An eight-year-old boy who was expelled from a country school after assaulting five members of staff - striking one with a hurl - must be re-enrolled, according to the Department of Education, the High Court heard today.
The State Examinations Commission and the Minister for Education and Skills have succeeded in their limited appeals against parts of a High Court decision allowing student Rebecca Carter to take up a place at veterinary medicine at UCD.
Judgement has been reserved by Court of Appeal in appeals brought by the State Examinations Commission and the Minister for Education and Skills against aspects of a High Court decision allowing student Rebecca Carter to take up veterinary medicine at UCD.
An Algerian man with alleged links to Islamic terrorism has been allowed by the High Court to amend his latest legal challenge against a refusal by the Minister for Justice to revoke a deportation order made against him.
Up to 350 students a year could benefit from sweeping changes to the timing of Leaving Certificate results, college offers, and exam rechecks, which ministers claim will cut three weeks off the exam appeals process.
One of the central issues in a dispute over ownership of a football stadium in Athlone, Co Westmeath, will be over whether a €660,000 contribution to the development of the facility was a gift, the High Court heard.
WHEN high court judge, Mr Justice Richard Humphreys, opened the Parnell Summer School, in Wicklow, yesterday, he suggested our Constitution should be amended to allow the appointment of more judges, so that cases might be more quickly dealt with.
A medical negligence action by Saverio Bellante, who is in the care of the Central Mental Hospital after being found not guilty by reason of insanity of the killing of his landlord in Dublin, may be unable to proceed following a High Court ruling.
A Polish man, who two weeks ago prevented his extradition by refusing to board a plane at Dublin Airport because of an expressed fear of flying, was yesterday allowed to remain in the State until an appeal against his surrender by air is heard next week.