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#High Court

# high-court - Wednesday 2 September, 2015

Ex-junior minister Ivor Callely will not have to go back to prison

It was confirmed yesterday that the former minister will not have to go back to jail for six days to serve out the remainder of his sentence.

# high-court - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

Former bank employee given ‘breathing space’ to help save family home of 20 years

The house was meant to be repossessed at 1pm today.

# high-court - Monday 31 August, 2015

Children detained in special care unit forced to urinate on floor

One young person who spoke to inspectors described not being allowed access to a toilet as ‘disgusting’.

# high-court - Saturday 29 August, 2015

Seven more months: Seán FitzPatrick has succeeded in getting his trial pushed back

He had been due to go on trial for 27 offences in October. It’ll now happen in May.

# high-court - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

This 23-year-old student is challenging Ireland’s gay blood donation ban

But why is the ban still in place and on what grounds is it being challenged?

# high-court - Monday 27 July, 2015

High Court decision clears the UK Times to launch its Irish edition (finally)

Times Newspapers London today won a ruling in the High Court against the Irish Times which says they are entitled to launch an Irish edition of their UK brand.

# high-court - Friday 24 July, 2015

# high-court - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

Family of girl who suffered cerebral palsy at birth: ‘Hospital apology is utterly meaningless’

The High Court approved a €1.9 million settlement today.

# high-court - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

Justice Minister asked to consider early release of Ivor Callely again

He has been on bail since the legal challenge was launched.

# high-court - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

US seeks extradition of Wicklow man over black market ‘Silk Road’ website

The 27-year-old is wanted for trial by US authorities on charges of conspiracy to distribute narcotics and conspiracy to commit money laundering.

# high-court - Monday 13 July, 2015

James Reilly wins defamation action against Irish Mail on Sunday, receives full apology

The value of the settlement was not disclosed in court.

# high-court - Friday 10 July, 2015

Roy Keane sues Paddy Power over ‘Braveheart’ billboard ad

The lawsuit was filed on Monday.

# high-court - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

Government slammed after mother of surrogate baby denied benefit

The woman who brought the case was refused benefits as she did not meet the requirement of having been pregnant.

# high-court - Monday 6 July, 2015

The company that ran Clerys has been officially wound up

The High Court officially ordered that OCS Operations Ltd be wound up today with no opposition to the application.

# high-court - Thursday 2 July, 2015

“I am very pleased that RTE was able to believe me” – woman at centre of defamation action

Former archbishop Richard Burke, who said RTÉ wrongly called him a paedophile, has settled his case

# high-court - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

Judge says Denis O’Brien’s action against the Oireachtas is not urgent

The action, which relates to the statements made about O’Brien and his banking affairs with IBRC made under Dáil privilege recently, has been put back until October.

# high-court - Monday 29 June, 2015

Homeless couple who slept at council tell court that temporary accommodation is not suitable

Alan Murphy and Kelly Gilsenan left the offices of the council in Tallaght on Friday after the council took a High Court injunction out against them.

# high-court - Sunday 28 June, 2015

A bank tried to evict a hospitalised mother and her daughter this week

Kate Scully Owens was seriously injured in a car accident two weeks ago.

# high-court - Monday 22 June, 2015

Limerick County Council demolishes family home by mistake

Brian and Mary O’Shaughnessy described the destruction of their house as “a nightmare”.

# high-court - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

‘Almost all’ of the RTÉ story Denis O’Brien tried to block is now out. Here it is…

All but two paragraphs from the script can now be published, says the High Court.

Teacher says her career was “destroyed” after phone in her bra set off prison detectors

She is suing the Irish Prison Service and Minister for Justice, among others.

# high-court - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

Denis O’Brien is taking legal action over Dáil comments about his finances

The businessman has issued proceedings against the Houses of the Oireachtas and the State.

Michael Lowry has a go at Revenue as he’s cleared of tax liability

The TD had been accused of filing incorrect tax returns in 2003 and 2007.

# high-court - Monday 15 June, 2015

Court denies mother’s attempt to use her dead daughter’s frozen eggs IVF

Court denies mother’s attempt to use her dead daughter’s frozen eggs

The daughter died in 2011 at age 28 and had signed a consent form agreeing that her eggs could be stored after her death.

# high-court - Friday 12 June, 2015

High Court refuses to completely lift injunction on RTÉ over Denis O’Brien story

RTÉ lawyers maintained much of what the injunction relates to is now in the public domain.

# high-court - Friday 5 June, 2015

“A thumping majority” – High Court rejects two legal challenges to the marriage referendum

Justice Nicholas Kearns said no substantive arguments were made.

# high-court - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

Court ruling: Media free to report Dáil comments about Denis O’Brien’s debts

Judgement in the O’Brien versus RTÉ is also likely tomorrow.

Here is the article that Denis O’Brien’s lawyers didn’t want you to see last Thursday

On foot of clarification in the High Court today, republishes the article we first posted last week relaying Catherine Murphy’s Dáil comments.

What did Denis O’Brien achieve by trying to stop THAT speech going public?

The Streisand effect in full swing.

Denis O’Brien says he has “never experienced this level of abuse, venom and hatred”

In a lengthy op-ed in the Irish Times, he says that documents given to Catherine Murphy were stolen.

# high-court - Friday 29 May, 2015

RTÉ will seek permission to broadcast Catherine Murphy Dáil comments

There are now growing calls for the Dáil to be recalled next week.

# high-court - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

Times Newspapers have backed down in their legal row with the Irish Times

That didn’t take long… The UK group’s online Irish newspaper will still go ahead but now with a different name.

# high-court - Friday 22 May, 2015

Ex-airline executive walks free after bizarre ‘nut rage’ court case

Cho Hyun-Ah became enraged when a flight attendant served her some nuts in a bag, rather than on a plate.

# high-court - Thursday 21 May, 2015

This week’s vital property news: Tenants’ rights and the government getting tough on banks Shovel Ready This post contains images

This week’s vital property news: Tenants’ rights and the government getting tough on banks

Everything you need to know in one quick guided tour.

Denis O’Brien has blocked the broadcast of an RTÉ news story about him

The businessman argued that the story contained details of his private finances.

Irish citizen will not be extradited to the United States for terrorism related offences

Ali Charaf Damache could have faced up to 45 years if extradited to the United States.

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

The Grangegorman squatters have no intention of moving…

A High Court order has been passed for the arrest of those who remain, but they intend to appeal.

# high-court - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

Alan Shatter has lost his bid to quash aspects of the Guerin report

The former Justice Minister resigned from his cabinet position last May.