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#High Court

# 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.

High Court directs Twitter to reveal info on anonymous user

A man who appeared in an RTÉ Prime Time programme earlier this year claims he was defamed by the user.

# high-court - Thursday 1 October, 2015

Man wanted over UK sex attack arrested in Donegal

David Thomas Gaynor has been remanded in custody by the High Court.

# high-court - Wednesday 30 September, 2015

Man wanted over death of his landlord agrees to be extradited from Ireland

Police in the UK had been trying to find David Ellis since his landlord disappeared at the end of last July.

# high-court - Thursday 24 September, 2015

Mother who says her daughter was injured during “muddled” delivery loses case

The woman claimed there was excessive traction used in the delivery.

# high-court - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

Garda challenges his dismissal for stealing €600 from social club

Garda Wayne Hoban claims the Commissioner’s decision was unfair and seeks to quash the decision to dismiss him.

That late (late) legal challenge against same-sex marriage has been thrown out

Gerry Walshe had launched a series of appeals against the referendum result, the last of which was thrown out of court today.

Postman sacked for allegedly re-posting mail he was supposed to deliver

The man refutes the allegations.

# high-court - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

Mother claims authorities only let her spend an hour with her son every fortnight

The woman is currently challenging the decision to reduce her access facilities.

# high-court - Monday 21 September, 2015

Judge rules failed breathalyser test void as results were provided in English only

The failed test “is not evidence at all and cannot be admitted,” said Judge Seamus Noonan.

# high-court - Thursday 17 September, 2015

Bankers whose building society got a €5.4 billion bailout claim an investigation is “unconstitutional”

Irish Nationwide was folded into IBRC after its bailout.

# high-court - Friday 11 September, 2015

Inquest into death of shooting victim put on hold as family seek garda file

The family had previously been refused access to the Garda investigation file.

# high-court - Thursday 10 September, 2015

Child (6) deemed by school to be “an unacceptable risk” to other students will be let reapply

The school had earlier been told to enrol him. The board will now consider a new application.

# high-court - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

Man arrested after gardaí got DNA from coffee cup challenges detention

Francis Lanigan had been granted bail last December pending the outcome of his extradition case.

Doctors told to give lifesaving treatment to teenage girl who’s refusing to eat

The High Court was told today that the girl, who’s under 16, stopped taking any food or drink around a week ago.