Case archive



High Court: Vulture fund granted €1.3m summary judgment against Dublin man

A vulture fund has been granted summary judgment against a man who secured loans from Anglo Irish Ba ...

High Court — 6 November 2018

Supreme Court: Trial judge did not misdirect jury in prison officer’s trial for drug possession

The Director of Public Prosecutions has successfully appealed the finding that a trial judge misdire ...

Supreme Court — 5 November 2018

Supreme Court: Minister for Education was not employer of teacher in grant-aided school

A woman who taught in a grant-aided pre-school in Galway for over 20 years, but was not admitted to ...

Supreme Court — 2 November 2018

Court of Appeal: Part-time teacher entitled to compensation for being excluded from Superannuation Scheme

A part-time pre-school teacher has been awarded €10,000 in compensation after the Court of Appe ...

Court of Appeal — 28 February 2017

High Court: Rider thrown off horse awarded over €77k for personal injuries

A man who was thrown off a horse while he was working at a farm in Cork has been awarded €77,34 ...

High Court — 1 November 2018

Labour Court: Woman who was seven months pregnant at time of her dismissal was not unfairly dismissed

A woman who was seven months pregnant at the time of her dismissal from a job in which she worked fo ...

Labour Court — 31 October 2018

High Court: Convicted paedophile facing extradition to US loses application to be tried in Ireland

A man who was arrested pending extradition to the US upon his release from a term of imprisonment fo ...

High Court — 30 October 2018

High Court: Injurious and harmful consequences outweigh public interest in ordering woman’s extradition to US

The ‘truly exceptional’ personal and family circumstances of a mentally-ill woman have b ...

High Court — 26 October 2018

Supreme Court: District Court judge misconstrued Cullen principles in finding drink-driving arrests unlawful

Three men who were handcuffed when they were arrested on suspicion of separate drink-driving offence ...

Supreme Court — 25 October 2018

Court of Appeal: Man granted injunction restraining IPAT from hearing appeal pending outcome of test case

A man has been granted an injunction restraining the International Protection Appeals Tribunal ...

Court of Appeal — 24 October 2018

Divisional Court: Application for injunction to restrain use of Boston Tapes dismissed

A man who provided interviews in the “Boston Tapes” project documenting paramilitary inv ...

High Court — 23 October 2018

Supreme Court: Judge infringed fair procedures in determining issue not specifically pleaded

The question of vires has been remitted to the High Court for re-argument in judicial review proceed ...

Supreme Court — 22 October 2018

Supreme Court: Managing director does not have right to represent company in Court

The managing director and principal shareholder of a fishing company has been unsuccessful in challe ...

Supreme Court — 19 October 2018

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