A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A postman who was dismissed for stealing post lost his case against An Post for compensation yesterday.
Thu, 30 Mar, 2017
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
Three people will be sentenced tomorrow on different drug charges arising out an of investigation into the death, in Cork City last January, of a young man who had allegedly ingested a drug known as N-bomb.
Tue, 22 Nov, 2016
A retired High Court judge who got a €250,000 lump sum payment on retirement two years ago, plus €78,000 pension annually, following 12 years on a judicial salary ranging from €165,000 to €240,000, has said his income is not “adequate” to meet the needs of himself and his family.
Thu, 07 Jul, 2016
Tue, 17 Nov, 2015
Wed, 14 Oct, 2015
Guerin probe into Garda whistleblower’s treatment left then justice minister with no option but to resign
Wed, 10 Jun, 2015
People with the most common form of diabetes are not controlling the condition, but think they are.
Tue, 20 Jan, 2015
No injunction was granted yesterday to move Travellers living near an embankment where goats have created a risk of falling rocks.
Sat, 20 Dec, 2014
Goats gathering in growing numbers on an embankment are creating a risk of rocks falling on caravans and on children playing near them, it was claimed by Cork City Council yesterday.
Wed, 17 Dec, 2014
Court told devices were restored to factory settings as Horizon claims they may have held vital material
Wed, 10 Dec, 2014
A normal middle-class teenager’s life collapsed around him when a priest sexually assaulted him in the sick bay of a boarding school in 1979 and returned moments afterwards with a Disprin and a glass of water.
Sat, 15 Nov, 2014
Golfer Rory McIlroy’s father is to be asked to produce documents as part of his son’s legal dispute with a sports management company, the Commercial Court has heard.
Fri, 14 Nov, 2014
A man who denies sexually assaulting his niece at a This is Your Life celebration at Páirc Uí Chaoimh was accused by the prosecution yesterday of a character assassination of the complainant, by calling her malicious, vindictive and a liar.
Sat, 05 Jul, 2014
A jury of 10 men and two women reached a unanimous guilty verdict against a 70-year-old priest for a sex assault on a schoolboy in the sick bay of a boarding school in 1979.
Sat, 28 Jun, 2014
The priest on trial for a sex assault on a teenage boy in the sick bay of a boarding school in 1979 told the jury he had admitted sexually assaulting 10 other boys, but that he did not touch the complainant.
Fri, 27 Jun, 2014
Anyone tired of slow-streaming or low-quality pictures while watching movies or TV shows online could benefit from potentially revolutionary Irish research.
Mon, 05 May, 2014
An email sent by golfer Rory McIlroy in October 2011 indicated no difficulty with a proposed representation agreement under which he would pay commission rates of 20% and 5% respectively on his off- and on-course earnings, the Commercial Court in Dublin was told yesterday.
Thu, 20 Mar, 2014
PRESIDENT John F Kennedy was assassinated 50 years ago today. The day after the assassination, an invitation was sent to the 37th Cadet Class of the Irish Defence Forces by Kennedy’s widow, Jackie, to perform a drill at his funeral in Washington.
Fri, 22 Nov, 2013
For hours, the young cadets waited, standing at attention by the freshly dug grave — a striking tableau in their crisp, green tunics and brown breeches, rifles by their sides.
Sat, 19 Oct, 2013
Aer Lingus has launched a High Court challenge against a ruling by the Irish Takeover Panel that could allow Ryanair to make another bid for the national carrier by August of this year.
Tue, 28 May, 2013
The Irish Stock Exchange has asked the Commercial Court to rule whether or not decisions made by it may be judicially reviewed.
Tue, 23 Apr, 2013
A cultural group dedicated to the archiving of film found itself under threat of eviction in Cork yesterday.
Tue, 13 Nov, 2012
The jury in the case against a man accused of going on a rampage where he drove a rescue 4x4 at two planes full of passengers deliberated for two hours yesterday and will resume today.
Fri, 22 Jun, 2012
A High Court judge has expressed concern about aspects of an application by Aer Lingus Group plc for approval for a €500m share capital reduction in a situation where there is a €700m shortfall in the Aer Lingus pension fund.
Tue, 12 Jun, 2012
Treasury Holdings and its owners Richard Barrett and John Ronan are being sued by Nama in a bid to reverse a controversial transaction where €20m shares were allegedly transferred out of the group to the benefit of Mr Barrett and Mr Ronan for €100,000 and unsecured loan notes.
Tue, 12 Jun, 2012
The High Court will hold a hearing today to determine whether to approve a survival plan for Eircom.
Tue, 22 May, 2012
Health experts have warned that diabetes is reaching national crisis level after new research showed one third of families in Ireland have a relative suffering from the disease.
Mon, 03 Oct, 2011
ASKING the Commercial Court to accept claims by businessman Philip Lynch and his family that they would have walked away from a land deal had they believed they could be pursued individually for the €25 million loan involved “a very big ask,” a judge was told yesterday.
Sat, 28 May, 2011
ACC Bank is seeking judgment orders for about €30 million against Friends First Managed Pension Funds Ltd and two businessmen arising from a facility advanced in 2007 to buy property in Clare and to pay off another loan.
Tue, 17 May, 2011
Thu, 31 Mar, 2011
A DAUGHTER of Philip Lynch has denied AIB would not have sought a net-worth statement for Mr Lynch, which showed he had assets of more than €48 million in 2007, if a €25m loan to buy lands for development involved no recourse to the One51 investment group chief executive or his family.
Wed, 16 Mar, 2011
ANGLO Irish Bank has secured costs orders against Lorraine Drumm, wife of its former chief executive David Drumm, arising from the effective settlement of proceedings against her over the transfer of the Drumm’s former family home in Malahide, Co Dublin, into her sole ownership.
Wed, 01 Dec, 2010
AN order restraining the wife of former Anglo Irish Bank CEO David Drumm from certain dealings with the couple’s former family home in Co Dublin has been continued at the Commercial Court for another two weeks.
Wed, 17 Nov, 2010
PIERSE Contracting has been given one week to convince the High Court to continue court protection to it after a judge expressed concerns about the company’s survival prospects and other issues, including a claim it traded for 18 months while insolvent.
Fri, 29 Oct, 2010
A RECEIVER appointed by Anglo Irish Bank has sued the company operating Dublin’s Morrison Hotel for €5.3 million in alleged unpaid rent.
Wed, 30 Jun, 2010
High Court proceedings brought by U2 bass guitarist Adam Clayton High Court against his former housekeeper and personal assistant who has allegedly misappropriated €1.8m have been adjourned to the New Year.
Mon, 21 Dec, 2009
ONE of the country’s largest building firms was cleared yesterday of breaching the Waste Management Act.
Fri, 18 Jul, 2008
FORMER Smart Telecom boss Oisin Fanning is not a credible person to challenge the October 2006 buyout of the company by businessman Brendan Murtagh, the High Court was told yesterday, as Mr Fanning himself both voted for and benefited from the deal.
Thu, 19 Jun, 2008
The first ever court action taken by an Irish prisoner for damages for slopping out of prison-cell chamber pots was dismissed today.
Tue, 19 Feb, 2008
BROADCASTER Eamon Dunphy described the property developer he believed indicated Bertie Ahern was paid inducements, as “a straightforward and honest man” at the Mahon Tribunal yesterday.
Sat, 16 Feb, 2008
CORK-BASED property developer Owen O’Callaghan is to be asked by the Mahon Tribunal if he gave in excess of £100,000 to candidates who were fighting just one general election.
Thu, 31 Jan, 2008
THE High Court was yesterday asked to dismiss a challenge by Ryanair to the planning permission for a second terminal at Dublin Airport.
Fri, 14 Dec, 2007