Case archive

Supreme Court: Current citizenship revocation regime unconstitutional

The Supreme Court has held that the current statutory procedure for the revocation of naturalised citizenship is unconstitutional.

Supreme Court in Ireland — 16 October 2020

High Court: Court gives reasons to join AG and not send CJEU Reference

The High Court, in a reasoned judgment following on from an earlier order, set out reasons for the joining of the Attorney General in judicial review proceedings, and for not sending an Art.267 Reference to the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU).

High Court in Ireland — 15 October 2020

High Court: Adoption application granted without natural father's input

The High Court has granted an adoption order without the input of the natural father in circumstances where he did not have a relationship with the child, and where he had not responded to the adoption proceedings.

High Court in Ireland — 12 October 2020

High Court: Surrender of Ian Bailey to France over 1996 murder refused

The High Court has refused the surrender of Ian Bailey pursuant to a French EAW.

High Court in Ireland — 14 October 2020

Court of Appeal: Bula Mines co-founder must pay costs

The Court of Appeal has ruled that the co-founder of Bula Mine, who failed in his bankruptcy appeal, must pay costs.

Court of Appeal in Ireland — 13 October 2020

High Court: Collector-General entitled to VAT judgment

The Collector-General of the Revenue Commissioners has been successful in a case for the recovery of €1.7 million in VAT due and owing against a man who sought discovery of the documentation on which Revenue was relying.

High Court in Ireland — 9 October 2020

High Court: Fitness to Practise report quashed

A psychiatric nurse, identified only as T, has successfully challenged a Fitness to Practise report. The matter has been remitted to the Committee.

High Court in Ireland — 8 October 2020

High Court: Downstreaming JR application dismissed

Sir Declan Morgan, the Lord Chief Justice, sitting with Lord Justice Treacy and Mr Justice Huddleston as the Divisional Court of the High Court of Justice of Northern Ireland, has dismissed an application for judicial review arising out of the ‘downstream monitoring’ of police interviews.

High Court in Northern Ireland — 7 October 2020

High Court: Ward not entitled to costs order against HSE

The High Court has held that a ward is not entitled to a costs order against the Health Service Executive (HSE).

High Court in Ireland — 6 October 2020

High Court: Ryanair loses Covid-19 guidelines challenge

Ryanair DAC has lost judicial review proceedings challenging the legality of the Government of Ireland’s coronavirus travel advice.

High Court in Ireland — 5 October 2020

High Court: HSE’s application to set aside summons renewal rejected

The High Court has dismissed the HSE’s application to set aside an Order renewing a personal injuries summons.

High Court in Ireland — 2 October 2020

High Court: First written judgment on suspension of pharmacists

The High Court, in what it described as the first written judgment on the suspension of pharmacists under the Pharmacy Act 2007 s.45, has suspended a pharmacist from practice.

High Court in Ireland — 1 October 2020

Supreme Court: Public bodies must justify Freedom of Information Act refusals

The Supreme Court, in two separate judgments related to the Freedom of Information Act 2014, has held that public bodies must justify their refusal to disclose confidential or commercially sensitive documents under the Act.

Supreme Court in Ireland — 28 September 2020

High Court: Application to vary or vacate nurse’s suspension denied

The High Court has denied an application to vary or vacate a nurse’s suspension order.

High Court in Ireland — 23 September 2020

High Court: Prosecution allowed to proceed despite delay

The High Court has found that the balance of justice lies in favour of the prosecution of a man who, while a minor, allegedly assaulted gardaí and damaged court property while attempting to escape custody.

High Court in Ireland — 21 September 2020