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#High Court

# high-court - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

Garda awarded €25,000 after being rammed by man he previously saved from machete attack

Detective Garda Clifford Singleton sustained long term neck injuries as a result.

# high-court - Thursday 1 December, 2016

Denis O'Brien says he and his family received death threats following Dáil disclosure

The billionaire has taken the stand at the High Court this morning.

# high-court - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

Irish woman waiting to hear about extradition to US is on suicide watch

The mother-of-one is wanted by US authorities in connection with an alleged multi-million euro steroid distribution enterprise.

Denis O'Brien alleges that TDs prejudiced his case against RTÉ with Dáil speeches

O’Brien’s case against the Dáil Committee on Procedure and Privilege began at the High Court this morning.

# high-court - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

Parks service appeals €40,000 payout for woman who fell while hillwalking

Teresa Wall said her foot had snagged in a hole in one of the old railway sleepers that made up the boardwalk.

# high-court - Friday 11 November, 2016

Newspaper apologises for suggesting daughter who was raped by her father participated in his crimes

The Sligo Weekender newspaper apologised for reporting that Ronnie Dunbar had suggested his daughter had aided him in his crimes.

# high-court - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

Woman who slipped on water while working awarded €47,000

Mr Justice Anthony Barr made the award to Ligia Pop against C Morton & Sons Ltd.

# high-court - Thursday 3 November, 2016

Will Brexit happen? Here's what we know after today's High Court ruling

Today, the High Court said Britain can’t leave the EU until parliament votes for it to be so.

High Court says UK parliament must have vote on starting Brexit

The landmark constitutional decision could delay Britain’s exit from the EU.

# high-court - Wednesday 2 November, 2016

Convicted Jobstown teen to take appeal to High Court

Last month the 17-year-old boy was convicted of falsely imprisoning then Tánaiste Joan Burton and her advisor.

# high-court - Tuesday 25 October, 2016

Man charged with urinating in public granted leave to appeal constitutionality of decision

Tezaur Bita is alleged to have parked his car on the Old Nangor Road in the early hours of 27 August 2015 and relieved himself in bushes.

# high-court - Monday 24 October, 2016

Garda, whose patrol car was rammed by lorry in 2000, awarded €75,000 damages in High Court

Retired Garda Frank O’Hara’s patrol car was rammed close to the Louth border by a lorry that “skulked across the border”.

# high-court - Thursday 20 October, 2016

President of African country has case over mean Facebook comments thrown out in Dublin High Court

Ismael Omar Guelleh sought to get the names, addresses and telephone numbers of those who attacked him online.

# high-court - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

Minister says gardaí can no longer be required to work without rest or meal breaks

At present gardaí are excluded from an EU working time directive which states that people working longer than six-hour shifts be granted rest and meal breaks.

# high-court - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

Creche secures injunction over Applegreen station pumping "foul" smelling waste water

The creche’s owners claim the station is the cause of noxious gases and odours affecting the health and safety of 80 young children who attend the facility.

# high-court - Monday 10 October, 2016

Former Cork footballer was 'ferociously punched' during game for being a Garda, court hears

Former intercounty player James Masters claims the man who punched him during the 2010 match had repeatedly called him a “pig” prior to the assault.

# high-court - Friday 7 October, 2016

High Court judge to investigate allegations of wrongdoing related to whistleblower disclosures

The inquiry will look into allegations of “wrongdoing” concerning recent disclosures.

# high-court - Friday 30 September, 2016

17-year-old girl sues uncle after €50k taken from account after death of her parents

The teenager’s parents passed away within two months of each other earlier this year.

# high-court - Friday 23 September, 2016

Staff member at Oberstown threatened with screwdriver in latest disturbance

The High Court heard today there was another ‘serious disturbance’ at the youth detention centre this week.

Family of four to be evicted from €3 million home next Friday

John and Dolores Quinn and their two children will see their Co Kildare home repossessed next week in the absence of further legal intervention.

Convicted drug dealer denies calling prison officer "a dog"

Patrick Irwin is serving at 10-year term at Mountjoy Prison.

# high-court - Thursday 22 September, 2016

Girl, 16, placed in secure care over fears that she could be sexually exploited

It is understood the girl, who went missing recently, was involved with an older man.

# high-court - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

Retired woman sues insurer for refusing to pay disability because she wouldn't take a test

48-year-old Tipperary mother of three Bridget Daly has taken the case against Zurich Life Assurance.

# high-court - Tuesday 20 September, 2016

Teenage boy held in 'lock-up for 24 hours without even a shirt on his back'

The High Court was told today alleged confinement at the youth detention centre stems from what can only be described as a riot.

# 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.”

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