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Yesterday’s News

Iona Institute researcher sues Twitter over tweets he claims defamed him

The allegedly defamatory tweets were not taken down from the social media platform.

Thursday 6 December, 2018

Graham Dwyer wins legal action over accessing of his mobile phone data

Dwyer’s legal team had argued that the use of this data was unconstitutional.

Thursday 29 November, 2018

A hotel to be used for Direct Provision is still in the middle of a sale dispute

The 39-room Shannon Key West Hotel is located in Rooskey on the Co Leitrim/Roscommon.

Tuesday 27 November, 2018

Air conditioning dispute between Seán Gallagher's firm and Nokia comes before court

Employees in the Nokia office reportedly had to wear their jackets while working.

Thursday 22 November, 2018

Migrant fishermen 'treated like modern slaves'

Some work 116 hours per week, yet are only paid an average of €2.83 per hour, the High Court was told.

Wednesday 21 November, 2018

Court says students who posted video of classmate snorting sugar must be allowed back to school

The school said they had behaved in a manner that posed a serious threat to the school’s good order.

Friday 16 November, 2018

Injunction sought preventing hotel being used as accommodation for asylum seekers

A company wants to develop the Shannon Key West Hotel into a tourist hotel.

Monday 12 November, 2018

Garda Keith Harrison launches High Court battle to quash findings from Disclosures Tribunal

Harrison alleges that Mr Justice Peter Charleton had prior professional involvement with a key witness in his case.

Friday 9 November, 2018

Solicitor tells High Court she was discriminated against because she is 'a woman and a black African'

The solicitor was asked about her qualifications and training while representing a patient at a Mental Health tribunal.

Garda brings High Court action to have YouTube video of public order incident taken down

The garda claims commentary on the video falsely accuses him of kicking a minor in the head.

Thursday 8 November, 2018

Asylum seeker settles High Court action to get father's name on son's birth cert

The woman became pregnant following a relationship with a security guard at a Direct Provision centre.

Wednesday 7 November, 2018

Judge dismisses former Garda Commissioner O'Sullivan's defamation application

O’Sullivan, who served as Commissioner between 2014 and 2017, had claimed she was defamed by the Irish Examiner.

Thursday 25 October, 2018

Dentists withdraw allegations of misconduct against each other after row over CCTV camera

The men had previously worked well together but the relationship became “toxic”, a court heard.

Thursday 11 October, 2018

Bank-appointed receiver launches court proceedings against 'campaigners' occupying a property on Pearse Street

A banner with the words “Pearse Street Occupation” written on it has been placed outside the building the court heard.

Monday 8 October, 2018

Keith Harrison trying to stop internal Garda investigation

The garda has brought a High Court action aimed at stopping an investigation into alleged breaches of discipline by him.

Thursday 4 October, 2018

Firm headed by Sean Gallagher in High Court dispute with corporate tenant over heating system

Nokia Ireland initiated proceedings alleging Clyde Real Estate Blanchardstown was in breach of a lease agreement.

Wednesday 3 October, 2018

Case where Leaving Cert student lost out on college place 'cannot be repeated', judge says

Rebecca Carter received an official offer of her college place last week.

Tuesday 2 October, 2018

Owners of Dublin building occupied by protesters say it is 'not safe'

The building at Belvedere Place was occupied on 8 September.

Tuesday 25 September, 2018

Foster mother takes Tusla to High Court over refusal to consider her as adoptive parent for child

The woman had been caring for the boy from a few months after his birth until April of this year.

Monday 24 September, 2018

Oberstown teen launches High Court case over alleged unlawful solitary confinement

He claims that on three occasions since July he has been disciplined and placed in solitary confinement as punishment.

Saturday 1 September, 2018

High Court challenge brought over halting site for Travellers displaced by new Dublin Airport runway

An environmental and planning company claims the site does not comply with Fingal County Council’s development plan.

Monday 20 August, 2018

Examiner appointed to Bradley's Pharmacy Group

The firm is around €24 million in debt.

Thursday 16 August, 2018

High Court orders occupiers of house in Dublin's north inner city to vacate by 8am tomorrow

The judge granted injunctions requiring persons unknown to vacate and cease trespassing at one of seven properties owned by a pension plan.

Friday 3 August, 2018

Interim examiner appointed to Bradley Pharmacy Group

The business has debts of around €24 million.

Thursday 2 August, 2018

Hospital secures court orders to stop two patients with dementia from leaving

One of the patients set off a fire alarm and has severe paranoia.

Tuesday 31 July, 2018

Sipo's order that Amnesty should return €137,000 grant is quashed after High Court appeal

The donation was for Amnesty’s ‘My Body, My Rights’ campaign which sought a referendum on the Eighth Amendment.

Tuesday 24 July, 2018

Judgement reserved in extradition challenge by Algerian man accused of terror

The State has opposed the application.

Thursday 12 July, 2018

Irish Countrywomen's Association had 'tainted and flawed' advice in ballot papers dispute, court hears

A member claims that votes were not counted for election to the association’s national executive.

Wednesday 11 July, 2018

Mother and son who were separated for 50 years settle High Court action against adoption agency

The terms of the settlement are confidential.

Friday 6 July, 2018

New legal action against National Museum by employee suspended after sexual harassment reports

Dr Andrew Halpin was suspended from his position as Assistant Keeper of Irish Antiquities in February 2017.

Graham Dwyer to find out in October if he has won data case against the State

The data, which was generated by Dwyer’s work phone, placed the phone at a specific place at a particular time.

Wednesday 4 July, 2018

Woman claiming son was illegally put up for adoption says she was encouraged not to look for him

Tressa Donnelly Reeves told the High Court that she had named her son Andre so that he would be easier to find.

Tuesday 3 July, 2018

'You couldn't write that': Son who found out he was adopted 50 years later takes Catholic adoption agency to High Court

Tressa Reeves claims her son was unlawfully taken from her, and she was denied information about him for decades.

Friday 29 June, 2018

Court rules that KBC are entitled to repossess properties belonging to Jerry Beades

The financial lender claims that more than €2 million in loans to the anti-eviction activist remains outstanding.

Judge urges dentists working out of the same building to solve 'toxic' working environment

One of the dentists claims a camera was installed to spy on his staff.

Thursday 28 June, 2018

An Bord Pleanala says it made a mistake granting permission for 536 homes beside Dublin park

The planning authority is now prepared to concede to an order quashing the planning permission.

Wednesday 27 June, 2018

Supreme Court clears the way for extradition of Wicklow man accused of helping run Silk Road website

Gary Davis will now face trial in the US on charges including conspiracy to distribute narcotics.

Friday 22 June, 2018

Row over €18 million school grounds sale settled with 4-acre donation

The agreement will see the donation of almost 4 acres of land by the Christian Brothers.

Thursday 21 June, 2018

Court hears €2.1 million outstanding on loans for Dublin properties owned by Jerry Beades

Counsel for the lender said no repayments have been made on the properties for 10 years.

Friday 15 June, 2018

Thousands of consultants to get pay rises in €200 million deal

Paschal Donohoe said “absolutely gigantic” amounts of money were involved in the case.

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