'Talented barrister, popular lecturer': Tributes paid following death of Paul Anthony McDermott
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A Tusla social worker has told the Charleton tribunal that the absence of records from a file on whistleblower Sgt Maurice McCabe looked like a cover-up, but she could not say who was responsible.
Wed, 25 Oct, 2017
Few would ever have to endure their personal lives being exposed to the public glare as Marisa Simms did yesterday, writes
Thu, 28 Sep, 2017
The partner of a garda whistleblower says she accepts there is no basis for believing gardaí manipulated Tusla into investigating her family and children, the Charleton Tribunal has heard.
Wed, 27 Sep, 2017
The Data Protection Commissioner and Google have urged the High Court to overturn a finding in favour of a man in the first “right to be forgotten” case here concerning internet postings.
Thu, 18 May, 2017
Taoiseach Enda Kenny has ordered the withdrawal of the Guerin report into the handling of Garda whistleblower allegations, which forced the resignation of former justice minister Alan Shatter in 2014,.
Wed, 23 Nov, 2016
Former justice minister Alan Shatter has asked the Court of Appeal to make orders quashing “enormously damaging” parts of the Guerin report criticising his handling of complaints made by Garda whistleblower Sgt Maurice McCabe.
Wed, 23 Nov, 2016
Mon, 01 Aug, 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
The US government wants to be joined to legal proceedings here involving issues of huge significance for privacy rights of EU citizens, arising from the internet transfer of their personal data to the US.
Tue, 14 Jun, 2016
Former Minister for Justice Alan Shatter will exhibit the O’Higgins Commission report into allegations by garda whistleblower Maurice McCabe in his appeal over the dismissal of his bid to quash parts of the Guerin report concerning his handling of those allegations.
Fri, 03 Jun, 2016
A politician, in the first “right to be forgotten” case in an Irish court, claimed he had been banded in a similar category as members of ISIS on a website.
Thu, 05 May, 2016
Acting Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald will not be opposed by Fianna Fáil when she brings emergency legislation through the Dáil to deal with last week’s suspended sentence High Court ruling.
Tue, 26 Apr, 2016
Payments by the State to barristers in the civil courts last year soared by 22% to €12m, figures show.
Thu, 31 Mar, 2016
The Central Bank’s inquiry into alleged regulatory breaches at Irish Nationwide Building Society is a breach of a former director’s constitutional right to a trial by an independent judge, the High Court has heard.
Fri, 18 Sep, 2015
A man who “assassinated a Garda sergeant by shooting him in cold blood” has been refused temporary release and entry to a pre-release programme because of the nature of his crime, the High Court has heard.
Thu, 17 Sep, 2015
Vodafone has agreed to make a €7,500 charitable contribution to avoid a criminal conviction for failing to hand over data to a communications industry watchdog.
Tue, 08 Sep, 2015
A solicitor tried to defraud Revenue by underpaying €147,000 stamp duty due on a property transaction because a client persuaded him to do so, the High Court has heard.
Tue, 21 Jul, 2015
Guerin probe into Garda whistleblower’s treatment left then justice minister with no option but to resign
Wed, 10 Jun, 2015
State broadcaster RTÉ will seek High Court permission on Tuesday to report Independent TD Catherine Murphy’s full Dáil comments about businessman Denis O’Brien’s dealings with IBRC.
Sat, 30 May, 2015
A solicitor fell victim to a classic scam when he handed over €242,000 in client monies on the promise of getting €26.8m from a Nigerian oil company, the High Court has heard.
Tue, 17 Mar, 2015
The lead lawyers in the Graham Dwyer murder trial are two of the most in-demand criminal lawyers in the country.
Mon, 02 Feb, 2015
A solicitor found guilty of 30 counts of professional misconduct over undertakings on behalf of clients to financial institutions has been struck off by the president of the High Court.
Tue, 27 Jan, 2015
Former minister for justice Alan Shatter is not proceeding with his claim of a "reasonable apprehension of bias" on the part of barrister Sean Guerin in preparing his report concerning Mr Shatter’s handling of complaints by Garda whistleblower Maurice McCabe.
Wed, 10 Dec, 2014
Former justice minister Alan Shatter has asked a judge to overturn a decision of the Data Protection Commissioner that he breached data protection laws when he said on RTÉs Prime Time that TD Mick Wallace had benefited from garda discretion with regard to penalty points.
Tue, 04 Nov, 2014
Three members of the State’s prosecution team in the long-running Anglo trial are the top three best-paid barristers by the DPP for the first six months of this year.
Mon, 04 Aug, 2014
The High Court has been asked to rule whether gardaí must provide a photograph of a car when they summons its driver to the District Court for speeding.
Tue, 08 Jul, 2014
The DPP has agreed to give Ian Bailey the names of three gardaí alleged to have asked a State solicitor to put pressure on a former DPP to initiate prosecution proceedings for the 1996 murder of French film-maker Sophie Toscan du Plantier in west Cork.
Sat, 10 May, 2014
The data protection commissioner was wrong to refuse to investigate a complaint that the Irish arm of Facebook could not permit the mass transfer of personal data to US intelligence services, it has been claimed.
Wed, 30 Apr, 2014
The Quinn Group was “doing what they were told” by Anglo Irish Bank when unloading their 29% control of the bank in July 2008.
Fri, 21 Mar, 2014
A former in-house lawyer for Morgan Stanley has told a court the English financial regulator deferred to the Irish regulator in relation to the so called “Maple Transaction” in July 2008.
Sat, 08 Mar, 2014
The Garda commissioner and the State are seeking a range of documents from Ian Bailey for their defence of his legal action seeking damages over the handling of the investigation into the murder of French filmmaker Sophie Toscan du Plantier.
Wed, 29 Jan, 2014
A constitutional lawyer said that a new Court of Appeal is not the solution to the backlog of appeals waiting to be heard by the Supreme Court.
Tue, 01 Oct, 2013
Judges have been warned to steer clear of the referendum campaign surrounding the proposed setting-up of a new Court of Appeal.
Sat, 28 Sep, 2013
Twenty-one students at Athlone Institute of Technology, who had been told last month that their degree programme in audiology had been cancelled, will be able to complete the course.
Thu, 22 Aug, 2013
A Kerry music producer has told the High Court he will not use the name of Riverdance or Riverdance Tribute Show in promotions planned for Russia, Ukraine, Latvia, Estonia, and Lithuania in October and November.
Sat, 10 Aug, 2013
Riverdance founders will tomorrow ask the High Court to restrain a music promoter from staging “illicit, unauthorised” Riverdance shows throughout Russia, Ukraine, Latvia, Estonia, and Lithuania.
Thu, 08 Aug, 2013
A mother has gone to the High Court in a bid to make the HSE comply with her request for a home birth.
Thu, 01 Aug, 2013
An Irish Muslim wanted in the US on terrorism charges is suing the State for allegedly breaching his constitutional rights to privacy, dignity, and the ability to practice his religion while held in Cork Prison.
Wed, 17 Jul, 2013
A woman who claims she received no treatment for a psychiatric condition over 44 days in a psychiatric hospital after she refused prescribed treatment has sought a High Court order for her release.
Thu, 04 Jul, 2013
There are further signs of unrest between Coalition partners following the drafting of a bill on legalising abortion in line with the X-case ruling.
Sun, 21 Apr, 2013
A former president of the Medical Council cannot explain why he failed to follow up on tests ordered for a man who later died from cancer.
Tue, 26 Mar, 2013
A dentist convicted of sexually assaulting a 19-year-old dental nurse at his surgery has withdrawn his appeal against the Dental Council's decision erasing his name from the list of registered dentists.
Wed, 19 Dec, 2012
A dentist convicted of sexually assaulting a young dental nurse has appealed against the Dental Council’s decision that his name should be erased from the list of registered dentists.
Wed, 19 Dec, 2012
The action by the family of jailed businessman Seán Quinn against the former Anglo Irish Bank aimed at avoiding liability for €2.34bn loans has been delayed due to two new developments, the Commercial Court heard yesterday.
Tue, 11 Dec, 2012