Car hire firm claims Dublin Airport Authority trying to put it out of business

An online car hire business fears it will go out of business because the Dublin Airport Authority (DAA) won't allow it to pick up its customers at the airport, the ...

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Woman claims in High Court action she was coerced at the age of 16 into adoption

A 56-year-old woman was coerced into having her baby daughter adopted nearly 40 years ago when she was just 16, it has been claimed in the High Court.

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Woman injured in fox hunt loses action for damages

A horse rider who sued a hunt club after she suffered a back injury when she jumped an obstacle while on a fox hunt and her horse rolled on top of her has lost her ...

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Widow whose husband died while waiting for heart bypass settles case against HSE and hospital

A woman whose husband died suddenly while he was waiting for heart bypass surgery has settled her High Court action over his death.

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'Downsizing' Tipperary estate owner fails in €1.37m sale challenge

The owner of a 5,200-acre country estate who said he wanted to "downsize" by buying an abandoned manor house with 230 acres and do it up has failed in High Court ...

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Judge warns people against compensation actions 'you can't bring home'; dismisses Tipp man's fall claim

A High Court judge today told people don't bring personal injury claims "you can't bring home".

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Gerald Kean awarded €160,000 damages over defamatory article

A High Court jury, in a majority verdict, has awarded €160,000 damages to solicitor Gerald Kean after finding he was defamed in a newspaper article concerning ...

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Vulnerable woman in 'completely substandard' arrangement to be detained in secure psychiatric unit

A vulnerable young woman is to be detained in a secure hospital psychiatric unit after the High Court told the HSE it must devise a better plan for her than a "completely ...

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Irish Mail on Sunday apologise as part of settlement with former Minister over article

Former Labour Party TD and Minister for State Joe Costello has settled a High Court defamation action over an article in the Irish Mail on Sunday.

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Jury to resume deliberations in Gerald Kean defamation case tomorrow

A jury will return to the High Court tomorrow to resume considering its verdict on proceedings by solicitor Gerald Kean alleging he was defamed in a newspaper article ...

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Business man apologises to court for remarks made about judge in e-mail

A 'business consultant' has unreservedly apologised before the President of the High Court for remarks made in an e-mail about another judge.

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Two teachers launch court challenge against decision to move them to another school

Two secondary school teachers have launched High Court challenges against a decision to redeploy them.

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FG Councillor receives unreserved apology from Sinn Féin activist over Facebook comments

A Fine Gael councillor and constituency colleague of An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has received an "unreserved apology" from a Sinn Féin activist over comments ...

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Disclosures Tribunal hears submissions on costs

The Disclosures Tribunal will give its decision later on whether various witnesses should or should not get their legal costs.

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Supreme Court rules man's re-arrest after absconding from open prison was unlawful

A young man who absconded from an open prison and lived "in plain sight" for more than four years before re-arrest has won Supreme Court declarations that his re-arrest ...

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Tipperary woman loses case over fall on ice in Thurles car park

A woman who slipped on a patch of ice in a car park in Tipperary fracturing her ankle has lost her action for damages before the High Court.

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Jury hears closing arguments in Gerald Kean case alleging defamation

A High Court jury will begin considering its verdict tomorrow in solicitor Gerald Kean’s action alleging he was defamed in an article concerning a visit by ...

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Developer sues after floors in new Tallaght estate allegedly started sinking

The developer of a new housing estate in Tallaght, Dublin, is suing an insulation board manufacturer after floors in some of the new homes allegedly started sinking. ...

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Supreme Court declares mandatory five-year jail term under Firearms Act is unconstitutional

The Supreme Court has declared unconstitutional a law requiring that a mandatory five-year minimum sentence be imposed on some persons convicted under a section ...

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Challenge over State's decision to allow farmed fishing of foreign oysters in Lough Swilly

A High Court challenge has been brought by a group representing oyster fishermen over a decision to grant licences allowing the farmed fishing of oysters in Lough ...

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€310k 'swingers' case award to former GAA player stands, says Appeal Court

A €310,000 award to a former Kildare Gaelic footballer for defamation in two newspaper articles about swingers' parties and the sex trade has been upheld by ...

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European elections candidate withdraws proceedings against RTÉ

High Court proceedings brought against RTÉ by an independent candidate in this month's European Parliament Elections have been withdrawn.

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High Court approves €7.5m final payment for boy with cerebral palsy

The president of the High Court has approved a final €7.5m payment to a 13-year-old boy with spastic quadriplegic cerebral palsy as part of the settlement of ...

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Australian tourist who hurt leg in National Museum sues in High Court

Warren Baldwin was in Dublin on the trip of a lifetime to Europe with his wife Tanya when the accident happened, tearing a tendon on his right leg.

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High Court dismisses Ben Gilroy's RTE action; Second challenge to be heard tomorrow

The Judge also said he agreed with counsel for RTE Ms Niamh Hyland that the application was brought by Ben Gilroy in an attempt to enhance his electoral prospects ...

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Senior garda tells court file provided by solicitor Gerald Kean led to CAB seizure of Dublin house

An officer who spearheaded a Criminal Assets Bureau investigation into assets of the Kinahan crime gang has told a High Court jury a file provided to CAB by solicitor ...

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Court orders man claiming squatters rights in house bought by developer Tom McFeely to leave

A man has been ordered by the High Court to leave a house bought by developer Tom McFeely before he was declared bankrupt.

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High Court approves €8m payment from State fund over Setanta liquidation

The payment is to meet the cost of awards or settlements relating to 263 claims made against various Setanta policies.

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Two candidates in European elections seek court order for inclusion in RTÉ debate

Two candidates in this month's European Parliament elections are seeking High Court orders allowing them to participate in an RTE television live debate.

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ODCE action against FAI adjourned until June

The High Court has adjourned a decision on whether documents provided to the Office of Director of Corporate Enforcement by the FAI are legally privileged.

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Central Bank gets court order extending suspension of mortgage firm's MD

The Central Bank has secured a High Court order extending a suspension notice against the managing director of a Dundalk-based company, European Mortgage Call Centre ...

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Woman, 66, challenges council's decision to suspend her from list following two housing refusals

A 66-year-old woman has brought a High Court challenge against a decision of Donegal Co Council to suspend her from its housing allocation list.

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Court hears British peer is occupying Kilkenny mansion in "calculated strategy" to delay sale

A British life peer in dispute with a trust over his occupation of one of Ireland's finest Georgian mansions is engaged in an "orchestrated and calculated strategy" ...

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Luas security firm says it has been left out of tendering process for contract

A firm which has provided security on Dublin's Luas since 2009 claims the operators of the light rail network have wrongfully left them out of the tender process ...

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Young man allegedly involved in Oberstown rooftop protest loses challenge over delay in prosecution

A young man who was allegedly involved in rooftop protest at a youth detention centre - when a fire was started which caused significant damage - has lost a High ...

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Judge warns vulnerable woman could 'end up dead' unless 'substandard' care plan is addressed

The High Court has given the HSE until Friday to devise a better care plan for a vulnerable young woman than a "completely substandard" arrangement where she can ...

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Woman pursued 'vengeful and vitriolic' campaign against estranged husband, court hears

A woman described by a High Court judge as having maintained a “vengeful and vitriolic” campaign against her estranged husband has failed to get a decree ...

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Trespassers ordered to leave building opposite Met Office

The High Court has ordered people trespassing on a former car showroom building opposite the Met Office in Glasnevin, Dublin, to leave.

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Architect and engineer agreed scheme to move €7m before bankruptcy, court told

An architect and an engineer agreed a scheme to move shares in a firm worth US$8m (€7.1m) as the architect got into financial trouble and later filed for bankruptcy, ...

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Journalist Michael O’Toole says it was 'fair and reasonable' to publish article on CAB visit to Kean's office

It was "fair and reasonable" to publish an article stating officers of the Criminal Assets Bureau called to solicitor Gerald Kean’s Dublin office as part of ...

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Dunnes Stores fail in bid to have €45,000 award over door closure dispute overturned

Dunnes Stores has failed to overturn a €45,000 award against it over its closure of doors which provided an important public walk through between two Galway ...

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Supreme Court rules man may sue over prosecuting Garda's 'completely wrong' statement in court case

A man described by a prosecuting Garda Inspector to a sentencing judge as having 19 previous convictions when in fact he had none may pursue a claim for damages ...

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Quest Diagnostics to appeal judgement in Ruth Morrissey case

US laboratory Quest Diagnostics today confirmed before the High Court it is to appeal the landmark judgement in the case of terminally ill Ruth Morrissey who last ...

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Solicitor 'horrified' by article about CAB visit to Gerald Kean's offices

A solicitor who was working in Gerald Kean's office when it was visited by officers of the Criminal Assets Bureau in March 2016 has told a High Court jury she was ...

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FAI seeks to have legal advice given to it deemed priviledged

A High Court judge is to consider if certain information contained in 10 documents given by the FAI to the Office of Director of Corporate Enforcement is legally ...

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Judge bars business consultant from acting as legal advisor in cases

A High Court judge has made an order preventing a 'business consultant' acting as a legal advisor in court cases.

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Principal demoted for 'emotional abuse' of pupil fails in challenge to disciplinary procedure

A school principal demoted after having been found to have emotionally abused a pupil by requiring her to kneel on the floor on two occasions has lost her High Court ...

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Widow settles case over death of husband from blood clot while recuperating in hospital

A woman whose husband died from a blood clot while he was in hospital recuperating from surgery has settled her High Court action.

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Judge to decide if FAI documents are legally privileged in relation to ODCE probe

A High Court judge is to consider if several documents given by the FAI to the Office of Director of Corporate Enforcement are legally privileged or not.

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CAB told solicitor Gerald Kean that man wounded in Regency shooting was a client, jury told

Solicitor Gerald Kean has told a High Court jury he only learned that a man wounded during the Regency Hotel shooting was a client of his practice when officers ...

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