Case archive



High Court: Man who entered State illegally and made over €30,000 in false welfare claims loses challenge to removal and exclusion orders

A man who entered the state illegally in 2004, and made over €30,000 in false welfare claims pr ...

High Court — 28 November 2018

High Court: Cyclist injured when entering road from pathway has personal injuries claim dismissed

A 68-year-old man who was knocked off his bicycle when he attempted to enter an access road from a p ...

High Court — 27 November 2018

Court of Appeal: Barrier to compensation under the ‘same household rule’ unlawfully discriminated against victim

A woman who had her application for criminal injury compensation refused due to the "same household ...

Court of Appeal — 26 November 2018

High Court: Administrative law deficiencies justify ordering Minister to reconsider family reunification case

The Minister for Justice and Equality must reconsider a family reunification case after the High Cou ...

High Court — 23 November 2018

High Court: Immigration officer acted lawfully in perusing non-national’s phone at Dublin Airport

A man who was refused permission to land at Dublin Airport based on the finding by an immigration of ...

High Court — 22 November 2018

High Court: No legal deficiency in council determining that co-parenting father needed one-bedroom unit

A co-parenting father-of-three who was assessed by Dublin City Council as a single person household ...

High Court — 21 November 2018

High Court: Systemic deficiencies in Poland do not of themselves amount to flagrant denial of justice for man sought under EAW

A man sought by Polish authorities under a European Arrest Warrant (EAW) can be surrendered despite ...

High Court — 20 November 2018

Court of Appeal: No evidence that counsel for receiver misled the court

A man who sought to set aside the judgment and order of the Court of Appeal, alleging that Senior Co ...

Court of Appeal — 19 November 2018

High Court: Quarry firm granted permanent injunctions against landowner for interference

A firm that developed a quarry on lands in County Laois on the basis of an exclusive licence with th ...

High Court — 15 November 2018

High Court: Tenant of repossessed property given opportunity to reformulate claim

A woman who has rented a property in Dublin for over 13 years has been given an opportunity to refor ...

High Court — 14 November 2018

High Court: Greyhound owner fails to quash finding that a prohibited substance was present in his animals

A greyhound owner who brought an application for judicial review of a decision taken by the Control ...

High Court — 13 November 2018

High Court: Son who was promised 90 acres of land successfully challenges mother’s will

A man who left school at the age of 15 to work on the family farm, and who was promised a 90 acre pl ...

High Court — 12 November 2018

Supreme Court: Reverse burden of proof undermined allegedly corrupt councillor's presumption of innocence

A former councillor who received €80,000 in allegedly corrupt payments from a developer has had ...

High Court — 9 November 2018

High Court: Doctor’s lack of basic knowledge should have been clear if interview process was ‘worth its salt’

A doctor who worked as a senior house officer (SHO) in obstetrics and gynaecology at University Mate ...

High Court — 8 November 2018

Court of Appeal: Priest who sexually abused and raped 12-year-old has sentence reduced

A former parish priest who sexually abused and raped a 12-year-old boy has been successful in his ap ...

Court of Appeal — 7 November 2018