Quest seeks adjournment as specialist says woman can take ‘curative treatment’

Joanna Jordan: sought to challenge abortion referendum result. Photograph:  Collins Courts

Judge orders result of vote cannot come into effect for a week to allow plaintiff seek appeal

The State, Mr O’Callaghan contends, is liable for the trial judge’s error. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Michael O’Callaghan spent almost two years in jail before his conviction was quashed

Peter Curran and his sister, Barbara Curran, arriving at the Four Courts on Thursday. Photograph: Collins Courts

Barbara Curran says Peter Curran was ‘half his weight’ two months after alleged incident

The ruling by Mr Justice Paul Butler, in which he dismissed an action for damages against Dublin Bus,  is regarded as significant for insurers running “minimal-impact” defences to such claims. File photograph: Aidan Crawley

High court heard bus on which woman was travelling suffered ‘glancing blow’ when hit by rental car but did not move on impact

Charles Byrne is seeking to bring a petition challenging the result of the abortion referendum. Photograph: Collins Courts.

High Court will rule on two separate applications for permission to bring petitions

Dr Declan Gill pictured at the Four Courts  for his High Court action. Photograph:  Collins Courts

Court hears Dr Declan Gill wore mask day after US presidential election ‘as a joke’

Alan Thawley:  his wife  Malak Thawley,  died on  May 8th,  2016 at the National Maternity Hospital in Dublin. Photograph:  Collins Courts

Judge rules Alan Thawley did not meet legal test to be joined as a notice party to case

Facebook argues it is entitled to appeal both the reference itself and certain findings of fact by the High Court’s Ms Justice Caroline Costello grounding the reference which, it claims, are wrong.

High Court referral to ECJ concerns validity of EU-US data transfer channels

A challenge by a mother and her two Irish born daughters to orders for their deportation to the mother’s native Georgia has been struck out on consent at the High Court. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times.

Decision to expel due to lies told in asylum application ‘disproportionate’, judge says

The Supreme Court has overturned planning permission for a Co Clare wind farm. File photograph: Bloomberg via Getty Images.

Supreme Court says An Bord Pleanála failed to make ‘precise’ findings under European law

Michael Smurfit excused from attending High Court. The court heard that  Dr Smurfit had a hip replacement operation and a complication arose when his femur fractured and he required further surgery.

Businessman is recovering from hip operation in Monte Carlo hospital

The president of the High Court has made orders preventing an elderly woman from being visited in hospital by either her son or husband arising from concerns over their alleged behaviour there. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times.

Judge says it’s a matter of ‘great sadness’ that family making woman’s life more distressing

A vet found guilty of professional misconduct for letting his official stamp be used to certify some cattle as fit for export to Morocco when they were not, has had his registration cancelled by the High Court. Image: iStock.

Court told Cornelius Linehan (60) let his official stamp be used to certify unfit cattle for export

Child with sickle cell disease had lost appeal over deportation of him and Nigerian mother

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal by a special needs assistant who was told, due to serious injuries suffered by her in a road accident, she could not resume her work at a school.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times.

Marie Daly worked as SNA in Cork school before suffering serious injuries in road accident

Dublin Airport’s Terminal 2 building. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Local residents appealed the planning permission decision for €320 million runway

Dr Stanislaw Franciszek Zulichoswki has been struck off the medical register in Ireland and has returned to Poland.

‘I just kind of started liking it and got carried away . . . I am just a man, not only a doctor’

Court advises further legal measures to ensure regularisation of the adoption

The law library in the Four Courts. File photograph: David Sleator

Woman had family history of ovarian cancer but claimed she was not referred for genetic testing

INM strongly opposes inspectors. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Written submissions to be accepted on exact terms of reference for inspectors

The president of the High Court, Mr Justice Peter Kelly, said the orders were necessary due to ‘outrageous’ behaviour of the siblings at the hospital.

Judge brands behaviour of son and daughter of dementia sufferer as ‘outrageous’

Peter Curran has sued the K Club, resort superintendent Gerry Byrne and Dr Michael Smurfit.

Security would put ‘fear of God’ in anyone threatening ‘establishment’, ex-manager says

INM was very concerned about a “fundamental unfairness” in the ODCE’s approach to its application for inspectors, counsel for the media group told the High Court.

‘No basis’ for view ex-chairman had ‘untramelled’ influence at company, High Court told

Justice Elizabeth Dunne: even in cases where liability for defamation has been admitted, a jury determines damages, she said. Photograph: Frank Miller

Dispute arose in two actions over whether sum should be determined by judge or jury

Nineteen people affected by ‘interrogation’ of INM data may have been regarded as having “acted adversely” to the interests of INM’s major shareholder, Denis O’Brien, the High Court was told.

INM board initially ‘downplayed’ alleged data breach to watchdog, High Court hears

High Court was told of concerns over issues at INM.

Corporate watchdog concerned at ‘fundamental malaise’ in INM

Concerns of the corporate watchdog about the extent of influence and control by Independent News & Media’s major shareholder Denis O’Brien over the media group is an important issue in Tuesday’s hearing of the application to appoint inspectors to INM.  Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Hearing of corporate watchdog’s application for the appointment of inspectors, opposed by media group’s board, begins

The applicants contend there was a “splitting off” of some 553m of the Morrison’s Island works from the overall €160m  flood defences scheme for Cork.

Proceedings initiated by architects, business owners, artists and archaeologists

The president of the High Court, Mr Justice Peter Kelly,   warned the son if he breached the order he would be in contempt for which the penalty was imprisonment.

High Court told security called when he tried to remove woman from hospital bed in breach of earlier orders

An Indian nurse at Beaumont Hospital who alleged racial discrimination after being passed over for promotion 11 times, has brought a legal challenge over the dismissal of her complaint by the Workplace Relations Commission. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw.

Court told WRC heard no evidence from Indian woman in case about not being promoted

Staff working in Cloverhill say the number of mentally ill people being sent there by the courts is unprecedented. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The court also rejects the woman’s application for bail

Several other parties have also been granted access to documents by the High Court

The Four Courts.

Court told of ‘very unusual’ circumstances but no dishonesty surrounding the deficit

Independent House. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Data Protection Commissioner also to apply for permission to use ODCE documents

Lawyers for Facebook  said it would seek a “leapfrog” appeal against the referral to the Supreme Court.  A leapfrog appeal is one that bypasses the Court of Appeal.

Issue is referral to Court of Justice to decide validity of EU-US data transfer channels

Patricia Madden of the ICA pictured at the Four Courts. Photograph: Collins Courts

Legal action initiated in High Court over conduct of elections for national executive

The case arose after Right To Know asked  for access to all documents which show Cabinet discussions related to Ireland’s greenhouse gas emissions from 2002 to 2016.

Request for access must now be reconsidered by Department of the Taoiseach reviewer

An action by Seán Quinn’s wife Patricia appears set for hearing early next year.

Case had been put on hold pending conclusion of proceedings against bankers

A High Court order will allow a   hospital detain the 15-year-old girl and administer such treatment as it considers necessary, including naso-gastric feeding.

High Court orders transfer of teenager to hospital

Supreme Court will address whether damages must be paid for breach of constitutional rights or whether declarations may be more appropriate in some cases.

Around 1,000 other slopping out cases are on hold until this appeal is decided

Solicitor Declan O’Callaghan leaving the Four Courts  after he appeared before the High Court. Photograph: Collins Courts

Issues concerning handling of widow’s estate by Declan O’Callaghan were ‘disquieting’

Mr Justice Gerard Hogan said while some might think a hospital  should have power to restrain an elderly patient with dementia leaving with no suitable care plan, any change in the law was a policy matter for the Oireachtas. Photograph: Getty Images

Court of Appeal hears hospital was concerned discharge was not in best interests of 93-year-old

Jack White’s Inn outside Arklow, where Tom Nevin was killed in 1996. File photograph: Eric Luke

Catherine Nevin challenged ruling that conviction could prevent her getting inheritance

The Law Library in the Four Courts, Dublin. File photograph: David Sleator

Council offered to carry out further works to house of disabled woman in Fermoy

The future care needs of Cassie Fitzgerald (9) who is in a wheelchair will be assessed when her case comes back before the High Court in five years’ time.

Cassie Fitzgerald sued through her father as a result of circumstances of her birth in 2008

The Supreme Court will only hear an appeal if it considers a case raises issues of general public importance or is necessary in the interests of justice. Photograph: Eric Luke

An Bord Pleanála has granted permission for the planned 138 km north-south connector

Mr Justice Alan Mahon is to step down from the Court of Appeal to become the Ombudsman for the Defence Forces. Photograph: Collins Courts.

Co Offaly native, who chaired planning tribunal, to be new Defence Forces ombudsman

Joanna Jordan is seeking to bring a petition challenging the result of the abortion referendum. Photograph: Collins Courts.

Pair made claims on impact of Minister for Health’s Yes stance, voter registration irregularities

Joanna Jordan is  pictured leaving the Four Courts where she is seeking to challenge the result of last month’s abortion referendum. Photograph: Collins Courts.

Joanna Jordan and Charles Byrne seeking to challenge outcome of May 25th referendum

A mother with a history of mental and physical health difficulties has lost her appeal over the High Court’s refusal to judicially review her complaints over her access to her children. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times.

Court hears mother sees three children as a unit for five hours a year, in line with their wishes

Brian de Staic is seeking a High Court injunction preventing AJ Bácéir Teoranta, trading as Dingle Goldsmiths, infringing his copyright and passing off its products under the name Ogham Stone Collection

Brian de Staic claims shop opened by former employees is piggybacking on his success

Musician Charles Byrne  leaving the Four Courts on Tuesday after his  High Court action. Photograph:  Collins Courts

High Court hearing action by Drogheda man seeking to challenge referendum result

The applications have come from  Charles Byrne, a piano teacher and musician from College Rise, Drogheda, Co Louth and Joanna Jordan, a homemaker, from Upper Glenageary Road, Dun Laoghaire. Photograph: Julien Behal/PA

Charles Byrne is one of two people challenging result of Eighth Amendment poll

 Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Remarks made after €5k payout to garda with injured hand incurred costs of €20k

 Ormond Hotel on Ormond Quay, Dublin. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Historic hotel on Dublin’s quays featured in James Joyce’s ‘Ulysses’

A man was secretly recorded threatening  his elderly mother, who has advanced dementia, and calling her names, the High Court has heard. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Gardaí removed woman from her home recently due to medical, safeguarding concerns

In December, 2016, as part of the process leading up to the hearing of the actions, Mr Justice Max Barrett ruled the State was entitled to claim litigation privilege over documents deployed when the State defended proceedings brought against it by the European Commission over the tax.

Ryanair and Aer Lingus seek papers in repayment case

Ballaghaderreen solicitor Declan O’Callaghan has reimbursed “extortionate” fees of €344,000 out of a child’s €454,840 estate. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/THE IRISH TIMES

Declan O’Callaghan, from Ballaghaderreen, charged €1,800 to send a letter to counsel

A woman who has been in prison for eight weeks over a failure to comply with court orders directing her to leave a €1 million south Dublin property, has lost an appeal over the order jailing her. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

Mother of two has been in prison for eight weeks for contempt of court orders

Charles Byrne’s   concerns include that persons, including nuns, were allegedly excluded from the register. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Charles Byrne to apply for leave to bring a petition challenging the result next week

The judge stressed his judgment was given in the particular circumstances of Gary  Simpson’s imprisonment in Mountjoy Prison over eight months in 2013 – being under protection, doubled up in a single cell and 23 hour lock-up. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Issue has potential implications for up to 1,000 cases

LG Ltd, which operates the West Wood gym in Westmanstown Sports Centre, Clonsilla, Dublin, contested a €49,440 rates demand for 2016 from Fingal Council in the High Court.

Gym lodges appeal to Supreme Court over €49,000 commercial rates bill

Woman with rare genetic condition had child who needs 24-hour care after incorrect test result

AIB logo. Photograph: Reuters/Paul McErlane

Bank argued decision could cast doubt on legality of €17.8bn in interbank transfers

The late Malak Thawley pictured with her husband Alan. Photograph: Facebook

NHM is objecting to new investigation, saying it would re-litigate proceedings

The boy was made a ward of court after his case over alleged negligence in the circumstances of his birth at the National Maternity Hospital in July 2010 settled last year. The case settled on the basis of an agreed liability finding of 70/30 in favour of the child.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/THE IRISH TIMES

Both parents have given up their careers to care for child damaged at birth in NMH

The judge said he would enter the proceedings in the Commercial Court list but would make only minimalist directions pending the result of the mediation.

Adverse possession claim holding up proceedings, purchaser says

The man had recently told a relative, “I cannot deal with this any more.” File photograph: Getty Images

Pensioner intelligent and articulate but family say he cannot manage his affairs

Developers Curve Devco were granted permission by An Bord Pleanála for a three-to-four storey high apartment development on a 1.2 hectare wooded site which forms part of the larger Castle Park School lands. Photograph: YouTube

Proposed Castle Park Road scheme comprising 50 units next to complainant’s home

 Taoiseach Leo Varadkar  casts his vote in the abortion referendum at Scoil Thomas, Castlenock,  Dublin. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Charles Byrne also wants dates of birth of voters and register of who voted on May 25th

The man, aged in his sixties, objects to the HSE’s application to have him made a ward of court, which would mean the court decides what is in his best interests.

Man would rather be happy at home than safe in a nursing home

Working time rules to be extended to Defence Forces and Gardaí as case settled

Dublin publican Charlie Chawke pictured  recovering from surgery in 2003 following his shooting by armed raiders.  Frank Ward, who was jailed for 20 years for his role in the incident, has made several court applications seeking his release. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Frank Ward told High Court he was being detained in ‘internal exile’ in Portlaoise

If the High Court heard the appeal now, the couple would get only one ‘outing’ in terms of having matters fully and properly heard, rather than two, Mr Justice Max Barrett said.

High Court orders rehearing after lender’s repeated errors in presenting evidence

Troubled 16-year-old has been exhibiting bizare and violent behaviour, court hears

Donegal businessman Jim Ferry faces jail for contempt of a High Court order if he does not provide details about money made from illegal dumping.   Photograph:  Collins Courts

Jim Ferry ordered to submit information about money made from illegal dumping

Deportation threat: Lela Sivsivadze, who came to Ireland in 2003, with her daughtters Sofia and Mariam. Photograph: Collins Courts

Development comes after judge considers deportation orders are ‘disproportionate’

The Four Courts. Pharma  giant Merck Sharp and Dohme had last April secured a temporary High Court injunction preventing rival Clonmel Healthcare continuing to sell a version of MSD’s “Inegy” drug. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Dispute is over Clonmel’s generic alternative to cholesterol drug ‘Inegy’

A woman jailed for contempt of court orders directing her to leave a €1 million south Dublin house has denied that she wants a ‘free ride’ by remaining in the property. Image: iStock.

Counsel for fund granted possession of house says woman wants to ‘steal’ Dublin house

The receivers applied to have proceedings over the debt on the properties admitted the the Commercial Court list.

It is claimed that they are being advertises for short-term rentals

Dromoland Castle, Co Clare. Photograph: Press 22

Stake representing a 6.8 per cent holding worth an estimated €1.9m

The Supreme Court judgment comes after an 18 year battle in the Irish courts between the man, who has remarried here, and the woman.

Plaintiff claimed it was irreconcilable with an earlier divorce granted in another EU state

Thomas O Rourke and Maria Leslie, holding a picture of their late son Thomas, leave the Four Courts  after a High Court action on his behalf. Photograph: Collins Courts

Parents of infant who died in Our Lady Of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda sued HSE

The High Court will on June 26th hear three legal challenges to the abortion referendum result. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP/Getty Images

One challenger questions if some student voters at NUIG were properly registered

Deportation threat: Lela with Sofia and Mariam. Photograph: Collins Courts

Sofia and Mariam have never left Ireland, but fear being sent to their mother's homeland of Georgia

Rihanna: Dublin woman Dana Kavanagh says she was caused emotional suffering as a result of what she says was a false and malicious email sent by the singer on July 11th, 2013. Photograph: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images

Dublin woman Dana Kavanagh, whose husband was the singer’s head of security, is suing for mental stress

Lela Sivsivadze came here 15 years ago and her two children, Mariam (13) and Sofia (8), have lived all their lives here. Photograph: Collins Courts

Lela Sivsivadze came to Ireland 15 years ago for work and has two Irish-born children

Maura Harrington,  outside the Four Courts. Photograph: Collins Courts

Long-time campaigner against Shell Corrib gas project loses High Court case

 Rihanna:  Dublin woman Dana Kavanagh says she was caused emotional suffering as a result of what she says was a false and malicious email sent by the singer on July 11th, 2013. Photograph:  Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images

Dublin woman claims the singer circulated ‘falsehoods’

Mr Justice Gerard Hogan made the referral under the CJEU’s urgent procedure which enables that court to deal speedily, within two to three months, with certain cases.

Parents unaware that baby was being removed from Ireland and brought to England

The garda said he got names, addresses and dates of birth of the couple from the hospital but was unaware of correspondence and phone calls passing between Ms Grimes’ solicitor and gardaí. Photograph: Frank Miller

Judge ruled that woman had failed to pursue man who was driving vehicle they were in

Word Perfect wins appeal against awarding of contract to rival company

Israeli-incorporated Teva Pharmaceutical Industries sought the orders pending the outcome of other proceedings. Photograph: Bloomberg

Teva sought orders restraining Galway-based Mylan from making MS drug

Hig Court judge Mr Justice Michael Twomey has said the State’s tenancy disputes system ‘defies all logic’. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times.

Action by landlord opposing €910 award to tenant would cost thousands in legal fees, judge says

The ODCE wants inspectors to investigate an alleged data breach at INM. Photograph: Frank Miller

ODCE is applying to appoint inspectors to investigate data breaches at media group

Under the Referendum Act, applications to bring petitions seeking leave to challenge the result of a referendum must be presented seven days after the official result is published in ‘Iris Oifigiúil’. Photograph:  PAUL FAITH/AFP/Getty Images

Government sources insist such actions were expected and will not ‘derail’ plans

The matter will  return next Monday before the president of the High Court, Mr Justice Peter Kelly. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Dublin woman claims evidence ‘of large numbers of potential no voters who were unable to vote due to de-registering’

The child’s  mother sought child benefit in October 2015 but was refused until she got residency status in January 2016.

Failure to treat child equally to other Irish citizen children breached Constitution, court of appeal found

Ms Justice Úna Ní Raifeartaigh said the child, aged nine, has a ‘deep and loving relationship’ with both parents. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Court hears boy told a psychologist he was ‘not able to pick’ which parent to live with

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