Mr Justice Barniville accepted there would be enormous damage to the creche business with the loss of 45 jobs and alternative places having to be found for 220 children by their parents if the order were not granted.
The barrister representing 25 landowners opposed to the compulsory purchase of their lands for a greenway in south Kerry has told the An Bord Pleanála hearing the board will be acting contrary to a 2014 European Directive and to Irish law if it does not grant an adjournment.
The unconstitutionality of certain sections of the road traffic laws could lead to the wiping out of thousands of penalty points and convictions for speeding if a High Court challenge to the legislation succeeds.
The High Court has ruled the State has a constitutional duty to make "reasonable efforts" to assign a bilingual judge in a District Court criminal trial as requested by a man who wants to conduct his side of the case in Irish.
A challenge against a decision of a District Court judge to strike out charges linked to redundancies at Clerys department store in Dublin due to delays of disclosure of evidence has been dismissed by the High Court.
A 20-year-old man has been remanded on bail on a dangerous driving charge in connection with a Garda investigation into the suspected abduction of a 14-year-old youth in Finglas in Dublin.