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Court of Appeal: Ryanair not entitled to better particulars from pilot in defamation proceedings

In ongoing defamation proceedings brought by Ryanair against a pilot formerly in their employ, the Court of Appeal has refused to make an order directing the pilot to provide further and better particulars.

Published 24 November 2016

Frances Fitzgerald and Claire Sugden tackle co-operation and Brexit in north-south meeting

Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald met Northern Ireland's Justice Minister Claire Sugden in Dublin yesterday to discuss ongoing north-south co-operation in policing and criminal justice matters.

Published 24 November 2016

Probation, police and prison staff share knowledge across the border

This year's annual Cross-Border Public Protection Seminar heard from representatives from Irish and Northern Ireland probation services, police services and prison services.

Published 24 November 2016

Solicitor to receive damages over Anglo Irish Bank misstatement and misrepresentation

Solicitor John Spencer will receive damages from the former Anglo Irish Bank for negligent misstatement and misrepresentation in statements made to him, the Court of Appeal has ruled.

Published 24 November 2016

Sugden congratulates Victim Support NI on 35th anniversary

Northern Ireland's Justice Minister Claire Sugden opened Victim Support NI's 35th anniversary conference, addressing the needs of vulnerable victims and congratulating the voluntary organisation on their outstanding support to victims and witnesses of crime.

Published 24 November 2016

Dozens of symphysiotomy cases to go before courts next year

Dozens of symphysiotomy cases are expected to come before the High Court next year despite the completion of a Government redress scheme, The Irish TImes reports.

Published 24 November 2016

Law Society raises £15,000 for CLIC Sargent

Members of the Law Society of Northern Ireland have raised more than £15,000 for CLIC Sargent, the cancer charity supporting children and young people.

Published 24 November 2016

Government announces Garda appointments to fill 'critical' vacancies

The Government has today announced 11 senior appointments to An Garda Síochána in order to fill vacancies described as "critical" by Garda Commissioner Nóirín O'Sullivan.

Published 23 November 2016

Ashers Baking Company may have route of appeal in 'gay cake' case to UK Supreme Court

The bakers at the centre of the “gay cake” case have been told they may have a possible route of appeal to the UK Supreme Court.

Published 23 November 2016

Court of Appeal: Farmer who acted as brother’s guarantor can argue that guarantee is void

The Court of Appeal has ruled that a farmer who acted as a guarantor for his brother’s loan has an arguable defence against the bank which is seeking judgment against him for over €170,000 – therefore the case must be given a full hearing.

Published 23 November 2016

Court of Appeal: Farmer who acted as brother’s guarantor can argue that guarantee is void

The Court of Appeal has ruled that a farmer who acted as a guarantor for his brother’s loan has an arguable defence against the bank which is seeking judgment against him for over €170,000 – therefore the case must be given a full hearing.

Published 23 November 2016

Dublin solicitor struck off

A retired Dublin solicitor has been struck off after a  High Court hearing which focussed on his failure to act promptly in conveyancing matters.

Published 23 November 2016

Maghaberry Prison staff must try harder – Criminal Justice Inspection

A new inspection report on Maghaberry Prison has found work to provide a safer, more stable environment for prisoners and staff at the high security facility is continuing, but issues remain around support for vulnerable prisoners and the availability and use of drugs.

Published 23 November 2016

Cleaver Fulton Rankin shortlisted for business award

Cleaver Fulton Rankin has been shortlisted in the Employer of the Year category ahead of the UTV Business Eye Awards 2016.

Published 23 November 2016