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noneAround 37,000 current and former Argos workers are to receive an average of £64 each after "incorrect" payments were discovered.
Thu, 16 Feb, 2017
TD Shane Ross wrote an article after former Rehab CEO Angela Kerins and other Rehab officials appeared at the Dáil Public Accounts Committee (PAC) asserting that, “for sheer neck, no-one has come within a whisper of Angela Kerins and her charity gang”, the High Court has heard.
Sat, 08 Oct, 2016
Fri, 07 Oct, 2016
Thu, 06 Oct, 2016
The Dáil Public Accounts Committee’s questioning of former Rehab Group CEO Angela Kerins about payments of public monies to Rehab seemed based on “some concept of accountability”, the High Court has been told.
Thu, 21 Jul, 2016
A hearing of the Dáil Public Accounts Committee into payment of public monies to the Rehab Group was “truly an inquiry into the charity sector” and the earnings of people in that sector, the High Court has been told.
Fri, 15 Jul, 2016
Former Rehab chief executive Angela Kerins has told the High Court “bullying and harassment” of her was led by politicians on the Dáil public accounts committee and resulted in her becoming convinced “my death would solve the problem”.
Thu, 14 Jul, 2016
An action by retired judge Barry White, who claims he is being prevented from resuming practice as a barrister by an unconstitutional rule, has opened before the High Court.
Wed, 06 Jul, 2016
The Dáil’s public accounts committee is seeking a “root and branch examination” by the courts concerning its jurisdiction and powers of inquiry, the president of the High Court has said.
Thu, 09 Jun, 2016
A Cork scientist has played a leading role in developing dissolvable brain implants.
Mon, 04 Apr, 2016
The issuing of €31bn promissory notes in favour of Anglo Irish Bank and other financial institutions by the minister for finance in 2010, Brian Lenihan, involved an unconstitutional allocation of public money without a Dáil vote, lawyers for Independent TD Joan Collins told the Supreme Court.
Fri, 19 Feb, 2016
The Government was advised 30 years ago that Aids should not be used in the State’s defence of Ireland’s laws which made homosexuality illegal.
Fri, 01 Jan, 2016
Retired Central Criminal Court judge Barry White wants to resume practice as a barrister “due to economic necessity” but he is being prevented from doing so by an unconstitutional Bar Council rule, it has been claimed at the High Court.
Thu, 22 Oct, 2015
Former Rehab chief executive Angela Kerins may apply to cross-examine members of the Dáil’s Public Accounts Committee in her forthcoming action over its conduct of public hearings concerning the handling of State payments to the charity, the Court of Appeal has heard.
Tue, 13 Oct, 2015
The Central Bank’s inquiry into alleged regulatory breaches at Irish Nationwide Building Society is a breach of a former director’s constitutional right to a trial by an independent judge, the High Court has heard.
Fri, 18 Sep, 2015
A meeting to decide the future of a youth who is regarded as a shining success story in the Child and Family Agency (CFA) is to be held next week, the High Court has heard.
Fri, 15 May, 2015
The Dáil Public Accounts Committee (PAC) is to appeal a High Court order that it disclose certain documents to former Rehab CEO Angela Kerins for her legal action against the committee.
Thu, 14 May, 2015
Former Rehab CEO Angela Kerins was assailed by “a pack of parliamentary vultures” when the Dáil’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC) was investigating state funding of the organisation, her lawyer told the High Court yesterday.
Tue, 17 Mar, 2015
Mr Justice Nicholas Kearns said David Gunning, who was Coillte CEO for seven years, was entitled to the payments along with 2% interest and his legal costs.
Thu, 29 Jan, 2015
A young senior counsel, Conor Dignam, has been given the most important legal assignment of his career — representing the baby whose heart continues to beat in the brain-dead body of its mother in a country hospital.
Tue, 23 Dec, 2014
A High Court judge has strongly criticised the continuing failure over months to make a decision whether accountancy firm KPMG should, in its capacity as former auditors to Irish Nationwide Building Society, be sued as a co-defendant in separate actions by State-owned IBRC against Michael Fingleton and other former directors of the society over €6bn losses.
Tue, 21 Oct, 2014
Angela Kerins, the former chief executive of the Rehab Group, is seeking damages for personal injury and damage to her reputation she claims she suffered arising out of an alleged unlawful examination by the Dáil’s Public Accounts Committee.
Tue, 22 Jul, 2014
Former CEO of the Rehab Group Angela Kerins has claimed she lost her job and her health suffered as a direct consequence of her questioning by the Oireachtas Public Accounts Committee in relation to State funding of the Rehab group.
Tue, 22 Jul, 2014
A former director of Irish Nationwide Building Society has alleged the Central Bank and other State entities have joined together in exposing him to a "vindictive and wholly unmeritorious" claim for damages of perhaps over €1bn to "ruin" him.
Thu, 26 Jun, 2014
Serial killer Joanna Dennehy laughed and smiled as she arrived in the dock to be sentenced for her crimes.
Fri, 28 Feb, 2014
Two men in the “thrall” of “sadistic” serial killer Joanna Dennehy have been convicted of offences related to her killing spree.
Thu, 13 Feb, 2014
Serial killer Joanna Dennehy took a grinning selfie photograph of herself as she searched out further victims.
Tue, 21 Jan, 2014
The Central Bank could face a possible damages claim for tens of millions over its alleged approval over 12 years of the alleged unlawful delegation of the powers of the board of Irish Nationwide Building Society to its former CEO, Michael Fingleton.
Tue, 19 Nov, 2013
A female serial killer has pleaded guilty to murdering three men before dumping their bodies in ditches.
Tue, 19 Nov, 2013
A female serial killer has pleaded guilty in a British court to murdering three men before dumping their bodies in ditches.
Mon, 18 Nov, 2013
A man ordered to pay €4.7m in damages for sexual abuse of two girls is to appeal the awards to the Supreme Court.
Wed, 30 Oct, 2013
A high-profile former attorney general has said abolishing the Seanad would create a “new entrenched elite” in the Dáil and criticised Enda Kenny for avoiding a TV debate.
Thu, 03 Oct, 2013
Sainsbury’s, Britain’s third largest grocer, says it is too early to call an end to the country’s economic downturn, arguing that strong trading over the summer was no more than a blip.
Tue, 10 Sep, 2013
Thu, 15 Aug, 2013
Former president Mary Robinson was a special guest at a sellout event at the West Cork Literary Festival in Bantry last night. She was interviewed by Bantry-born journalist, Alison O’Connor.
Sat, 13 Jul, 2013
People Before Profit TD Joan Collins has brought a High Court challenge to the government's payment of promissory notes.
Thu, 16 May, 2013
A camera with a bug’s eye view of the world that copies nature’s design for insects has been developed by scientists.
Wed, 01 May, 2013
I KNOW the judges have a beef with Justice Minister Alan Shatter, but my problem is fudge.
Thu, 18 Apr, 2013
Four TDs — Clare Daly, Luke Flanagan, Mick Wallace, and Joan Collins — want to be joined to businessman David Hall’s legal challenge to the Government’s payment of promissory notes issued in favour of the former Anglo Irish Bank and other financial institutions.
Fri, 08 Feb, 2013
Businessman David Hall has been awarded part of his legal costs for his failed challenge to the State's decision to pay promissory notes under which €31bn, to date, has been paid in aid of Irish financial institutions,
Fri, 01 Feb, 2013
Promissory notes amounting to over €31bn in financial support for financial institutions, including the former Anglo Irish Bank, were flawed, and payment on them cannot now be made, it has been claimed.
Wed, 23 Jan, 2013
The Government faces a legal challenge today to the burdening of taxpayers with the cost of bailing out Anglo Irish Bank and Irish Nationwide Building Society.
Tue, 22 Jan, 2013
Two investigations are underway into a series of abortion-related automated phonecalls that are being made to households around the country.
Thu, 22 Nov, 2012