Person: Denis McDonald
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Wed, 03 Jun, 2020
Thu, 14 May, 2020
Thu, 09 Apr, 2020
Mon, 06 Apr, 2020
Mon, 30 Mar, 2020
A decision by An Bord Pleanala to grant planning permission for a proposed electricity generating solar farm in Co Cork has been overturned by the High Court.
Fri, 31 Jan, 2020
Planning permission for a 14-turbine wind farm between two villages in Cork and Kerry has been quashed by the High Court over its potential impact on the hen harrier.
Fri, 20 Dec, 2019
A judge has asked for clarification on musician Frank McNamara's financial affairs before deciding if he and his wife barrister Theresa Lowe are entitled to an insolvency arrangement with their creditors.
Mon, 09 Dec, 2019
Former Miss Ireland and TV presenter Pamela Flood and her restaurateur husband Ronan Ryan may live without fear of eviction in their Clontarf home for another three weeks, a judge decided today.
Thu, 22 Aug, 2019
A Pakistani man, who wants to marry his French girlfriend and who has a wedding date set for early next month, has been granted an injunction against the Minister for Justice restraining his deportation to Pakistan.
Wed, 21 Aug, 2019
The High Court has granted Ryanair an injunction preventing its Irish-based pilots from going on strike later this week.
Wed, 21 Aug, 2019
A High Court judge has said he is minded to approve a personal insolvency arrangement for musician Frank McNamara and his wife, barrister Theresa Lowe to assist them with debts of €3.7m, subject to clarification of certain issues.
Tue, 20 Aug, 2019
A High Court judge has warned a woman that she could end up back in prison unless she stops posting information about childcare proceedings involving her son on social media.
Mon, 19 Aug, 2019
A High Court judge, in a significant decision concerning the effect of “reasonable” living expenses guidelines in Personal Insolvency Arrangements, has approved separate arrangements aimed at ensuring a couple and their four children, and a separated mother of three, remain in their homes.
Fri, 19 Jul, 2019
The High Court has ruled the Dublin Port Company (DPC) is entitled to possession of property which had been leased to a haulage company of businessman Simon Crosbie, son of Harry Crosbie who once had large interests in the docklands.
Tue, 09 Jul, 2019
A High Court judge has urged the HSE to reconsider its refusal to fund a specially designed home care package to provide future care for a woman in a vegetative state for more than ten years.
Fri, 31 May, 2019
A High Court judge has reserved judgment in a personal insolvency application by musician Frank McNamara and his barrister wife Theresa Lowe.
Mon, 27 May, 2019
Musician Frank McNamara and his wife, barrister Theresa Lowe, are seeking High Court approval for a personal insolvency arrangement to assist them in dealing with debts of €3.7m.
Mon, 20 May, 2019
An architect and an engineer agreed a scheme to move shares in a firm worth US$8m (€7.1m) as the architect got into financial trouble and later filed for bankruptcy, the High Court heard.
Fri, 10 May, 2019
A financial fund is objecting to a proposed personal insolvency arrangement under which a businessman will write off over €70m in debts.
Mon, 25 Mar, 2019
A personal insolvency arrangement involving a €343,785 mortgage debt being written down by more than half has been approved by the High Court for a woman who ran into mortgage arrears due to her husband's gambling problem.
Mon, 11 Feb, 2019
A mother bequeathed in her will her china, delph and cutlery to her three daughters along with €5,000 each - and the remaining €3.8m of assets in her estate amongst her three sons.
Thu, 08 Nov, 2018
An application by the State’s corporate watchdog to examine material on computers taken from the suicide counselling charity Console has been further adjourned at the High Court.
Fri, 27 Apr, 2018
Three judicial appointments were only approved by Cabinet yesterday following “an almighty dust-up” between Fine Gael and Independent Alliance ministers, the Irish Examiner can reveal.
Wed, 21 Mar, 2018
An application to merge Bank of Ireland Private Banking into Bank of Ireland will be heard at the Commercial Court next month.
Tue, 20 Jun, 2017
Gardaí may have to move out of their central Dublin headquarters building if agreement cannot be reached over lease arrangements with a private company which bought the property, the Commercial Court has heard.
Tue, 26 Jul, 2016
Irish Cement has launched a High Court challenge against an order allowing the compulsory purchase of its lands by the harbour at Foynes, Co Limerick.
Tue, 10 May, 2016
The Supreme Court will give judgement at a later date on a challenge brought by former senator Dan Kiely against the result of last year’s local elections where he lost out on a seat for Kerry County Council by two votes.
Sat, 17 Oct, 2015
State-owned AIB is on its way back to privatisation after the Commercial Court approved its application to reduce its share capital by €5bn.
Thu, 16 Oct, 2014
The commercial court is being asked to permit transfer of the international life assurance business of Dublin-based HSBC Life (Europe) Ltd — HLE — to another HSBC company in Malta.
Tue, 01 Jul, 2014
The former operator of the National Aquatic Centre is claiming over €30m losses and damages over being pursued by a state-owned company for years to pay €10m Vat under the centre’s lease.
Tue, 18 Jun, 2013
Dublin City Council is to sue bankrupt developer Thomas McFeely and others over what it claims are “defective” apartments at the Priory Hall complex.
Tue, 06 Nov, 2012
Aviva Insurance has applied to the Commercial Court for permission to consolidate its British and Irish general insurance businesses into one general insurance company.
Tue, 17 Jul, 2012
Two Halifax companies that are part of the Lloyds banking group have brought petitions for transfer of their life and non-life insurance businesses to two London-based based companies within the Lloyds Banking Group.
Tue, 03 Jul, 2012
The Commercial Court has approved an application by AIB to reduce its share capital by almost €6bn for several purposes, including to clear current and future losses.
Fri, 04 May, 2012
THE Director of Corporate Enforcement is to resume his application to disqualify Michael and Thomas Bailey from acting as company directors on grounds of alleged misconduct and fraud in the affairs of their company, Bovale Developments.
Wed, 30 Nov, 2011
ELEVEN companies in the McSweeney pharmacy group, employing 95 people in Ireland, have urged the High Court to confirm examinership while a survival scheme is finalised.
Wed, 09 Nov, 2011
UNITED Drug has undertaken before the High Court not to seek repossession of stock from 11 firms in the McSweeney pharmacy group which are under court protection.
Sat, 29 Oct, 2011
AN interim examiner has been appointed by the High Court to 11 companies in the McSweeney pharmacy group, which employs 95 people and has debts of over €17 million.
Fri, 28 Oct, 2011
THE High Court has approved a total payment of up to €738 million of public money out of the state’s insurance compensation fund for Quinn Insurance, subject to deciding today whether the proposed sale of the insurer can proceed.
Wed, 05 Oct, 2011
FORMER Anglo Irish Bank chairman Seán FitzPatrick was declared a bankrupt by the High Court yesterday at his own request, just days after opposition from Anglo ensured the collapse of his proposed settlement deal with creditors.
Tue, 13 Jul, 2010
THE High Court has reserved judgment on whether a District Court judge was correct to find Shell & acted in contempt of court orders when it went onto commonage lands at Rossport, Co Mayo, two years ago to carry out site investigations. The commonage is on the modified route for the Corrib gas onshore pipeline.
Sat, 12 Jun, 2010
WITH €1 billion in debts and 650 jobs at stake, Cork developer Fleming Construction has been given breathing space after an examiner was appointed to one of its indebted subsidiaries.
Tue, 21 Jul, 2009