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Dublin: 10 °C Wednesday 18 September, 2019

Yesterday’s News


Friday 13 September, 2019

League of Ireland club Limerick FC has entered examinership

The application was opposed by Revenue Commissioners which said the club is not commercially viable.

Pet food maker secures permanent injunction against protester blockades

C&D Pet Foods claimed that for several days protestors physically obstructed its plant’s entrance, in support of farmers.

Man wanted over 2007 double murder in Belfast brought before High Court in Dublin

The victims’ bodies were found hours apart in Belfast on 12 March 2007.


Thursday 12 September, 2019

Hospital seeks to have seriously ill child made ward of court so he can undergo treatment

The court heard the child’s father is opposed to the boy undergoing the severe course of treatment.

Wednesday 11 September, 2019

Man who took 12,000 photos of female neighbour without consent to be re-sentenced

Mark Mooney pleaded guilty to harassing his neighbour and was originally convicted last year.

Friday 6 September, 2019

Dawn Meats proceedings seeking to have several protesters imprisoned for alleged injunction breach is struck out

The proceedings could have resulted in the imprisonment of some of those who have been protesting outside the plants.

Thursday 5 September, 2019

Landmark High Court challenge against State over peat regulations opens before High Court

The action has been taken by the environmental group Friends of the Irish Environment.

Monday 26 August, 2019

Woman accused of stabbing man to death in the UK appears before High Court in Dublin

British authorities claim Kelly Margaret Gray murdered David Gavin in Rochdale in May.

Friday 23 August, 2019

Jail sentence set aside for man who took 12,000 photos of woman without her consent

Mark Mooney of Wexford Town was convicted last year after he admitted harassing a neighbour.

Monday 19 August, 2019

Judge warns of 'serious consequences' after woman posts about childcare proceedings on social media

The woman’s lawyer initially told the court that his client was not willing to remove the material.

Wednesday 7 August, 2019

Dublin Port company takes High Court action over site required to deal with Brexit impact

The site is to be used for customs, immigration and agricultural inspection posts after Brexit.

Saturday 3 August, 2019

Nursing home goes into examinership over fears vulture fund may seek to put it into receivership

The company is clearly insolvent and unable to pay its debts as they fall due, the judge said.

Wednesday 31 July, 2019

Gardaí called in during chaotic scenes at Four Courts as defendant claims she was assaulted

Court staff called for the assistance of gardai who attended at the scene within minutes.

Couples face the prospect of being jailed for contempt unless they vacate unofficial halting site

The court heard that the defendants have been offered alternative accommodation.

Tuesday 30 July, 2019

Siblings of man who was killed by his tenant take action over inquest into his death

Thomas O’Gorman was killed between 11 January and 12 January 2014 at his home in Castleknock.

Thursday 25 July, 2019

Court dispute involving priest facing US drug charges fixed for High Court hearing in December

Fr Michael O’Leary was arrested for possession of a controlled substance earlier this year.

Wednesday 24 July, 2019

Supreme Court rejects appeal by man deported for alleged links to Isis

The court heard that one of the man’s sons was killed fighting in the Syria.

Tuesday 23 July, 2019

ODCE asks High Court to determine if documents held by FAI auditors are legally privileged

The material from Deloitte was briefly mentioned before the judge today.

Monday 15 July, 2019

Court dispute involving Catholic priest facing drug charges in US to be heard in October

Fr Michael O’Leary was arrested for possession of a controlled substance in March.

Friday 12 July, 2019

Dispute between family members that run Claddagh ring business comes before High Court

The row involves brothers Andrew and Philip Fried, who are shareholders of Claddagh Jewellers.

Thursday 11 July, 2019

Travellers must leave unofficial halting site in Co Tipperary by next Tuesday, court rules

Tipperary County Council’s proceedings were brought against eight people.

Wednesday 10 July, 2019

Owners of property in Dublin 7 take High Court action to remove alleged squatters

The locks on the doors had been changed and the occupants say they have nowhere to go, so will not be leaving.

Tuesday 9 July, 2019

Justice minister takes case against farmer allegedly trespassing on State lands formerly earmarked for 'super prison'

The Minister has brought proceedings against James Scully, from Kilreesk Lane, St Margarets, Co Dublin.

Thursday 4 July, 2019

Council brings action to remove Traveller families from unofficial Tipperary halting site

The court heard that members of the McCarthy family have lived on the bridge for forty years.

Tuesday 25 June, 2019

New York-based priest on drugs charges may be able to give evidence in dispute over will, court told

Fr Michael O’Leary is not prohibited from coming to Ireland to give evidence in the will dispute.

Monday 24 June, 2019

Woman at centre of alleged abuse 'horror story' tells judge she needs future supports

The 18-year-old has told the court she will need support to assist her in dealing with criminal proceedings brought against her alleged attackers.

Friday 21 June, 2019

Retired soldier brings High Court action over being prescribed anti-Malaria drug for overseas service

He spent 25 years in the Defence Forces including periods in Liberia and Chad.

Wednesday 12 June, 2019

Irish priest's arrest on New York drug charges delays dispute with siblings over Dublin 4 house left in will

New York-based Fr Michael O’Leary (50) was arrested by New York police in the early hours of St Patrick’s Day.

Tuesday 11 June, 2019

Vehicle supplier secures order to have Facebook group it claims is damaging its business reputation taken down

The injunction was granted in favour Harris Auto Trading Company.

Thursday 6 June, 2019

Supermac's loses High Court bid to stop franchisee doing up 'dated' Limerick restaurant

John and Mary Lyons operate the Supermac’s outlet at Ennis Road, Limerick.

Thursday 30 May, 2019

34-year-old Deaf woman sues HSE over being placed in facility for the elderly

Counsel said she had been put in the nursing home on a temporary basis, but that was almost two years ago.

Wednesday 29 May, 2019

Minister wins 'right to third-level education' appeal in Carter judgement

Carter won a case against the State Examinations Commission over the recheck of her Leaving Cert exam.

HSE secures injunction against Euro election candidate over MyOptions website

Counsel for the HSE told the High Court today that the matter had been resolved.

Harrison bids for Tribunal findings to be quashed over Judge Charleton's alleged prior involvement with witness

Lawyers for the State have argued Harrison’s proceedings are fundamentally misconceived.

Monday 27 May, 2019

Two legal challenges launched against plans for 13-turbine wind farm in Westmeath

The farm will have some of the “highest structures in the country”.

Monday 20 May, 2019

Refusal to allow child with 'complex educational needs' attend school during summer challenged in High Court

The action has been taken on behalf of a six-year-old boy who has Down Syndrome.

Man brings High Court challenge over IBTS policy on gay men donating blood

The action has been taken by 27-year-old Tomas Heneghan.

Thursday 16 May, 2019

Sinn Féin activist makes 'unreserved apology' to Fine Gael councillor over Facebook comments

The councillor had brought a defamation case to the High Court in relation to the social media post.

Friday 3 May, 2019

State's corporate watchdog launches High Court proceedings over FAI matters

An affidavit was filed yesterday by a solicitor for the Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement.

Wednesday 1 May, 2019

High Court proceedings brought against Sinéad O'Connor by former manager are resolved

Talks took place between the parties before the hearing was at commence.

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