Person: Senior Counsel
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
An English-language teacher who smashed into a wall while doing a bear-crawl at a gym class settled her action for compensation from the fitness centre yesterday.
Thu, 19 Apr, 2018
A grandmother who was discharged from the Midland Regional Hospital when she allegedly still had a post operative infection died 10 days later at home, the High Court has heard.
Wed, 22 Nov, 2017
A young girl who broke her collar bone on a Fun Day at her local GAA Club has settled her High Court action for €47,000.
Tue, 21 Nov, 2017
A female student says she was "scared and shocked" when a teacher asked her to put sellotape over her mouth during class.
Wed, 08 Nov, 2017
A woman who suffered a horrific fracture to her leg when she says she fell on an allegedly wet floor at her local pub has sued in the High Court for damages.
Wed, 12 Jul, 2017
An ambulance crashed on the way to the scene of a fatal car crash, it emerged during a High Court case yesterday.
Sat, 08 Jul, 2017
A little boy who had to have the tip of his thumb amputated after he caught it on a playground gate has settled his High Court action for €41,000,.
Wed, 21 Jun, 2017
A 16-year old girl who was injured in a road traffic accident in which her aunt and cousin died has settled her High Court action for €255,000.
Fri, 16 Jun, 2017
A Garda witness has told the trial of South Dublin councillor Michael Murphy for allegedly falsely imprisoning the former Tánaiste Joan Burton that the defendant was more concerned about bad publicity than anyone's safety.
Thu, 25 May, 2017
Leading mortgage experts have raised new questions over whether banks are offering the right of sort of deals for homeowners in distress almost a decade on from the onset of the financial crisis.
Fri, 17 Mar, 2017
Wed, 10 Aug, 2016
A student, who fell on his head and fractured his skull while playing on a climbing frame at the Malahide Castle play ground, has settled his High Court action for €270,000.
Wed, 02 Mar, 2016
Sun, 21 Feb, 2016
Wed, 10 Feb, 2016
A man convicted in connection with the biggest drugs haul in the history of the State has appealed his 30-year sentence.
Mon, 11 Jan, 2016
A mother of four was jailed yesterday in a case where a jury found her guilty of fraudulently claiming €105,000 in social welfare in Cork over a six-year period.
Sun, 20 Dec, 2015
A 10-year old boy who it is claimed suffered brain damage at birth in a Cork hospital has settled his action against the HSE with an interim payout of €2m.
Thu, 22 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
A young American student had her skull fractured by a man who walked up behind her and swung a 2ft machete at her head,resulting in the accused facing into a total of five years in jail yesterday.
Tue, 28 Jul, 2015
The HSE yesterday expressed its sincere regret and apology to the parents and family of a five-day-old baby girl who died in Cork University Maternity Hospital.
Thu, 23 Jul, 2015
A Co Cork man who imprisoned and assaulted his ex-partner over a period of up to two hours, making her believe she was going to die, was yesterday sentenced to seven years’ imprisonment, with the last two years suspended.
Thu, 18 Jun, 2015
A 13-year-old girl who was brain damaged at five weeks old after she was assaulted by her mother has launched a High Court action for damages against the HSE.
Wed, 11 Mar, 2015
The Planning Tribunal has agreed at the High Court to withdraw findings of corruption and all other adverse findings made against former assistant Dublin City and County Manager George Redmond in its Third Interim Report of 2004.
Sat, 20 Dec, 2014
The 336-page report that led to the resignation of Alan Shatter as Justice Minister has been published, and calls as expected for the establishment of a Commission of Investigation.
Fri, 09 May, 2014
Senior Counsel Sean Guerin, whose report into alleged misconduct by gardaí was released this lunchtime, said he did not receive documentation from GSOC to aid his review, and was not told why until it was too late in the process.
Fri, 09 May, 2014
The terms of reference for an investigation into the Garda whistleblower controversy have been published by Government.
Fri, 28 Feb, 2014
The HSE should apologise to a little girl who has been left with dyskinetic cerebral palsy after her birth at a Cork hospital, her counsel told the High Court yesterday.
Wed, 19 Feb, 2014
The woman accused of murdering a man in Bandon had blood of the victim under a fingernail on her right hand, a forensic scientist told a judge and jury yesterday.
Thu, 11 Jul, 2013
A 24-year-old man who suffered devastating injuries after he was severely electrically shocked as he worked on a building site, has settled his High Court action for €5.2m damages.
Fri, 28 Jun, 2013
Limerick man John Dundon's lawyers are in the Supreme Court to try delay his trial for the murder of Garryowen rugby player Shane Geoghegan.
Tue, 25 Jun, 2013
The Supreme Court will hear an urgent appeal aimed at delaying the murder trial of hunger-strike prisoner John Dundon later this month.
Thu, 06 Jun, 2013
The Supreme Court is hearing a challenge to a High Court order overturning a decision to suspend former Senator Ivor Callely over his expenses claims.
Tue, 23 Apr, 2013
A jury has been told the death of a 15-year-old boy in a school bus crash in Co Offaly is not relevant to the trial of a company which tested the vehicle months before the accident.
Mon, 25 Mar, 2013
A daughter of ex-billionaire Sean Quinn opened several bank accounts in Dubai after legal action was launched to stop the family asset-stripping their global property empire.
Thu, 24 Jan, 2013
The Commercial Court has heard IBRC is suing former auditors Ernst and Young over its handling of alleged transactions by ex-chairman Sean Fitzpatrick.
Mon, 17 Dec, 2012
Lawyers for terminally ill woman Marie Fleming said today that it is a cruel irony that those likely to need the right to terminate life are denied it, due to a physical disability.
Wed, 05 Dec, 2012
The EU’s rescue fund, the ESM, is illegal, accountable to nobody and should never have been established in its current structure, the EU’s highest court was told by lawyers on behalf of Independent TD Thomas Pringle.
Wed, 24 Oct, 2012
A 17-year-old boy is no longer to be detained in the lock up at St Patrick's Institution following a High Court challenge.
Mon, 22 Oct, 2012
Lawyers for IBRC have asked the High Court to impose a raft of coercive orders against Sean Quinn to rectify his "blatant" contempt of court.
Fri, 29 Jun, 2012
Ian Bailey's lawyers have told the Supreme Court they have received new information which reveals garda misbehaviour of the lowest standards.
Thu, 10 Nov, 2011
The State owned Allied Irish Bank has been granted temporary orders by the High Court against six former senior executives of one of its successful subsidiaries, Allied Irish Bank International Financial Services Ltd. (AIBIFS)
Tue, 06 Sep, 2011
The High Court has given the parents of a four-year-old Down Syndrome boy with leukaemia until next month to seek expert advice over concerns about his prescribed treatment.
Fri, 15 Apr, 2011
GARY “Gold-tooth” Bull made a prophesy hours before his death that he would be killed, the Central Criminal Court sitting in Cork was told yesterday.
Sat, 02 Apr, 2011