passed away while on holiday in Ballycotton, Co Cork.

# high-court - Friday 9 August, 2013

From Business ETC Music producer agrees not to use Riverdance name in forthcoming shows Riverdance

Music producer agrees not to use Riverdance name in forthcoming shows

A High Court hearing today saw orders granted preventing Michéal Carr from using the Riverdance name in forthcoming shows in Russia and other European countries.

# high-court - Wednesday 31 July, 2013

Pregnant woman takes home birth case to High Court

Aja Teehan will hear today whether her judicial review case against the HSE is successful.

Over 43,000 homeowners in arrears could have properties repossessed

The property owners are at risk of legal action once banks’ ability to seek repossession is restored following the passing of new legislation, a new report states.

# high-court - Monday 29 July, 2013

Asylum seekers go to High Court over ‘unconstitutional’ direct provision

Judge Colm Mac Eochaidgh said there was a “need for urgency” for the case given the circumstances of the direct provision system.

Train driver charged with 79 counts of reckless homicide in Spain

The 52-year-old driver has been released on bail and forbidden from leaving Spain for six months.