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#High Court

# high-court - Wednesday 9 January, 2019

Irish-based online course provider with 4.5 million students enters examinership

The company in question is Shaw Academy Ltd.

# high-court - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

Family of murdered detective garda Adrian Donohoe awarded €1.3 million in damages

Detective Garda Donohoe was shot dead in the course of his duties in 2013.

# high-court - Friday 28 December, 2018

Foster mother loses High Court challenge over how Tusla removed child from her care

The woman fostered the boy, who has certain medical conditions, for more than a year after his birth in 2016.

Man wanted in Scotland for allegedly raping ex-girlfriend denied bail by Dublin High Court

The matter will return before the court in the New Year.

# high-court - Saturday 22 December, 2018

Minister for Education suing Western Building Systems after concerns of structural defects at schools

A total of 42 schools built by Western Building Systems were inspected over concerns about potential structural problems earlier this year.

# high-court - Thursday 20 December, 2018

Court deems €17k found in apartment of childhood friend of Daniel Kinahan proceeds of crime

The cash was seized by the Criminal Assets Bureau in the apartment of Jeremy Skerritt.

# high-court - Friday 14 December, 2018

Man (79) to be extradited to US over FBI's claims he produces child pornography

The US-Irish citizen, who cannot be identified for legal reasons, had objected to his extradition to New York.

# high-court - Tuesday 11 December, 2018

State admits liability in two claims brought against it by Maurice McCabe

Liability was admitted in a personal injuries claim brought by McCabe against the Garda Commissioner, Ireland and the Attorney General.

# high-court - Wednesday 28 November, 2018

Solicitor suing Amanda Brunker and Independent Newspapers for defamation

The case relates to a piece written by Brunker that appeared in The Herald.

# high-court - Tuesday 27 November, 2018

Air conditioning dispute between Seán Gallagher's firm and Nokia comes before court

Employees in the Nokia office reportedly had to wear their jackets while working.

# high-court - Thursday 22 November, 2018

Migrant fishermen 'treated like modern slaves'

Some work 116 hours per week, yet are only paid an average of €2.83 per hour, the High Court was told.

# high-court - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

Court says students who posted video of classmate snorting sugar must be allowed back to school

The school said they had behaved in a manner that posed a serious threat to the school’s good order.

# high-court - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

Garda slashed with razor blade while on flight with deportee awarded €25,000

Detective Garda Eamon Moran was escorting the Nigerian national on a plane to Lagos when the incident happened.

# high-court - Monday 19 November, 2018

High Court orders surrender of Polish man at centre of extradition row

Artur Celmer had claimed he could not get a fair trial in Poland.

# high-court - Friday 16 November, 2018

Injunction sought preventing hotel being used as accommodation for asylum seekers

A company wants to develop the Shannon Key West Hotel into a tourist hotel.

# high-court - Thursday 15 November, 2018

Trucker who brought nearly €300,000 worth of cocaine into Dublin Port jailed for eight and a half years

The drugs were seized at Dublin Port in August 2015 as part of a joint operation involving the Revenue and the Gardai.

# high-court - Monday 12 November, 2018

Garda Keith Harrison launches High Court battle to quash findings from Disclosures Tribunal

Harrison alleges that Mr Justice Peter Charleton had prior professional involvement with a key witness in his case.

Family believes woman who died after minor surgery would be alive if there was 'proper handover of care'

Susan McGee’s family has said an apology for her death “brings little consolation”.

# high-court - Thursday 8 November, 2018

Asylum seeker settles High Court action to get father's name on son's birth cert

The woman became pregnant following a relationship with a security guard at a Direct Provision centre.

Harris on the defensive after judge criticises doctor recruitment process

“I note that the interview panel described the respondent as ‘eager to work and learn’. But learn at whose expense?” the judge said.

Alleged IRA bomber John Downey granted bail in extradition case

Northern Irish authorities are seeking the surrender of John Downey over the murder of two British Army Infantrymen in 1972.

# high-court - Wednesday 7 November, 2018

Remaining motorists affected by Setanta Insurance collapse should get their money by Christmas

Motorists will receive 100% compensation, totalling €21 million.

Virgin Media files cases against fishermen in High Court alleging damage to its underwater cables

It’s understood the company is seeking a six figure sum from at least one of the trawlers.

# high-court - Thursday 1 November, 2018

Leaving Cert appeals process shortened by three weeks following Rebecca Carter case

Carter won a High Court judicial review case to have her amended results considered by the State Examinations Commission.

# high-court - Tuesday 30 October, 2018

Roscommon man to be extradited to UK over £5 million tax fraud

The impact of Brexit was one of the grounds on which Thomas Joseph O’Connor had opposed his extradition.

# high-court - Tuesday 16 October, 2018

Ryanair wins apology from Irish Examiner over articles published about airline's safety standards

The newspaper retracted two articles about the airline published in 2015.

# high-court - Monday 15 October, 2018

Garda Sergeant awarded €8,000 after years of harassment and false accusations

The Sergeant was transferred from Dublin to Cork as a result of the torment.

# high-court - Thursday 11 October, 2018

Bank-appointed receiver launches court proceedings against 'campaigners' occupying a property on Pearse Street

A banner with the words “Pearse Street Occupation” written on it has been placed outside the building the court heard.

# high-court - Thursday 4 October, 2018

Firm headed by Sean Gallagher in High Court dispute with corporate tenant over heating system

Nokia Ireland initiated proceedings alleging Clyde Real Estate Blanchardstown was in breach of a lease agreement.

# high-court - Wednesday 3 October, 2018

'Don't call me love': Judge reprimands claimant over his language

The case was later struck out.

# high-court - Saturday 29 September, 2018

Ship seized over tobacco smuggling has cost State €410,000 because Revenue can't dispose of it

The MV Shingle was seized in June 2014, when a shipment of over 32 million cigarettes and 4,000kg of tobacco was found on board.

# high-court - Friday 28 September, 2018

Student, who won High Court case to have her Leaving Cert appeal sped up, accepts place in UCD

Rebecca Carter won her court case against the State Examinations Commission on Wednesday and received an official offer of her college place earlier today.

Challenge over investigation into greyhound who tested positive for banned substance dismissed

The judge said the challenge against the inquiry into findings concerning “Clonbrien Hero” was “premature”.

Vet who wore Donald Trump mask while working at meat plant wins High Court case

The judge adjourned the case to a date in Octobers when final orders will be made.

# high-court - Wednesday 26 September, 2018

Romanian man accused of raping woman in Scotland denied bail

Raul Covaci Novak was arrested in Co Donegal earlier this month on foot of a European Arrest Warrant issued by the Scottish Authorities.

The parents of a Sligo girl, who died in hospital after taking ill in a restaurant, are suing the HSE

Lisa Niland died suddenly in January 2017 after taking ill while eating at a Sligo restaurant.

# high-court - Tuesday 25 September, 2018

Student who missed out on college place because of examiner's mistake calls situation 'an utter disgrace'

Rebecca Carter has been denied a place studying veterinary medicine in UCD because the State Examinations Commission will not hear her appeal until October.

# high-court - Friday 21 September, 2018

HSE called before High Court to explain discharge of woman now living in 'appalling circumstances'

The solicitor says it appears the woman was discharged from hospital without any consideration of her needs and is now effectively homeless.

# high-court - Thursday 20 September, 2018

High Court places construction firm involved in building of social housing into examinership

Co Kildare based MDY Construction Ltd is currently involved in six projects.

# high-court - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

Former Garda Commissioner wants to bring defamation action against newspaper

Noirin O’Sullivan claims she was defamed by the Cork-based Irish Examiner newspaper.