Person: President of the High
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
The State and Referendum Commission are entitled to their legal costs, estimated at more than €200,000, of successfully opposing two separate bids to challenge the abortion referendum result, the President of the High Court has ruled.
Tue, 24 Jul, 2018
A four-year-old boy who sued over the circumstances of his birth at Midwestern Regional Maternity Hospital, Limerick has settled his High Court action with a final lump sum payment of €15.5m.
Fri, 06 Jul, 2018
The judge remarked he may be told some day how a person can behave this way and not be considered mentally ill or have some form of unsoundmess of mind.
Fri, 26 Jan, 2018
A hospital has secured emergency High Court orders allowing it to feed a “critically ill” young woman with anorexia nervosa by a nasal gastric tube.
Sat, 06 Jan, 2018
A teenage girl with severe anorexia who is still being tube-fed 10 months after being moved to a specialist eating disorder unit in the UK has written directly to the President of the High Court appealing to be let return home to Ireland for a visit.
Mon, 09 Oct, 2017
A judge has expressed concern whether a young asylum seeker receiving specialised healthcare costing €27,000 monthly in a private facility here is engaged in an “elaborate hoax”.
Tue, 27 Jun, 2017
Tue, 07 Feb, 2017
Tue, 11 Oct, 2016
It has emerged today that Enterprise Minister Richard Bruton has met with the President of the High Court, in a bid to reign in insurance pay-outs.
Mon, 04 Apr, 2016
The President of the High Court has dismissed on all grounds an action for damages by a cattle dealer who claimed he was put out of business due to alleged failure by a co-op to to honour an alleged “contract” concerning credit terms.
Tue, 19 May, 2015
A set of flats on Dublin's Northside are being evacuated over fire safety concerns.
Fri, 15 May, 2015
State pathologist Marie Cassidy’s “dramatic intervention” over evidence given in a murder trial by her former deputy, Khalid Jaber, has resulted in a High Court ruling prohibiting a retrial.
Fri, 08 May, 2015
ANYONE who has gone through an acrimonious divorce, a complicated business-related court case, or God forbid, a case involving medical negligence where the defendants are not fighting with their own money, did not need the Troika to tell them that Ireland’s legal fees are among the most spectacularly prohibitive in the world or that they were a barrier to the proper conduct of public life.
Mon, 02 Mar, 2015
A finding of professional misconduct has been upheld against celebrity solicitor Gerald Kean for trying to "cover up" a mistake he had made in a client's case.
Tue, 23 Sep, 2014
The President of the High Court has directed that the education minister allocate four hours and 15 minutes of additional resource hours weekly to schools where two children with Down syndrome are attending.
Fri, 27 Jun, 2014
A convicted murderer who produced what he claimed to be a mobile phone while giving evidence at the trial of two Limerick men charged with the murder of Roy Collins was instead in possession of a television remote control, the Special Criminal Court has heard.
Wed, 25 Jun, 2014
A public house which had been in the possession of bank-appointed receivers has been reoccupied and reopened by its former owners.
Tue, 13 Aug, 2013
IT is unfortunate that last week’s handbags between the Government and judiciary was sparked by Judge Peter Kelly.
Sat, 20 Apr, 2013
The Special Criminal Court trial of Brian Rattigan, who is accused of possessing €1m worth of heroin, has heard video-link evidence from a mobile phone forensics expert based in New Zealand.
Wed, 23 Jan, 2013
On the 40th anniversary of the deletion of the ‘special position’ of the Catholic Church from the Constitution, Ryle Dwyer examines the article’s origins
Sat, 05 Jan, 2013
A retired garda inspector's challenge against his inclusion in an internal inquiry into the release of a man on bail who later allegedly committed murder has been settled.
Fri, 07 Dec, 2012
The President of the High Court has rejected a challenge to the Children's Referendum.
Thu, 01 Nov, 2012
A decision of the Medical Council and its fitness to practise committee that a doctor was guilty of professional misconduct has been quashed by the President of the High Court, Mr Justice Nicholas Kearns.
Wed, 15 Aug, 2012
Bus Éireann has today lost its claim that it should not be held vicariously liable for an assault committed on a cyclist by one of its drivers.
Fri, 13 Jul, 2012
The High Court has struck off a Cork-based solicitor found by the Law Society’s disciplinary tribunal to have improperly used client monies to fund her property portfolio.
Wed, 11 Jul, 2012
Residents at the Priory Hall apartment complex are to consider a proposal by Dublin City Council to enter a resolution process chaired by a retired judge, the Supreme Court heard yesterday.
Sat, 21 Apr, 2012
Dublin City Council has requested the Supreme Court overturn a stay on an order jailing Priory Hall developer Tom McFeely and fining him €1m.
Fri, 02 Mar, 2012
A HIGH Court judge has referred to the DPP details of a personal injuries appeal hearing in which a “mixed boxing” enthusiast claimant was filmed competing in four separate events while receiving medical treatment for alleged lower back pain arising from a road crash.
Wed, 18 Jan, 2012
IT IS beyond disturbing that the President of the High Court has ruled that a hospital may withhold lifesaving treatment from a six-year-old boy, suffering from spastic quadriplegia, for whom there is no hope of recovery, but has not also included in his ruling a determination that following the withdrawal of treatment, that there will be no prosecution for those who bring the child’s life to a painless and peaceful ending by the quickest possible means.
Mon, 16 Jan, 2012
The President of the High Court has today ruled that a hospital may withhold life saving treatment from a six-year-old boy who suffers permanent disabilities after nearly drowning.
Wed, 11 Jan, 2012
Priory Hall developer Tom McFeely has been ordered to leave the site of the Donaghmede apartments by 6pm tonight.
Fri, 04 Nov, 2011
Around 500 commercial policy holders of Quinn Insurance are objecting to the proposed sale of the business - to joint investors Anglo Irish Bank and US insurer Liberty Mutual.
Wed, 05 Oct, 2011
THE long-awaited report into the handling of child sex abuse cases in the Diocese of Cloyne will not be published until at least the second week in May.
Thu, 21 Apr, 2011
The Council of State will meet today to advise the President on controversial new laws covering the multibillion-euro international bailout and the banks.
Tue, 21 Dec, 2010
The President of the High Court has ordered the release from prison of an ex-Garda and landlord who was jailed over his "flagrant breach" of undertakings given by him to the High Court concerning a property deemed a fire risk by Dublin City Council.
Mon, 20 Dec, 2010
A 84-year-old retired lorry driver has today resolved his legal action over the Law Society's refusal to compensate him for more than €500,000 after his daughter, a solicitor, allegedly misappropriated money from the estate in which he was the main beneficiary.
Thu, 16 Dec, 2010
PROPERTY developer Paddy McKillen has lost his legal challenge over the transfer of loans to the National Asset Management Agency (NAMA), and has until Friday to indicate whether he will appeal the decision to the Supreme Court.
Tue, 02 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
THE Government has denied that there has been an unreasonable delay in holding a by-election in Donegal South West, the High Court heard yesterday.
Tue, 19 Oct, 2010
THE partner of panto star Twink’s former husband, David Agnew, yesterday lost an action for defamation and breach of privacy against a newspaper for publishing photos and articles about her.
Sat, 09 Oct, 2010
Senator Ivor Callely's legal action aimed at quashing a Senaid committee's finding that he misrepresented his normal place of residence in order to claim expenses will begin before the High Court on Tuesday.
Wed, 29 Sep, 2010
A High Court challenge brought by convicted murderer Brian Rattigan against the decision that he be detained on his own in the segregation unit of Portlaosie Prison been adjourned to later this month.
Thu, 10 Jun, 2010
The High Court has ruled that a fresh inquest be held into the death of a Dublin man who died while undergoing cosmetic surgery in Colombia.
Thu, 20 May, 2010