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Dublin: 8 °C Tuesday 10 December, 2019

Yesterday’s News


Wednesday 4 December, 2019

O'Leary tells High Court he was 'taken aback' by Chief Operations Officer's flight to Easyjet

Michael O’Leary said Peter Bellew told him he “would probably go travelling” after leaving Ryanair.

Friday 22 November, 2019

Environmental group in Supreme Court bid to challenge government's climate change plan

The NGO claims the National Mitigation Plan is flawed on several grounds and had asked the court to quash its adoption.

Tuesday 19 November, 2019

Man seeks damages from Department of Social Protection after his data was given to private investigator

49-year-old Daniel Lannon is seeking damages for what he claims was a breach of his privacy.

Wednesday 6 November, 2019

TDs secure permission to challenge decision to refuse 'money message' motion

The High Court granted the permission today.

Tuesday 5 November, 2019

Freddie Thompson withdraws case after he is moved from prison's punishment block

Thompson is serving a life sentence for the murder of David Douglas in 2016.

Thursday 31 October, 2019

Ben Gilroy prevented by High Court from arresting agents and employees of mortgage company

Start Mortgages also secured an order restraining Gilroy from posting online any information relating to any of Start’s current or former employees.

Tuesday 29 October, 2019

Garda accused of making a racist remark to suspect has findings against him quashed

Garda Noel Gibbons had strongly denied making the remark, and the case was heard at the High Court today.

Wednesday 23 October, 2019

Dublin man sues Garda commissioner for defamation

The alleged breach was the subject of several media reports published in late March.

Friday 18 October, 2019

Pilots union seeks High Court order preventing Ryanair from progressing legal action

Ryanair brought proceedings against the union over a planned 48-hour strike last August.

Wednesday 16 October, 2019

High Court clears way for trial of man accused of sexually abusing relative over 50 years ago to proceed

The man, who cannot be identified for legal reasons, had sought to halt his prosecution from proceeding.

Tuesday 15 October, 2019

High Court judge makes orders for residents to vacate three Dublin properties described as 'firetraps'

Dublin City Council inspections had revealed that the three properties are in very poor repair.

Friday 11 October, 2019

Roscommon family in controversial eviction case given one month to leave home

The eviction gained national media attention last December.

Thursday 10 October, 2019

Former general election candidate attempts citizens arrest on High Court judge, solicitor and barrister

Manning was before the court regarding judicial review proceedings he had brought.

KBC seeks fresh injunction to force family at centre of controversial Strokestown eviction to leave property

The eviction gained national media attention last December.

Wednesday 9 October, 2019

High Court proceedings taken by Dublin residents against children's hospital building firm

The residents claimed their homes were damaged as a result of construction works.

Monday 7 October, 2019

Pamela Flood and Ronan Ryan allowed to appeal repossession of Dublin home by finance fund

The high-profile couple appealed against a decision by the Circuit Court to allow Tanager DAC to repossess their home.

Friday 20 September, 2019

High Court writes off over €6 million in debt owed by retired garda and his wife

A lump sum of over €40,000 from family members will go towards the funding of the arrangements.

Environmental group wins landmark case over large-scale peat extraction

The group claimed that the regulations were inconsistent with EU environmental laws.

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.

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