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Dublin: 15°C Wednesday 17 August 2022

Friday 12 August, 2022

South Dublin Council ban on further data centres being challenged in High Court
# Courts
# Courts

South Dublin Council ban on further data centres being challenged in High Court

Fri 2:33 PM 12,348 Views 0 Comments

The data centre operator claims the ban contravenes national and regional policy on data centres, was unreasonable and irrational.

Wednesday 10 August, 2022

Woman wanted in the UK remanded in custody following breach of her bail conditions
# High Court
# High Court

Woman wanted in the UK remanded in custody following breach of her bail conditions

Aug 10th 2022, 5:22 PM 21,653 Views 0 Comments

Farah Damji was arrested at a property in rural Co Galway before being brought before the vacation sitting of the High Court in Dublin.

Monday 8 August, 2022

Court upholds ruling that children brought to Ireland without father's consent should return to UK
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

Court upholds ruling that children brought to Ireland without father's consent should return to UK

Aug 8th 2022, 6:07 PM 36,224 Views 0 Comments

The children’s mother had objected to their return, claiming that they would be put at risk if required to return to their native England.

Wednesday 3 August, 2022

High Court orders rapist to pay woman €315,000 in damages
# Courts
# Courts

High Court orders rapist to pay woman €315,000 in damages

Aug 3rd 2022, 1:23 PM 32,812 Views 0 Comments

The judge said that what the man did to the plaintiff “has no place in a civilised society”.

Friday 29 July, 2022

Michael Flatley settles claim over alleged deficiencies during work on his Cork house
# Court Of The Dance
# Court Of The Dance

Michael Flatley settles claim over alleged deficiencies during work on his Cork house

Jul 29th 2022, 5:39 PM 32,979 Views 0 Comments

The claim concerning fire damage to the historic Castle Hyde was heard in the High Court.

Supreme Court clears way for Hutch and Dowdall murder trials to proceed before Special Criminal Court
# Supreme Court
# Supreme Court

Supreme Court clears way for Hutch and Dowdall murder trials to proceed before Special Criminal Court

Jul 29th 2022, 11:43 AM 10,428 Views 0 Comments

Both men are charged with the murder of David Byrne at the Regency Hotel in 2016.

Thursday 28 July, 2022

Former Garda withdraws High Court appeal against order to destroy his Jack Russell
# Courts
# Courts

Former Garda withdraws High Court appeal against order to destroy his Jack Russell

Jul 28th 2022, 2:49 PM 42,797 Views 0 Comments

The dog, called Kim, bit Breid Greene in March as she was walking the Strokestown Famine Trail.

Monday 25 July, 2022

Solicitor Ammi Burke brings High Court challenge over rejection of her unfair dismissals claims
# Courts
# Courts

Solicitor Ammi Burke brings High Court challenge over rejection of her unfair dismissals claims

Jul 25th 2022, 5:46 PM 31,882 Views 0 Comments

Miss Burke’s complaint to the Workplace Relations Commission was thrown out earlier this year.

Tuesday 19 July, 2022

O'Doherty and Waters do not have to pay legal fees for Covid restrictions court case
# Courts
# Courts

O'Doherty and Waters do not have to pay legal fees for Covid restrictions court case

Jul 19th 2022, 3:54 PM 28,998 Views 0 Comments

The Supreme Court issued the ruling today.

Monday 18 July, 2022

State is allowing calves to be transported to Europe in a cruel manner, claims NGO
# Courts
# Courts

State is allowing calves to be transported to Europe in a cruel manner, claims NGO

Jul 18th 2022, 4:47 PM 10,184 Views 0 Comments

Ethical Farming Ltd has brought a High Court challenge against the Minister for Agriculture and the State.

Thursday 14 July, 2022

Test action challenging ban on products containing THC opens
# Cannabis
# Cannabis

Test action challenging ban on products containing THC opens

Jul 14th 2022, 7:27 PM 11,066 Views 0 Comments

The chemical, Tetrahydrocannabinol, is the psychoactive constituent of cannabis.

Well-known French actor claims he is the victim of €6 million fraud by ‘Irish lord’
# Dany Boon
# Dany Boon

Well-known French actor claims he is the victim of €6 million fraud by ‘Irish lord’

Jul 14th 2022, 6:00 PM 47,701 Views 0 Comments

A large number of the companies connected to the case appear to be registered in Ireland, a court was told.

Friday 8 July, 2022

Supreme Court to hear HSE's appeal over decision to lift consultant doctor's suspension
# St Luke's Kilkenny
# St Luke's Kilkenny

Supreme Court to hear HSE's appeal over decision to lift consultant doctor's suspension

Jul 8th 2022, 6:36 PM 22,665 Views 0 Comments

The Court of Appeal ruled that Prof Ray O’Sullivan was entitled to return to his job that he was suspended from on foot of the complaints against him in 2019.

Supreme Court declines to hear political candidate's appeal over family home possession order
# Ben Gilroy
# Ben Gilroy

Supreme Court declines to hear political candidate's appeal over family home possession order

Jul 8th 2022, 5:27 PM 32,442 Views 0 Comments

Ben Gilroy and his wife opposed a lower court’s decision to grant Start Mortgages DAC a possession order in respect of their principal private dwelling.

Tuesday 5 July, 2022

Supreme Court dismisses Gemma O'Doherty and John Waters' action against State's Covid-19 laws
# Dismissed
# Dismissed

Supreme Court dismisses Gemma O'Doherty and John Waters' action against State's Covid-19 laws

Updated Jul 5th 2022, 2:59 PM 33,956 Views 0 Comments

Chief Justice Donal O’Donnell said that the High Court was correct to refuse to grant leave in this case.

Thursday 30 June, 2022

Man sues former teacher, and religious order, over being alleged sexual abuse over 60 years ago
# Courts
# Courts

Man sues former teacher, and religious order, over being alleged sexual abuse over 60 years ago

Jun 30th 2022, 5:52 PM 19,473 Views 0 Comments

The now retired teacher, who is now aged in his 90′s, vehemently denies the allegations.

Monday 20 June, 2022

Parents of child allegedly mauled by dog challenge lack of investigation into incident
# Courts
# Courts

Parents of child allegedly mauled by dog challenge lack of investigation into incident

Jun 20th 2022, 5:40 PM 36,564 Views 0 Comments

The court heard that the boy suffered severe facial injuries, requiring immediate emergency surgery.

Thursday 16 June, 2022

Justice minister to oppose mother's challenge against son's killer being transferred to UK prison
# Kevin Sheehy
# Kevin Sheehy

Justice minister to oppose mother's challenge against son's killer being transferred to UK prison

Jun 16th 2022, 2:28 PM 15,350 Views 0 Comments

The mother of murdered boxer Kevin Sheehy is challenging Logan Jackson’s efforts to be transferred to the UK.

Monday 13 June, 2022

David Hall challenges appointment of inspector to probe affairs of collapsed charity ICHH
# High Court
# High Court

David Hall challenges appointment of inspector to probe affairs of collapsed charity ICHH

Jun 13th 2022, 5:30 PM 12,687 Views 0 Comments

Hall, the former chairman of ICHH, claims that the investigation is flawed because of the strained personal history he has with one of the two persons.

Wednesday 8 June, 2022

Mother of murdered boxing champion challenges decision to transfer son's killer to UK prison
# Kevin Sheehy
# Kevin Sheehy

Mother of murdered boxing champion challenges decision to transfer son's killer to UK prison

Jun 8th 2022, 4:36 PM 18,844 Views 0 Comments

Logan Jackson was found guilty by unanimous jury verdict of murdering Kevin Sheehy in December 2021.

Tuesday 7 June, 2022

High Court challenges brought against planning permission for 1,000 homes in Dublin
# Courts
# Courts

High Court challenges brought against planning permission for 1,000 homes in Dublin

Jun 7th 2022, 5:13 PM 30,587 Views 0 Comments

The actions relate to planning permission granted by An Bord Pleanála for residential units in Leopardstown and Walkinstown.

Wednesday 1 June, 2022

High Court finds aspect of law that criminalises defilement of a child unconstitutional
# High Court
# High Court

High Court finds aspect of law that criminalises defilement of a child unconstitutional

Jun 1st 2022, 4:49 PM 11,859 Views 2 Comments

The case concerns a challenge brought by a serving prisoner.

Monday 23 May, 2022

Supreme Court dismisses teen's appeal against sexual assault conviction for smacking child's bottom
# Courts
# Courts

Supreme Court dismisses teen's appeal against sexual assault conviction for smacking child's bottom

May 23rd 2022, 3:01 PM 33,080 Views 0 Comments

The offence occurred in 2019 when the parties were playing in a field near their homes.

Friday 20 May, 2022

Court action against Sean Quinn adjourned after businessman fails to turn up
# High Court
# High Court

Court action against Sean Quinn adjourned after businessman fails to turn up

May 20th 2022, 5:34 PM 31,080 Views 0 Comments

Companies which were originally set up by Quinn wanted an injunction restraining him from trespassing on their lands.

Wednesday 18 May, 2022

Salvation Army secures injunction requiring alleged trespassers to vacate Dublin building
# High Court
# High Court

Salvation Army secures injunction requiring alleged trespassers to vacate Dublin building

May 18th 2022, 7:08 PM 17,199 Views 10 Comments

The charity had been renovating the property to accommodate refugees from war-torn Ukraine.

High Court proceedings brought against Sean Quinn over alleged trespass at quarry
# Trespass
# Trespass

High Court proceedings brought against Sean Quinn over alleged trespass at quarry

May 18th 2022, 3:46 PM 24,213 Views 0 Comments

The companies claim that on several occasions since late 2019 Mr Quinn has trespassed on their lands.

Friday 13 May, 2022

Building earmarked for Ukrainian refugees illegally taken over by alleged Socialist/Republican group court told
# High Court Action
# High Court Action

Building earmarked for Ukrainian refugees illegally taken over by alleged Socialist/Republican group court told

May 13th 2022, 11:00 PM 59,485 Views 0 Comments

Counsel said that the occupiers have also renamed the building as James Connolly House.

Thursday 12 May, 2022

Supreme Court to hear Hutch and Dowdall appeals against decision to try them at Special Criminal Court
# Courts
# Courts

Supreme Court to hear Hutch and Dowdall appeals against decision to try them at Special Criminal Court

May 12th 2022, 12:00 PM 6,928 Views 0 Comments

The three-judge panel held that the appeal had raised a matter of public importance which should be determined by the court.

Tuesday 10 May, 2022

Pretrial motions in a Dublin woman's action against Rihanna have been resolved, court told
# Rihanna
# Rihanna

Pretrial motions in a Dublin woman's action against Rihanna have been resolved, court told

May 10th 2022, 4:04 PM 58,649 Views 0 Comments

The woman claims she was caused mental distress and emotional suffering because of what she says was a false and malicious email sent in 2013.

Monday 9 May, 2022

Supreme Court rules that Liam Campbell can be extradited to Lithuania
# Courts
# Courts

Supreme Court rules that Liam Campbell can be extradited to Lithuania

Updated May 9th 2022, 3:25 PM 20,636 Views 0 Comments

Lithuanian authorities allege that Campbell made arrangements to acquire a substantial number of firearms and explosives from Lithuania and smuggle them into Ireland.

Saturday 30 April, 2022

Supreme Court rules President immune from EU regulations around public disclosure of information
# Michael D Higgins
# Michael D Higgins

Supreme Court rules President immune from EU regulations around public disclosure of information

Apr 30th 2022, 1:34 PM 25,408 Views 11 Comments

The Right To Know Group brought proceedings after it failed to get certain information following two separate requests to the Office of Secretary General to the President.

Friday 22 April, 2022

Language school secures temporary injunction preventing landlords from changing locks of premises
# Courts
# Courts

Language school secures temporary injunction preventing landlords from changing locks of premises

Apr 22nd 2022, 7:03 PM 27,343 Views 0 Comments

The court heard that the director of the college fears the landlords will change the locks in a dispute over the payment of rent.

Court of Appeal rules in favour of journalist who had phone seized by gardaí in 2018
# Courts
# Courts

Court of Appeal rules in favour of journalist who had phone seized by gardaí in 2018

Apr 22nd 2022, 4:51 PM 22,176 Views 0 Comments

The three judge court quashed the warrant that allowed the gardaí to search Emmett Corcoran’s home.

Thursday 14 April, 2022

Supreme Court to hear appeal in case brought by fathers seeking Irish passport for their son
# Surrogacy
# Surrogacy

Supreme Court to hear appeal in case brought by fathers seeking Irish passport for their son

Apr 14th 2022, 6:54 PM 44,482 Views 0 Comments

The boy has UK citizenship, and it is his fathers’ wish that he get an Irish passport.

Tuesday 12 April, 2022

Tidy Towns group brings High Court challenge against planning permission for 131 homes in South Dublin
# Courts
# Courts

Tidy Towns group brings High Court challenge against planning permission for 131 homes in South Dublin

Apr 12th 2022, 4:16 PM 26,013 Views 0 Comments

The group claims the decision to grant permission is flawed, in terms of both domestic and European law and should be set aside.

Tuesday 5 April, 2022

Court challenge brought against HSE for refusal to allow boy to access support services outside family area
# High Court
# High Court

Court challenge brought against HSE for refusal to allow boy to access support services outside family area

Apr 5th 2022, 9:57 PM 21,572 Views 0 Comments

The HSE did not allow the boy’s family to access key supports from outside his home area.

Friday 1 April, 2022

Gerry Hutch and Dowdall fail in bids to prevent their murder trials being heard by non-jury court
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

Gerry Hutch and Dowdall fail in bids to prevent their murder trials being heard by non-jury court

Apr 1st 2022, 6:47 PM 24,897 Views 0 Comments

‘The Monk’ and the ex-Sinn Féin councillor argued they shouldn’t be tried before the non-jury Special Criminal Court over the 2016 Regency Hotel attack.

Wednesday 30 March, 2022

Charlotte Mulhall entitled to majority of legal costs of High Court action over prison transfer
# Charlotte Mulhall
# Charlotte Mulhall

Charlotte Mulhall entitled to majority of legal costs of High Court action over prison transfer

Mar 30th 2022, 4:14 PM 27,482 Views 0 Comments

Mr Justice Barr said that Mulhall “was not entirely successful,” in her action.

Friday 25 March, 2022

Court orders Gerry Adams to pay legal costs of pretrial motions in defamation action against BBC
# Courts
# Courts

Court orders Gerry Adams to pay legal costs of pretrial motions in defamation action against BBC

Mar 25th 2022, 3:26 PM 15,621 Views 0 Comments

The action relates to BBC reporting about the murder of Denis Donaldson, who worked for decades as a spy for the British.

Monday 21 March, 2022

Court directs that challenge against sentence and conviction for Lunney attack be heard on notice
# Kevin Lunney
# Kevin Lunney

Court directs that challenge against sentence and conviction for Lunney attack be heard on notice

Mar 21st 2022, 6:24 PM 13,981 Views 0 Comments

Last year Alan Harte was sentenced to 30 years in prison for committing serious harm on and falsely imprisoning Kevin Lunney in 2019.

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