Garda superintendent's call for suspension to be lifted rejected by Garda Commissioner

Garda superintendent's call for suspension to be lifted rejected by Garda Commissioner

The Garda Commissioner has rejected a suspended superintendent's claim his suspension should be lifted because of an alleged delay and failure to deal with what ...

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€59,000 award over 'useless' cruiser berths at a River Shannon marina overturned

€59,000 award over 'useless' cruiser berths at a River Shannon marina overturned

A €59,000 award to a man who bought what he said turned out to be two "useless" cruiser berths at a River Shannon marina has been overturned by the Court of ...

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Retired air workers pension scheme challenge rejected by High Court

Retired air workers pension scheme challenge rejected by High Court

The High Court has rejected a challenge on behalf of some 600 retired Aer Lingus and Dublin Airport Authority (DAA) workers over cuts to their pension scheme.

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Failure to establish reasons for Garda Superintendent's 'inexcusable', court told

Failure to establish reasons for Garda Superintendent's 'inexcusable', court told

The failure to establish the truth of the reasons for a garda superintendent's suspension is inexcusable, the High Court has heard.

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High Court extends Cityjet examinership

High Court extends Cityjet examinership

The High Court has agreed to extend the period of protection given to regional airline Cityjet from its creditors from 70 to 100 days.

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High Court to rule on Monday on action over validity of Seanad

High Court to rule on Monday on action over validity of Seanad

A three judge High Court will rule on Monday on a significant constitutional action over whether there is, as of now, a validly constituted Seanad entitled to sit ...

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Court rules Irish Life was entitled to refuse pay out on slain gangster Eamon Dunne's life insurance

Court rules Irish Life was entitled to refuse pay out on slain gangster Eamon Dunne's life insurance

The High Court has ruled that Irish Life was entitled to refuse to pay €250,000 life insurance for murdered gangster Eamon Dunne over his failure to disclose ...

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Director of Corporate Enforcement reaches agreement with John Delaney over inspection of documents

Director of Corporate Enforcement reaches agreement with John Delaney over inspection of documents

The Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement has reached an arrangement with former FAI CEO John Delaney over how the inspection of certain documents and ...

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Denis O'Brien entitled to second interim inspectors' INM report, court rules

Denis O'Brien entitled to second interim inspectors' INM report, court rules

Businessman Denis O'Brien is entitled to a copy of the second interim report of court-appointed inspectors investigating an alleged data leak at Independent News ...

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State in 'legislative stalemate' due to 'unjustified' interpretation of Constitution, High Court told

State in 'legislative stalemate' due to 'unjustified' interpretation of Constitution, High Court told

A three judge High Court has begun hearing a significant constitutional action over whether there is, as of now, a validly constituted Seanad entitled to sit and ...

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HSE apologises, and makes €4.6m interim payment to family of boy who suffered injuries at birth

HSE apologises, and makes €4.6m interim payment to family of boy who suffered injuries at birth

The HSE has apologised to and made a €4.6m interim payment to a boy who brought a High Court medical negligence claim over the circumstances of his birth at ...

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Estate of late Fine Gael councillor prevents spread of weedkiller on property

Estate of late Fine Gael councillor prevents spread of weedkiller on property

The estate of deceased Fine Gael Councillor John Bailey has secured a temporary High Court injunction preventing an alleged trespasser on 100 acres of farmland from ...

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Luas operators fail in High Court challenge to overturn unfair dismissal finding against driver

Luas operators fail in High Court challenge to overturn unfair dismissal finding against driver

The operators of the Luas have failed to overturn an unfair dismissal finding against a driver sacked because he did unsanctioned extra work as a taxi-driver due ...

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Supreme Court will rule later on 'important and difficult' national climate plan

Supreme Court will rule later on 'important and difficult' national climate plan

A seven judge Supreme Court will give judgment on a later date on an appeal concerning the adequacy of a national plan to reduce rising greenhouse gas emissions.

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Court strikes down minimum pay and entitlements law for electricians

Court strikes down minimum pay and entitlements law for electricians

The High Court has struck down a law providing for certain minimum pay and entitlements for electricians.

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Provisional liquidator appointed to Irish arm of Monsoon Accessorize chain

Provisional liquidator appointed to Irish arm of Monsoon Accessorize chain

The High Court has appointed a provisional liquidator to the Irish arm of the woman's fashion retailer Monsoon Accessorize.

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Ryanair 'screen scraping' dispute - liability to be determined first

Ryanair 'screen scraping' dispute - liability to be determined first

Mr Justice Mark Sanfey made his ruling today in the airline's case against travel firm Vola Ro SRL and technology provider Ypsilon.

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Appeal court dismisses Garda Keith Harrison's appeal over Disclosure Tribunal findings

Appeal court dismisses Garda Keith Harrison's appeal over Disclosure Tribunal findings

The Court of Appeal has dismissed Garda Keith Harrison's bid to have findings made by the Disclosures Tribunal against him quashed.

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Businessman claims former developer is using debt collection firm linked to Martin 'Viper' Foley to intimidate him

Businessman claims former developer is using debt collection firm linked to Martin 'Viper' Foley to intimidate him

A businessman has claimed before the High Court that a former developer is using the firm of criminal Martin 'The Viper' Foley to try to collect a disputed debt ...

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Supreme Court told Government must act urgently on climate change

Supreme Court told Government must act urgently on climate change

Unless the government acts “urgently and significantly”, there will be “catastrophic” consequences for life, health and the environment, ...

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Dublin City Council brings action against receiver as alleged 'firetrap' properties still occupied

Dublin City Council brings action against receiver as alleged 'firetrap' properties still occupied

Dublin City Council has brought proceedings against a receiver over an alleged failure to comply with court orders to vacate three properties described as "firetraps". ...

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Alleged international drug trafficker jailed after €1m heroin haul

Alleged international drug trafficker jailed after €1m heroin haul

An alleged international drug trafficker has received a nine-year prison sentence after he was caught holding nearly €1m worth of heroin.

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Investor can continue 'path-finder' action into alleged multi-million electronic-trading scam

Investor can continue 'path-finder' action into alleged multi-million electronic-trading scam

One of 35 investors who claim they were defrauded in an alleged multi-million euro electronic-trading scam can continue his or her claim as a "path-finder" case, ...

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Supreme Court to hear appeal over government's climate crisis plan

Supreme Court to hear appeal over government's climate crisis plan

The appeal is over the dismissal of an environmental group’s case alleging a Government plan to tackle the climate crisis is flawed and inadequate.

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Clare family fail in bid to stop appointment of receiver to 56 commercial and residential properties

Clare family fail in bid to stop appointment of receiver to 56 commercial and residential properties

Two brothers, their father, and three companies have failed to get an injunction preventing a fund appointing a receiver over 56 commercial and residential investment ...

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Families win challenge on driver taxback scheme

Families win challenge on driver taxback scheme

The families of two disabled children have won a Supreme Court appeal challenging a refusal to allow them avail of a tax rebate scheme for specially adapted cars.

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Woman sued by stepson over €3.3m lotto win wants to sue former Lottery operator for negligence

Woman sued by stepson over €3.3m lotto win wants to sue former Lottery operator for negligence

A woman who was taken to court by her step son for a share in a 2011 €3.3m Lotto win wants to sue the former operator of the National Lottery for alleged negligence. ...

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Families win Supreme Court challenge over tax back scheme for disabled drivers

Families win Supreme Court challenge over tax back scheme for disabled drivers

The families of two disabled children have won a Supreme Court appeal challenging a refusal to allow them avail of a tax rebate scheme for specially adapted cars.

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'Right to light' row relating to Dublin aparthotel development resolved after mediation

'Right to light' row relating to Dublin aparthotel development resolved after mediation

The case was due for hearing next month in the High Court's fast track Commercial Court division which was told this week the matter had been resolved following ...

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Mother seeks to have artificial feeding of daughter in vegetative state stopped

Mother seeks to have artificial feeding of daughter in vegetative state stopped

A mother has brought an application for High Court orders halting the artificial feeding and hydration of her daughter, aged in her 20s and in a vegetative state ...

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Cabbie not entitled to defence that son's offence was done without his knowledge, court rules

Cabbie not entitled to defence that son's offence was done without his knowledge, court rules

A cabbie whose son was found driving his vehicle without a taxi-licence was not entitled to a defence that it was done without his knowledge, the High Court ruled.

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Retiring High Court judge receives guard of honour from fellow Justices

Retiring High Court judge receives guard of honour from fellow Justices

Up to 40 judges of the Supreme and High Courts gathered in the yard of the Four Courts today to say farewell to High Court president Peter Kelly on his last day ...

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Private nursing homes say residents must be served papers in rate valuations action

Private nursing homes say residents must be served papers in rate valuations action

The challenge could have implications for the ability of the Commissioner of Valuation to deal with valuations, it is claimed.

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Supreme Court to decide on the legality of the process to revoke Irish citizenship

Supreme Court to decide on the legality of the process to revoke Irish citizenship

The Supreme Court has reserved judgment on a significant appeal concerning the lawfulness of the process under which Irish citizenship can be revoked.

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High Court arranges urgent hearing to decide if Seanad is validly constituted without Taoiseach's 11 nominees

High Court arranges urgent hearing to decide if Seanad is validly constituted without Taoiseach's 11 nominees

The president of the High Court has fixed an urgent hearing next week of a major constitutional action over whether or not there is a validly constituted Seanad.

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'We are very much in love': Couple bring court action aimed at allowing them marry

'We are very much in love': Couple bring court action aimed at allowing them marry

A couple "very much in love" that got engaged over two years ago have brought a High Court action aimed at allowing them to go ahead with their plans to marry.

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Aer Lingus pilot has more than €300k cut from defamation award by Appeal Court

Aer Lingus pilot has more than €300k cut from defamation award by Appeal Court

A €387,000 defamation award by a jury to an Aer Lingus pilot against the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) has been cut to €76,500 by the Court of Appeal ...

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Judge approves €8.34m payment from Insurance Compensation Fund over Setanta collapse

Judge approves €8.34m payment from Insurance Compensation Fund over Setanta collapse

The president of the High Court has approved a €8.35m payment, including €3.14m legal costs, out of the State’s Insurance Compensation Fund concerning ...

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Medical Council did not check struck-off doctor's claim there was no problem with his work, court told

Medical Council did not check struck-off doctor's claim there was no problem with his work, court told

The Medical Council has told the High Court it took no steps to check whether a hospital doctor, who has been struck off the UK medical register for dishonesty in ...

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Landlords get court's permission for legal actions against Debenhams Irish arm

Landlords get court's permission for legal actions against Debenhams Irish arm

The High Court has granted two landlords of Debenhams Irish stores permission to bring proceedings against the retailer's Irish arm.

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Press Up group sues insurers over alleged refusal to honour business interruption claim

Press Up group sues insurers over alleged refusal to honour business interruption claim

The Press Up entertainment and hospitality group is suing two insurers and a broker over an alleged refusal to honour business interruption insurance arising out ...

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Wicklow solicitor suspended by court after €236k deficit in client account unearthed

Wicklow solicitor suspended by court after €236k deficit in client account unearthed

A solicitor has been suspended from practising by the High Court after a Law Society investigation showed a deficit of some €236,764 on the client account of ...

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Action over passport renewal for Irish-born child of suspected ISIS fighter resolved, court hears

Action over passport renewal for Irish-born child of suspected ISIS fighter resolved, court hears

A dispute over failure to decide a passport renewal application by an Irish-born seven-year-old boy currently in Belarus with his mother has been resolved.

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African king takes defamation case against blogger based in Ireland

African king takes defamation case against blogger based in Ireland

A West African king claims he has been defamed in a series of social media posts by an Irish-based blogger, the High Court has heard.

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Provisional liquidators appointed to Irish arm of fashion retailer Laura Ashley

Provisional liquidators appointed to Irish arm of fashion retailer Laura Ashley

The High Court has appointed joint provisional liquidators to the Irish arm of the fashion retailer Laura Ashley, which operates five stores in Ireland.

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Company confident business can be saved as interim examiner appointed to City Jet

Company confident business can be saved as interim examiner appointed to City Jet

The High Court has appointed a interim examiner to the Dublin-based regional airline CityJet.

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Provisional liquidators appointed to Irish arm of fashion outlets Oasis and Warehouse

Provisional liquidators appointed to Irish arm of fashion outlets Oasis and Warehouse

The High Court has appointed provisional liquidators to the Irish arms of related ladies fashion outlets Oasis and Warehouse.

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Gemma O'Doherty and John Waters bring court challenge to Covid-19 restrictions

Gemma O'Doherty and John Waters bring court challenge to Covid-19 restrictions

Journalists John Waters and Gemma O'Doherty have launched a High Court action challenging laws brought in by the state arising out of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Trainee Garda challenges decision to let her go from force over failure to pass fitness test

Trainee Garda challenges decision to let her go from force over failure to pass fitness test

A trainee Garda has launched a High Court action aimed at preventing the Garda Commissioner from dispensing with her services.

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HSE not proceeding with purported €7.4m deal to buy 350 medical ventilators, court told

HSE not proceeding with purported €7.4m deal to buy 350 medical ventilators, court told

The HSE is not going ahead with a purported €7.4m deal to buy 350 medical ventilators from a Dublin-based company, the High Court has heard.

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