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Thursday 23 March 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# John Waters

Last year
# Courts
O'Doherty and Waters do not have to pay legal fees for Covid restrictions court case
The Supreme Court issued the ruling today.
# Pandemic response
Supreme Court reserves decision in an appeal brought by Gemma O’Doherty and John Waters
The court gave no indication as to when it would give its decision.
All time
# Courts
Gemma O'Doherty and John Waters must pay legal costs of failed appeal, Court of Appeal rules.
The judges found that normal rule whereby the losing side should pay the legal costs should be applied.
# High Court
Gemma O'Doherty and John Waters lose appeal over Covid-19 restrictions
Last year O’Doherty and Waters sought to challenge legislation including the 2020 Health Preservation and Protection.
# Court of Appeal
Judgement reserved in Gemma O'Doherty and John Waters court appeal
The appeal is against the court’s refusal to permit the two to bring their challenge and its award of costs of that hearing against them.
# Courts
Court rules Gemma O'Doherty and John Waters must pay costs for Covid-19 legal challenge
The judge said that the costs should be limited to the two-day hearing of their application only.
# appeal
Gemma O'Doherty and John Waters to appeal court's dismissal of legal action
The High Court refused to grant them permission to challenge laws introduced by the State due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
# Judicial review
High Court rejects legal challenge by Gemma O'Doherty and John Waters to Covid-19 laws
The pair had claimed the emergency Covid-19 legislation passed by the Oireachtas is unconstitutional.
# Judicial review
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.
# Dublin
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.
# Courts
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.
# Gemma O'Doherty
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.
# Courts
State to oppose 'quite substantial' challenge against Covid-19 laws by Gemma O'Doherty and John Waters
O’Doherty argued that Irish people should be allowed to go outside and “build up a herd immunity.”
# Challenge
Gemma O'Doherty and John Waters launch High Court proceedings claiming Covid-19 laws are unconstitutional
They are seeking to have various pieces or recently enacted legislation declared null and void by a judge of the High Court.
# Row
'You're a f***ing b****cks, Eamon' - John Waters storms off Dunphy's podcast
The interview lasted just 13 minutes.
# High Court
Journalist John Waters to sue The Phoenix magazine
The writer launched High Court proceedings against the satirical magazine last week.
# uganda be kidding me
Waterford Whispers just duped a Ugandan news magazine
# uganda be kidding me
Waterford Whispers just duped a Ugandan news magazine
# Open letter
Sinead O'Connor has written a lovely open letter to John Waters about the referendum
The post has is being shared widely on Facebook this morning.
John Waters: Same-sex marriage is not a free gift to give to the gay community
Waters said he envisages situations where a gay step parent could be given a superior status to a biological parent.
# Thumbs Down
John Waters left The Irish Times in part because of 'freeloader' commenters
The former columnist told Today Fm that it became clear that their was “no place at the paper for divergent views like mine”.
# John Waters
10 things we learned during John Waters' RTÉ interview
The author and columnist covered a range of topics, including why he left the Irish Times, what he thinks of Twitter, depression and his dislike for Dublin.
# News Fix
Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
Everyone’s been talking about a Bus Éireann whisteblower, John Waters, and wind turbines.
# Pantigate
Here's why John Waters is 'trending' in Ireland today
An interview in today’s Sunday Independent has generated much debate.
# gone
John Waters has officially stopped writing for the Irish Times
A spokesperson for Irish Times editor Kevin O’Sullivan said Waters had “decided to stop contributing columns”.
# Pantigate
RTÉ stands by its account of Panti events, says Waters’ apology was ‘unacceptable’
Solicitor Kevin Brophy claimed RTÉ’s version was “grossly misleading”, adding that Waters proposed the charitable donation.
# Debate
The Saturday Night Show will host a debate on homophobia this Saturday
According to RTE, ‘The Saturday Night Show will host a debate on homophobia; what constitutes homophobia and who gets to define the word?’
# Bai
John Waters has resigned from the Broadcasting Authority
The Irish Times writer was appointed to the watchdog in September 2009.
# you told us
Top readers' comments of the week
Here’s our round-up of the most interesting and most popular comments from this week. Did you make it in?
# Not the News
What John Waters did during his time in prison: The week's news skewed
Breaking via The Mire wire: Sean O’Rourke and Pat Kenny to wrestle, homeowner professes their love for Permanent TSB, and bankers mistreat their politicians.
# News Fix
Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday
Everyone’s talking about junior doctors going on strike, AIB saying some customers just don’t want to pay their mortgages, and John Waters (briefly) going to jail.
# John Waters
John Waters imprisoned for non-payment of parking fines
The journalist spent two hours in Wheatfield today but has now been released.
Vincent Browne's Children's Referendum debate
Emotional language and arguments as Frances Fitzgerald and Fergus Finlay argued for a ‘Yes’ vote as John Waters and Kathy Sinnott argued for a ‘No’.
# late late
Here's everything you missed on last night's 50th anniversary Late Late Show
If you didn’t watch, you actually missed out on a pretty brilliant show. Lucky you, though: here’s your cheat sheet.