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#High Court

# high-court - Monday 19 September, 2016

Oberstown teen claims he received 'inhuman and degrading treatment'

The teenage boy is the fourth to bring a High Court challenge over allegedly being kept in solitary confinement.

"You do not want to f*** with me" - CEO threatened to ruin former company, court hears

Former CEO of consultancy company Madcalm Sean McGrath allegedly threatened to “ruin” the firm if they did not pay him €135,000.

# high-court - Thursday 15 September, 2016

Children in 'disturbing' sex abuse case to remain in care until next year

The children, who are both under the age of ten, will continue in the care of their foster parents.

BAI upholds complaint against the 'Power to Power Ourselves' wind energy ad

A complainant said the ad, which features a haunting voiceover speech by JFK on Ireland’s destiny, ran foul of a ban on political advertising.

No prosecution for parents accused of sexually abusing their two children

Legal action has been brought by the children’s foster parents in an effort to block them from being reunited with their natural parents.

# high-court - Thursday 8 September, 2016

Court orders Google to turn over identity of person who ran alleged defamatory ad campaign

The company believes a competitor ran the campaign.

"Disturbing evidence" of alleged sexual abuse of children is heard behind closed doors

An application will be made to exclude media from courtroom during evidence by gardai.

# high-court - Friday 26 August, 2016

South African court rejects state appeal for a longer jail sentence for Pistorius

State prosecutors said Oscar Pistorius’ six year term for killing his girlfriend is inappropriate.

# high-court - Monday 22 August, 2016

TV doctor claims businessman 'unlawfully interfered' with her GP practice

Dr Nina Byrnes has said the situation could cause irreparable damage to her medical and business reputation.

Squatters in disused Dublin prison could face jail over contempt of court

The squatters had been told to leave the premises by midnight last night.

# high-court - Friday 19 August, 2016

Judge says alleged sexual abuse of two children is 'most disturbing evidence' he has seen in 20 years

The children’s foster parents do not want them to be reunited with their biological parents.

The examinership of Dublin's Trinity Bar & Venue is to be opposed

Barrister Rossa Fanning, counsel for Henciti, said his client would be opposing JJ Red Holding’s bid to enter examinership.

# high-court - Tuesday 16 August, 2016

Receivers regain possession of farm belonging to former Ireland's Fittest Family winners

ACC Loan Management is owed €2.4 million by Peter and Tracey Kingston.

Somali man denied refugee status has decision overturned on appeal by High Court

The man, aged in his 30s, has been granted a fresh hearing in front of a different member of the Refugee Appeals Tribunal.

Man told his family to leave home after 'protesters followed him on motorway waving a placard' court hears

He said the car was being driven in an aggressive manner.

# high-court - Friday 12 August, 2016

Court was right to refuse statement from man who called himself "a disciple of Lord Jesus Christ"

“The courts are not a playground in which litigants can amuse themselves at will.”

High Court orders Wicklow man to be extradited to the US to face black market Silk Road charges

27-year-old Gary Davis could face a life sentence if convicted in the US.

# high-court - Thursday 11 August, 2016

Former Ireland's Fittest Family winners ordered to hand over Cork farm

ACC is owed €2.4 million by Peter and Tracey Kingston.

# high-court - Wednesday 10 August, 2016

Hospital allowed to treat prisoner who is refusing medication

The man, who may have a mental illness, has an infection that could become septic and cause his death.

# high-court - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

High Court orders deportation of South African man, with his children remaining here

The man had previously been jailed here for the possession and sale of drugs.

# high-court - Monday 8 August, 2016

Teenage girl placed in secure unit to protect her from being sexually exploited by men

The High Court granted the order which is supported by the Child and Family Agency and her father.

# high-court - Friday 29 July, 2016

Man facing sexual assault charges says he can't be extradited because of the UK Brexit vote

The man claims that there is no guarantee his trial would take place pre-Brexit.

# high-court - Monday 25 July, 2016

Six mortgage holders win compensation of up to €25k from PTSB

Permanent TSB admitted last year that it wrongly moved customers on tracker loans to more expensive mortgages.

# high-court - Friday 22 July, 2016

High Court rules to allow former judge to 'earn his crust' as a barrister

White had been prevented from doing by a Bar Council rule that restricts the type of work former judges can perform.

# high-court - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

Banking account of Paul Kelly unfrozen to allow him claim social welfare

A second savings account remains frozen until the Kellys can prove the funds contained therein are theirs and not Console’s.

Garda awarded €60k in damages after being assaulted while on duty

The garda claimed he developed sciatica after the assault.

High Court: "Intense and unrelenting stress" led to hospitalisation of Angela Kerins

The former CEO of Rehab’s damages case against the Public Accounts Committee continues today.

# high-court - Thursday 14 July, 2016

Console staff to be made redundant as Pieta House takes over services

All charity services will be transferred with immediate effect.

Court hears Angela Kerins was asked "an illegal set of questions"

The former CEO of Rehab’s damages action against the Public Accounts Committee continued this morning at the High Court.

# high-court - Wednesday 13 July, 2016

"Shane Ross doesn't take no for an answer" - court hears Dáil committee had no remit to ask about Angela Kerins' salary

Earlier the High Court heard that former Rehab CEO Kerins ‘self-harmed’ after her infamous PAC hearing in February 2014.

# high-court - Tuesday 12 July, 2016

Clerys workers heckle and criticise director of property firm at High Court

The High Court today heard about a pack containing employee’s details that led to the inspection of D2 Private Ltd.

Garda who feared for life in “frenzied Kung Fu-style attack” awarded €60,000 damages

The garda said he suffered PTSD as a result of the attack.

Details of former Console chief Paul Kelly's assets will now not be heard until next week

Kelly, his wife Patricia, and son Tim have filed three affidavits which counsel for Console has asked for more time to consider.

# high-court - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

Government gives regulator extra powers to investigate charities in the wake of Console scandal

The Tánaiste signed a commencement order for the powers yesterday.

# high-court - Saturday 2 July, 2016

Interim CEO takes possession of Console assets

Meanwhile, Mary Lou McDonald is not happy with James Reilly’s statement about the charity.

# high-court - Monday 27 June, 2016

Teenager accused of having sex with underage girl bids to stop trial

The teenager says the DPP failed to prosecute the case in a proper or expeditious manner.

# high-court - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

Garda awarded €17.5k after being “viciously” attacked by prisoner

The prisoner, a drug abuser, has since died.

# high-court - Tuesday 14 June, 2016

Government to appeal decision to protect Moore Street battlefield site to Supreme Court

The Moore Street site was ruled a “battlefield site” by the High Court in March.

# high-court - Thursday 9 June, 2016

Man who was sexually abused for years by active garda settles action with State

The man brought a case for damages for the abuse he said he suffered from when he was 12 years of age.

# high-court - Saturday 28 May, 2016

Prisoner refused compassionate bail to go to his son's First Communion

The young man has 101 previous convictions but says he is now drug-free and won’t abuse trust.

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