The Department of Justice moved to ease fears that Chinese nationals in this country and whose return flights to China have been cancelled due to the Coronavirus would not be granted extensions to their visitor visas.
Mounting the new inquest into the fatalities in the Stardust fire will require special resources as it is going to be the biggest inquest ever in this country, the solicitor representing the families of the 48 victims has said.
Peadar Toibin, the Meath West TD, stood up in the public gallery during the call-over of cases and said he wished to inform the court that some named defendants had not been served with and had no knowledge of the proceedings against them
Solicitor Gerald Kean, who last week got €160,000 damages from a High Court jury after it found he was defamed in an Irish Daily Star article, has settled an additional claim for breach of privacy arising from the article.
Solicitor Gerald Kean has told a High Court jury he only learned that a man wounded during the Regency Hotel shooting was a client of his practice when officers of the Criminal Assets Bureau called to his office.