The unconstitutionality of certain sections of the road traffic laws could lead to the wiping out of thousands of penalty points and convictions for speeding if a High Court challenge to the legislation succeeds.
Dublin football star Diarmuid Connolly “acted despicably,” and “cynically avoided service” on him of personal injuries proceedings alleging he assaulted Anthony Kelly five years ago, the Circuit Civil Court heard yesterday.
Gardaí have been given the green light to bring serious charges against three politicians, including Paul Murphy TD, in connection with the water charges protest involving Tánaiste Joan Burton last November.
Three former Anglo Irish Bank executives have been sentenced jail; The Italian man who has admitted killing his landlord in Castleknock has been found not guilty by reason of insanity; Ryanair’s new cuddly image is paying off handsomely for its outspoken boss Michael O’Leary.
An incident involving a ring intended for use on “a certain part” of the male anatomy being thrown into the air as a prize at a lingerie party was akin to a bridal bouquet being thrown and did not require a risk assessment, an engineer told the High Court.