Businessman Jim Kennedy and his company Jackson Way Properties (JWP) have lost a High Court challenge to a refusal to provide information about land in Carrickmines, south Dublin, which has been the subject of years of litigation.
The High Court gave permission for a mobile home belonging to Derek 'Dee Dee' O'Driscoll to be sold off and for four bank accounts containing more than €250,000 to be taken over by the liquidator.
Former Minister for Justice Senator Michael McDowell has called on the Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy to investigate any role played by his department in the payment of “protection money” on social housing building sites.
A man whose original tax bill from the Criminal Assets Bureau (CAB) ballooned because of interest and penalties on the unpaid sum over more than 11 years claims he should not have to pay such a "vast" amount of money, the Court of Appeal heard.
There are very few areas where the instinct to be compassionate, the obligation to be supportive, inclusive and humane are as compromised as at the interface of the rights and expectations of much of society — the settled community — and the rights and expectations of Travellers.
Claims brought by five staff members of the Criminal Asset Bureau over the State's refusal to pay them the same financial allowance as other non-garda officers for carrying out certain dangerous work have been dismissed by the High Court.