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High Court

High Court

Deals with the most serious civil and criminal cases, it also has the power to determine whether a law is constitutional or not. It acts as an appeals court to the Circuit Courts in civil matters, it also can review decisions made by certain tribunals. This court consists of a president and 36 ordinary judges.

# high-court - Saturday 23 July, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Could two Mayo publicans have exposed a gaping hole in Ireland’s legal system? Courts

Could two Mayo publicans have exposed a gaping hole in Ireland’s legal system?

Two Claremorris publicans escaped punishment for having punters on their premises after hours. But how?

# high-court - Monday 18 July, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Take 5: Monday Take 5

Take 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock

From TheJournal.ie Students launch High Court challenge against ‘savage’ cuts to grants Courts

Students launch High Court challenge against ‘savage’ cuts to grants

The Union of Students in Ireland says students could not have expected grants to be slashed by up to 60 per cent.

# high-court - Thursday 14 July, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Drugs are up, divorce is down – the Irish courts in numbers Courts

Drugs are up, divorce is down – the Irish courts in numbers

The Courts Service report for 2010 reveals that there has been an increase in drugs offences at the Circuit Criminal Court, an increase in child custody and access applications, and a decrease in separation and divorce.

# high-court - Tuesday 12 July, 2011

From TheJournal.ie High Court refuses Cosgrave access to documents High Court

High Court refuses Cosgrave access to documents

Former TD Liam Cosgrave is charged with receiving corrupt payments.

From TheJournal.ie Assange extradition hearing begins today Court

Assange extradition hearing begins today

The 40-year-old Wikileaks editor in chief faces extradition to Sweden for questioning about sexual assault and rape allegations.

# high-court - Thursday 7 July, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Take 5: Thursday Take 5

Take 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

From TheJournal.ie Joy and dismay follows ruling on setting pay for low-wage restaurant workers Wages

Joy and dismay follows ruling on setting pay for low-wage restaurant workers

Food industry groups have welcome the ruling which deems Joint Labour Committees rules on wages to be unconstitutional. They say it will lead to job creation.

# high-court - Tuesday 5 July, 2011

From TheJournal.ie €400,000 in damages for woman abused by dancing teacher Courts

€400,000 in damages for woman abused by dancing teacher

Landmark ruling makes it first case to succeed on grounds of post-traumatic stress disorder.

# high-court - Friday 1 July, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Woman receives multi-million euro settlement after car crash Crash

Woman receives multi-million euro settlement after car crash

Valerie Bourke needs 24-hour care after her car was hit by an articulated truck in 2006.

# high-court - Thursday 16 June, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Juror who communicated with accused via Facebook jailed for eight months Facebook Juror

Juror who communicated with accused via Facebook jailed for eight months

Contempt of court caused the collapse of a multi-million pound drug trial in the UK.

# high-court - Sunday 12 June, 2011

From Business ETC Telly Wars: TV3 sues RTÉ for €10 million over transmission fees Television

Telly Wars: TV3 sues RTÉ for €10 million over transmission fees

TV3 claims that it was charged more than TG4 paid to be broadcast on the RTÉ-owned national transmission network.

# high-court - Thursday 9 June, 2011

From Business ETC Court grants order for Irish Life business to be sold Irish Life

Court grants order for Irish Life business to be sold

The High Court grants an order to the Minister for Finance directing Irish Life & Permanent to sell its life assurance business.

# high-court - Monday 6 June, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach pays tribute to former High Court president Declan Costello RIP

Taoiseach pays tribute to former High Court president Declan Costello

Costello passed away in Dublin following a long illness. He is credited with developing Fine Gael’s ‘Towards a Just Society’ policy in the 1960s.

# high-court - Friday 3 June, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Tesco worker will bring supermarket giant to court over disputed half-million lotto ticket Lotto Row

Tesco worker will bring supermarket giant to court over disputed half-million lotto ticket

Andrea O’Reilly is claiming the lotto ticket but Tesco wants to donate the money to charity and a High Court battle is now set to take place.

# high-court - Friday 27 May, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Verdict expected in Rosanna Davison defamation case against Ryanair Rosanna Vs Ryanair

Verdict expected in Rosanna Davison defamation case against Ryanair

The former Miss World claims that the airline defamed her in a press release following comments she made about its charity calendar in 2008.

# high-court - Monday 23 May, 2011

Newspapers plan new bid to unmask superinjunction footballer

The Sun and other newspapers will return to the High Court, after a Scottish paper publishes the identity of the footballer.

From TheJournal.ie Newspapers plan new bid to unmask superinjunction footballer Privacy

Newspapers plan new bid to unmask superinjunction footballer

The Sun and other newspapers will return to the High Court, after a Scottish paper publishes the identity of the footballer.

# high-court - Sunday 22 May, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Anglo may have known it faced bankruptcy from 2004, says High Court chief Anglo

Anglo may have known it faced bankruptcy from 2004, says High Court chief

The Master of the High Court has suggested that Anglo was aware of the solvency issues it faced for several years before the economic collapse.

# high-court - Friday 20 May, 2011

Footballer sues Twitter – and possibly you – over superinjunction breaches

The unnamed Premier League footballer behind an injunction over an affair with Imogen Thomas files action against Twitter.

# high-court - Wednesday 11 May, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Master of the High Court calls for debt forgiveness Courts

Master of the High Court calls for debt forgiveness

A senior administrator of the courts system complains that banks are too aggressive in pursuing their loans.

# high-court - Friday 6 May, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Settlement of €3.5m in case of boy who suffered brain injuries at birth High Court

Settlement of €3.5m in case of boy who suffered brain injuries at birth

Fourteen year old Cian Mangan took a case for negligence against the HSE through his mother, Michelle Mangan.

# high-court - Wednesday 4 May, 2011

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Wednesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things you really need to know by 9am: Noonan promises good news in today’s Exchequer figures; two barmen go on trial for the manslaughter of a customer who drank himself to death and why using the word ‘pet’ is insulting to your family moggy, er, animal companion.

# high-court - Wednesday 27 April, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Cork woman’s appeal against school sexual abuse may be set for Europe Courts

Cork woman’s appeal against school sexual abuse may be set for Europe

A Cork woman is appealing a ruling that the State is not liable for the sexual abuse she suffered at the hands of her teacher.

# high-court - Friday 15 April, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Lighthouse Cinema to close with the loss of 20 jobs Lights Out

Lighthouse Cinema to close with the loss of 20 jobs

Co-founder says they knew the rent on the cinema would be doubled, but that the failure to develop the Smithfield area made business impossible.

# high-court - Tuesday 22 March, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Take 5: Tuesday Take 5

Take 5: Tuesday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock.

# high-court - Friday 18 March, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Bailey to face extradition to France over du Plantier killing Courts

Bailey to face extradition to France over du Plantier killing

The High Court allows Ian Bailey to be sent to France to face questioning over the murder of the French filmmaker 14 years ago.

# high-court - Sunday 13 March, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Liam Lawlor’s widow to sue Sunday Independent for libel Courts

Liam Lawlor’s widow to sue Sunday Independent for libel

Hazel Lawlor claims that the report of her husband’s death in October 2005 caused her “massive trauma”.

# high-court - Tuesday 1 March, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Central Bank to get new powers to cover costs of future banking failures Banks

Central Bank to get new powers to cover costs of future banking failures

New legislation imposed as a condition of the EU/IMF bailout will see the Central Bank gain sweeping new powers in order to protect the state from future exposure to troubled banks.

# high-court - Monday 31 January, 2011

From TheJournal.ie High Court awards Callely €17k in damages for Seanad suspension Ivor

High Court awards Callely €17k in damages for Seanad suspension

Senator Ivor Callely has been awarded damages relating to his loss of earnings over his quashed Seanad suspension.

# high-court - Friday 14 January, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Take 5: Friday Take 5

Take 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

# high-court - Wednesday 15 December, 2010

From TheJournal.ie Former garda jailed for failing to comply with court Courts

Former garda jailed for failing to comply with court

Kevin Glavin failed to convert his rental properties from multi-unit to single dwellings as he had promised the court.

# high-court - Monday 13 December, 2010

From TheJournal.ie Cabinet to discuss AIB bonuses AIB Bonuses

Cabinet to discuss AIB bonuses

The taoiseach says the cabinet will discuss whether they can stop the awarding of bonuses to AIB executives.

# high-court - Wednesday 17 November, 2010

From TheJournal.ie High Court issues record €10m libel payout for naked sleepwalker Courts

High Court issues record €10m libel payout for naked sleepwalker

€9m in compensation – and €1m in aggravated damages – is the highest ever libel payout in the history of the State.

# high-court - Wednesday 3 November, 2010

From TheJournal.ie Greens: Donegal by-election should happen immediately By-Elections This post contains a poll

Greens: Donegal by-election should happen immediately

The Green Party says the government should honour the spirit of the High Court opinion, with other ballots in Spring.

From TheJournal.ie Pearse Doherty wins court case seeking by-election By-Elections

Pearse Doherty wins court case seeking by-election

The High Court deems that the delay in holding the by-election in Donegal South-West is ‘unreasonable’.

# high-court - Friday 29 October, 2010

From TheJournal.ie High Court halts action by O’Brien and Desmond Moriarty Tribunal

High Court halts action by O’Brien and Desmond

Attempts by Denis O’Brien and Dermot Desmond to prevent Michael McDowell acting as a barrister for the Moriarty Tribunal have been halted by the High Court.

# high-court - Tuesday 12 October, 2010

From TheJournal.ie Liverpool’s day in the dock as second bidder emerges

Liverpool’s day in the dock as second bidder emerges

Singapore billionaire Peter Lim comes forward with a revised offer – as RBS and Tom Hicks go to court.

# high-court - Tuesday 21 September, 2010

From TheJournal.ie Call for Fitzpatrick family’s loan repayments to be probed Anglo

Call for Fitzpatrick family’s loan repayments to be probed

The circumstances around loan repayments to Anglo Irish bank by former chairman Sean Fitzpatrick’s family may be examined.

# high-court - Monday 20 September, 2010

From TheJournal.ie Is ACC using the commercial court as a business tool? Courts

Is ACC using the commercial court as a business tool?

A businessman taking the bank to the High Court seems to think so.