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# john-waters - Friday 30 April, 2021

Gemma O'Doherty and John Waters must pay legal costs of failed appeal, Court of Appeal rules.
# Courts
# Courts

Gemma O'Doherty and John Waters must pay legal costs of failed appeal, Court of Appeal rules.

Apr 30th 2021, 2:06 PM 51,236 Views 0 Comments

The judges found that normal rule whereby the losing side should pay the legal costs should be applied.

# john-waters - Tuesday 2 March, 2021

Gemma O'Doherty and John Waters lose appeal over Covid-19 restrictions
# High Court
# High Court

Gemma O'Doherty and John Waters lose appeal over Covid-19 restrictions

Mar 2nd 2021, 1:02 PM 50,139 Views 0 Comments

Last year O’Doherty and Waters sought to challenge legislation including the 2020 Health Preservation and Protection.

# john-waters - Wednesday 20 January, 2021

Judgement reserved in Gemma O'Doherty and John Waters court appeal
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

Judgement reserved in Gemma O'Doherty and John Waters court appeal

Updated Jan 20th 2021, 5:15 PM 54,762 Views 0 Comments

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.

# john-waters - Thursday 4 June, 2020

Court rules Gemma O'Doherty and John Waters must pay costs for Covid-19 legal challenge
# Courts
# Courts

Court rules Gemma O'Doherty and John Waters must pay costs for Covid-19 legal challenge

Updated Jun 4th 2020, 11:40 AM 164,098 Views 208 Comments

The judge said that the costs should be limited to the two-day hearing of their application only.

# john-waters - Wednesday 27 May, 2020

Gemma O'Doherty and John Waters to appeal court's dismissal of legal action
# Appeal
# Appeal

Gemma O'Doherty and John Waters to appeal court's dismissal of legal action

May 27th 2020, 1:03 PM 31,553 Views 0 Comments

The High Court refused to grant them permission to challenge laws introduced by the State due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

# john-waters - Wednesday 13 May, 2020

High Court rejects legal challenge by Gemma O'Doherty and John Waters to Covid-19 laws
# Judicial Review
# Judicial Review

High Court rejects legal challenge by Gemma O'Doherty and John Waters to Covid-19 laws

Updated May 13th 2020, 11:17 AM 84,867 Views 0 Comments

The pair had claimed the emergency Covid-19 legislation passed by the Oireachtas is unconstitutional.

# john-waters - Tuesday 5 May, 2020

O'Doherty compares Covid-19 restrictions to living in 'Nazi Germany' at High Court hearing
# Judicial Review
# Judicial Review

O'Doherty compares Covid-19 restrictions to living in 'Nazi Germany' at High Court hearing

Updated May 5th 2020, 6:29 PM 110,255 Views 0 Comments

There was once again a heavy garda presence outside the court.

# john-waters - Tuesday 28 April, 2020

Supporters kept from entering Four Courts for hearing on Waters and O'Doherty case
# Dublin
# Dublin

Supporters kept from entering Four Courts for hearing on Waters and O'Doherty case

Apr 28th 2020, 1:10 PM 60,410 Views 0 Comments

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
# Courts
# Courts

Extra security expected at Four Courts amid fears of large crowd for Waters and O'Doherty case

Apr 28th 2020, 6:10 AM 37,254 Views 0 Comments

The pair are challenging the State over its decision to implement emergency restrictions in response to Covid-19.

# john-waters - Wednesday 22 April, 2020

Gardaí are investigating the gathering of people at the Four Courts yesterday
# Gemma O'Doherty
# Gemma O'Doherty

Gardaí are investigating the gathering of people at the Four Courts yesterday

Apr 22nd 2020, 10:21 PM 29,579 Views 0 Comments

The group had gathered to witness the beginning of a case taken against the State over its Covid-19 pandemic restrictions.

# john-waters - Tuesday 21 April, 2020

State to oppose 'quite substantial' challenge against Covid-19 laws by Gemma O'Doherty and John Waters
# Courts
# Courts

State to oppose 'quite substantial' challenge against Covid-19 laws by Gemma O'Doherty and John Waters

Apr 21st 2020, 2:48 PM 53,570 Views 0 Comments

O’Doherty argued that Irish people should be allowed to go outside and “build up a herd immunity.”

# john-waters - Wednesday 15 April, 2020

Gemma O'Doherty and John Waters launch High Court proceedings claiming Covid-19 laws are unconstitutional
# Challenge
# Challenge

Gemma O'Doherty and John Waters launch High Court proceedings claiming Covid-19 laws are unconstitutional

Apr 15th 2020, 4:59 PM 222,322 Views 0 Comments

They are seeking to have various pieces or recently enacted legislation declared null and void by a judge of the High Court.

# john-waters - Thursday 17 May, 2018

'You're a f***ing b****cks, Eamon' - John Waters storms off Dunphy's podcast
# Row
# Row

'You're a f***ing b****cks, Eamon' - John Waters storms off Dunphy's podcast

May 17th 2018, 3:51 PM 153,305 Views 129 Comments

The interview lasted just 13 minutes.

# john-waters - Saturday 7 October, 2017

Journalist John Waters to sue The Phoenix magazine
# High Court
# High Court

Journalist John Waters to sue The Phoenix magazine

Oct 7th 2017, 9:30 PM 51,766 Views 0 Comments

The writer launched High Court proceedings against the satirical magazine last week.

# john-waters - Monday 25 May, 2015

Waterford Whispers just duped a Ugandan news magazine
# Uganda Be Kidding Me
# Uganda Be Kidding Me

Waterford Whispers just duped a Ugandan news magazine

May 25th 2015, 10:09 AM 39,068 Views 55 Comments

Not AGAIN.

Waterford Whispers just duped a Ugandan news magazine
# Uganda Be Kidding Me
From The Daily Edge
# Uganda Be Kidding Me

Waterford Whispers just duped a Ugandan news magazine

May 25th 2015, 9:58 AM 11,930 Views 13 Comments

Not AGAIN.

# john-waters - Saturday 23 May, 2015

Sinead O'Connor has written a lovely open letter to John Waters about the referendum
# Open Letter
From The Daily Edge
# Open Letter

Sinead O'Connor has written a lovely open letter to John Waters about the referendum

May 23rd 2015, 9:01 AM 40,423 Views 4 Comments

The post has is being shared widely on Facebook this morning.

# john-waters - Sunday 3 May, 2015

John Waters: Same-sex marriage is not a free gift to give to the gay community
# CONSEQUENCES
# CONSEQUENCES

John Waters: Same-sex marriage is not a free gift to give to the gay community

May 3rd 2015, 7:00 PM 69,166 Views 770 Comments

Waters said he envisages situations where a gay step parent could be given a superior status to a biological parent.

# john-waters - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

John Waters left The Irish Times in part because of 'freeloader' commenters
# Thumbs Down
# Thumbs Down

John Waters left The Irish Times in part because of 'freeloader' commenters

Apr 30th 2014, 7:06 PM 25,320 Views 101 Comments

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 - Thursday 24 April, 2014

10 things we learned during John Waters' RTÉ interview
# John Waters
# John Waters

10 things we learned during John Waters' RTÉ interview

Apr 24th 2014, 12:09 PM 37,755 Views 212 Comments

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.

# john-waters - Sunday 13 April, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Apr 13th 2014, 9:00 PM 35,060 Views 0 Comments

Everyone’s been talking about a Bus Éireann whisteblower, John Waters, and wind turbines.

Here's why John Waters is 'trending' in Ireland today
# Pantigate
From The Daily Edge
# Pantigate

Here's why John Waters is 'trending' in Ireland today

Apr 13th 2014, 12:14 PM 20,003 Views 30 Comments

An interview in today’s Sunday Independent has generated much debate.

# john-waters - Friday 28 March, 2014

John Waters has officially stopped writing for the Irish Times
# Gone
# Gone

John Waters has officially stopped writing for the Irish Times

Mar 28th 2014, 11:07 AM 38,700 Views 226 Comments

A spokesperson for Irish Times editor Kevin O’Sullivan said Waters had “decided to stop contributing columns”.

# john-waters - Sunday 23 February, 2014

# john-waters - Friday 7 February, 2014

RTÉ stands by its account of Panti events, says Waters’ apology was ‘unacceptable’
# Pantigate
# Pantigate

RTÉ stands by its account of Panti events, says Waters’ apology was ‘unacceptable’

Feb 7th 2014, 10:50 PM 67,498 Views 364 Comments

Solicitor Kevin Brophy claimed RTÉ’s version was “grossly misleading”, adding that Waters proposed the charitable donation.

# john-waters - Thursday 30 January, 2014

The Saturday Night Show will host a debate on homophobia this Saturday
# Debate
From The Daily Edge
# Debate

The Saturday Night Show will host a debate on homophobia this Saturday

Jan 30th 2014, 11:10 PM 30,132 Views 110 Comments

According to RTE, ‘The Saturday Night Show will host a debate on homophobia; what constitutes homophobia and who gets to define the word?’

# john-waters - Thursday 23 January, 2014

John Waters has resigned from the Broadcasting Authority
# Bai
# Bai

John Waters has resigned from the Broadcasting Authority

Jan 23rd 2014, 2:52 PM 24,001 Views 56 Comments

The Irish Times writer was appointed to the watchdog in September 2009.

# john-waters - Saturday 7 September, 2013

Top readers' comments of the week
# You Told Us
# You Told Us

Top readers' comments of the week

Sep 7th 2013, 11:00 AM 7,931 Views 11 Comments

Here’s our round-up of the most interesting and most popular comments from this week. Did you make it in?

What John Waters did during his time in prison: The week's news skewed
# Not The News
# Not The News

What John Waters did during his time in prison: The week's news skewed

Sep 7th 2013, 10:30 AM 12,504 Views 28 Comments

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.

# john-waters - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Sep 3rd 2013, 11:00 PM 10,177 Views 4 Comments

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 imprisoned for non-payment of parking fines
# John Waters
# John Waters

John Waters imprisoned for non-payment of parking fines

Sep 3rd 2013, 10:58 PM 42,285 Views 191 Comments

The journalist spent two hours in Wheatfield today but has now been released.

# john-waters - Wednesday 31 October, 2012

As it happened: Vincent Browne's Children's Referendum debate
Live Oct 31st 2012, 9:45 PM

As it happened: Vincent Browne's Children's Referendum debate

# john-waters - Saturday 2 June, 2012

Here's everything you missed on last night's 50th anniversary Late Late Show
# Late Late
From The Daily Edge
# Late Late

Here's everything you missed on last night's 50th anniversary Late Late Show

Jun 2nd 2012, 4:34 PM 18,390 Views 52 Comments

If you didn’t watch, you actually missed out on a pretty brilliant show. Lucky you, though: here’s your cheat sheet.