The president of the High Court, while emphasising that there must be “no shortcutting” of the human rights of wards of court, has approved a range of proposals aimed at reducing wards of court lists while the coronavirus crisis continues.
The mother of the 17-year-old girl wept as Mr Justice Peter Kelly outlined the only option for her daughter is to remain in a busy A&E hospital unit until she gets a bed in an adult psychiatric unit after which it is hoped, within a few days, she will get into an adolescent psychiatric unit.
PETER Kelly, aka Franc, likes to surprise his wife Eadaoin on Valentine’s Day. The mystery drive will lead to either a beach or forest destination for a winter picnic. “We might go for dinner afterwards, to a hotel, or we might stay in some little country house or B&B, wherever the direction takes us,” says the Cork-based event designer and presenter of RTÉ’s Say Yes to the Dress.
On a dirty, stormy night in the Athletic Grounds, Armagh showed stomach for the fight on all fronts to boost their promotion hopes from Division Two while at the same time putting a considerable dent in Kildare's challenge.
An elderly man with dementia who was admitted to hospital with frostbite in his feet due to “extreme self-neglect” in his "squalid" home is to be detained in hospital on foot of a High Court order.
Approving the final figure, the president of the High Court Mr Justice Peter Kelly paid tribute to teenager Lee Gibson's 32-year old mother Aileen Gibson, who he said was doing a great job looking after her son.
Among the findings against Maurice O'Sullivan were that he had failed over some years to register properties of a number of clients, including a woman suffering from cancer, causing upset and distress.
The president of the High Court has ruled only a redacted version of the first report of the inspectors investigating Independent News & Media can, at this stage, be disclosed to INM, the Central Bank, and others, including ex INM chairman Leslie Buckley.
The Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal by businessman and anti-eviction activist Jerry Beades against €9.6m judgment orders granted against him concerning loans advanced for a development of 48 apartments in north inner city Dublin.
Recently, there was a two-month suspended sentence for civil contempt, for a car dealer alleged to be giving the Revenue the “runaround” in its efforts to recover a €4.95m tax judgment, obtained 10 years previously.
The High Court has approved a lump sum payment of €2.5m along with annual rest-of-life payments for a 13-year-old girl with cerebral palsy in final settlement of her action over the circumstances of her birth in Dublin's Coombe Hospital.
A car dealer alleged to be giving the Revenue the "runaround" in its efforts to recover under a €4.95m tax judgment obtained ten years ago has received a two month suspended sentence for civil contempt.
A nurse has had his registration here suspended for a year for professional misconduct while working at an Australian hospital, including sending a patient an MMS message containing a private and/or naked image on his mobile phone.
Mr Justice Peter Kelly also described as “appalling” that a video, since taken down by Facebook, was posted on social media featuring the man - who is a ward of court on foot of evidence he lacks capacity - being confronted by several people and aggressively “interrogated”.