Case Reports

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A former consultant surgeon has failed to obtain an order from the Court of Appeal restraining the prosecution of a number of indecent assault offences which allegedly took place between the 1960s and 1990s. The alleged offences were perpetrated primarily against teenage boys who had been admitted t

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The High Court has found that a family’s use of factory land in order to access their cottage does not constitute a legal right of way, as it arose out of the family’s connection to the factory, and subsequently out of a relationship of tolerance and reciprocity. The plaintiffs, known as Zopitar

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The High Court has awarded a teenage boy €51,244.56 in damages, after a fire in his home caused by a Hotpoint dishwasher caused him trauma, anxiety and distress. The plaintiff was acknowledged by the court to have been diagnosed with mild intellectual disabilities, resulting in him requiring a spe

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An appeal brought against the Pensions Ombudsman by the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform, the Department of Education, and the Higher Education Authority with regards to the pension benefits granted to Michael Gleeson, who was granted permission to retire at 60 with full pension, has fail

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A man who sought legal aid for counsel in an appeal against a driving conviction has failed to have a non-statutory legal aid scheme declared ultra vires because he had not proven any need for it. Mr Martin Ward attempted to have the Non-statutory District Court (Counsel) Scheme declared ultra vires

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The Supreme Court has upheld the High Court’s decision to allow an affidavit by the Senior Relationship Manager with the Global Restructuring Group of Ulster Bank as sufficient evidence of a loan which had been defaulted on by Messrs Rory O’Brien, Danny O’Brien and Michael McDermott, as to jus

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