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High Court

High Court

Deals with the most serious civil and criminal cases, it also has the power to determine whether a law is constitutional or not. It acts as an appeals court to the Circuit Courts in civil matters, it also can review decisions made by certain tribunals. This court consists of a president and 36 ordinary judges.

# high-court - Today’s News

From TheJournal.ie These are the judges designate of the Court of Appeal (and three new ones for the High Court) Judiciary

These are the judges designate of the Court of Appeal (and three new ones for the High Court)

One judge has been nominated for when a vacancy arises in the High Court later this year.

# high-court - Friday 11 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie High Court ruling may result in the dismissal of many speeding cases Speed Check

High Court ruling may result in the dismissal of many speeding cases

Justice Kearns said it is ‘insufficient’ for the gardaí to state that it is ‘normal or usually the case’ that the photographic record is included with the summons.

# high-court - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Woman in intensive care bringing case against hospital over ‘unwarranted’ symphysiotomy Symphysiotomy

Woman in intensive care bringing case against hospital over ‘unwarranted’ symphysiotomy

Noreen Burns, 83, was subjected to a symphysiotomy after her child was born by Caesarean Section in 1959.

# high-court - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

From Business ETC Bewley’s has failed to get a reduction in its rental terms Upward Only

Bewley’s has failed to get a reduction in its rental terms

The Café pointed the finger at Nama and the landlord after today’s decision to uphold an appeal against the rate reduction.

# high-court - Monday 30 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie “Vindicated” Paris Bakery staff now able to access insolvency fund Wound Up

“Vindicated” Paris Bakery staff now able to access insolvency fund

A liquidator has been appointed to the company – and workers believe their employers got off ‘scot-free’.

# high-court - Sunday 29 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Next week, Bewley’s Grafton Street could get a cut in its €1.5 million rent Upwards Only

Next week, Bewley’s Grafton Street could get a cut in its €1.5 million rent

The High Court has already determined the rent charged by a Johnny Ronan-controlled company should come down.

# high-court - Thursday 26 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Parents say High Court ruling is impacting how complaints can be made against doctors Corbally Ruling

Parents say High Court ruling is impacting how complaints can be made against doctors

A Prime Time show aired tonight heard from a couple who complained about the care their six-year-old daughter received before she died.

From TheJournal.ie Court tells department to give two children with Down syndrome maximum resource teaching hours Ruling

Court tells department to give two children with Down syndrome maximum resource teaching hours

The High Court made the decision in a dispute between two families and the Department of Education.

# high-court - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

From Business ETC High Court asks Europe whether Facebook should be investigated over NSA Europe Vs Facebook

High Court asks Europe whether Facebook should be investigated over NSA

A number of questions relating to a case involving the Irish Data Protection Commissioner’s decision to not investigate Facebook, will now be dealt with by the European Court of Justice.

# high-court - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Government nominates new Judge to the Supreme Court Legal Eagle

Government nominates new Judge to the Supreme Court

Peter Charleton is a serving Judge of the High Court.

# high-court - Friday 13 June, 2014

From Business ETC Harry Crosbie is suing Nama over €77 million debt charge Bad Bank

Harry Crosbie is suing Nama over €77 million debt charge

The former developer is alleging that Nama leaked personal information about him and is unfairly pursuing him over debts.

# high-court - Thursday 5 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie More bad news for Rehab: Charity loses lottery case against State It Could Not Be You

More bad news for Rehab: Charity loses lottery case against State

Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald has welcomed today’s High Court ruling.

# high-court - Monday 26 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Monday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Morning folks. They’re still counting in some areas around the country, here are the nine big stories you need to know.

# high-court - Thursday 24 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘We will negotiate in the High Court’: Residents not backing down over Garth Brooks gigs Injunction

‘We will negotiate in the High Court’: Residents not backing down over Garth Brooks gigs

Residents in the Croke Park area believe Dublin City Council will approve an event licence application for five concerts this summer.

# high-court - Monday 14 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Garda bodies launch High Court challenge to sick pay changes Injured

Garda bodies launch High Court challenge to sick pay changes

Sick and injured gardaí have already been moved to lower rates of sick pay as changes in legislation reduce the amount of time they can receive the full rate.

# high-court - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Woman who jumped to catch sex toy has damages claim dismissed Thrown Out

Woman who jumped to catch sex toy has damages claim dismissed

Syvia Deehan was knocked over and injured in the course of a ‘Ladies Night’ event at the Lough Inn pub in south Dublin.

# high-court - Monday 31 March, 2014

From Business ETC The High Court said that Bewley’s rent should fall. The Supreme Court will today hear an appeal Rent Day

The High Court said that Bewley’s rent should fall. The Supreme Court will today hear an appeal

Ickendel Limited, which is controlled by Johnny Ronan, is appealing the decision.

# high-court - Monday 24 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Monday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# high-court - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

From Business ETC SIPTU told to pay DAA and Ryanair’s legal fees over strike injunction Legal Fees

SIPTU told to pay DAA and Ryanair’s legal fees over strike injunction

Justice Gilligan placed a stay on the ruling subject to a full hearing on the issues around the strike.

# high-court - Friday 14 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Witness protection man suing State wants public hearings – judge says no Witness Protection

Witness protection man suing State wants public hearings – judge says no

David Mooney gave evidence in open court in the trial of two men associated with organised crime in 2003.

From TheJournal.ie Aer Lingus is suing SIPTU Sue Me

Aer Lingus is suing SIPTU

The airline has issued proceedings against SIPTU for damages caused by the strike action that was threatened for today.

# high-court - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie There’s a new garda confidential recipient… but not for long Whistleblowers

There’s a new garda confidential recipient… but not for long

Retired judge Pat McMahon will vacate the office once it is abolished in the coming weeks.

# high-court - Monday 10 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Turf cutters take High Court action to halt their prosecution Bogs

Turf cutters take High Court action to halt their prosecution

Two men charged with cutting turf on conservation areas have taken the action to prevent their criminal prosecution.

# high-court - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

From Business ETC Court approves transfer of Howth Sutton Credit Union Credit Unions

Court approves transfer of Howth Sutton Credit Union

The branch will continue to operate as normal following the transfer, the Irish League of Credit Unions stressed today.

# high-court - Thursday 27 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘I didn’t sleep very well last night’ – State to pay 75% of costs in prom note case Banks

‘I didn’t sleep very well last night’ – State to pay 75% of costs in prom note case

The High Court ruled it was an exception al case which merited a departure from the normal rules on legal costs.

# high-court - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Extra court sittings to tackle seriously ill judge’s backlog Courts

Extra court sittings to tackle seriously ill judge’s backlog

The Chief Justice said the judge will “probably require a lengthy period of convalescence following on his illness”.

# high-court - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Firefighter group brings council to court over failed breathing apparatus sets Dublin Fire Brigade

Firefighter group brings council to court over failed breathing apparatus sets

IFESA wants the equipment removed from use until a full investigation has been conducted.

# high-court - Friday 17 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie An Taisce granted leave to appeal peat burning at Edenderry power station Fuelling The Fire

An Taisce granted leave to appeal peat burning at Edenderry power station

An Taisce say that their case focuses on the extraction of the peat burned at the station.

# high-court - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ex-Fine Gael minister and former judge to be appointed to political standards watchdog SIPO

Ex-Fine Gael minister and former judge to be appointed to political standards watchdog

Under legislation giving effect to SIPO, the two appointments are required to be a former judge and a former politician and will need the approval of both the Dáil and Seanad.

From Business ETC Carl Scarpa to exit examinership and save jobs but two stores will close Carl Scarpa

Carl Scarpa to exit examinership and save jobs but two stores will close

The Blanchardstown and Belfast stores will shut but 68 out of 80 at risk roles will remain.

# high-court - Saturday 11 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie High Court, Mars, and Niall Horan: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

High Court, Mars, and Niall Horan: The week in numbers

Plus: Where did Michael Noonan rank out of Europe’s Finance Ministers in a Financial Times list?

# high-court - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Former Head of Legal at Danske Bank appointed to High Court Judges

Former Head of Legal at Danske Bank appointed to High Court

Dr Max Barrett was nominated by the government following today’s Cabinet meeting.

# high-court - Monday 16 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Stephanie Meehan says decision to give her McFeely cash a “very thoughtful gesture” Priory Hall

Stephanie Meehan says decision to give her McFeely cash a “very thoughtful gesture”

€5,000 of the €200,000 found at the developer’s old home in September was released to the house’s new owners, and they’ve decided to pass it on to the former Priory Hall resident.

From TheJournal.ie HSE paid out over €255m on legal fees since 2005 Legal Battle

HSE paid out over €255m on legal fees since 2005 Exclusive

The legal fees bill reached over €46.5m in 2012, an increase of more than €10 million on 2011.

# high-court - Thursday 12 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Couples devastated as Australia’s top court overrules same-sex marriage Equality

Couples devastated as Australia’s top court overrules same-sex marriage

There were tears outside the courthouse today as week-old marriages were annulled.

# high-court - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Seven young offenders released as judge rules kids should get remission too Oberstown

Seven young offenders released as judge rules kids should get remission too

The ruling by a High Court judge today closes a gap in the law which meant teenagers had to serve full sentences, even though adults don’t.

# high-court - Monday 9 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Garda Commissioner attempts to prevent release of Toscan Du Plantier files Sophie Toscan Du Plantier

Garda Commissioner attempts to prevent release of Toscan Du Plantier files

Ian Bailey is bringing a case against the state, but his solicitor says that a number of files are being kept secret.

# high-court - Friday 6 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Sean Dunne fails in bid to overturn bankruptcy Bankrupt

Sean Dunne fails in bid to overturn bankruptcy

“I am a victim of lots of inaccurate publicity” Sean Dunne is quoted as saying in an email used as evidence in court.

# high-court - Friday 29 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Parents of Dylan Gaffney Hayes release statement about €8.5m HSE settlement Statement In Full

Parents of Dylan Gaffney Hayes release statement about €8.5m HSE settlement

The family of Dylan Gaffney Hayes, who suffered catastrophic brain injuries during birth, was awarded a settlement of €8.5 million in the High Court today.

# high-court - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Column: We have bypassed the opportunity to introduce a humane asylum process Opinion

Column: We have bypassed the opportunity to introduce a humane asylum process

Our Minister for Justice has bypassed the opportunity to introduce a humane and expedient way of processing asylum applications in favour of a new, unwieldy system which will lead only to further delays, writes Fiona Hurley.

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