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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 49,932 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 51,997 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 88,684 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 74,230 Views 0 Comments

Defence costs were awarded against Ryan Tobin.

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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 25,032 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 19,412 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 40,198 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 23,604 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 16,052 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 47,741 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 55,955 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 63,951 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 17,150 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 79,963 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 36,201 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 21,004 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 24,063 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 33,375 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 74,334 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 21,511 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 26,817 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 17,613 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 24,391 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 27,691 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 33,507 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 18,817 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 45,720 Views 0 Comments

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

Thursday 15 August, 2019

Judge rules that Ronan Ryan and Pamela Flood's €900k Dublin home may be repossessed
# High Court
# High Court

Judge rules that Ronan Ryan and Pamela Flood's €900k Dublin home may be repossessed

Aug 15th 2019, 3:08 PM 53,160 Views 0 Comments

The judge said Pamela Flood’s husband Ronan Ryan attempted to “frustrate and obstruct” the implementation of a court order.

Wednesday 14 August, 2019

CervicalCheck scandal: Woman granted leave to serve personal injuries summons on US clinic
# Texas
# Texas

CervicalCheck scandal: Woman granted leave to serve personal injuries summons on US clinic

Aug 14th 2019, 3:12 PM 8,469 Views 5 Comments

The woman claims that Clinical Pathology Laboratories or its agents were guilty of negligence or breach of duty.

Thursday 1 August, 2019

Thousands of penalty points could be wiped out if High Court challenge over legislation succeeds
# Penalty Points
# Penalty Points

Thousands of penalty points could be wiped out if High Court challenge over legislation succeeds

Aug 1st 2019, 7:38 PM 27,881 Views 0 Comments

The matter has been adjourned until November.

Friday 19 July, 2019

Gin distillery in Dublin will be allowed sell gin to people on factory tours, court rules
# Inch Distillery
# Inch Distillery

Gin distillery in Dublin will be allowed sell gin to people on factory tours, court rules

Jul 19th 2019, 10:53 AM 15,648 Views 12 Comments

Prior to the introduction of the Intoxicating Liquor Act last year craft distilleries and breweries were unable to sell alcohol to people touring their premises.

Friday 12 July, 2019

Former Miss Ireland Pamela Flood and husband could face jail for failing to leave €900,000 home
# Courts
# Courts

Former Miss Ireland Pamela Flood and husband could face jail for failing to leave €900,000 home

Jul 12th 2019, 8:21 PM 126,529 Views 0 Comments

A court heard today that the couple had paid no money off their mortgage in nine years.

Wednesday 10 July, 2019

Solicitors should be 'more selective' about personal injury clients, judge says
# Insurance Fraud
# Insurance Fraud

Solicitors should be 'more selective' about personal injury clients, judge says

Jul 10th 2019, 7:14 PM 16,167 Views 0 Comments

Judge Jacqueline Linnane was dismissing €300,000 in whiplash claims.

Monday 1 July, 2019

Garda whose legs were crushed in assault awarded €975,000
# Meath
# Meath

Garda whose legs were crushed in assault awarded €975,000

Jul 1st 2019, 4:17 PM 35,536 Views 33 Comments

Ciaran Murrihy was deliberately crushed between a stolen car and a garda vehicle, breaking his legs.

Tuesday 21 May, 2019

Woman (80) awarded €67k after overhead luggage fell on her on Ryanair plane
# Damages
# Damages

Woman (80) awarded €67k after overhead luggage fell on her on Ryanair plane

May 21st 2019, 3:48 PM 38,935 Views 16 Comments

The bag had struck the woman on her face, neck and shoulder.

Wednesday 27 March, 2019

Estate of deceased councillor allowed to continue defamation case against journalist Gemma O'Doherty
# Circuit Civil Court
# Circuit Civil Court

Estate of deceased councillor allowed to continue defamation case against journalist Gemma O'Doherty

Mar 27th 2019, 5:15 PM 34,235 Views 0 Comments

The matter arises from O’Doherty’s documentary about the unsolved disappearance of Mary Boyle in 1977.

Monday 25 March, 2019

Tyrone GAA fan who had cash and match ticket robbed as he slept in Dublin hotel awarded €10k
# Patrick Joseph Fahy
# Patrick Joseph Fahy

Tyrone GAA fan who had cash and match ticket robbed as he slept in Dublin hotel awarded €10k

Mar 25th 2019, 11:02 PM 42,998 Views 0 Comments

Fahy said it took him a full two years to recover from the after-effects of his traumatic experience.

Wednesday 13 March, 2019

Boy (7) awarded €20,000 after walking into bollard at Blanchardstown Shopping Centre
# Payout
# Payout

Boy (7) awarded €20,000 after walking into bollard at Blanchardstown Shopping Centre

Mar 13th 2019, 8:30 PM 60,438 Views 0 Comments

The boy had been left with an almost inch long scar which, fortunately remained partly hidden by his eyebrow.

Monday 4 March, 2019

Man who had luggage searched by Dublin Airport police after alleged theft loses €75k defamation claim
# Courts
# Courts

Man who had luggage searched by Dublin Airport police after alleged theft loses €75k defamation claim

Mar 4th 2019, 2:18 PM 36,691 Views 8 Comments

The DAA was investigating the theft of a Giorgio Armani watch.

Friday 22 February, 2019

Child who was in womb when mother collided with Tesco shopping trolley awarded €45k
# Personal Injury Claim
# Personal Injury Claim

Child who was in womb when mother collided with Tesco shopping trolley awarded €45k

Feb 22nd 2019, 3:13 PM 50,037 Views 0 Comments

The judge presiding over the case said it was a most unusual one to come before the courts.

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