Case Reports

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The High Court has dismissed a Tipperary farmer's claim that the mining activities of a nearby company had caused settlement to the surface of some of his 18-acre farmland and damage to adjacent buildings. Relying on the tort of nuisance, the farmer sought damages in excess of €3 million which the

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In today’s Grand Chamber judgment in the case of J.K. and Others v. Sweden the European Court of Human Rights held, by ten votes to seven, that there would be: a violation of article 3 (prohibition of torture and inhuman or degrading treatment) of the European Convention on Human Rights if the ord

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Amongst a series of superfluous actions brought by two individuals against the State’s tenancies tribunal, the High Court held that the judicial review proceedings were duplicitous, and ordered that the Court should consider limiting the applicants from engaging in future frivolous applications. P

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The UK Supreme Court has referred the question of whether a Directive on equal gender treatment as regards social security precludes the imposition in national law of a requirement that, in addition to satisfying the physical, social and psychological criteria for recognising a change of gender, a p

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A limited company, the Irish Skydiving Club Ltd (hereafter ISC) sought judicial review of the decision of An Bord Pleanála that the use by the ISC of Kilkenny Airfield for sponsored parachute jumping was a development and not an exempted development. Judgment was given in the trial of a modular iss

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