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#High Court

# 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.

# high-court - Friday 20 May, 2016

Company at centre of Clerys closure launches High Court challenge against investigators

The investigators entered the premises of D2 Private Ltd yesterday and seized a laptop and some records.

Student with dyslexia brings fresh High Court appeal to secure help for Leaving Cert exams

His previous application for a reader was refused before the supporting evidence was submitted.

# high-court - Wednesday 18 May, 2016

Man allegedly caught going to the toilet in a bush loses High Court case

It is claimed a Garda witnessed the incident.

# high-court - Monday 16 May, 2016

Student with dyslexia takes High Court action to get Leaving Cert assistance

The 18-year-old student from Cork has been refused access to a reader for next month’s State exams.

# high-court - Friday 13 May, 2016

Court upholds the deportation of Nigerian woman who went into hiding for five years

The woman and her child cannot be identified for legal reasons.

# high-court - Friday 22 April, 2016

Emergency legislation on the way after suspended sentence confusion

Tonight, the Department of Justice confirmed that emergency legislation is needed and will be brought before the Dáil next week.

# high-court - Thursday 21 April, 2016

Sentencing of inmate who assaulted three prison officers suspended over Section 99 problems

Sentencing of inmate who assaulted three prison officers suspended over Section 99 problems

The case will not be heard until a recent High Court decision on activation of suspended sentences has been clarified.

# high-court - Tuesday 19 April, 2016

The President of Djibouti is suing Facebook Ireland over posts about him

He also wants Facebook to close the accounts and removal what the President says is the offending material.

# high-court - Thursday 14 April, 2016

Stepson and stepmother go to court over €3m Lotto prize dispute

David Walsh has brought proceedings against Mary Walsh, claiming he is entitled to €564,000.

# high-court - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

Garda awarded €20,000 after breaking big toe and losing thumbnail wrestling violent prisoner

The garda said the prisoner bit him on the leg and hit him over the head with a torch.

# high-court - Thursday 7 April, 2016

Farmer threatened and intimidated into handing over €83,000 to 17 people, court hears

Three financial institutions have been ordered to provide account details of the persons accused of intimidating the farmer.

Homeless family sue council over allocation of housing

The family say there is no basis in law for refusing them priority status.

# high-court - Monday 28 March, 2016

‘Shame on you’: Save Moore Street protesters heckle wreath-laying ceremony

The group was angered by a decision to have Minister Heather Humphreys lay the wreath.

# high-court - Friday 25 March, 2016

Senior UCC lecturer takes legal action after failing to be shortlisted for jobs

Department head Dr Joan Buckley claims her application for one of 10 senior posts at the university was not objectively considered.

# high-court - Wednesday 23 March, 2016

Woman has only been allowed to visit her children for four hours a year

The action will return before the courts in the coming months.

# high-court - Monday 21 March, 2016

Man who says he was abducted by Taliban to be given new asylum hearing in Ireland

The man said he had been forced to work for a Taliban commander as a translator.

# high-court - Friday 18 March, 2016

1916 victory: Moore Street has been declared a ‘battlefield site’

The government will now have to revisit an earlier decision which could lead to the demolition of certain buildings.