Regulations requiring certain information in packaging of animal health products to be in English only, rather than Irish and English, amounts to a State failure to properly implement a European Directive, a High Court judge has found.
The High Court has ruled the State has a constitutional duty to make "reasonable efforts" to assign a bilingual judge in a District Court criminal trial as requested by a man who wants to conduct his side of the case in Irish.
A school principal demoted after having been found to have emotionally abused a pupil by requiring her to kneel on the floor on two occasions has lost her High Court challenge to the disciplinary process.
A correct application by the Oireachtas of its own rules concerning what is said in parliament would involve chilling “inappropriate” speech, a lawyer for businessman Denis O’Brien has told the Supreme Court.
Two nurses have had their registration suspended for six months, plus conditions attached to their registration for a further two years, in connection with the death of an elderly patient in hospital in 2006 while in a chair with a restraint belt.
Two nurses have had their resgistration suspended for six months, plus conditions attached to their registration for a further two years, in conneciton with the death of an elderly patient in hospital in 2006 while in a chair with a restraint belt.
Billionaire businessman Denis O’Brien will give evidence today in his High Court action alleging two TDs “clearly disregarded” the constitutional separation of powers between parliament and the courts when they made statements in the Dáil about his banking affairs.
The former prudential director with the Financial Regulator has told the trial of three former Anglo Irish Bank executives that he was not aware the bank was financing the purchasing of its own shares by 10 high net worth investors.