Mr Justice Brian O’Moore said on Thursday he was satisfied it was in the public interest to grant the petition of the company’s directors to appoint joint provisional liquidators.

Facility has been closed since end of March

Mr Justice Brian O’Moore said on Thursday he was satisfied it was in the public interest to grant the petition of the company’s directors to appoint joint provisional liquidators.

Facility has been closes since end of March

The action is listed for three days and will be heard through Irish. Photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

Patron of Irish-medium schools and two parents taking action against State

The Supreme Court has ruled the ESB was guilty of negligence concerning extensive flood damage to buildings on the UCC campus. File photograph: Aidan Crawley

Semi-State company faces about 400 proceedings in relation to Cork city flooding

A view of the Ringsend waste-water treatment plant, which the proposed €500 million plant at Clonshaugh, north Dublin is intended to supplement. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Approval given with ‘no assessment of what comes out of pipe’, High Court hears

Bula Mines co-founder and director Michael Wymes pictured at the High Court in 1999 during protracted litigation over the failure of the  mine. Photograph: Marc O’Sullivan/Collins

Michael Wymes declared bankrupt in 2018 over €4.8m bill from long-running legal action over failure of mine

The Commercial Court struck out a dispute concerning the €2.95 million sale of a Georgian property in Dublin 4.

Blucher Ltd had secured an injunction restraining receivers

Michael O’Callaghan, of Ardcullen, Holyhill, Cork, won an appeal in 2013 against his 2011 conviction for a March 2009 robbery of Blackpool Post Office in Cork, during which €20,000 was taken by two masked raiders.

Michael O’Callaghan’s case described by court as ‘borderline’ after 52-month time lapse

The Setanta Centre building on Nassau Street, Dublin. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Work on project is pausing for six months due to Covid-19 uncertainty

It is claimed that Sean Dunne is not complying with an order to pay €7,000 monthly to increase the assets available for his creditors.

Motion before High Court alleges failure to comply with an order made two years ago

Mr Justice Denis McDonald said he was satisfied there was sufficient evidence to appoint David O’Connor of BDO as interim examiner to Compu b Retail Limited. Photograph: iStock

Irish-founded Apple reseller has six stores in State, and employs 395 in Ireland and UK

The Supreme Court has cleared the way for a full hearing of a claim concerning multimillion losses related to the Ponzi scheme run by jailed US fraudster Bernie Madoff.  Photograph:  Mario Tama/Getty Images

High Court had said plaintiff could not sue HSBC trustee having settled with Madoff business

Details of the case are contained in a judgment published this week from Mr Justice Richard Humphreys.

Guard says harassment intensified after a criminal complaint was made in 2012

In their judgment, High Court president Ms Justice Mary Irvine (above), Mr Justice Denis McDonald and Ms Justice Niamh Hyland noted the case concerned constitutional issues of ‘exceptional public importance’. Photograph: Tom Honan

The court made the costs order as agreed and a formal order dismissing the plaintiffs’ claim

One claim  was that a company with which Larry Goodman was allegedly associated had an interest in ensuring Dr Sheehan wouldn’t be able to redeem loans held in Blackrock Hospital Ltd. Photograph: iStock

Dispute involved Blackrock Medical Partners and Dr Joseph Sheehan

The judge was making final orders following his judgment on the latest stage of marathon litigation concerning control of Blackrock Clinic. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Court had originally signalled a €19m judgment in Blackrock Clinic dispute

Substitute consent allows developers ‘in exceptional circumstances’ to make a retrospectve application for a project that should have had an environmental impact assessment carried out before planning but did not. Photograph: iStock

Large number of applications for retention planning permission on hold pending ruling

Former Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Former Sinn Féin leader suing broadcaster over 2016 Spotlight programme

The claim was made by Friends of the Irish Environment in a case that opened on Tuesday before Mr Justice Garrett Simons.

State parties say case ‘profoundly flawed and misconceived as a matter of law’ and should be dismissed

Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

Woman with Down syndrome showed ‘considerable improvement’ in residential care unit, court told

Intel’s headquarters in Leixlip: the case relates  to a substantial commercial project which will  give employment to 3,000 construction workers.

Farmer Thomas Reid contests Bord Pleanála’s approval of project at Kildare plant

Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

Council recommended dentist be censured, with conditions on his registration until those were fulfilled

Michael McDowell was one of 10 plaintiffs in the case. File photograph: Collins

Case was heard urgently last week due to concerns important legislation might lapse

The judge said women should be “as entitled as men not only to say no to sexual propositions but to leave those to whom they were apparently committed and move on to seek happiness elsewhere without that being trapped in a situation where violence could even partially excuse homicide”.

Judge says provocation has to be serious provocation and trivial insults are out

25 Wellington Road in Dublin 4: a dispute has arisen about a contract for the €2.95m sale of the ‘almost unique’ property.

Real estate company Blucher claims completion notice on €2.95m sale is invalid

A three judge High Court will rule on Monday on a significant constitutional action over whether there is, as of now, a validly constituted Seanad entitled to sit and pass laws. Photograph: Tom Honan for The Irish Times.

Ten Senators took case over whether House is properly constituted without 11 taoiseach’s nominees

The High Court has begun hearing a significant constitutional action over whether there is, as of now, a validly constituted Seanad that is entitled to sit and pass laws. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

High Court hearing action on whether Seanad is validly constituted and able to pass laws

 The Supreme Court is sitting in  the dining hall at the King’s Inns on Constitution Hill Dublin 7.  Photograph:  Collins Courts

Friends of the Irish Environment challenges Government’s National Mitigation Plan

Ryanair sued Vola, claiming the terms of use of its own website prohibit the defendants from using its content without permission. File photograph: Bloomberg

Court hearing claims and counterclaims in row between airline and online travel agency

File photograph of members of Friends of the Irish Environment (left to right) David Healy, Sadhbh O’Neill, Tony Lowes and Clodagh Daly at the High Court, Dublin. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times.

Friends of the Irish Environment brings challenge to National Mitigation Plan

Last week, Mr Justice Brian O’Moore said the combined action of the 35, involving investments they made with the liquidated Irish registered firm, Greymountain Management Ltd, could not continue.

Claimant one of 35 who allege multi-million euro fraud

Mr Justice John MacMenamin: ruled the fact that the women, from Somalia and Uzbekistan, became Irish citizens did not deprive them of the right to apply for family reunification.    Photograph:  Collins

Two women challenged ruling by Court of Appeal over their eligibility for measures

President Michael D Higgins after he signed the Warrant of appointment of Ms Justice Mary Irvine as President of the High Court with Attorney General Seamus Woulfe (elft) and Taoiseach Leo Varadkar (right). Photograph: Maxwells

Ten elected Senators bring proceedings over failure to fix a date for meeting of chamber

An Bord Pleanála granted permission for the proposed development by Glenveagh Homes Ltd on a 1.77 hectares site at Balroy House, Carpenterstown Road, Castleknock.  File image: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Leave for judicial review granted over planning decision on Glenveagh development

Woman believes feeding/hydration regime is ‘cruel’, contrary to her child’s dignity

Mr Justice Peter Kelly is applauded by his colleagues in what is known as the judges yard at the Four Courts, Dublin when he arrived for work this morning. Photograph: Mary Carolan/The Irish Times

Departing High Court president is the second longest serving judge in the Irish courts

Ali  Damache is serving a sentence in the US after pleading guilty in October 2018 to having conspired to materially assist a terrorist group. Photograph: Collins Courts

40 cases are awaiting the outcome of the appeal by Ali Damache, a native of Algeria

The payment concerns personal injury claims against collapsed Maltese-registered motor insurer Setanta. Photograph: Getty

Seventh Setanta-related payment out of the State’s Insurance Compensation Fund since 2016

The Seanad chamber. Photograph: Alan Betson

If issue not corrected urgently, significant criminal legislation will lapse

The  Medical Council is proposing guidelines for employers and clinical directors aimed at ensuring it is promptly informed of fitness to practice issues, the High Court heard. File Photograph: David Sleator

Dr Aaamir Iqbal Malik had employment terminated by Kerry and Cavan hospitals

High Court president Mr Justice Peter Kelly: said Shane Allen  knew there should never be a deficit on a client account.   Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Mr Justice Peter Kelly makes orders freezing funds of Shane Allen and Co Wicklow practice

Mr Justice Peter Kelly: He was just 12 when his father took him to the Four Courts. He was  smitten by the drama and characters. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

President of the High Court steps down from career defending vulnerable, young and old

Perrigo bought Irish pharma group Elan in 2013

Drug company seeks to overturn $1.64bn assessment

The Four Courts.

Investors claim system was rigged to ensure they lost their money

Ms Justice Mary Irvine is to be formally appointed to the post of president of the High Court following the Cabinet’s decision. File photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times.

Irvine will be the first woman to lead the High Court in the history of the State

The Four Courts, Dublin

McCarthy Meats want High Court to quash direction on land for 300 houses

Father’s refugee status was revoked in 2014 on basis he had given false and misleading information in 2005

Board had not adequately addressed requirements of the habitats directive

Perrigo claims it had a legitimate expectation that the sale of rights to multiple sclerosis drug Tysabri to Biogen would be treated as trading income not a capital gain

Drug company not being ‘singled out’ in dispute over tax assessment, High Court told

On consent of the sides, Mr Justice O’Moore discharged the undertakings and struck out the proceedings. Photograph: iStock

Begley’s had suspended technical manager last month

Mr Justice Anthony Barr overturned a Labour Court preliminary finding that the prison service has a blanket exemption from a complaint of discrimination on grounds of disability made by Robert Cunningham. File photograph: Getty

Labour Court must reconsider complaint on factual evidence and in line with findings

In the Supreme Court judgment, Ms Justice Elizabeth Dunne said, while she accepted there was now a ‘wide diversity’ of family structures, she could not agree with the High Court’s interpretation of the legislation. Photograph: Frank Miller

Supreme Court finds legislation covers only ‘a biological/adoptive child’

The 887m Barrow Bridge, also known as the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy bridge, ispart of the N25 New Ross bypass project.

Alleged errors led to 10-month delay in completion of N25 link between Kilkenny and Wexford

Dave and Rob Kearney with Jamie Heaslip who are all backers of the Lemon & Duke pub that is in dispute with FBD over Covid closure cover. Photograph: Leon Farrell/ Photocall Ireland

Dublin pub backed by rugby players will join test case against insurer in October

A file photograph of the former Baily Court Hotel, Howth where the proposed housing development had been approved by An Bord Pleanála. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Development classified as strategic housing meaning developer can bypass local housing authority

The case concerns articles of the Constitution which provide, that before taking office, the president and members of the Council of State must swear a declaration ‘in the presence of almighty God’. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Róisín Shortall and others take action over declaration for President and Council of State

Perrigo bought Elan in 2013 by way of corporate inversion. Photograph: Adam Bird/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Tax collector maintains Perrigo owes the money because of its 2013 purchase of Elan

The High Court ordered Twitter to disclose, within seven days, such information as it has relating to the identity of those who created and/or controlled the account. File photograph

Account was most recently renamed Fartway Deliveries Ireland

The court heard the company was suffering significant cashflow pressures and owed some €2.96 million to trade creditors.  Photograph: iStock

Vernon Stores evolved from 1950s Dublin greengrocer to leading restaurant supplier

Perrigo claims Revenue had no right to raise the assessment and Perrigo had a legitimate expectation it would not do so. Photograph: Bloomberg via Getty

Pharma group challenging ‘surprise’ Revenue assessment in hearing via video link

The taxation dispute stems from Perrigo’s purchase of Irish company  Elan in 2013 by way of corporate inversion. Photograph: Bloomberg

US drug company case to be heard via video link due to Covid-19 courtroom restrictions

Winning Ways Ltd, with registered offices in Finglas, Dublin, was liquidated in August 2016 after operating for 22 years and  employing 13 people. Photograph:  Chris Maddaloni/Collins

Brian and David Stenson of Winning Ways stalled from doing business for five years

 Photograph:  Nick Bradshaw

It remains open to couple to regularise their position by making a fresh application, judge says

A consultant had set out her opinion that the woman will die unless she is tube fed, the judge was told

Woman with very rare food avoidance disorder was admitted to hospital this month

The existing evidence is the woman has capacity and has chosen for herself to live as she does, Mr Justice Peter Kelly concluded. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

‘Eccentricity is not a basis for invoking the wardship jurisdiction’, says Mr Justice Peter Kelly

The Clonres case is also against the Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage and the State but, arising from the board’s indication the permission will be overturned, the judge adjourned the proceedings against the State. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Disputed Bord Pleanála permission is expected to be overturned

The Kingsley Hotel in  Cork, part of the Fota Island Collection

Action taken by Chinese businessman who bought the Cork resort in 2013

A technical manager with fruit and vegetable distributor Begley’s has denied any wrongdoing following allegations by her employer that she forwarded some confidential company information to her personal email. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Woman suspended over alleged forwarding of confidential information to personal email address

Fifteen nursing homes said they could not admit the woman, who has dementia. The judge said the situation would be reviewed in four weeks. File photograph: Collins Courts

Judge seeks clarity on admissions during pandemic after 15 facilities unable to accept woman

Design Features Ltd (DFL), based at the EP Mooney Centre on the Long Mile Road, claimed it was denied access to the warehouse at Finches Business Park, Long Mile Road. Photograph: iStock

Case concerned access to property on Long Mile Road

Judgment marks latest stage of marathon litigation concerning control of Blackrock Clinic. Photograph: iStock

Judge dismisses range of claims from Dr Joseph Sheehan

Smaller electrical contractor employers could be criminalised or lose their businesses under a law creating a new arrangement for setting pay levels and benefits for electricians, the High Court has been told.

Challenge being brought against Labour Court recommendation

On Tuesday, Mr Justice Charles Meenan ruled Mr Buttimer’s reply to the Statute of Limitations claim has only been dealt with by him in a general way.

Imvestor sues Bank of Scotland and Friends First Life Assurance

High Court president Mr Justice Peter Kelly said on Tuesday there was ’a great deal of tragedy’ about the case. Photograph: Collins

Woman, who is in her late 20s, suffered cardiac arrests almost 10 years ago

Two property development companies controlled by Paddy McKillen senior and his family have secured High Court orders on consent overturning a policy adopted by Dublin City Council concerning the construction of basements.

Dublin City Council policy ‘in excess of its powers and erred in law’

Mr Justice Brian O’Moore was told Agnieszka Luz had been suspended by Terway Unlimited Company, trading as Begley’s Distribution, early on Monday morning when she arrived for work

Company alleges she forwarded confidential company information to her personal email

Ryanair has gone to court over the conduct of a social welfare appeal concerning the employment status of a pilot for purposes of insurability.

Airline claims it was refused leave by appeals commissioner to cross examine witnesses

The High Court heard the man’s physical condition is deteriorating and his clinical team believe resuscitation would not be appropriate. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Efforts to establish John Doe’s true identity or find next of kin have failed, court hears

High Court president Mr Justice Peter Kelly agreed on Friday to adjourn wardship proceedings concerning the woman.

Medium secure care unit needed but such units unwilling to take her, court told

Nephew Brendan Ludlow holding a image of Seamus Ludlow. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Séamus Ludlow (47) was shot after leaving a bar in Dundalk in 1976

The matter returned before High Court. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The priest, arising from his dementia, was not adhering to social distancing rules, the court heard

The settlement includes an advance payment of €1.2m to meet care needs, plus €500,000 general damages and €400,000 in past special damages.

Legal action relates to birth St Munchin’s Regional Maternity Hospital in Limerick

Dr Ronan Glynn, deputy chief medical Officer, Department of Health, said anyone attending a meeting and treated as a close contact, where a positive test was recorded,  would have to self-isolate for 14 days. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

Deputy CMO says he is unaware of advice used by Oireachtas and now judiciary to limit sittings

 A statement said the Courts Service was unaware ‘of what appears to be additional safety considerations beyond those already published’. Photograph:  Collins Courts.

New social distancing advice is ‘bordering on bizarre’, says solicitors’ group

The judge said Danske bank appointed a receiver over the assets of the company, including the premises known as Dagwelds Bar & Restaurant in Graigues, Co Kildare. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Evidence advanced by Martin and Pauline Shortt was insufficient, says Court of Appeal

Father removed as guardian after he sprained her arm and mother’s husband has applied to adopt

An inquiry found Dr Aamir Iqbal Malik falsified records. Photograph: iStock

Doctor told Medical Council there was no problem with his work despite alleged failures

The judge did not outline the causes, but it is believed some of the deaths were due to Covid-19 infection. File photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

Mr Justice Peter Kelly notes twice the number of wards have died compared to same period last year

Mr Justice Senan Allen was told on Monday the case had been settled and resolved in its entirety to the mutual satisfaction of both sides. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Greg Kavanagh sued over allegedly removing his brother Hugh as director of 19 companies

 Photograph:  Nick Bradshaw

Board wanted an appeal concerning extent of court’s jurisdiction to consider and analyse board’s decisions

Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Hospital’s treatment plan involved what was ‘likely to be end of life care’, court told

Niall McGarry, founder and majority shareholder of Maximum Media, which today saw an examiner appointed to the business. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

BPC cities click farm fiasco as well as default on loan payments and concern about financial management of business

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal arising from the lower courts’ decisions in this case.

Man is challenging refusal to pay him disability benefit since he returned to Romania

The insurer applied earlier this year to the High Court for leave to re-enter proceedings, initiated in 2009 against Bloxham, for the purpose of seeking judgment for €4.9 million arising from the 2011 settlement. Photograph: PA

Judgment alledgedly outstanding under 2011 agreement with stockbroking firm

Mr Justice Eagar said, having considered the man’s evidence, the medical reports and the submissions, he was satisfied to continue the  detention pending further review in late July.

The man, diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia, detained since early this year

Rossa Fanning, for Bernard Kavanagh, otherwise known as Hugh Kavanagh, told the court it was an ‘unfortunate’ and urgent commercial dispute. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Hugh Kavanagh claims he was removed as a director of 19 of the 20 defendant companies

Supreme Court judge says the CMH is not a prison but rather a ‘designated centre’ under Act

Revenue says it is owed VAT.

Levy due on cars being de-clamped in private facilities

A landowner whose property was used to grow trees for the Christmas market is entitled to a hearing in relation to part of a bank’s claim for judgment over a guarantee on a loan advanced to harvest the trees, the High Court has ruled.

AIB sought judgment for €210,000 over 2010 guarantee

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