Eithne Higgins

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Nurse Eithne Higgins took the case against VW over the emissions problem.

A woman’s action arising from the Volkswagen car emissions scandal should not be further heard by Judge Mary Devins at Castlebar District Court for r(...)

The proceedings first came before the District Court in May 2016. Photograph: Henry Romero/Reuters

A High Court judge is due to rule next week on proceedings by Volkswagen aimed at preventing a woman’s action arising from its emissions scandal conti(...)

Volkswagen’s lawyers walked out  during a September hearing before  Judge Mary  Devins at Castlebar District Court.  Photograph: Paul J Richards/AFP/Getty

A nurse suing Volkswagen arising from the car giant’s emissions scandal has described as “inappropriate and unnecessary” a walk-out by its lawyers fro(...)

A High Court judge has been asked to decide whether a case by a nurse arising from the Volkswagen Group’s emissions scandal can continue to be heard at Castlebar District Court.

A High Court judge has been asked to decide whether a case by a nurse arising from the Volkswagen Group’s emissions scandal can continue to be heard a(...)

A Volkswagen car dealership in San Diego, California: Along with a $4.3bn settlement  with the US justice department and EPA,  VW will plead guilty to charges, including wire fraud and violating the US Clean Air Act. Photograph: Reuters/Mike Blake

Oliver Schmidt’s decision to holiday in Florida now seems foolhardy. As a senior VW manager linked to the firm’s diesel emissions scandal, a vacation (...)

Car manufacturing giant Volkswagen has launched a High Court challenge aimed at halting an action against it before Castlebar District Court. Eithne (...)

The growing number of court cases over the Volkswagen emissions scandal highlights the need for class actio n lawsuits, according to Independent MEP Marian, Harkin.

The growing number of court cases over the Volkswagen emissions scandal highlights the need in Europe for class action lawsuits, according to Independ(...)

The Mayo case is likely to have international ramifications for VW.

In the latest twist in the Volkswagen emissions scandal the car firm’s legal team walked out of Castlebar District Court on Tuesday afternoon after Di(...)

Castlebar District Court is an unassuming venue for proceedings with potential ramifications for eight million European motorists. A case before Judge(...)

VW unsuccessfully sought an adjournment of Tuesday’s hearing at Castlebar District Court. Photograph: Fabian Bimmer/Reuters

On Tuesday, Castlebar District Court in Co Mayo will play host to the latest chapter in the multibillion-euro Volkswagen emissions scandal. On one s(...)

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