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Thursday 30 November 2023 Dublin: 3°C

# Four Courts

This year
High Court judge will consider case by four gardaí to end their suspensions next week
The gardaí have taken proceedings in the High Court alleging that their continued suspensions since November 2020 are unlawful.
Enoch Burke's brother held in custody after family removed from Four Courts appeal hearing
Simeon Burke, 24, was charged with engaging in threatening, insulting and abusive words and behaviour at the Court of Appeal today.
Enoch Burke told his legal appeal may fail after he is physically removed from courtroom again
It is the second time that Burke has been removed from the courtroom after refusing to leave.
Last year
Archives lost in Public Records Office fire of 1922 recovered in virtual reconstruction
Decades of Irish history went up in flames when the archives were almost totally destroyed during the shelling of the Four Courts.
Documents damaged in 1922 Four Courts fire to be restored and made public
A virtual record of documents from Ireland’s past will be launched online for the public.
All time
Counsel for the State claims Waters and O'Doherty's High Court challenge is 'doomed to failure'
The case was before the courts today.
O'Doherty compares Covid-19 restrictions to living in 'Nazi Germany' at High Court hearing
There was once again a heavy garda presence outside the court.
Gardaí say file to be submitted to DPP after crowd gathers outside Four Courts
Over 20 supporters of the case taken by Gemma O’Doherty and John Waters gathered outside the courts.
Supporters kept from entering Four Courts for hearing on Waters and O'Doherty case
There was a heavy garda presence today as the pair challenged the State over the Covid-19 restrictions.
Extra security expected at Four Courts amid fears of large crowd for Waters and O'Doherty case
The pair are challenging the State over its decision to implement emergency restrictions in response to Covid-19.
Gardaí are investigating the gathering of people at the Four Courts yesterday
The group had gathered to witness the beginning of a case taken against the State over its Covid-19 pandemic restrictions.
Tributes to Professor Séamus Lawless, who died on Mt Everest, as project to restore Four Courts documents launched
Historical records destroyed by fire at Dublin’s Four Courts at the beginning of the Irish Civil War have been restored digitally.
Businessman and ex-GAA star accused of attacking journalist on duty at Four Courts
He appeared at Dublin District Court this afternoon.
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.
Man jailed for chasing garda in court and shouting that he hoped she would 'get run over by a bus'
John Gavin was sentenced to 20 months in prison for the incident.
High Court President directs debt cases be removed from Master's Court
Honohan is known for his strong views on the treatment by financial institutions of debtors in distress.
Master of High Court defends breaking windows in Four Courts with hammer
Master of the High Court Edmund Honohan claimed there were issues with ventilation in the room.
Tyres and rickshaws set ablaze at building close to Four Courts
The blaze broke out at about midnight on Chancery Street, just north of the Liffey in Dublin city centre.
'The High Court restaurant has been a sanctuary for people left waiting days for a judge, until now'
The restaurant has been a place to take time out and get away from the maelstrom until it closed this week, writes Stuart Gilhooly.
'It is not a tool for a disappointed voter': Court dismisses bid to challenge abortion referendum
That is not the end of the matter, however, as the issue has been taken to the Court of Appeal.
Statements by Varadkar and Harris 'misled' abortion referendum voters, High Court told
The High Court also heard that the Referendum Commission “omitted objective statements” on Eighth Amendment referendum.
'Anybody could end up homeless - it could be me or my daughter': Public support key to Apollo House occupation
The occupiers of Apollo House have utilised public support to great effect.
'This conversation is well and truly happening' - Tears and cheers from Apollo House activists after day in court
It was long day in the High Court as receivers sought an injunction against Apollo House occupiers.
Closing arguments in case of GP charged with killing her profoundly disabled daughter
Offaly GP Bernadette Scully is charged with the manslaughter of 11-year-old Emily, who was profoundly disabled.
Squatters in disused Dublin prison could face jail over contempt of court
The squatters had been told to leave the premises by midnight last night.
Third man found guilty of murder of pensioner Thomas Dooley
Two men were sentenced yesterday at the Criminal Courts in Dublin.
US seeks extradition of Wicklow man over black market 'Silk Road' website
The 27-year-old is wanted for trial by US authorities on charges of conspiracy to distribute narcotics and conspiracy to commit money laundering.
Doctors told they can withdraw life support for clinically dead pregnant woman
The High Court made its judgement this afternoon.
Leo Varadkar promises legislation on surrogacy and egg and sperm donation
The family in this case has said it is “very disappointed but every hopeful”.
Fire extinguished at old motor tax office in Dublin but fears for squatters
Six units of Dublin Fire Brigade were in attendance at the blaze.
90 Years On: Ireland 'healing her wounds' from years of war
Amazing new footage from 1924.
Musician Jim Corr settles €1.4m debt with ACC Bank
The only male member of Irish family band The Corrs was due to be cross-examined by ACC Bank at the Commercial Court today.
Chevron Training successfully exits examinership
The company’s 15 jobs have now been saved as it has secured two new contracts for 2013.
Free State came into being 90 years ago this week
Flashback to the turbulent beginning of Saorstát Éireann, which was hurtling towards civil war even as it gained statehood.
Column: ‘The current situation of the Supreme Court is unsustainable’
Chief Justice Susan Denham pays tribute to the Constitution on its 75th birthday – and examines the case for a drastic overhaul of Ireland’s judicial system.
Pics: Medieval documents damaged in 1922 Four Courts bombardment restored
It has taken a team of researchers 40 years to reconstruct the documents, which trace back to the time following Anglo-Norman invasion of Ireland. Have a look…
Rape case woman 'traumatised' by trial arrest - group
The Rape Crisis Network has criticised a judge’s handling of a case in which a woman was reportedly arrested during her alleged attackers’ trial.
Court adjourns application for Priory Hall developer's bankruptcy
The High Court adjourns an application making Thomas McFeely bankrupt in Ireland, so that his UK bankruptcy can be challenged.
Courts disrupted by Dublin floods
All jury trials are not going ahead today while there is disruption to District Court cases, among others.