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Yesterday’s News


Monday 6 March, 2017

RTÉ and solicitor settle in long-running defamation suit over Gerry Ryan show

Patrick Cusack said he had been accused of theft and of stealing property on the radio show.

Thursday 5 January, 2017

Dún Laoghaire seafront group begins High Court challenge to cruise ship plan

The court heard that it was anticipated that a cruise ship would call every second day from April to September.

Wednesday 4 January, 2017

Polish man who says he has a fear of flying has his extradition delayed

Piotr Skiba’s extradition was postponed two weeks ago after he refused to board a plane at Dublin Airport.

Tuesday 9 August, 2016

High Court orders deportation of South African man, with his children remaining here

The man had previously been jailed here for the possession and sale of drugs.


Monday 12 October, 2015

Garda detective found bullet on windscreen after being told his life was in danger

Sgt Joseph O’Hara is making a claim for compensation on the basis that he suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder as a result of threats to his life.

Monday 5 October, 2015

Legal firm made to pay €80,000 to former employee after losing challenge

The Employment Appeals Tribunal had previously ruled that Margaret MacEvilly had been unfairly dismissed.

Thursday 1 October, 2015

Claims that it could harm this bird have been thrown out, and a Tipp wind farm's going ahead

It had been claimed the project would result in the permanent and irrevocable loss of the habitat of the hen harrier.

Wednesday 30 September, 2015

Man wanted over death of his landlord agrees to be extradited from Ireland

Police in the UK had been trying to find David Ellis since his landlord disappeared at the end of last July.

Thursday 24 September, 2015

Mother who says her daughter was injured during "muddled" delivery loses case

The woman claimed there was excessive traction used in the delivery.


Wednesday 23 September, 2015

That late (late) legal challenge against same-sex marriage has been thrown out

Gerry Walshe had launched a series of appeals against the referendum result, the last of which was thrown out of court today.

Tuesday 22 September, 2015

A Kilkenny pensioner is taking the Irish planning board to court - over slurry

Specifically An Bord Pleanála’s decision to let his neighbour ‘agitate’ slurry next to his house, allegedly contrary to their own health inspector’s recommendation.

Monday 21 September, 2015

Judge rules failed breathalyser test void as results were provided in English only

The failed test “is not evidence at all and cannot be admitted,” said Judge Seamus Noonan.

Wednesday 9 September, 2015

Man arrested after gardaí got DNA from coffee cup challenges detention

Francis Lanigan had been granted bail last December pending the outcome of his extradition case.

Tuesday 1 September, 2015

Former bank employee given 'breathing space' to help save family home of 20 years

The house was meant to be repossessed at 1pm today.

Woman tells courts she was left 'black and blue' after eviction

The family claims their mortgage payments spiralled from €423 to €939 a month.