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# legal challenge

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Parties agree to accelerated hearing of Ryanair's challenge against travel restrictions
Ryanair claims that the Covid-19 restrictions are unlawful.
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.
Struck-off solicitor Michael Lynn loses latest legal challenge ahead of trial for alleged theft of almost €30m
Lynn is due to stand trial at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court next year.
Cheika gives evidence at Folau 'anti-gay' hearing
The 30-year-old was informed last month of plans to terminate his multi-year, multi-million-dollar deal after he posted on social media that ‘hell awaits’ homosexuals.
Patrice Evra faces legal challenge over 'homophobic' abuse
The 37-year-old defended himself on social media after the incident, saying that “he loved everyone”.
Parents of terminally ill Alfie Evans lose appeal against ruling preventing them from going to Rome
Toddler Evans had his ventilator support removed late on Monday.
State does not accept Graham Dwyer's privacy was breached by use of mobile phone records in his trial
Dwyer, 45, was sentenced to life in prison for the murder of Elaine O’Hara.
Residents group launch legal challenge over new Dublin Airport runway
The €320 million runway is to be built north and north west of the airport terminal building.
Trump's revised travel ban facing new court challenges
Hawaii filed the first suit on Tuesday.
Setback for Trump as US judge stops deportations under refugee ban
The American Civil Liberties Union won a legal challenge, describing Trump’s move as a ban on Muslims.
The government wants to ban cigarette vending machines, but a big supplier says it will challenge them in court
New legislation being drafted will see the machines banned in Ireland.
'They openly debated what sort of sex I had': What it was like being at the centre of the blood-ban case
Tomás Heneghan took a case against the Irish Blood Transfusion Service to get rid of the lifelong ban on gay men giving blood.
Irish nanny who was charged with killing a baby plans legal action against her accusers
All charges against Aisling Brady McCarthy were dropped in Boston in September 2015.
A tobacco giant's legal challenge against plain packaging has been rejected
Philip Morris accused Australia of using a procedural issue to avoid addressing the legality and effectiveness of plain packages, calling the move “regrettable”.
AAA fighting garda ban on collecting money (but their lawyers say not to talk about it)
The party were supposed to hold a press conference yesterday.
Court tells Lovin' Dublin to remove bad restaurant review from website
Kokoro Sushi Bento initiated proceedings last week.
It's highly likely there will be a legal challenge to plain tobacco packaging, says Law Society
The director general of the Law Society said Ireland would be setting a precedent in Europe.
Dairygold settles High Court case brought by former CEO
The High Court case brought by Jerry Henchy against Dairygold has been settled this morning with the co-op paying €196k of the former chief’s legal costs.
Challenge to promissory notes dismissed, court says TD could bring case
The Dublin businessman David Hall had taken a case against the State arguing that the issuing of the €31 billion promissory notes to the former Anglo Irish Bank is illegal as there was no Dáil vote.
Sinnott speaks of 'powerful grassroots effort' to overturn Referendum vote
In an email to supporters, former MEP Kathy Sinnott says fundraising for the High Court challenge will kick off this week.
Legal challenge begins over Children's Referendum result
Two women have begun initiating the legal challenge, claiming information published by the government materially affected the referendum’s outcome.
German court set to rule on whether Germany can sign the ESM into law
The court will rule tomorrow morning whether the president can sign the ESM into law or not.