Person: Maurice Collins
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A legal challenge against the granting of planning permission to a proposed controversial €160m incinerator at Ringaskiddy in Cork Harbour opened in the High Court today.
Tue, 19 Mar, 2019
An environment lobby group is hoping the High Court will next week approve an application seeking a judicial review of An Bord Pleanála’s controversial thumbs-up for a €160m incinerator in Cork Harbour.
Fri, 20 Jul, 2018
The Constitution gives no immunity to parliamentary committees who unjustly attack the personal rights of a citizen as was done to former Rehab CEO Angela Kerins, her lawyer has told the Supreme Court.
Fri, 16 Mar, 2018
A Cork woman has rejected claims by accountancy firm Grant Thornton she disseminated or has retained any confidential material contained on a computer disk mistakenly sent by the firm to her.
Tue, 23 May, 2017
The High Court is to conduct a hearing into whether a solicitor acting for Syrian refugees in an action against the EU and the Irish State should pay the legal costs of a case which was withdrawn a day after it started when a judge was told the two families are now in Germany.
Sat, 14 Jan, 2017
A case brought on behalf of six Syrians in Greece seeking to prevent their transfer to Turkey “has nothing to do with Ireland”, the High Court has been told.
Fri, 13 Jan, 2017
Thu, 08 Dec, 2016
Big themes were explored yesterday in the High Court action Denis O’Brien is taking against the Oireachtas.
Fri, 02 Dec, 2016
Fri, 02 Dec, 2016
Fri, 28 Oct, 2016
The High Court has reserved judgement on whether a Harvard professor of constitutional law should give evidence in a case taken by Denis O'Brien.
Thu, 27 Oct, 2016
Fri, 07 Oct, 2016
Thu, 06 Oct, 2016
Twenty-two names were on the criminal legal aid panel when officials examined it which should not have been there, the High Court heard yesterday.
Fri, 08 Jul, 2016
A seven-judge Supreme Court will rule later on an important appeal concerning what positive obligations apply to men charged with rape who plead they believed there was consent to sex.
Tue, 21 Jun, 2016
The US government wants to be joined to legal proceedings here involving issues of huge significance for privacy rights of EU citizens, arising from the internet transfer of their personal data to the US.
Tue, 14 Jun, 2016
Plans to close Skibbereen courthouse and have the business of the court undertaken in Clonakilty were challenged in judicial review proceedings at the High Court in Cork yesterday.
Tue, 15 Mar, 2016
Fri, 22 Jan, 2016
A law requiring political parties to field 30% male and female candidates in the next two general elections if they are to continue to receive state funding is “a reasonable course of action to address the historic under-representation of women in Irish politics”, the High Court has been told.
Thu, 21 Jan, 2016
The Red Flag consulting firm being sued by businessman Denis O’Brien has confirmed it had a client for a dossier of material relating to the businessman which he alleges is part of a conspiracy to damage him, the High Court has heard.
Thu, 19 Nov, 2015
The woman at the centre of an abortion controversy last year has settled her High Court challenge aimed at stopping a HSE inquiry into the care provided to her by various State agencies.
Wed, 04 Nov, 2015
The invasion of a lonely West Cork farmhouse by a group of armed men, a shooting, and the lucky escape of a family member are some of the ingredients of a family secret which has been kept under wraps for nearly a century — only to be revealed tomorrow.
Fri, 07 Aug, 2015
Trio accused of working against golfer’s relationship with agency
Fri, 12 Dec, 2014
Sports management company Horizon seeks application for further inspection of mobile phones
Thu, 11 Dec, 2014
A High Court judge has strongly criticised the continuing failure over months to make a decision whether accountancy firm KPMG should, in its capacity as former auditors to Irish Nationwide Building Society, be sued as a co-defendant in separate actions by State-owned IBRC against Michael Fingleton and other former directors of the society over €6bn losses.
Tue, 21 Oct, 2014
Mediation talks between Rory McIlroy and his former sports management agency over a disputed fees agreement will take place this week, the Commercial Court heard yesterday.
Tue, 14 Oct, 2014
An application may be made to join accountancy firm KPMG as a defendant to a legal action arising from €6bn losses at Irish Nationwide Building Society.
Tue, 08 Jul, 2014
An expert on rare books has consented to permanent orders restraining him representing himself as the owner or seller of letters sent by former US first lady Jackie Kennedy to an Irish priest, or passing on any copies or extracts from them to third parties.
Fri, 30 May, 2014
An action by the family of bankrupt businessman Seán Quinn against the Central Bank, finance minister, and 10 former board members of Anglo Irish Bank for multimillion-euro damages over an alleged conspiracy to unlawfully shore up the share price of Anglo is to be fast-tracked by the Commercial Court.
Tue, 27 May, 2014
It was a long, long, road which, in the end, culminated in a short walk that brought a town to a standstill.
Thu, 29 Aug, 2013
Four former directors of Irish Nationwide Building Society are seeking a large number of documents for their defence of legal proceedings in which they are being sued for tens of millions of euro due to the “catastrophic losses” suffered by the society.
Tue, 16 Jul, 2013
A legal action brought by pharmaceutical firm Elan aimed at stopping Royalty Pharma from distributing a statement to Elan’s shareholders is no longer proceeding, the High Court heard yesterday.
Wed, 05 Jun, 2013
The Commercial Court has heard IBRC is suing former auditors Ernst and Young over its handling of alleged transactions by ex-chairman Sean Fitzpatrick.
Mon, 17 Dec, 2012
A petition to wind up retail giant Dunnes Stores has been withdrawn at the Commercial Court after the company paid €21.6m owed for a shopping centre development in Kilkenny.
Sat, 15 Dec, 2012
Dunnes Stores chief Margaret Heffernan has told Nama it will be held responsible for the “very significant losses” her company will “inevitably” experience if a petition to wind up the retail giant over non-payment of €21.6m for a Kilkenny shopping centre development is pursued.
Tue, 27 Nov, 2012
Men who struggle with going bald have now more choices to alter their appearance, John Hearne reports.
Sun, 23 Sep, 2012
Debt-burdened telecom giant Eircom will know today if it can have High Court protection to allow it trade out of its difficulties.
Fri, 30 Mar, 2012
The High Court has heard today that 1,000 voluntary redundancies will be required to save eircom, and its mobile subsidiary Meteor.
Thu, 29 Mar, 2012
Sat, 12 Mar, 2011
MORE than 400 people who invested in various bonds and investment products are suing ACC Bank over alleged failure to secure any return on their investments, the Commercial Court has heard.
Tue, 08 Mar, 2011
A TOLL operator on one of the country’s busiest roads stands to make almost €1.4 million from overcharging motorists on the route, the National Roads Authority (NRA) claimed in the Commercial Court.
Tue, 25 Jan, 2011
ANGLO Irish Bank has secured judgment orders totalling more than €65 million against three solicitors.
Wed, 24 Nov, 2010
The President of the High Court will deliver his judgment next month on Sinn Féin Senator Pearse Doherty's challenge over the refusal by the Government to move the writ for the Donegal South-West by-election.
Tue, 19 Oct, 2010