Case archive



Hearsay evidence correctly admitted in bank loan default case

The Supreme Court has upheld the High Court’s decision to allow an affidavit by the Senior Relatio ...

17 December 2015

Decision awarding special needs assistant damages for bullying overturned by Court of Appeal

The Court of Appeal has allowed an appeal by the Board of Management of St. Anne’s School, which c ...

16 December 2015

Court grants non-suit in Cork nightclub music copyright case

The High Court has granted a non-suit in a case where infringement of copyright was alleged in sound ...

15 December 2015

UK: Indian ‘overstayer’ who married British woman wins human rights appeal over refused application for leave to remain

An Indian student who married a British woman has successfully challenged a decision to refuse his a ...

15 December 2015

Committal for contempt of court due to non-payment of child maintenance found unlawful

The High Court has found that the detention of a father for contempt of court, arising due to non-pa ...

14 December 2015

Court of Appeal declines to invite State to engage in mediation in oyster farm pollution dispute

in complex and lengthy mediation, meant that an Order was in this case inappropriate. by Rachel ...

11 December 2015

Northern Ireland murder and arson convict loses appeal against conviction

Louis Maguire has lost his appeal against his conviction for murder and arson with intent to endange ...

10 December 2015

Contaminated horse feed case allowed to proceed to trial despite inordinate and inexcusable delay

The Court of Appeal has allowed a case concerning contaminated horse feed to proceed to trial despit ...

9 December 2015

Costs orders against District Judge to be remitted to High Court

of the Respondent at this time”. When the judicial review proceedings arrived, it emerged that t ...

8 December 2015

Suspension on DIT campus contract lifted

The High Court has lifted an automatic suspension which had prevented the National Treasury Managem ...

7 December 2015

Teen with personality disorder to be released from involuntary detention

A young woman suffering from a borderline emotionally unstable personality disorder has been found t ...

4 December 2015

Judicial review refused in human trafficking asylum case

A woman who sought judicial review of a decision of the Refugee Applications Commissioner on the gro ...

3 December 2015

NI woman knowingly abandoned appeal against murder conviction

A woman convicted of the murder of two individuals has had her application to nullify the abandonmen ...

2 December 2015

NI law on abortion found incompatible with human rights

The High Court in Northern Ireland has found that the outright ban on abortion breaches Article 8 of ...

1 December 2015

Guinness pension dispute allowed to proceed

A former employee of Guinness is to be allowed to continue with his case against the company – i ...

30 November 2015