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#High Court

# high-court - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

Woman in intensive care bringing case against hospital over ‘unwarranted’ symphysiotomy

Noreen Burns, 83, was subjected to a symphysiotomy after her child was born by Caesarean Section in 1959.

# high-court - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

From Business ETC Bewley’s has failed to get a reduction in its rental terms Upward Only

Bewley’s has failed to get a reduction in its rental terms

The Café pointed the finger at Nama and the landlord after today’s decision to uphold an appeal against the rate reduction.

# high-court - Monday 30 June, 2014

“Vindicated” Paris Bakery staff now able to access insolvency fund

A liquidator has been appointed to the company – and workers believe their employers got off ‘scot-free’.

# high-court - Sunday 29 June, 2014

Next week, Bewley’s Grafton Street could get a cut in its €1.5 million rent

The High Court has already determined the rent charged by a Johnny Ronan-controlled company should come down.

# high-court - Thursday 26 June, 2014

Parents say High Court ruling is impacting how complaints can be made against doctors

A Prime Time show aired tonight heard from a couple who complained about the care their six-year-old daughter received before she died.

Court tells department to give two children with Down syndrome maximum resource teaching hours

The High Court made the decision in a dispute between two families and the Department of Education.

# high-court - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

From Business ETC High Court asks Europe whether Facebook should be investigated over NSA Europe Vs Facebook

High Court asks Europe whether Facebook should be investigated over NSA

A number of questions relating to a case involving the Irish Data Protection Commissioner’s decision to not investigate Facebook, will now be dealt with by the European Court of Justice.

# high-court - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

Government nominates new Judge to the Supreme Court

Peter Charleton is a serving Judge of the High Court.

# high-court - Friday 13 June, 2014

From Business ETC Harry Crosbie is suing Nama over €77 million debt charge Bad Bank

Harry Crosbie is suing Nama over €77 million debt charge

The former developer is alleging that Nama leaked personal information about him and is unfairly pursuing him over debts.

# high-court - Thursday 5 June, 2014

More bad news for Rehab: Charity loses lottery case against State

Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald has welcomed today’s High Court ruling.

# high-court - Monday 26 May, 2014

The 9 at 9: Monday

Morning folks. They’re still counting in some areas around the country, here are the nine big stories you need to know.

# high-court - Thursday 24 April, 2014

‘We will negotiate in the High Court’: Residents not backing down over Garth Brooks gigs

Residents in the Croke Park area believe Dublin City Council will approve an event licence application for five concerts this summer.

# high-court - Monday 14 April, 2014

Garda bodies launch High Court challenge to sick pay changes

Sick and injured gardaí have already been moved to lower rates of sick pay as changes in legislation reduce the amount of time they can receive the full rate.

# high-court - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

Woman who jumped to catch sex toy has damages claim dismissed

Syvia Deehan was knocked over and injured in the course of a ‘Ladies Night’ event at the Lough Inn pub in south Dublin.

# high-court - Monday 31 March, 2014

From Business ETC The High Court said that Bewley’s rent should fall. The Supreme Court will today hear an appeal Rent Day

The High Court said that Bewley’s rent should fall. The Supreme Court will today hear an appeal

Ickendel Limited, which is controlled by Johnny Ronan, is appealing the decision.

# high-court - Monday 24 March, 2014

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# high-court - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

From Business ETC SIPTU told to pay DAA and Ryanair’s legal fees over strike injunction Legal Fees

SIPTU told to pay DAA and Ryanair’s legal fees over strike injunction

Justice Gilligan placed a stay on the ruling subject to a full hearing on the issues around the strike.

# high-court - Friday 14 March, 2014

Witness protection man suing State wants public hearings – judge says no

David Mooney gave evidence in open court in the trial of two men associated with organised crime in 2003.

Aer Lingus is suing SIPTU

The airline has issued proceedings against SIPTU for damages caused by the strike action that was threatened for today.

# high-court - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

There’s a new garda confidential recipient… but not for long

Retired judge Pat McMahon will vacate the office once it is abolished in the coming weeks.

# high-court - Monday 10 March, 2014

Turf cutters take High Court action to halt their prosecution

Two men charged with cutting turf on conservation areas have taken the action to prevent their criminal prosecution.

# high-court - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

From Business ETC Court approves transfer of Howth Sutton Credit Union Credit Unions

Court approves transfer of Howth Sutton Credit Union

The branch will continue to operate as normal following the transfer, the Irish League of Credit Unions stressed today.

# high-court - Thursday 27 February, 2014

‘I didn’t sleep very well last night’ – State to pay 75% of costs in prom note case

The High Court ruled it was an exception al case which merited a departure from the normal rules on legal costs.

# 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.