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#High Court

# high-court - Wednesday 16 September, 2020

First High Court challenge to Leaving Cert calculated grade system
# Leaving Certificate
# Leaving Certificate

First High Court challenge to Leaving Cert calculated grade system

Sep 16th 2020, 1:07 PM 29,474 Views 0 Comments

The action is being taken by a student who missed out on a place to study medicine at Trinity College by two points.

# high-court - Monday 14 September, 2020

Facebook seeks to quash Data Protection Commissioner's decision over transfer of user data
# High Court
# High Court

Facebook seeks to quash Data Protection Commissioner's decision over transfer of user data

Sep 14th 2020, 7:15 PM 13,800 Views 0 Comments

Facebook Ireland also seeks various declarations including that the DPC has acted unlawfully.

# high-court - Friday 11 September, 2020

Pregnant woman granted permission to challenge State over planned deportation
# Courts
# Courts

Pregnant woman granted permission to challenge State over planned deportation

Sep 11th 2020, 9:30 PM 26,460 Views 0 Comments

The woman, from Angola, was not granted asylum by the State and a deportation order was made.

Facebook launches High Court challenge to DPC's order to suspend EU-US data transfers
# Data Protection
# Data Protection

Facebook launches High Court challenge to DPC's order to suspend EU-US data transfers

Sep 11th 2020, 12:16 PM 11,694 Views 0 Comments

The DPC told Facebook this week to stop transferring data belonging to European Union users to the US.

# high-court - Monday 7 September, 2020

High Court challenge brought over passport for boy born through surrogacy abroad
# High Court
# High Court

High Court challenge brought over passport for boy born through surrogacy abroad

Sep 7th 2020, 6:13 PM 30,871 Views 0 Comments

In 2017 an application was made to the Minister for Foreign Affairs on the boy’s behalf for an Irish passport.

# high-court - Friday 4 September, 2020

Examiner appointed to pharmacy group directed by former Dragons' Den star
# Courts
# Courts

Examiner appointed to pharmacy group directed by former Dragons' Den star

Sep 4th 2020, 6:25 PM 65,028 Views 0 Comments

The Cara pharmacy group’s directors are Ramona Nicholas and her husband Canice.

# high-court - Tuesday 1 September, 2020

Second home-schooled pupil 'unlikely' to have Leaving Cert results case heard in court this month
# Calculated Grades
# Calculated Grades

Second home-schooled pupil 'unlikely' to have Leaving Cert results case heard in court this month

Sep 1st 2020, 4:24 PM 13,337 Views 0 Comments

The student has made an application to the court to receive ‘calculated grades’.

# high-court - Monday 31 August, 2020

Insurer's bid to halt ombudsman investigation to be 'vigorously opposed', court told
# High Court
# High Court

Insurer's bid to halt ombudsman investigation to be 'vigorously opposed', court told

Aug 31st 2020, 5:37 PM 21,914 Views 0 Comments

The case was heard in the High Court today.

# high-court - Friday 28 August, 2020

Offaly distillery challenges Revenue's refusal to grant tax relief on alcohol used to make hand sanitiser
# High Court
# High Court

Offaly distillery challenges Revenue's refusal to grant tax relief on alcohol used to make hand sanitiser

Aug 28th 2020, 6:18 PM 34,426 Views 28 Comments

The hand sanitiser was used at hospitals, and Revenue’s refusal meant the distillery was liable for €2.1 million.

Home-schooled student will get Leaving Cert grades on the same day as other students
# High Court
# High Court

Home-schooled student will get Leaving Cert grades on the same day as other students

Aug 28th 2020, 1:04 PM 13,980 Views 26 Comments

The teen’s work will be assessed in the same manner by an independent teacher.

# high-court - Tuesday 25 August, 2020

Minister 'cannot guarantee' home-schooled teen will get Leaving Cert results by 12 September, court hears
# Courts
# Courts

Minister 'cannot guarantee' home-schooled teen will get Leaving Cert results by 12 September, court hears

Aug 25th 2020, 4:31 PM 14,262 Views 0 Comments

The High Court last week quashed a decision to prevent Elijah Burke availing of the calculated grade system.

# high-court - 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 52,016 Views 0 Comments

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

Home-schooled student wins challenge against calculated grades system
# Leaving Cert
# Leaving Cert

Home-schooled student wins challenge against calculated grades system

Aug 19th 2020, 11:59 AM 37,686 Views 36 Comments

Mayo student Elijah Burke brought the case against the Minister for Education in July.

# high-court - Thursday 13 August, 2020

Judgement reserved in action brought by home-schooled student over predictive grades process
# Calculated Grades
# Calculated Grades

Judgement reserved in action brought by home-schooled student over predictive grades process

Aug 13th 2020, 7:40 PM 21,843 Views 0 Comments

The Minister for Education denies the student’s rights have been breached.

# high-court - Wednesday 12 August, 2020

Challenge against Leaving Cert calculated grades system opens before the High Court
# Homeschooling
# Homeschooling

Challenge against Leaving Cert calculated grades system opens before the High Court

Aug 12th 2020, 5:23 PM 35,247 Views 0 Comments

Elijah Burke said the State’s decision means he cannot advance to third-level education for another year.

# high-court - Tuesday 11 August, 2020

Environmental group challenges decision to allow 'alien species' of tree to be planted in Leitrim
# High Court
# High Court

Environmental group challenges decision to allow 'alien species' of tree to be planted in Leitrim

Aug 11th 2020, 8:42 PM 24,164 Views 0 Comments

The group claims Sitka Spruce developments can completely obliterate landscapes over a very wide area.

# high-court - Thursday 6 August, 2020

Court overturns damages awarded during High Court sex abuse case and calls for rehearing of evidence
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

Court overturns damages awarded during High Court sex abuse case and calls for rehearing of evidence

Aug 6th 2020, 2:56 PM 32,072 Views 0 Comments

The High Court previously found that the former school chaplain wrongfully abused her.

# high-court - Wednesday 5 August, 2020

Parties agree to accelerated hearing of Ryanair's challenge against travel restrictions
# Flights
# Flights

Parties agree to accelerated hearing of Ryanair's challenge against travel restrictions

Aug 5th 2020, 10:00 PM 20,510 Views 0 Comments

Ryanair claims that the Covid-19 restrictions are unlawful.

Duchess of Sussex wins bid to keep friends’ identities secret
# High Court
# High Court

Duchess of Sussex wins bid to keep friends’ identities secret

Aug 5th 2020, 12:41 PM 27,904 Views 0 Comments

She is suing Associated Newspapers over an article which reproduced parts of a handwritten letter sent to her father in August 2018.

# high-court - Wednesday 29 July, 2020

Parents of Nora Quoirin initiate legal proceedings against Facebook over social media posts related to daughter's disappearance
# High Court
# High Court

Parents of Nora Quoirin initiate legal proceedings against Facebook over social media posts related to daughter's disappearance

Jul 29th 2020, 12:05 AM 41,548 Views 0 Comments

It’s understood the case relates to posts made by an individual on Facebook about the Nora Quoirin case.

# high-court - Tuesday 28 July, 2020

Teacher takes High Court action over refusal to be recognised by the Teaching Council
# Education
# Education

Teacher takes High Court action over refusal to be recognised by the Teaching Council

Jul 28th 2020, 7:31 PM 37,821 Views 0 Comments

Fiona Roche has taught at several post primary and primary schools since 2002 and registered with the council since 2006.

Sinn Féin TD Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire launches defamation case against RTÉ and Joe Duffy
# High Court
# High Court

Sinn Féin TD Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire launches defamation case against RTÉ and Joe Duffy

Jul 28th 2020, 11:55 AM 53,313 Views 0 Comments

The High Court legal proceedings were issued yesterday.

# high-court - Friday 24 July, 2020

'Significant outcome' in High Court for gardaí targeting organised crime in Louth
# Drogheda Feud
# Drogheda Feud

'Significant outcome' in High Court for gardaí targeting organised crime in Louth

Jul 24th 2020, 9:45 PM 29,043 Views 0 Comments

CAB is now the receiver for the sale of assets identified as connected to feud-related activity in Drogheda.

# high-court - Friday 17 July, 2020

Ireland has 'in a bizarre way become a safe haven for Ian Bailey', High Court hears
# Extradition Hearing
# Extradition Hearing

Ireland has 'in a bizarre way become a safe haven for Ian Bailey', High Court hears

Jul 17th 2020, 3:21 PM 21,388 Views 0 Comments

A French court imposed a 25-year prison sentence on Bailey in his absence.

# high-court - Thursday 16 July, 2020

Ian Bailey extradition hearing: Counsel asks judge to 'put a stop to abuse of process'
# High Court
# High Court

Ian Bailey extradition hearing: Counsel asks judge to 'put a stop to abuse of process'

Jul 16th 2020, 3:07 PM 18,011 Views 0 Comments

It is the third time French authorities are seeking Mr Bailey’s surrender in relation to the death of Sophie Toscan du Plantier.

# high-court - Tuesday 14 July, 2020

Chilean woman detained in Dochas Centre for over a week after arriving in Ireland released
# Courts
# Courts

Chilean woman detained in Dochas Centre for over a week after arriving in Ireland released

Jul 14th 2020, 3:12 PM 20,159 Views 0 Comments

On her arrival at Dublin Airport on 2 July last she was detained by immigration officials.

# high-court - Tuesday 7 July, 2020

Johnny Depp quizzed on ‘violence’ and drugs on first day of libel trial
# High Court
# High Court

Johnny Depp quizzed on ‘violence’ and drugs on first day of libel trial

Updated Jul 7th 2020, 7:28 PM 29,708 Views 0 Comments

The 57-year-old actor is suing the tabloid’s publisher News Group Newspapers.

# high-court - Sunday 5 July, 2020

Explainer: Why there's likely to be a lot of liquidations and corporate insolvencies in the near future
# Covid-19 And Business
# Covid-19 And Business

Explainer: Why there's likely to be a lot of liquidations and corporate insolvencies in the near future

Jul 5th 2020, 8:30 AM 40,069 Views 19 Comments

Insolvency experts are expecting to be deluged as a result of the pandemic.

# high-court - Friday 26 June, 2020

'He's not a godlike creature': Bríd Smith TD defends criticism of 'sinister and personalised' attack on judge
# Ruling The Roost
# Ruling The Roost

'He's not a godlike creature': Bríd Smith TD defends criticism of 'sinister and personalised' attack on judge

Jun 26th 2020, 11:19 AM 38,810 Views 91 Comments

The People Before Profit TD claimed in a Facebook post a High Court decision was made by a ‘right wing’ judge.

President of High Court asks people to negotiate personal injury cases as pandemic causes large backlog
# 320 Cases
# 320 Cases

President of High Court asks people to negotiate personal injury cases as pandemic causes large backlog

Jun 26th 2020, 8:49 AM 13,765 Views 8 Comments

Some 320 claims, which were postponed since 18 March, were listed for mention this week.

# high-court - Wednesday 24 June, 2020

Ex FAI boss John Delaney living and working abroad, court hears
# High Court
# High Court

Ex FAI boss John Delaney living and working abroad, court hears

Jun 24th 2020, 7:35 PM 110,374 Views 0 Comments

The ODCE reached an agreement with Delaney over how the inspection of certain documents and emails seized from the association is to be conducted.

High Court approves €4.6 million interim payment to boy over circumstances of his birth
# Cerebral Palsy
# Cerebral Palsy

High Court approves €4.6 million interim payment to boy over circumstances of his birth

Jun 24th 2020, 2:12 PM 13,145 Views 9 Comments

Tadgh James McKenna had taken a medical negligence claim in the High Court against the HSE.

Senators to begin High Court action to clarify if Seanad can legislate
# Law
# Law

Senators to begin High Court action to clarify if Seanad can legislate

Jun 24th 2020, 9:28 AM 10,673 Views 0 Comments

Eleven seats in the Seanad are vacant as a new Taoiseach has not yet been elected.

# high-court - Monday 22 June, 2020

Dublin City Council takes court action against receiver over failure on 'firetrap' properties
# High Court
# High Court

Dublin City Council takes court action against receiver over failure on 'firetrap' properties

Jun 22nd 2020, 10:00 PM 22,456 Views 0 Comments

The council’s proceedings are against Stephen Tennant of Grant Thornton.

# high-court - Thursday 18 June, 2020

High Court asked to determine if documents seized from FAI offices are legally privileged
# High Court
# High Court

High Court asked to determine if documents seized from FAI offices are legally privileged

Jun 18th 2020, 9:07 PM 9,524 Views 0 Comments

The application was briefly mentioned before Justice Leonie Reynolds today.

# high-court - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

Couple 'very much in love' bring High Court action aimed at allowing them to marry
# Marriage
# Marriage

Couple 'very much in love' bring High Court action aimed at allowing them to marry

Jun 16th 2020, 5:30 PM 78,242 Views 0 Comments

They strongly deny any suggestion of being involved in a marriage of convenience.

Senators go to High Court to seek declaration that Seanad can sit without Taoiseach's appointees
# Courts
# Courts

Senators go to High Court to seek declaration that Seanad can sit without Taoiseach's appointees

Jun 16th 2020, 12:53 PM 5,940 Views 0 Comments

There have been concerns that legislation could not be passed without a full complement of senators in place.

FAI takes legal action against former auditors Deloitte in High Court case
# Court Filing
# Court Filing

FAI takes legal action against former auditors Deloitte in High Court case

Jun 16th 2020, 10:47 AM 17,423 Views 0 Comments

Deloitte stepped down after two decades as auditors of the FAI last year.

# high-court - Friday 12 June, 2020

Justice Mary Irvine to become first female President of the High Court
# Justice
# Justice

Justice Mary Irvine to become first female President of the High Court

Jun 12th 2020, 8:21 PM 30,461 Views 57 Comments

The judge has been nominated by government and will be appointed by President Michael D Higgins.

Alleged 'ringleader' of crime gang to be extradited from Ireland to UK over 39 Essex lorry deaths
# Ronan Hughes
# Ronan Hughes

Alleged 'ringleader' of crime gang to be extradited from Ireland to UK over 39 Essex lorry deaths

Updated Jun 12th 2020, 2:57 PM 12,300 Views 0 Comments

The bodies of eight women and 31 men, all Vietnamese nationals.were found on 23 October 2019.