Organisation: European Courts
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Fair Trial Europe has applied to join High Court extradition proceedings involving Artur Celmer, who is wanted to face trial in his native Poland on drug trafficking charges.
Wed, 21 Mar, 2018
British law, and the courts enforcing it, has a sacramental significance to older Tory voters, says
Mon, 11 Dec, 2017
The Government is to set up an escrow fund in relation to recovering State aid from tech giant Apple.
Sat, 22 Jul, 2017
The High Court is expected to deliver judgment next month on a second request for Ian Bailey’s extradition to France in relation to the death of Sophie Tuscan du Plantier.
Thu, 15 Jun, 2017
Lawyers for the Minister for Justice have said they are not trying to “usurp” the courts by asking the High Court to refer an Irish Supreme Court decision to Europe.
Thu, 01 Jun, 2017
The European Commissioner who investigated the Apple tax ruling says the vast majority of the back-tax is due in Ireland.
Tue, 31 Jan, 2017
The Government has restated its “profound disagreement” with the European Commission’s analysis which concluded Ireland gave Apple €13bn worth of State Aid. As a result, Ireland is now seeking an annulment of the decision.
Thu, 10 Nov, 2016
Here’s a briefing on some of the stories and issues highlighted on irishexaminer.com today.
Wed, 09 Nov, 2016
Legal costs fighting the EU’s investigation into Apple’s taxes have so far cost the State over €1m, a figure which will rise in the coming years with Ireland’s appeal over the case.
Sat, 01 Oct, 2016
There are some in the European Commission who would like to undermine our corporation tax offering, says
Tue, 06 Sep, 2016
An appeal against the High Court rejection of a man’s claim that RTÉ and columnist Fiona Looney stole the idea for the reality show Celebrity Bainisteoir has been dismissed by the Supreme Court.
Thu, 28 Jul, 2016
The Department of Education has been accused of “bullying tactics” after it wrote letters to people who were sexually abused in schools as children, warning them to drop their legal cases or potentially face significant costs.
Sun, 24 Jul, 2016
The withdrawal of Boris Johnson from the contest to lead the Conservative Party and his pitch to become the next prime minister means a favourable outcome that aligns with Irish interests from Britain’s talks with the EU is much less likely, the country’s leading Irish expert on Brexit has said.
Fri, 01 Jul, 2016
Finance Minister Michael Noonan has confirmed that the State has spent just under €670,000 on fees to date defending the State’s position in the European Commission Apple tax case.
Sat, 25 Jun, 2016
Finance Minister Michael Noonan has reiterated that there is simply no question that the Irish authorities sought to give Apple any kind of special tax deal.
Thu, 19 May, 2016
EUROPEAN courts have been a force for good in this society.
Fri, 01 Jan, 2016
An Irish dance teacher has been ordered to pay a woman he was accused of sexually assaulting €500 per month as part of a damages claim.
Thu, 05 Mar, 2015
LET’S raise a glass to the new Public Health (Alcohol) Bill 2015 which is essentially designed to protect us from ourselves when it comes to our love affair with booze, writes
Fri, 06 Feb, 2015
Former employees of Waterford Crystal have voted unanimously to accept a government settlement over their long-running pension dispute.
Sat, 13 Dec, 2014
The Government has shelved proposals to impose a “social responsibility levy” on the alcohol industry, which was supposed to help fund the prevention and treatment of alcohol abuse.
Fri, 25 Oct, 2013
A French court imposed €10m in fines and damages on Ryanair for labour law breaches and the airline said it would appeal to European courts.
Thu, 03 Oct, 2013
Thu, 18 Jul, 2013
The husband of Savita Halappanavar has said he has faith in the inquest into his wife's death and hopes it will "get to the bottom of the truth".
Mon, 08 Apr, 2013
A survivor of abuse has said she is hopeful that European judges will move to protect children in her battle to hold the State liable for her suffering at school.
Wed, 06 Mar, 2013
Ryanair's latest bid to take over Aer Lingus is being blocked by the EU.
Tue, 12 Feb, 2013
Ryanair is in the firing line once again as the European Commission announced fresh investigations into illegal state aid to airports to which they fly.
Thu, 22 Mar, 2012
THERE is now less than 1% of living bog left in the country and despite it being protected, the decimation continues, the European Parliament was told.
Wed, 23 Nov, 2011
IT WAS almost inevitable that Catholic figures less amenable to change than Archbishop Diarmuid Martin of Dublin would adopt positions on school patronage far less compromising than his in advance of this week’s forum on school patronage.
Mon, 20 Jun, 2011
Ryanair today threatened to close its base in the southern French city of Marseille in January after French prosecutors refused to drop a case against the airline.
Wed, 13 Oct, 2010
INCREASING the number of landowners in the forestry grant and premium schemes will not be part of the plan to lift planting to 10,000 hectares per year, revealed Agriculture Minister Brendan Smith last week.
Thu, 20 May, 2010
SMOKERS and drinkers can bring in as much cigarettes and alcohol from other European countries as they want because of the legal loophole which compromises the Custom and Excise rules.
Fri, 12 Mar, 2010
IN its environmental performance review, the OECD recently praised environmental research and innovation being carried out in Ireland.
Wed, 11 Nov, 2009
LISTENING to various commentators rehash the same opposing arguments concerning the second Lisbon vote is like rewatching an old film, and not a very good one.
Wed, 02 Sep, 2009
EU AMBASSADORS have given the wording of the Irish guarantees the thumbs up at a special meeting in Brussels on a day when it emerged that British diplomats have asked for some changes to the text.
Wed, 17 Jun, 2009
FOUR women who lost loved ones in the Stardust disaster last night vowed to step up their campaign for justice after staging a sit-in at Government Buildings.
Thu, 15 Jan, 2009
A NIGERIAN mother facing deportation has visited the Oireachtas to plead for Justice Minister Dermot Ahern to reconsider her request for asylum.
Thu, 18 Dec, 2008
A legal challenge against how police handled the loyalist protest which targeted Catholic schoolgirls at Holy Cross Girls' School in north Belfast could end up in the European Courts, it was revealed today.
Wed, 12 Nov, 2008
Ryanair has today lodged its fifth case in recent weeks in the European Court of First Instance against what the airline claims is the European Commission’s repeated failure to investigate state aid to national flag carrier airlines.
Fri, 30 Nov, 2007
Ryanair have lodged a case in the European Court against the European Commission.
Wed, 14 Nov, 2007
The High Court will today hear one of the most important family law cases to come before the courts in recent years.
Wed, 29 Aug, 2007