SECOND Captains is one of the long-running success stories in Irish podcasting. Ostensibly a sports show led by Eoin McDevitt, Ken Early, and Ciarán Murphy, the former Off The Ball team from Newstalk launched the podcast in mid-2013. two Monday shows are offered for free, with Tuesday-Friday behind a Patreon subscriber model and dubbed ‘The World Service’. It has more than 11,500 subscribers.
A 30-year-old man accused of sexually assaulting and attempting to rape a man in his 60s blamed a garda for the case against him claiming the detective who arrested him was motivated by revenge because the accused once called him “a retard”.
Ray Managh Pamela Flood, her husband Ronan Ryan, and their four children were still at risk this weekend of being put on the street by the Dublin City Sheriff after a High Court judge refused to grant them a stay against a vulture fund’s legal permission to execute a repossession order against their home.
A 13-year-old boy who suffered damage during his birth at a Cork hospital and now has cerebral palsy has settled his High Court action against the HSE with a final payment of €15 million.
A 52-year old man who suffered a brain injury in a single punch assault on a Dublin street has been granted permission by the High Court to reject an award of over €1million by the Criminal Injuries Compensation Tribunal.
Applications by the Public Appointments Service and the State to strike out a senior garda's action over an alleged flawed recruitment process for the position of Deputy Commissioner have been dismissed by the High Court.
A Limerick man who was released on a day pass from a psychiatric unit and suffered life changing injuries when he fell from a multi-storey car park has settled his High Court action against the HSE for €7.25m.
Former La Stampa restaurant owner, Louis Murray, has denied in the High Court he tried to deceive the bank to whom he owed €19.8m, by not telling them that he had a "stunning penthouse apartment" in Marbella, Spain.
Former La Stampa restaurant owner, Louis Murray has instructed his lawyer to apologise for and withdraw comments about a bank-appointed receiver, including calling him "a thug" the High Court has heard.
The owner of the former "La Stampa" restaurant in Dublin's Dawson Street, Louis Murray, was "terrified and confused" to find a bank had appointed a receiver to sell the asset just days after he believed he had entered into an agreement for the consensual sale of the property, the High Court heard.
The senior barrister who led the prosecution team that secured the conviction of 50-year-old Patrick Quirke for the murder of Bobby ‘Mr Moonlight’ Ryan received more than €155,000 in fees for his work in the case.
Solicitor Gerald Kean, who last week got €160,000 damages from a High Court jury after it found he was defamed in an Irish Daily Star article, has settled an additional claim for breach of privacy arising from the article.