Person: Martin Hayden
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
The president of the Circuit Court, Mr Justice Raymond Groarke, said yesterday that if the Government was not prepared to give him judges he was “not going to obey their legislative strictures”.
Fri, 25 Nov, 2016
Fine Gael remain split over whether TDs should accept a pay increase which would see their salary jump by €5,400 over two years.
Sat, 15 Oct, 2016
Thu, 22 Sep, 2016
The High Court has continued orders freezing the assets of the Console charity for a further week.
Wed, 13 Jul, 2016
Fri, 08 Jul, 2016
Revenue officials are to begin an emergency examination of suicide prevention charity Console’s accounts within days, the Irish Examiner has learned.
Wed, 06 Jul, 2016
Officials have been poring over files and documents placed in a secret storage unit by the former Console chief executive Paul Kelly after a court order allowed David Hall, interim CEO at the charity, to break the lock and seize them.
Tue, 05 Jul, 2016
The charities regulator was not aware of any concerns around the operation of the suicide bereavement charity Console until they were aired last week.
Fri, 01 Jul, 2016
A dispute between the solicitors firm Eversheds and Dunnes Stores over fees for professional services has been admitted to the Commercial Court.
Tue, 12 Apr, 2016
The Court of Appeal has been urged to quash a High Court judge’s refusal to withdraw from hearing contempt proceedings brought against The Phoenix magazine by the garda commissioner and State.
Tue, 05 Apr, 2016
Businessman Denis O’Brien has no issue about being named in relation to an unsuccessful appeal he took against a lower court’s decision about a tax case, the High Court has heard.
Thu, 14 Jan, 2016
Cian O’Connor was tight-lipped last night as he flew out of Lausanne, Switzerland, following his appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in a bid to secure a place for the Irish show jumping team in next year’s Olympics.
Thu, 17 Dec, 2015
A collapsed investment firm’s failure to maintain proper accounts has made it difficult, and in some cases impossible, to determine where €56m in misappropriated client funds has gone, the High Court has heard.
Thu, 19 Nov, 2015
Tue, 17 Nov, 2015
Wed, 21 Oct, 2015
Horse Sport Ireland (HSI) has lodged an appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) regarding the debacle at last month’s European Championships that saw Cian O’Connor impeded in his round and Ireland denied a place in next year’s Olympics.
Fri, 18 Sep, 2015
The family of businessman Seán Quinn are seeking mediation of their long and bitter dispute with State-owned IBRC over liability for loans of €2.34bn made by the former Anglo Irish Bank to Quinn companies.
Thu, 04 Jun, 2015
A legal battle launched by ex-tycoon Sean Quinn’s family against the former Anglo Irish Bank over €2.34bn loans has been delayed again – pushing it back to next year.
Wed, 03 Jun, 2015
A journalist has settled her defamation action against her former employers, Independent Newspapers.
Wed, 14 Jan, 2015
The Revenue Commissioners have failed in the High Court to stop an appeal by Denis O’Brien relating to a finding that a tax return from him 14 years ago was insufficient due to it being completed in a negligent manner.
Sat, 28 Jun, 2014
The Criminal Assets Bureau has withdrawn a legal action seeking to have a company of businessman Jim Kennedy pay to the State monies it is claimed came from the alleged corrupt enrichment of the firm following rezoning of land at Carrickmines, Dublin.
Thu, 19 Jun, 2014
Revenue wants the High Court to strike out an appeal by telecoms owner Denis O’Brien related to a finding that his tax return 14 years ago was insufficient due to being compiled in a negligent manner.
Fri, 30 May, 2014
An action by the family of bankrupt businessman Seán Quinn against the Central Bank, finance minister, and 10 former board members of Anglo Irish Bank for multimillion-euro damages over an alleged conspiracy to unlawfully shore up the share price of Anglo is to be fast-tracked by the Commercial Court.
Tue, 27 May, 2014
With less than 48 hours to go until strikes could bring the country’s main airports grinding to a halt, tens of thousands of intending passengers will only find out this afternoon whether an attempt to legally prevent the Siptu action has been successful.
Wed, 12 Mar, 2014
A €210,000 payment by Seán Quinn Jr which was raised by himself and his wife via a charge on their Dublin home has finally purged his contempt of court orders, a High Court judge has ruled.
Thu, 05 Dec, 2013
The wife of discharged bankrupt developer Larry O’Mahony is to be given €9,000-a-month for the family to live on after applying to the High Court.
Thu, 14 Nov, 2013
The sale of Sean Quinn Jr’s Dublin home in the next four weeks for over €400,000 will finally purge a contempt of court order against him, a judge said yesterday.
Wed, 30 Oct, 2013
The family of bankrupt businessman Sean Quinn has gone to court to stop multi-million assets in the Quinn group being sold off or moved into Nama by the end of the year.
Thu, 17 Oct, 2013
The family of bankrupt businessman Sean Quinn is today looking for a High Court order to prevent the disposal of assets by IBRC as part of the bank’s liquidation.
Wed, 16 Oct, 2013
The family of bankrupt businessman Seán Quinn intend to sue the Department of Finance and the Central Bank over allegedly conspiring with Anglo Irish Bank in advancing €2.34bn unlawful loans to Quinn companies.
Fri, 19 Jul, 2013
The Department of Finance and Central Bank conspired with Anglo Irish Bank in relation to its advancing over €2bn loans to Quinn companies for the unlawful purpose of propping up its share price, it was alleged at the Commercial Court.
Thu, 18 Jul, 2013
The Commercial Court will deal next month with an action by Aer Lingus aimed at preventing Ryanair issuing another takeover bid for the national carrier in August.
Tue, 18 Jun, 2013
His family were the barons of the boom but now Seán Quinn Jr is to sell his home in a bid to purge contempt of court orders after a judge yesterday rejected his alternative offer of a $75,000 (€56,000) payment.
Wed, 12 Jun, 2013
Seán Quinn Jr’s father-in-law has offered to put up €75,000 towards purging his contempt of court orders restraining stripping of assets from the Quinn family’s international property group, the High Court has heard.
Wed, 15 May, 2013
The liquidated Irish Bank Resolution Corporation has argued that the Quinn family, in seeking a fortified undertaking for it to pay US$500m (€380m) damages should they successfully defend its case against them, are effectively seeking compensation for the value of assets they themselves stripped from their family’s international property group.
Sat, 13 Apr, 2013
Ryanair claims it should be refunded €770,000 in Vat for professional services related to its unsuccessful 2006 bid to take over Aer Lingus, the High Court has heard.
Thu, 11 Apr, 2013
The son of bankrupt businessman Seán Quinn has provided statements of Russian bank accounts held by himself and other family members to the IBRC and is anxious to finally purge his contempt of court orders, the High Court heard yesterday.
Fri, 15 Mar, 2013
By Aodhan O'Faolain
Thu, 13 Dec, 2012
The Commercial Court has moved to allow IBRC cross-examine family members of jailed businessman Sean Quinn about their assets.
Tue, 11 Dec, 2012
Colette Quinn, a daughter of jailed businessman Seán Quinn, withdrew €16,000 from the accounts of a Russian company on the day a court order was sought to freeze the assets of some members of the family below €50m, the Commercial Court was told yesterday.
Fri, 30 Nov, 2012
Three former senior executives with Goodbody Stockbrokers will not disclose confidential information obtained by them in their old jobs to their new employer, investment managers Tilman Brewin Dolphin Ltd, the High Court has been told.
Sat, 08 Sep, 2012
AN application to have Priory Hall developer Thomas McFeely declared bankrupt has been scheduled for January 16 after he agreed to accept summons papers in court.
Fri, 16 Dec, 2011
DUBLIN City Council has asked the Supreme Court for an urgent hearing of its appeal against court orders requiring it to pay accommodation and other costs of about 240 residents evacuated from the Priory Hall complex due to fire safety concerns.
Fri, 25 Nov, 2011
DEVELOPER Thomas McFeely was freed from the Bridewell Garda Station yesterday evening by order of a five-judge Supreme Court after his lawyers secured a stay on a High Court order made hours earlier jailing him for three months and fining him €1 million.
Fri, 18 Nov, 2011