The man took judicial review proceedings in the High Court.

Judge rejects arguments the Minister erred in law or engaged in unfairness

Marie Daly pictured last March at the Four Courts. Her case will now have to be fully reconsidered by the Labour Court. Photograph: Collins

Marie Daly appealed to the Supreme Court after she failed to get her job back following road crash

The receivers had claimed the €15.5 million was due under a 2010 settlement between Dunnes and Point Village Development Ltd

Dunnes Stores loses appeal over €15.5m payment to receivers relating to Point Village development

Graham Dwyer claimed data gathered from his phone,should not have been used at his 2015 trial before the Central Criminal Court as that breached his rights. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Court decision forms part of bid to overturn conviction for murder of Elaine O’Hara

A Board inspector had in a report of June 2018 recommended permission be refused.  Photograph: Google Street View

An Bord Pleanala consents at High Court to order over thermoplastic compounds production plant

Solicitor Aoife O Kane (left) with Helen O’Keeffe, Arron O’Keeffe’s mother, are pictured outside  the Four Courts after a High Court action. Photograph: Collins Courts.

Arron O’Keeffe’s family say in statement that payments ‘not some kind of lottery win’

The president of the High Court has ruled only a redacted version of the first report of the inspectors investigating Independent News & Media can, at this stage, be disclosed to INM, the Central Bank, and others, including ex INM chairman Leslie Buckley

High Court separately approves €145.6m takeover by Belgian media group Mediahuis

After a Skype interview for 22 minutes, Dr Sid Ahmed Hassan Mohammed Hamd was passed but then at work, patients, nurses and a FTP committee could not understand him. Photograph: Anthony Devlin/PA

MRH doctor’s level of English approved but legal adviser could not understand ‘a word’

The Four Courts in Dublin.

No woman appointed as a company examiner in past 30 years, judge notes

Businessman and anti-eviction activist Jerry Beades had appealed against €9.6 million judgment orders granted against him concerning loans advanced for a development of 48 apartments in north inner city Dublin. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

High Court was correct to find in 2012 that businessman had no arguable defence to summary judgment

Warren Baldwin has been awarded €67,000. File photograph: Collins Courts

Warren Baldwin (70) rolled down three stone steps during incident in June 2016

HSE, Quest Diagnostics Ireland Ltd and Medlab Pathology Ltd say High Court ruling  introduces a standard in the relevant legal test for negligence that is incompatible with cervical cancer screening. File photograph: Dave Meehan

Concern centres on finding that screeners have ‘absolute confidence’ about adequacy of sample

A controversial practice direction governing cases on the High Court’s asylum and immigration list is being reviewed. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times.

Lawyers say measures, introduced last January, do not apply in other judicial review proceedings

The National Aquatic Centre in Abbotstown.

Company had been pursued to VAT on lease of Abbotstown centre

Current law requires an Irish  citizenship applicant to have unbroken residency in the state in the year before their application.

Appeal concerns decision to dismiss citizenship appeal due to ‘continuous residence’ clause

Gearóid Hurley at the Four Courts earlier this week for his High Court action. Photograph: Collins Courts

Gearóid Hurley’s hand was sucked into combine harvester as he tried to free grain clogging up machine

Proceedings brought by two brothers who are natives of Bangladesh

Kate and Leanne Moss, daughters of the Mary Moss, outside the Four Courts. Photograph: Collins

Mary Moss continued ‘unknowingly for six weeks’ without her anti coagulants

 Paul and Ruth Morrissey arrive at the Four Courts in Dublin for a High Court hearing last year. Photograph: Collins Courts

High Court judgment has far-reaching consequences for Cervical Check tribunal, court hears

Under the settlement of the dispute between Island Capital Management Ltd and the commission of investigation into certain transactions of IBRC, a statement was read to the court on Tuesday.

Island Capital Management to waive privilege over document

Mr Justice Garrett Simons granted an injunction suspending the coming into effect of regulations which exempt, for at least 18 months, large scale peat extraction projects from the provisions of domestic laws implementing two European environmental directives. File photograph: iStock

Friends of the Irish Environment had argued January 2019 regulations gave large scale projects an ‘enforcement holiday’

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland agreed the nurse’s behaviour amounted to professional misconduct on the basis of a serious falling short of the standard of conduct expected of nurses.  File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Conduct by nurse with Irish address while working in Australia found to be ‘disgraceful’

The judge said it was in noone’s interests, especially the man’s, to have the family disharmony continue and he hoped “common sense” would break out.

Filming arose from dispute between family members over quality of nursing home care

Ryanair recognised trade unions for the first time last year and experienced a number of days of industrial action including one-day strikes by Ireland-based pilots.

Airline says stoppage was ‘extraordinary circumstance’

High Court rejected arguments by AIB and Bank of Ireland that it is not lawful to require debtors and their dependants to live for a certain period at a level below the reasonable living expenses set out by the Insolvency Service of Ireland. Photograph: Alan Betson

Landmark court ruling rebuffs AIB and Bank of Ireland efforts to block Personal Insolvency Arrangements

A Court of Appeal decision is a major setback for hundreds of investors suing AIB and others over losses sustained after they invested in certain Belfry funds promoted by the bank.

Key aspects of the plaintiffs claims were adjudicated to be statute barred

Minister dismissed a citizenship application by Roderick Jones because he had been out of the State for 100 days in the year before he made his application.

Sides seek adjournment for one week to consider whether to appeal judge’s ruling

According to the Oxford Dictionary of Current English, “continuous” means “unbroken, uninterrupted, connected throughout in space or time”.

Practice of allowing applicants six weeks for holiday or other reasons ‘not permitted by law’

Mr Justice Max Barrett said he considered the sole remaining defence in the case was the issue of capacity.

Parents claim son lacked capacity at the time the €400,000 loan was given to him

The judge said a man who got refugee status here in July 2015 after fleeing Afghanistan is entitled to an order quashing the Minister for Justice’s refusal to recognise his marriage for family reunification purposes.

Minister’s argument described as ‘reddest of red herrings’ distracting from key issues in case

The judge, who viewed the video, said such “vigilantism” is an “appalling state of affairs”.

Mr Justice Peter Kelly said he was very glad to hear Facebook had removed video

The patient had complained to the Dental Council he suffered severe pain  as a result of how Dr Liam O’Droma, of Harbour Road, Howth, Co Dublin, carried out the procedure in late 2014. File photograph: iStock

High court attaches conditions to registration of Dr Liam O’Droma over treatment of patient

In his ruling, Mr Justice Peter  Kelly said it was “entirely unacceptable” that a vulnerable person would have their assets “plundered in this way”.

Judge said her use of an intellectually disabled woman’s ATM card to make withdrawals was disgraceful

Gavin Tobin is one of several formerAir Corps  mechanics suing over alleged exposure to dangerous chemicals and solvents during their employment.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Supreme Court orders State to disclose rang of documents to Gavin Tobin

Mr Justice  Max Barrett has overturned the Minister for Justice’s refusal of citizenship to a Nigerian woman on the basis of the Minister’s view she is not “of good character”. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/THE IRISH TIMES

High Court says there was no basis for saying woman had failed to disclose information

The Irish speaking minority sometimes faces “surprising intolerance” towards its rights “from quarters usually more respectful of minority rights”, said  Ms Justice Una Ní Raifeartaigh in a written judgment. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/THE IRISH TIMES

Irish speaking minority faces ‘surprising intolerence’ from some quarters, judge says

Sean Lynch and Ronan Lynch, owners of the bar,  had sued The Irish Times Ltd over an article published in the Commercial Property section of the newspaper on September 7th, 2016

Newspaper article said Swan Bar on Aungier Street had been closed down and was for sale

After Kildare County Council refused permission in 2017 and the board upheld that refusal on appeal in March 2018, the Damers went to the High Court. Photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

Judge tells An Bord Pleanála to reconsider appeal by Aidan and Loretta Damer

The president of the High Court granted a hospital’s application for orders permitting doctors perform a catheter replacement procedure on the boy.

Surgery necessary to address underlying cause of boy’s renal failure

William Santos told a patient in England he wanted ‘to have sex with an English girl’

Company denied it had failed to ensure Damien Parker wore a helmet while working

Andrew Curtin, of Ballincurra Gardens, Limerick, pictured leaving the Four Courts on Tuesday after settlement of his High Court action. Photograph: Collins Courts

HSE admitted liability after Andrew Curtin suffered ‘appalling’ spinal injuries in fall

Lucy Pinfold had argued order was disproportionate and not supported by evidence

The hospital doctor  was found guilty earlier this year by a Medical Council fitness to practise inquiry of professional misconduct.

Dr Zekria Bakhshi was found to have called a fellow Afghan who attended hospital ‘motherf***er’

Dog owner Noreen O’Mahony holding the disputed urn of her dog Emily in 2017. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Cork Courts

Judge says Cornelius Twomey made clumsy effort to cover up mistake over remains

High Court hears of agreement with residents not to expand Ballinteskin halting site

Mr Justice Peter Kelly noted an autistic man (19) seems to have substantially improved in his current placement, and directed he remain there pending further review. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw for The Irish Times

Evidence suggested man had been assaulted in home situation and exposed to pornography

A daughter of a woman with Alzheimer’s disease may not represent her mother’s estate in a legal dispute over €115,000 arrears of nursing home fees, the High Court has ruled. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times.

HSE cited conflict of interest as daughter lives rent free in €475,000 home bought in woman’s name

Parents do not accept their son’s diagnosis or that he is as ill as his doctors maintain, court hears

Man in his 80s not to be returned to nursing home after urgent transfer to hospital, judge says

John Alex Kane arrives at the Four Courts in Dublin on Wednesday. Photograph: Collins Courts

Judge warns John Alex Kane that ‘time for games is over’

Jade Brady and Cathal O’Reilly worked in the White Sands Hotel, Portmarnock, Co Dublin, and their employment was terminated in February 2010. Photograph: Google Street View

Extended courts process ends for duo who worked in White Sands Hotel, Portmarnock

The judge also said ‘tax returns’ provided by John Alex Kane last month were ‘manifestly not correct’.

Trader alleged to be giving Revenue the ‘runaround’ in bid to recover almost €5m

 Ciara Ormond with her mother Jean  and brother Cillian. Photograph:  Collins Courts

Ciara Ormond (18) has spastic quadriplegic cerebral palsy and needs 24 hour care

The Supreme Court has ruled a man was not out of time to sue over negligence by Tallaght University Hospital in not carrying out a scan and intervening after his bowel was accidentally perforated during a procedure.   Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

‘Exceptional’ circumstances led to limitation period delay, judge says

Demands by the National Assets Management Agency’s for repayment of €32 million outstanding on loans obtained for Dublin property investments was valid and lawful, the  High Court has ruled.  Photograph: Aidan Crawley

John Morrissey had €32m outstanding in 2014 when Nama called in borrowings

The judge noted that the nurse was notified of the recommendations her registration be cancelled and had not appealed those. Credit: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

Midwife has history of psychosis that regulatory body believes may be risk to herself or patients

Former solicitor Michael Lynn (centre) is escorted into court in Dublin after arriving back in Ireland from Brazil last year. Photograph: Alan Betson

Former solicitor claims years spent in Brazilian prison left him traumatised

A couple have taken a legal challenge over a coroner’s refusal to await the report of an external review into the care of their 19-year-old daughter at Sligo University Hospital before resuming an inquest into her death. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times.

Family wants coroner to consider report on death of Lisa Niland (19) who collapsed in restaurant

An intellectually disabled man whose legal marriage remains prohibited by court order due to a charity’s concerns about his capacity to be wed has said he wants to be with his intended bride.

Intellectually disabled man said highlight of recent ‘non-legal’ celebration was ‘F-O-O-D’, court told

The woman had previously received a personal injury reward of €160,000.

Judge says he will inquire into why attempt to seek wardship was not complied with

Former INM  chief executive Gavin O’Reilly. He  has secured High Court permission to use materials provided during the appointment of inspectors to INM in any further legal actions he plans in relation to alleged data breaches at the company. Photograph: Eric Luke

Judge rules Gavin O’Reilly and Karl Brophy would almost inevitably get the material following a discovery application

Ms Justice Baker disagreed with the High Court’s observation there is as yet no EU decision that Dublin III can be “bypassed” by Article 8 rights.

Up to 150 other cases are potentially affected by the Court of Appeal judgment

John Alex Kane pictured arriving at the Four Courts on Wednesday. The judge adjourned to next week an application to jail him for alleged contempt of court orders. Photograph: Collins Courts

Seamus Kane denied he broke locks or erected Irish Tricolour flags on the lands

The High Court granted orders, on consent, in favour of Philip Rattle of August Equity LLP.

‘Impersonation’ account issuing damaging and defamatory tweets, financier claims

Mr Justice Seamus Noonan at the Four Courts directed that the case  must now proceed with speed.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Des and Anne Cavanagh suing Spring Homes and engineer over Dundalk house

Aidan Farrelly and Kevin Gavigan suffered cuts in pay by way of penalty

Mr Justice Peter Kelly said the vulnerable 18-year-old has told him in a letter she will need supports to help her into the future. Photograph:  Collins Courts.

Vulnerable 18-year-old was allegedly sexually abused by 12 males before she was aged 10

An inquiry by the fitness-to-practise committee earlier this year found the doctor guilty of professional misconduct and poor professional performance. File photograph: Thinkstock

Registrar now living in Saudi Arabia banned from practising in Ireland for six months

Mr Justice Peter Kelly said he hoped the young man’s progress will ‘give hope’ to all those dealing with the eating disorder.

High Court heard young man had been at ‘death’s door’ before undergoing treatment

An urgent inquiry into the mental capacity of an extremely vulnerable young woman has been ordered by the High Court due to profound concern that she is unable to keep herself safe. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times.

Judge hears concerns about woman leaving psychiatric care and entering homeless services

Mr Justice Peter  Kelly on Thursday granted a charity an urgent order prohibiting an intellectually disabled  man’s long planned civil marriage to an intellectually disabled woman.

Judge granted order on Thursday preventing civil legal union of man and his partner

The contempt application is against John Alex Kane, also known as Alex Kane, a car dealer from Granard, Co Longford, against whom the Revenue obtained a €4.97m judgment in July 2009. His brother Seamus is also accused of contempt. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Contempt application made against pair in relation to receiver’s efforts to recover €4.97m

If the marriage proceeds, it is likely to be invalid and to be followed by proceedings to have it declared null and void, the high court heard.

Mr Justice Peter Kelly raises concerns about charity’s ‘gross delay’ in seeking the order

A vulnerable woman aged in her 60s with schizophrenia who wants to return home to live remains unaware her home has been sold by court order, the High Court has heard. File photograph: Brien O’Brien/The Irish Times

High Court hears vulnerable woman in her 60s wants to return home to apartment

The court heard that, despite an apparent view by professionals at a case conference held when the girl was aged two that she should be taken into care, Tusla advised  it had no suitable placement for her.

Child, for whom ‘no suitable placement’ had been available, was allegedly abused by more than 12 males

Mr Justice Peter Kelly said he was satisfied the man had been served with the relevant documents. Photograph: Collin Keegan/Collins agency

Woman terrified to leave home and stayed inside with curtains drawn, court told

The Court of Appeal has halted, for reasons of delay, a profoundly disabled man’s case over alleged negligence in the circumstances of his birth at a Co Donegal hospital more than 30 years ago.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times.

Family of Paul Gallagher (32) say they did not have funds to get expert medical reports

Ms Justice Mary Finlay Geoghegan pictured in the Four Courts on her last day as a Supreme Court  judge. Photograph: Collins Courts

Ms Justice Mary Finlay Geoghegan makes comments as she retires from service

An elderly  woman  was recently removed from her home and taken to a hospital for physical and psychiatric assessment after being found living in abject squalor. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times.

Home of woman, who may be made ward of court, described as a health hazard

Chief Justice Frank Clarke  stressed nothing in his judgment should be taken as expressing any view on whether Promotoria has other means of pursuing a claim against Mr Hannon based on having security over the lands. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Fund cannot rely on a man’s deposit of land certificates to give it a claim over his lands

Dunnes Stores had argued the plastic bags in relation to which assessments were made were not subject to the levy

Supreme Court rejects company’s claim that levy did not apply to ‘flimsy’ plastic bags

Mr Justice Peter Kelly said he was not convinced the medical visitor had dealt with the matter in the context of a proposed wardship as the report seemed to have been written exclusively through the “prism” of the mental health legislation. Photograph:  Colin Keegan/Collins

Judge directs second report from a medical visitor because of concerns

The use of the data, Graham Dwyer claimed, breached his rights, including to privacy, under the Constitution, EU Charter and the European Convention on Human Rights. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

High Court decision forms part of his bid to overturn conviction for Elaine O’Hara murder

Photograph Nick Bradshaw

Court directs Minister to reconsider matter via an ‘enhanced’ process

Approving the settlement, Mr Justice Kevin Cross said it was a very good one.

Claim of ‘serious mistake’ made in diagnosis when woman brought to Tallaght hospital

HSE has argued the care plan is clinically inappropriate and too expensive and wants the patient moved to a community nursing unit (CNU).

HSE says plan for woman in vegetative state clinically inappropriate and too expensive

Facebook argued before the Supreme Court last January it is entitled to appeal the referral

Data protection commissioner raised concerns about revamped data privacy agreement

Austrian lawyer and privacy activist Max Schrems  opposed the appeal  arguing Facebook had failed to identify an error by the High Court

Decision is expected on Friday in case arising from complaints by Max Schrems

Man took judicial review proceedings, claiming he had lived at the house since 2003

The man appealed to the Supreme Court over the contempt findings but a three-judge court this week rejected his appeal. File photograph: The Irish Times

Dad who backed union of daughter (16) to 29-year-old against her wishes was jailed

Former Rehab  chief executive Angela Kerins. The Kerins case is not over and there could be further significant fallout if an application for damages is brought and succeeds. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Supreme Court ruling of unlawful conduct by Oireachtas committee unprecedented

The court considered the justice of the case would be met by leaving the High Court order on costs in place but making no order on costs of the appeal, with the effect both sides pay their own appeal costs. File photograph: The Irish Times

Businessman must pay most of costs from failed case over Dáil statements on bank affairs

Angela  Kerins’s case will now return to a three-judge High Court where any decision on whether or not she is entitled to damages will be made at a later hearing. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

Court says Oireachtas can limit need for court intervention in any similar case

The Supreme Court judgment concerned Aldi’s appeal against a judgment of the Court of Appeal which overturned a range of High Court findings in favour of Aldi.

Irish retailer awarded 60% of legal costs as ‘victor’ in German discounter’s litigation

It was  alleged there was failure to provide any or any adequate assistance to the child and her family after the spillage.  File image: Reuters/Francois Lenoir

Passenger on flight from Rome to Krakow suffered significant scald burns, court told

 Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Man was charged with withholding information in connection with Sligo killing

The Chief Justice Mr Justice Frank Clarke said it was ‘surely not too much to ask’ for the legislation to be clear on whether or not is applies retrospectively. Photograph: The Irish Times

The Chief Justice criticises the failure to address ‘such a straightforward matter’

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