Case archive



Court of Appeal: Burglar who caused over €20,000 damage to a garage has sentence increased

A 21-year-old man who had 33 previous convictions when he was sentenced to three years imprisonment ...

Court of Appeal — 18 December 2018

Belfast Crown Court: Jackson and Olding have application for costs dismissed

Rugby players Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding, who were acquitted on counts of rape earlier this yea ...

Crown Court — 17 December 2018

High Court: Receivers motion for possession of woman’s holiday house is refused

A receiver has had his motion claiming possession of a woman’s holiday house in Killarney refu ...

High Court — 14 December 2018

UK Supreme Court: Consent clause in Scottish Parliament's ‘Brexit Bill’ is ultra vires

Section 17 of the Scottish Parliament's ‘Brexit Bill’ – which requires Scottish Mi ...

UK Supreme Court — 13 December 2018

Court of Appeal: Mother loses appeal against interim care order made without hearing all evidence

A mother who sought to appeal the decision of the High Court that an interim care order made in resp ...

Court of Appeal — 13 December 2018

High Court: Brothers who alleged ‘masonic conspiracy’ in denial of default clause found liable to former partner

Brothers who alleged "conspiracy, fraud and Masonic influence" in challenging the terms of a settlem ...

High Court — 12 December 2018

Court of Appeal: Former school bus driver loses appeal against convictions for indecently assaulting a child

A former school bus driver and youth club leader who was convicted of indecent assault and gross ind ...

Court of Appeal — 11 December 2018

High Court: Pharmacy group accused of duplicate medicine claiming loses challenge to HSE decision

A pharmacy group which sought to enter into a CPC Agreement with the Health Service Executive in res ...

High Court — 10 December 2018

High Court: Legislation providing for retention of communications data is inconsistent with EU law

Stating that "the chilling effect on privacy and the rights of free expression and association by ac ...

High Court — 7 December 2018

Supreme Court: Apple Data Centre objectors not restricted to grounds pursued in the High Court.

Two Athenry residents who object to the planning permission granted by An Bord Pleanála for d ...

Supreme Court — 6 December 2018

High Court: Sales assistant who fell from ladder has personal injuries claim against Dunnes Stores dismissed

A woman who brought a personal injury claim against Dunnes Stores, where she worked as a sales assis ...

High Court — 5 December 2018

Supreme Court: Decision not to run accomplice point was that of the accused and warning was not necessary

A convicted murderer who argued that the judge in his trial should have given an accomplice warning ...

Supreme Court — 4 December 2018

Supreme Court: Convicted rapist entitled to €10,000 compensation in respect of pension benefit withheld while imprisoned

A man who was convicted on several counts of serious offences including rape is entitled to receive ...

Supreme Court — 3 December 2018

High Court: Retired police officer’s challenge to Loughinisland report dismissed

An application by two retired police officers challenging the Police Ombudsman’s report into t ...

High Court — 30 November 2018

Court of Appeal: Enforcement order on parents who lost custody of children was 'drained of validity' when documents were withheld

Parents who lost custody of three of their children pursuant to wardship and return orders made in E ...

Court of Appeal — 29 November 2018