Case archive



Court of Appeal: Priest who raped and sexually abused 12-year-old boy loses appeal against his conviction

A priest who raped and sexually abused a boy throughout 2005 and 2006 has lost an appeal against his ...

Court of Appeal — 10 August 2018

High Court: Further information necessary for determination on Polish extradition case

Following a ruling from the Court of Justice of the European Union that the High Court was justified ...

High Court — 9 August 2018

Court of Appeal: Former drama teacher loses appeal against rape conviction

A man who taught drama classes at a primary school in the late 1990s has lost an appeal against his ...

Court of Appeal — 8 August 2018

High Court: Pharmaceutical company refused application for stay of revocation proceedings

A pharmaceutical company which was granted a patent now the subject of revocation proceedings in the ...

High Court — 7 August 2018

Court of Appeal: Minister for defence successfully appeals order for discovery of documents regarding chemicals in Aer Corps

The Minister for Defence has been successful in appealing an order for discovery of documents dating ...

12 July 2018

High Court: Man whose wife committed suicide the day after she was discharged from hospital awarded €263k

A man whose wife committed suicide the day after she was discharged from hospital for a previous sui ...

High Court — 3 August 2018

Crown Court: Man sentenced to eleven years for manslaughter, GBH, and possession of firearms

A man who pleaded guilty to the manslaughter of a man in Coalisland in October 2015, and to Grievous ...

Crown Court — 2 August 2018

Supreme Court: Oireachtas needs to address lack of regulation for complex commercial litigation

The Supreme Court has called for the Oireachtas to address the increasing problem of access to justi ...

Supreme Court — 1 August 2018

Supreme Court: Convicted murderer loses appeal challenging the admissibility of witness testimony

A man who was convicted of murder, primarily on the basis of evidence provided by another man involv ...

Supreme Court — 31 July 2018

Supreme Court: Developer personally liable for costs in proceedings brought by his companies 

A developer, who is the director or shareholder in a number of companies which brought proceedings a ...

Supreme Court — 30 July 2018

High Court: Brothers awarded €40,000 damages for receiver’s trespass

The High Court has found that a company which bought loans which were originally facilitated by Angl ...

High Court — 27 July 2018

Court of Appeal: Rural development partnership loses appeal challenging award of €1.2m public contract

A rural development partnership in Connemara, which was unsuccessful in its bid for a €1.2 mill ...

Court of Appeal — 26 July 2018

High Court: Application to appeal North-South interconnector judgment fails

Applicants who were unsuccessful in their challenge to the planning approval for 300 pylons from Tyr ...

19 January 2018

High Court: Student who developed PTSD after being hit by a car awarded over €250k

A woman who was hit by a car when she was crossing the street in Dublin in 2011 has been awarded &eu ...

High Court — 25 July 2018

High Court: Challenges to the abortion referendum result are refused leave

Two applicants who sought to challenge the result of the abortion referendum have had their applicat ...

High Court — 24 July 2018