Case archive



Court of Appeal: Man who stabbed victim in the eye must return to prison as sentence is increased

A 21-year-old man who stabbed a victim in the eye at a New Year’s Eve party in 2014, and went ...

Court of Appeal — 18 October 2018

High Court: Legal Aid Board’s decision to refuse payment of legal expenses was ultra vires

A man who was refused payment of his legal fees under the Legal Aid Custody Issues Scheme has been g ...

High Court — 17 October 2018

Court of Appeal: Pearse Jordan’s mother fails in bid to appeal inquest

The mother of Patrick Pearse Jordan, who was 22 years old when he was fatally shot by a member the R ...

Court of Appeal — 16 October 2018

High Court: Involuntary statement made under Road Traffic Act is admissible in evidence

In response to three questions referred to the High Court in relation to the admissibility of an inv ...

High Court — 15 October 2018

High Court: Irish Countrywomen’s Association acted in breach of its Constitution

Six members of the Irish Countrywomen's Association (ICA) have been granted relief in the High Court ...

High Court — 12 October 2018

Supreme Court: Risk to rights not substantiated in man's challenge to European Arrest Warrant

A man whose surrender is sought by the United Kingdom on foot of a European Arrest Warrant has not s ...

Supreme Court — 11 October 2018

Supreme Court: Bakery's refusal to supply cake iced with ‘Support Gay Marriage’ not discriminatory

The Supreme Court has ruled that a bakery's refusal to supply a cake iced with the message ‘Su ...

UK Supreme Court — 10 October 2018

High Court: Minister erred in law when refusing to renew employment permit for chef

The Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation must reconsider an application to renew an ...

High Court — 8 October 2018

Supreme Court: Directors of construction company have appeal against 2011 summary judgment dismissed

The directors of a construction company who, along with their wives, signed guarantees in respect of ...

Supreme Court — 5 October 2018

High Court: Minister for Justice did not apply correct legal test when refusing to authorise Garda’s compensation claim

A retired Garda sergeant who suffered and sustained significant personal injuries in the course of r ...

High Court — 4 October 2018

High Court: Flags legislation does not offend the principle of 'parity of esteem'

A woman who contended that the Flags (Northern Ireland) Regulations 2000 breached the Good Friday A ...

High Court — 3 October 2018

Labour Court: Woman who worked 60 hours per week due to emailing outside contracted hours awarded €7,500

A woman who worked nearly 60 hours per week, as evidenced by emails sent outside of her contracted h ...

Labour Court — 2 October 2018

High Court: AIB granted Isaac Wunder Order restraining man from acting as McKenzie Friend

AIB have been granted an Isaac Wunder Order, restraining a man from acting as a “McKenzie Frie ...

High Court — 1 October 2018

High Court: £193,000 in compensation awarded to Bloody Sunday victim

A man who was 17-years-old when he was shot in the face while attending a civil rights march in Derr ...

High Court — 28 September 2018

High Court: Consent of parents dispensed with in ‘rare and difficult’ adoption application

The Child And Family Agency (Tusla) has been granted orders pursuant to the Adoption Act 2010 for th ...

High Court — 27 September 2018