Fri, 12 Jun, 2020
Fri, 12 Jun, 2020
The President of the Court of Appeal, the Attorney General and leading members of the legal profession have paid tribute to Mr Justice Brian McGovern on his retirement from the bench.
Thu, 12 Mar, 2020
A majority Supreme Court has decided to refer key issues in convicted murderer Graham Dwyer’s mobile phone data retention case to the EU Court of Justice.
Mon, 24 Feb, 2020
There will be no limit on the amount of compensation which can be awarded to women and families impacted by cervical cancer screening errors, the Taoiseach has said.
Thu, 09 Jan, 2020
Chief Justice Frank Clarke has rebuffed comments by Fine Gael minister Michael D’Arcy about the role of judges in high personal- injury payouts.
Fri, 29 Nov, 2019
Chief Justice Frank Clarke has been forced to defend the independence of the new judicial council committee in the wake of Government commentary in recent weeks.
Thu, 28 Nov, 2019
The former operator of the National Aquatic Centre (NAC) is not entitled to damages over being pursued to pay VAT on the lease for the Abbotstown centre, the Court of Appeal has ruled.
Thu, 25 Jul, 2019
The Cabinet signed off on the ex-gratia payments this evening.
Tue, 18 Jun, 2019
Cabinet Ministers will this morning consider a bill to set up a tribunal for women affected by CervicalCheck.
Tue, 18 Jun, 2019
A tribunal to hear and determine claims from women and families impacted by the CervicalCheck scandal is to get Government sign-off today.
Tue, 18 Jun, 2019
Health Minister Simon Harris has formally asked opposition parties to allow the bill establishing the tribunal to be sped through the Oireachtas just days after the cabinet agreed on the details of the plan.
Tue, 30 Apr, 2019
Terms for a tribunal to hear and determine claims from women and families caught up in the CervicalCheck scandal have been agreed by government.
Wed, 17 Apr, 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
The Court of Appeal will rule later on an appeal by Kenmare Resources over a €10m libel award, the highest in the history of the State, to its former deputy chairman Donal Kinsella over a press release issued by the firm.
Wed, 12 Dec, 2018
The Court of Appeal has dismissed a challenge of the Eighth Amendment referendum result.
Tue, 28 Aug, 2018
A Co Leitrim man has lost his appeal aimed at allowing him seek permission to challenge the Yes result of the abortion referendum.
Tue, 31 Jul, 2018
The woman, whose two teenage children remain in the property, was jailed by the High Court on April 27 last over contempt of possession orders granted to EBS Ltd in 2015 which were upheld on appeal but stayed to April 2017.
Tue, 12 Jun, 2018
The Court of Appeal has found provisions of the Social Welfare Act which prevented child benefit payments to an Irish citizen child living in direct provision until her mother got residency here are unconstitutional.
Tue, 05 Jun, 2018
The Court of Appeal has upheld a decision allowing the State deport to Jordan in 2016 a man allegedly involved with Islamic terrorists.
Thu, 03 May, 2018
The ESB has no liability for extensive flood damage to buildings on the campus of University College Cork after floods affected large parts of Cork city in late 2009, the Court of Appeal has ruled.
Tue, 20 Mar, 2018
A €50,000 award for a cut to a boy's back after he fell onto an unprotected and damaged radiator valve was "grossly excessive" and should be cut in half, the Court of Appeal has ruled.
Thu, 26 Oct, 2017
A meat factory employee injured in a workplace accident has had a €257,000 award reduced to €227,000 by the Court of Appeal.
Wed, 25 Oct, 2017
A Cork pub has won its appeal over an award of €75,000 to a woman who had a fingertip severed when it got caught in an automatic door in the bar.
Sat, 22 Jul, 2017
The Central Bank has rejected as “nonsense” claims by former Irish Nationwide Building Society chief executive Michael Fingleton he cannot lawfully be subject to an inquiry into alleged regulatory breaches at the Society.
Tue, 20 Jun, 2017
A Court of Appeal judge has voiced concern and regret that some personal litigants are incurring more debt due to taking mainly incorrect advice from people with no legal qualifications and “no real understanding of the law or the rules of court”.
Tue, 20 Jun, 2017
The Court of Appeal has overturned awards of between €23,000 and €48,000 to three bookmakers arising out of a row over the loss of their betting ring pitch positions at Dundalk racecourse,.
Thu, 01 Jun, 2017
She alleged the High Court failed to properly take into account "egregious" misconduct by him.
Mon, 08 May, 2017
The Court of Appeal has continued orders preventing a Galway-based woman from reducing the value of her assets until her appeal against a ruling that she must pay one sixth of a €3.3m lotto win to her stepson has been determined.
Wed, 22 Mar, 2017
A Clare woman left permanently disabled with severe back and other injuries after slipping on grapes while shopping in a Tesco store has had her €1.43m damages award reduced to €1.25m.
Sat, 04 Mar, 2017
The Court of Appeal has ruled the “interests of justice” warrant the dismissal of libel proceedings by communications consultant Monica Leech over an article published in the Sunday Independent 12 years ago.
Sat, 28 Jan, 2017
An 81-year-old woman who provided a €1m guarantee concerning a loan to her son’s fuel distribution business which later went into receivership is liable for judgement in that sum, the Court of Appeal has ruled.
Thu, 22 Dec, 2016
A woman has been ordered to pay a Dublin maternity hospital’s legal costs of her failed appeal alleging a symphysiotomy carried out on her in 1963, 12 days before her first baby was born, was unjustified.
Wed, 07 Dec, 2016
A woman’s claim there was “no justification whatsoever” for a symphysiotomy carried out on her in a Dublin maternity hospital in the 60s when she was 24 years old and 12 days before her first baby was born, has been unanimously rejected by a three-judge Court of Appeal.
Sat, 15 Oct, 2016
The Court of Appeal will rule later on former justice minister Alan Shatter’s appeal over his failed challenge to parts of the Guerin report concerning his handling of complaints by Garda whistleblower Sgt Maurice McCabe.
Wed, 22 Jun, 2016
An award of €67,500 damages to a Dunnes Stores worker over an arm injury suffered when lifting a 10kg bag of potatoes has been overturned by the Court of Appeal.
Tue, 15 Mar, 2016
A €493,000 award to a woman who claimed she was repeatedly sexually abused as a child by a relative has been overturned by the Court of Appeal because of delay in bringing the action.
Fri, 05 Feb, 2016
Fri, 11 Dec, 2015
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
Fri, 06 Nov, 2015
Tue, 27 Oct, 2015
The Sunday World has urged the Court of Appeal to overturn a €900,000 damages award made to a man after a jury found he was libelled in an article describing him as a “Traveller drug king”.
Wed, 29 Jul, 2015
A €5,000-a-day fee paid to a medical consultant for giving evidence in court — which it was claimed was “egregiously excessive” — did not mean he lacked independence or impartiality, the Court of Appeal has found.
Thu, 09 Jul, 2015