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Wednesday 22 June, 2022

Man who said he was thrown off a bus over 50c loses damages claim
# Courts
# Courts

Man who said he was thrown off a bus over 50c loses damages claim

Jun 22nd 2022, 3:41 PM 36,371 Views 0 Comments

The Circuit Civil Court has heard that Pawel Szewczyk had been involved in disputes with a number of drivers.

Friday 17 June, 2022

Mother had to rescue two daughters from burning holiday home, court hears
# Courts
# Courts

Mother had to rescue two daughters from burning holiday home, court hears

Jun 17th 2022, 1:15 PM 26,483 Views 1 Comment

The Flynn family had to flee a house at The Links Holiday Village, Lahinch, during a weekend break.

Tuesday 3 May, 2022

Child awarded €20,000 in damages over wrongful dispensing of sedation drug
# Circuit Civil Court
# Circuit Civil Court

Child awarded €20,000 in damages over wrongful dispensing of sedation drug

May 3rd 2022, 1:46 PM 25,857 Views 0 Comments

The court heard that the child, then aged 15 months, had to be weaned off the drug under medical supervision.

Tuesday 21 December, 2021

Woman struck on head by falling flat-pack in Ikea awarded €60,000 damages
# Courts
# Courts

Woman struck on head by falling flat-pack in Ikea awarded €60,000 damages

Dec 21st 2021, 2:43 PM 34,623 Views 0 Comments

Hannan Tababi told her barrister that it had taken her three hours to find the exit from the Ikea store following the incident.

Monday 20 December, 2021

Taxi driver abused friendship of elderly man and tried taking his home through disputed homemade will, judge says
# Courts
# Courts

Taxi driver abused friendship of elderly man and tried taking his home through disputed homemade will, judge says

Dec 20th 2021, 7:26 PM 41,920 Views 0 Comments

Seamus Conroy was not in court to hear Judge O’Connor refuse judicial recognition of the disputed will.

Thursday 16 December, 2021

Judge forced to close court for deep clean after solicitor tests positive for Covid
# Adjourned
# Adjourned

Judge forced to close court for deep clean after solicitor tests positive for Covid

Dec 16th 2021, 3:59 PM 20,603 Views 0 Comments

The case will now resume on Monday.

Thursday 18 November, 2021

Judge dismisses €240k car crash claim and says he's satisfied the collision was staged
# Staged Crash
# Staged Crash

Judge dismisses €240k car crash claim and says he's satisfied the collision was staged

Nov 18th 2021, 1:42 PM 39,789 Views 0 Comments

Judge Cormac Quinn awarded legal costs totalling almost €80,000 against the claimants.

Friday 23 July, 2021

'Serious risk' to dozens of Romanian children and adults squatting in Dublin flats complex, court told
# Courts
# Courts

'Serious risk' to dozens of Romanian children and adults squatting in Dublin flats complex, court told

Jul 23rd 2021, 2:56 PM 25,158 Views 0 Comments

The court heard there had been a near riot outside the property last weekend.

Thursday 22 July, 2021

Up to 100 people could be forced to leave Dublin property because their 'lives are in danger'
# Belvedere Place
# Belvedere Place

Up to 100 people could be forced to leave Dublin property because their 'lives are in danger'

Jul 22nd 2021, 4:55 PM 60,047 Views 0 Comments

The judge granted owner-landlord Mel Kilraine leave to serve short notice on the occupants.

Tuesday 22 June, 2021

Poet settles €60,000 personal injuries claim against Arnotts for undisclosed sum
# Glenda Cimino
# Glenda Cimino

Poet settles €60,000 personal injuries claim against Arnotts for undisclosed sum

Jun 22nd 2021, 12:57 PM 34,759 Views 0 Comments

Glenda Cimino claimed to have struck her left shin against a protruding low shelf at a shoe display in Arnotts.

Tuesday 27 April, 2021

Judge orders ad to be placed in Manchester newspaper for Irishwoman missing for 21 years
# Ellen Coss Brown
# Ellen Coss Brown

Judge orders ad to be placed in Manchester newspaper for Irishwoman missing for 21 years

Apr 27th 2021, 1:11 PM 23,064 Views 0 Comments

Ellen Coss Brown is a beneficiary of a €372k estate.

Monday 19 April, 2021

11-year-old boy awarded €44,000 for injuries sustained at communion function in Dalymount Park
# Personal Injuries
# Personal Injuries

11-year-old boy awarded €44,000 for injuries sustained at communion function in Dalymount Park

Apr 19th 2021, 1:17 PM 42,266 Views 0 Comments

The then three-year-old was injured while playing near a dugout in 2013.

Wednesday 14 April, 2021

Dublin man loses €75,000 defamation claim against McDonalds restaurant chain
# Ballyfermot
# Ballyfermot

Dublin man loses €75,000 defamation claim against McDonalds restaurant chain

Apr 14th 2021, 7:18 PM 103,240 Views 0 Comments

Mark White claimed he had been accused by a staff member of lacing two drinks with vodka.

Monday 30 November, 2020

Schoolgirls wrongly accused of shoplifting were 'extremely upset and embarrassed', court hears
# Circuit Civil Court
# Circuit Civil Court

Schoolgirls wrongly accused of shoplifting were 'extremely upset and embarrassed', court hears

Nov 30th 2020, 2:10 PM 50,589 Views 0 Comments

In August 2018, the girls were stopped and told they had been recorded on video robbing in the shop.

Wednesday 19 August, 2020

Gemma O'Doherty tells High Court judge she fears for her safety
# Courts
# Courts

Gemma O'Doherty tells High Court judge she fears for her safety

Aug 19th 2020, 8:51 PM 52,340 Views 0 Comments

O’Doherty said she had been abused on the street because of “fake news” published about her.

Tuesday 21 July, 2020

Waitress who cut little finger while polishing glass awarded €50,000
# Clonsilla
# Clonsilla

Waitress who cut little finger while polishing glass awarded €50,000

Jul 21st 2020, 5:57 PM 89,074 Views 0 Comments

A judge ruled that the waitress did not receive adequate training in how to polish glasses safely.

Thursday 12 March, 2020

Man loses defamation case after Beaumont Hospital nurse noted he was 'spooning' his girlfriend on hospital bed
# Spooning
# Spooning

Man loses defamation case after Beaumont Hospital nurse noted he was 'spooning' his girlfriend on hospital bed

Mar 12th 2020, 4:24 PM 74,898 Views 0 Comments

Defence costs were awarded against Ryan Tobin.

Monday 27 January, 2020

Wife and children of murdered garda Tony Golden agree €1.4m settlement
# High Court
# High Court

Wife and children of murdered garda Tony Golden agree €1.4m settlement

Jan 27th 2020, 12:35 PM 25,280 Views 0 Comments

The garda was killed as he responded to a domestic violence complaint in 2015.

Monday 20 January, 2020

Garda's family to hold talks with State over compensation for his murder
# Tony Golden
# Tony Golden

Garda's family to hold talks with State over compensation for his murder

Jan 20th 2020, 2:07 PM 19,524 Views 0 Comments

The 36-year-old was shot dead while attending a domestic incident in Co Louth in 2015.

Thursday 16 January, 2020

Woman (29) awarded €30k after she was scalded by coffee spill at McDonald's drive-thru
# Courts
# Courts

Woman (29) awarded €30k after she was scalded by coffee spill at McDonald's drive-thru

Jan 16th 2020, 5:02 PM 40,956 Views 0 Comments

Counsel for Ciara Corboy said she suffered extensive burns and required treatment in hospital.

Monday 23 December, 2019

Protesters barred from interfering in accommodation being fitted out for asylum seekers in Leitrim
# High Court
# High Court

Protesters barred from interfering in accommodation being fitted out for asylum seekers in Leitrim

Dec 23rd 2019, 1:12 PM 24,035 Views 53 Comments

Mr Justice Max Barrett granted the permanent injunction today.

High Court rules that Ryanair operations chief can join arch-rival Easyjet
# Ryanair
# Ryanair

High Court rules that Ryanair operations chief can join arch-rival Easyjet

Dec 23rd 2019, 12:11 PM 16,168 Views 15 Comments

Ryanair had aimed to block Peter Bellew from taking a new role at one of their chief competitors.

Thursday 19 December, 2019

'It should never have happened': Traveller family who were denied entry to pub awarded €33,000
# Defamation
# Defamation

'It should never have happened': Traveller family who were denied entry to pub awarded €33,000

Dec 19th 2019, 5:43 PM 48,156 Views 29 Comments

The judge said the O’Connors were denied entry because of their ethnicity and a deliberate policy to exclude travellers.

Thursday 12 December, 2019

Mick Wallace agrees to give bank keys to Clontarf home after Christmas
# Circuit Civil Court
# Circuit Civil Court

Mick Wallace agrees to give bank keys to Clontarf home after Christmas

Updated Dec 12th 2019, 2:50 PM 56,211 Views 10 Comments

The court earlier heard that Wallace threatened to burn down the property.

Monday 9 December, 2019

Couple who claimed they were defamed over dinner bill at Dublin restaurant lose €75k case
# Defamation Case
# Defamation Case

Couple who claimed they were defamed over dinner bill at Dublin restaurant lose €75k case

Dec 9th 2019, 10:31 PM 64,159 Views 0 Comments

“Quite frankly, asking someone to pay for a meal isn’t defamatory,” the judge said.

Tuesday 3 December, 2019

Judge asks for mediation in compensation case for family of murdered garda
# Tony Golden
# Tony Golden

Judge asks for mediation in compensation case for family of murdered garda

Dec 3rd 2019, 3:40 PM 17,269 Views 0 Comments

This was advised in order to avoid causing unnecessary trauma to the garda’s family.

Monday 18 November, 2019

Judge dismisses woman's €75,000 claim for damages over €1 Marks and Spencer shopping bag
# Defamation
# Defamation

Judge dismisses woman's €75,000 claim for damages over €1 Marks and Spencer shopping bag

Nov 18th 2019, 7:47 PM 80,270 Views 0 Comments

Judge John O’Connor described the case as completely over the top

Friday 11 October, 2019

Patient awarded €10k over medical negligence at Mater Private Hospital
# Circuit Civil Court
# Circuit Civil Court

Patient awarded €10k over medical negligence at Mater Private Hospital

Oct 11th 2019, 5:57 PM 37,437 Views 29 Comments

A man put under anaesthetic for an operation never had his procedure due to the disappearance of a critical piece of medical equipment.

Monday 7 October, 2019

Reserve garda awarded €50k for injuries sustained chasing man who drove stolen jeep onto bonfire
# Courts
# Courts

Reserve garda awarded €50k for injuries sustained chasing man who drove stolen jeep onto bonfire

Oct 7th 2019, 5:30 PM 21,156 Views 0 Comments

Garda Sean White suffered a serious leg injury as he ducked to avoid a punch in 2013.

Monday 16 September, 2019

Judge to rule next month on Ronan Ryan and Pamela Flood's battle to keep their home
# Legal Battle
# Legal Battle

Judge to rule next month on Ronan Ryan and Pamela Flood's battle to keep their home

Sep 16th 2019, 4:17 PM 24,210 Views 29 Comments

The judge will give his judgment on 7 October.

Tuesday 10 September, 2019

Member of British House of Lords loses tenancy battle over Kilkenny mansion
# Castletown Cox
# Castletown Cox

Member of British House of Lords loses tenancy battle over Kilkenny mansion

Sep 10th 2019, 1:46 PM 33,500 Views 0 Comments

The court had been told that the managers of the trust for two of Magan’s children have decided to sell the mansion.

Wednesday 4 September, 2019

Boy (8) who was expelled after assaulting five staff members must be re-enrolled, court hears
# School
# School

Boy (8) who was expelled after assaulting five staff members must be re-enrolled, court hears

Sep 4th 2019, 4:13 PM 74,473 Views 0 Comments

The boy struck one of the staff members at the school with a hurl, the court heard.

Tuesday 3 September, 2019

Dawn Meats granted leave to serve committal to prison notices against 18 protesters
# High Court
# High Court

Dawn Meats granted leave to serve committal to prison notices against 18 protesters

Sep 3rd 2019, 7:14 PM 21,606 Views 0 Comments

The company said it has photographs of previous notice of court orders being ripped from pole.

TD told he has no right to speak on behalf of beef farmers in High Court
# Beef Protests
# Beef Protests

TD told he has no right to speak on behalf of beef farmers in High Court

Sep 3rd 2019, 3:54 PM 26,924 Views 0 Comments

Peadar Tóibín tried to make representations in the ongoing Liffey Meats case.

Friday 30 August, 2019

'Common sense has broken out': High Court grants permanent order against blockade at meat factories
# Beef Farmers
# Beef Farmers

'Common sense has broken out': High Court grants permanent order against blockade at meat factories

Aug 30th 2019, 2:51 PM 17,778 Views 34 Comments

Consent orders were made against named protesters blockading plants owned by Dawn Meats, ABP and Slaney Meats.

Tuesday 27 August, 2019

Maynooth University sues UCD over alleged 'poaching' of professor
# Row
# Row

Maynooth University sues UCD over alleged 'poaching' of professor

Aug 27th 2019, 3:53 PM 24,577 Views 0 Comments

Maynooth University believes that UCD poached an academic.

Woman avoids being sent back to jail for identifying her son in childcare proceedings on social media
# Courts
# Courts

Woman avoids being sent back to jail for identifying her son in childcare proceedings on social media

Aug 27th 2019, 2:35 PM 27,845 Views 0 Comments

It is a criminal offence to identify anyone who is the subject of childcare proceedings.

Thursday 22 August, 2019

Pamela Flood and Ronan Ryan won't face eviction during next three weeks, judge decides
# Clontarf
# Clontarf

Pamela Flood and Ronan Ryan won't face eviction during next three weeks, judge decides

Aug 22nd 2019, 6:00 PM 33,636 Views 0 Comments

The high-profile couple were granted leave to lodge affidavits arguing whether there are grounds for the granting of a stay on a repossession order on their home.

Wednesday 21 August, 2019

Pakistani man granted injunction against deportation order weeks before his wedding
# Wedding Woes
# Wedding Woes

Pakistani man granted injunction against deportation order weeks before his wedding

Aug 21st 2019, 6:49 PM 18,936 Views 0 Comments

The man did not appear in court as he was signing on at the Garda National Immigration Bureau.

Friday 16 August, 2019

Ronan Ryan and Pamela Flood granted short service to seek stay against repossession order
# High Court
# High Court

Ronan Ryan and Pamela Flood granted short service to seek stay against repossession order

Aug 16th 2019, 6:18 PM 45,832 Views 0 Comments

The couple will next Thursday renew their application in front of another judge.

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