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#Nicholas Kearns

# nicholas-kearns - Sunday 22 April, 2018

Our payouts are three times that of the UK, so why wouldn't whiplash legislation work here?

Britain and Ireland are currently the outliers of Europe when it comes to soft tissue injury claims, and the UK has announced plans to cap whiplash payouts via legislation.

# nicholas-kearns - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

'If judges were given the power to select an Irish football team ... all hell would break loose'

Ex-High Court President Nicholas Kearns was speaking on RTE Radio One this morning.

# nicholas-kearns - 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.

# nicholas-kearns - Tuesday 9 June, 2015

Men press on with their legal challenges against the marriage referendum

One man is to appeal last week’s rejection of his challenge.

# nicholas-kearns - Saturday 27 December, 2014

'The foetus is regarded as a citizen': How world media reported yesterday's High Court decision

Ireland’s abortion ban has been thrust back in to the international spotlight.

# nicholas-kearns - Thursday 27 March, 2014

Judges given advice on Garda taping as solicitors ask for records

A number of defence solicitors are believed to be asking if their conversations with clients were taped.

# nicholas-kearns - Thursday 17 November, 2011

Priory Hall developer granted stay on three-month sentence

The High Court had jailed and fined Thomas McFeely over his failure to carry out urgent remedial works on the Donaghmede apartment complex but he won a reprieve against the sentence.