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#High Court

# 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.

# high-court - Monday 14 March, 2016

Garda who was stabbed under eye on Halloween awarded €35k damages

The wound left a permanent indented scar on his face.

“Unfair and unjust” – Traveller family to appeal confiscation of 29 horses to High Court

The horses were seized last month as part of an initiative known as Operation Storm.

# high-court - Thursday 3 March, 2016

Court rejects extradition of man facing sexual assault charges in Liverpool

He is wanted by Liverpool Magistrate’s Court.

# high-court - Wednesday 24 February, 2016

Hospital apologises after man settles case against HSE and doctor who delivered him for €4.1 million

Cerebral palsy sufferer Andrew Whelan took a legal action through his mother against the gynaecologist who delivered Andrew 22 years ago.

# 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.