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Friday 23 July, 2021

RTÉ asks court to strike out damages claim made by politician Joe Costello
# Courts
# Courts

RTÉ asks court to strike out damages claim made by politician Joe Costello

Jul 23rd 2021, 8:11 PM 23,530 Views 0 Comments

The hearing of the pretrial motion continues next week.

Wednesday 21 July, 2021

County Sheriff challenges requirement for him to retire at 70
# Courts
# Courts

County Sheriff challenges requirement for him to retire at 70

Jul 21st 2021, 7:54 PM 28,912 Views 0 Comments

The Courts Officers Act stipulates that Sheriffs must retire from office once they reach 70 years of age.

Tuesday 20 July, 2021

Judgement reserved on watchdog's application for disputed John Delaney documents
# High Court
# High Court

Judgement reserved on watchdog's application for disputed John Delaney documents

Jul 20th 2021, 5:22 PM 22,757 Views 0 Comments

The judge said she would do her best to give judgement as soon as possible.

Monday 19 July, 2021

Jonathan Dowdall takes legal action to stop his trial for Regency Hotel murder being heard in the Special Criminal Court
# Court
# Court

Jonathan Dowdall takes legal action to stop his trial for Regency Hotel murder being heard in the Special Criminal Court

Jul 19th 2021, 3:47 PM 25,312 Views 0 Comments

Jonathan Dowdall is charged with the murder of David Byrne at the Regency Hotel, Whitehall, Dublin 9 on 5 February, 2016

Tuesday 6 July, 2021

Disclosure of alleged sexual impropriety would have 'devastating effect' on teacher, court told
# High Court
# High Court

Disclosure of alleged sexual impropriety would have 'devastating effect' on teacher, court told

Jul 6th 2021, 6:30 PM 48,657 Views 0 Comments

The teacher has brought a High Court challenge over the Garda vetting bureau’s decision to disclose the details to the Teaching Council.

Tuesday 29 June, 2021

HSE secures orders to get details of those who downloaded cyber attack information
# High Court
# High Court

HSE secures orders to get details of those who downloaded cyber attack information

Jun 29th 2021, 10:00 PM 21,178 Views 0 Comments

The orders were secured against Chronicle Security Ireland Ltd and its US-based parent Chronicle LLC.

Legal challenge brought over decision to pedestrianise part of Malahide Village
# North Dublin
# North Dublin

Legal challenge brought over decision to pedestrianise part of Malahide Village

Jun 29th 2021, 9:00 AM 23,335 Views 41 Comments

The pedestrianisation aimed to facilitate outdoor dining but has led to criticism.

Friday 25 June, 2021

Data stolen in HSE cyber attack downloaded 23 times before being removed, High Court told
# Hse Hack
# Hse Hack

Data stolen in HSE cyber attack downloaded 23 times before being removed, High Court told

Jun 25th 2021, 4:43 PM 24,701 Views 12 Comments

The stolen material included sensitive patient information including correspondence, minutes of meetings, and corporate documents, the HSE claims.

Tuesday 22 June, 2021

Ranelagh hotel takes insurer to court over failure to payout for Covid business losses
# The Devlin
# The Devlin

Ranelagh hotel takes insurer to court over failure to payout for Covid business losses

Jun 22nd 2021, 5:44 PM 17,223 Views 0 Comments

The claim arises from the hotel having to close its doors in March 2020 due to the health emergency caused by pandemic.

Man accused of Kevin Lunney abduction takes High Court case over time limits regarding judicial reviews
# Challenge
# Challenge

Man accused of Kevin Lunney abduction takes High Court case over time limits regarding judicial reviews

Jun 22nd 2021, 3:50 PM 10,101 Views 0 Comments

The man has previously brought judicial review proceedings challenging the Special Criminal Court’s jurisdiction to hear his trial.

Monday 21 June, 2021

Challenge brought over decision not to proceed with Waterford halting site
# Challenge
# Challenge

Challenge brought over decision not to proceed with Waterford halting site

Jun 21st 2021, 10:05 PM 17,582 Views 0 Comments

The council voted against the plans last March.

Friday 18 June, 2021

Gemma O'Doherty says hospital's action against her over videos is 'spurious and outrageous'
# Beaumont Hospital
# Beaumont Hospital

Gemma O'Doherty says hospital's action against her over videos is 'spurious and outrageous'

Jun 18th 2021, 5:41 PM 70,632 Views 0 Comments

O’Doherty said that the claim against her were “lies”, that others were lying, and that she was telling the truth.”

Wednesday 16 June, 2021

Court quashes permission for proposed Longford windfarm, the joint-tallest structure in Ireland
# Bord Na Móna
# Bord Na Móna

Court quashes permission for proposed Longford windfarm, the joint-tallest structure in Ireland

Jun 16th 2021, 5:46 PM 16,703 Views 44 Comments

Environmentalist Peter Sweetman brought the challenge against the proposed windfarm.

Monday 14 June, 2021

Retired member of religious order seeks to block his trial on child sex abuse charges
# Co Galway
# Co Galway

Retired member of religious order seeks to block his trial on child sex abuse charges

Jun 14th 2021, 5:28 PM 30,327 Views 0 Comments

The man is facing four charges of sexual assault made against him on dates between 1966 and 1969.

Wednesday 2 June, 2021

Former Bóthar CEO seeks free legal aid for misappropriated funds court case
# David Moloney
# David Moloney

Former Bóthar CEO seeks free legal aid for misappropriated funds court case

Jun 2nd 2021, 1:22 PM 14,742 Views 0 Comments

Moloney said that he had approached the legal aid centre in Limerick, and wanted the case adjourned to see if his application is successful.

Thursday 27 May, 2021

Student seeks court order allowing him to sit Leaving Cert without having to wear a mask
# Mask Challenge
# Mask Challenge

Student seeks court order allowing him to sit Leaving Cert without having to wear a mask

May 27th 2021, 7:01 PM 30,420 Views 0 Comments

The student has brought the proceedings through his mother.

Former property developer Sean Dunne claims injunction against him is a 'fraud'
# Courts
# Courts

Former property developer Sean Dunne claims injunction against him is a 'fraud'

May 27th 2021, 3:00 PM 20,650 Views 0 Comments

Children of the bankrupt businessman were granted a temporary injunction preventing him from selling two valuable properties.

Tuesday 25 May, 2021

Hospital secures court injunction against those behind private IT system cyber attack
# Ransomware Attack
# Ransomware Attack

Hospital secures court injunction against those behind private IT system cyber attack

May 25th 2021, 7:36 PM 21,122 Views 0 Comments

A ransomware note was found on a Cork hospital’s private computer system, separate from systems operated by the HSE.

Monday 24 May, 2021

HSE obtains court order allowing doctors to carry out c-section on prisoner with mental illness
# High Court
# High Court

HSE obtains court order allowing doctors to carry out c-section on prisoner with mental illness

May 24th 2021, 4:53 PM 35,574 Views 0 Comments

The woman is in the final stages of her pregnancy and is due to give birth soon, the court heard.

Wednesday 19 May, 2021

Galway restaurant claims they were defamed by Deliveroo
# High Court
# High Court

Galway restaurant claims they were defamed by Deliveroo

May 19th 2021, 6:10 PM 33,663 Views 0 Comments

The claim is made by Gastro Grub Limited, trading under ‘Tuco’s Taqueria’ located at Upper Abbeygate Street, Galway since 2015.

Portakabin seeks court order to find person behind Gmail account who allegedly defamed company
# High Court
# High Court

Portakabin seeks court order to find person behind Gmail account who allegedly defamed company

May 19th 2021, 5:51 PM 19,420 Views 0 Comments

The case was heard in the High Court today.

Tuesday 18 May, 2021

Judge wants LPP issues between ODCE, FAI and John Delaney completed by end of legal year
# FAI
# FAI

Judge wants LPP issues between ODCE, FAI and John Delaney completed by end of legal year

May 18th 2021, 5:12 PM 14,180 Views 0 Comments

The comments were made by Ms Justice Leonie Reynolds when the matter came before her today.

HSE sued by company that failed to secure €12m contract to provide air ambulance services
# Courts
# Courts

HSE sued by company that failed to secure €12m contract to provide air ambulance services

May 18th 2021, 12:40 PM 20,858 Views 0 Comments

The action has been taken by Sere Holdings Ltd.

Friday 14 May, 2021

Ex-Bothar CEO 'stole' money donated to charity over 21-year period, High Court hears
# Courts
# Courts

Ex-Bothar CEO 'stole' money donated to charity over 21-year period, High Court hears

May 14th 2021, 9:52 PM 51,631 Views 0 Comments

The matter will return before the court next month.

Two journalists sue Twitter and former Sindo columnist Eoghan Harris over allegedly defamatory tweets
# Courts
# Courts

Two journalists sue Twitter and former Sindo columnist Eoghan Harris over allegedly defamatory tweets

May 14th 2021, 5:07 PM 15,080 Views 0 Comments

The actions have been brought by Allison Morris of the Belfast Telegraph and Aoife Moore of the Irish Examiner.

Thursday 13 May, 2021

Judge approves PIA that will see woman (54) making mortgage repayments until she is 90
# High Court
# High Court

Judge approves PIA that will see woman (54) making mortgage repayments until she is 90

May 13th 2021, 6:33 PM 39,311 Views 0 Comments

It is being regarded as an important test case in the area of personal insolvency.

Tuesday 11 May, 2021

Judge to receive report next week concerning documents seized from FAI by ODCE
# High Court
# High Court

Judge to receive report next week concerning documents seized from FAI by ODCE

May 11th 2021, 3:51 PM 13,748 Views 0 Comments

Many of the documents at issue relate to the FAI’s former CEO John Delaney.

Friday 7 May, 2021

Dublin woman Gemma Greene charged over M50 car chase challenges bail conditions
# Court
# Court

Dublin woman Gemma Greene charged over M50 car chase challenges bail conditions

May 7th 2021, 7:34 PM 68,594 Views 0 Comments

Greene was before the District Court in March in respect of two charges of dangerous driving.

Tuesday 4 May, 2021

Challenge over proposed apartments on site of former home of 1916 leader opens in High Court
# The O'Rahilly
# The O'Rahilly

Challenge over proposed apartments on site of former home of 1916 leader opens in High Court

May 4th 2021, 6:56 PM 18,263 Views 0 Comments

The site includes the demolished former home of the 1916 Rising leader Michael Joseph O’Rahilly.

Court of Appeal rules children must be returned to mother in France after father argues for stay in Ireland
# Upheld
# Upheld

Court of Appeal rules children must be returned to mother in France after father argues for stay in Ireland

May 4th 2021, 3:08 PM 95,398 Views 1 Comment

Their father decided he would not return them to their mother over a masks requirement in French schools.

Friday 30 April, 2021

Gemma O'Doherty and John Waters must pay legal costs of failed appeal, Court of Appeal rules.
# Courts
# Courts

Gemma O'Doherty and John Waters must pay legal costs of failed appeal, Court of Appeal rules.

Apr 30th 2021, 2:06 PM 51,451 Views 0 Comments

The judges found that normal rule whereby the losing side should pay the legal costs should be applied.

Wednesday 28 April, 2021

The High Court has appointed provisional liquidators to one of the country's best known travel agents
# The High Court
# The High Court

The High Court has appointed provisional liquidators to one of the country's best known travel agents

Apr 28th 2021, 10:56 PM 31,950 Views 0 Comments

The High Court heard that the company suffered losses in excess of €7m in 2020.

Tuesday 27 April, 2021

Former Bóthar CEO admits misappropriation of charity funds
# Donations
# Donations

Former Bóthar CEO admits misappropriation of charity funds

Apr 27th 2021, 2:34 PM 41,077 Views 0 Comments

David Moloney resigned his post as the organisation’s CEO in February.

Monday 26 April, 2021

Convicted sex offender challenges refusal to consider his bid legal aid in civil action against him
# Sex Offender
# Sex Offender

Convicted sex offender challenges refusal to consider his bid legal aid in civil action against him

Apr 26th 2021, 9:45 PM 30,380 Views 0 Comments

John Barrow has repeatedly denied the charges.

Thursday 22 April, 2021

High Court approves survival scheme for troubled airline group Norwegian
# KPMG
# KPMG

High Court approves survival scheme for troubled airline group Norwegian

Apr 22nd 2021, 7:15 PM 14,946 Views 5 Comments

The group, the court heard had accumulated debts of US$5.2Bn.

Tuesday 20 April, 2021

Charlotte Mulhall granted permission to bring action aimed at securing transfer back to Mountjoy
# High Court
# High Court

Charlotte Mulhall granted permission to bring action aimed at securing transfer back to Mountjoy

Apr 20th 2021, 8:28 PM 36,494 Views 0 Comments

She claims that arising out of the transfer to Limerick, close family, based in Dublin, were unable to visit her.

Friday 16 April, 2021

Constitutional rights of two vaccinated women in mandatory quarantine being breached, court told
# High Court
# High Court

Constitutional rights of two vaccinated women in mandatory quarantine being breached, court told

Apr 16th 2021, 9:56 PM 23,021 Views 20 Comments

The legal actions are about the mechanics of the quarantine scheme, and how it is being applied.

Irish couples travelling abroad for surrogacy set to be exempt from hotel quarantine, High Court hears
# High Court
# High Court

Irish couples travelling abroad for surrogacy set to be exempt from hotel quarantine, High Court hears

Updated Apr 16th 2021, 5:45 PM 14,009 Views 0 Comments

The regulations could be in place by the end of the day, the High Court was told by lawyers for the State.

Thursday 15 April, 2021

Men jailed over failure to stay away from Roscommon farm seek release from prison
# Courts
# Courts

Men jailed over failure to stay away from Roscommon farm seek release from prison

Apr 15th 2021, 10:00 PM 31,199 Views 0 Comments

The case has been heard before the High Court.

Wednesday 14 April, 2021

GP who admitted not referring any patients for Covid tests is suspended from practicing medicine
# Dr Gerard Waters
# Dr Gerard Waters

GP who admitted not referring any patients for Covid tests is suspended from practicing medicine

Apr 14th 2021, 5:35 PM 58,739 Views 0 Comments

Dr Gerard Waters is based in Celbridge, in Co Kildare.

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