A number of media organisations have lost their appeal over an order preventing identification of a man who admitted sexual assault and attempted defilement of a child when he was aged 16 and she was 15.
Wed, 22 Jan, 2020
A solicitor who claims a couple owe almost €246,000 in fees, costs and outlay for an unsuccessful High Court planning case is entitled to summary judgment orders for €150,000 of that sum, the Court of Appeal has ruled.
Wed, 13 Nov, 2019
The State Examinations Commission and the Minister for Education and Skills have succeeded in their limited appeals against parts of a High Court decision allowing student Rebecca Carter to take up a place at veterinary medicine at UCD.
Wed, 29 May, 2019
Former mining company executive Donal Kinsella will have to repay €250,000 of a €500,000 payment he received so that a record €10m libel award to him against the company could be appealed, the Court of Appeal has ruled.
Thu, 21 Mar, 2019
In a recent case, the Court of Appeal in Ireland overturned a 2012 High Court judgment which had ordered a man, who had been left the family pub business from his parents, to pay his older brother, as the court deemed proper provision had not been made for the brother by his parents during their lifetime.
Thu, 21 Mar, 2019
A convicted rapist wants to bring legal proceedings against the DPP and the gardaí over an alleged failure to prosecute prison officers for perjury in relation to an incident in which he was assaulted while in custody.
Mon, 22 May, 2017
Former justice minister Alan Shatter has asked the Court of Appeal to make orders quashing “enormously damaging” parts of the Guerin report criticising his handling of complaints made by Garda whistleblower Sgt Maurice McCabe.
Wed, 23 Nov, 2016
Thu, 14 Jan, 2016
Three actions for damages brought here against a Catholic Bishop in a representative capacity over the Church’s alleged failure to act to prevent paedophile priest Fr Brendan Smyth sexually abusing children have been halted by the Court of Appeal.
Fri, 13 Nov, 2015
The Court of Appeal has today adjourned sentencing a Cork man who was four times over the limit when he crashed his BMW into a roundabouut killing a woman and paralysing her friend in Skibbereen two-and-a-half years ago.
Mon, 19 Oct, 2015
Avolon Airspace CEO Domhnal Slattery is liable for more than $10m (€9m) to Friends First under a personal guarantee following a Court of Appeal finding “sharp practice” lead to a clause being “slipped” into a deed which, unknown to the lender, removed that liability.
Sat, 11 Jul, 2015