Case Reports

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The Court of Appeal has ordered a wind farm in Co Cork to be dismantled, pending the outcome of the developer’s application for substituted consent. Mr William Bailey sought orders pursuant to s. 160 of the Planning and Development Act 2000 requiring the dismantling of three wind turbines owned an

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The Supreme Court has made orders under s.3 of the Legal Practitioners (Ireland) Act 1876, enabling a firm of solicitors to claim their fees from the award granted to a client despite the argument that a prior security existed over the award. The firm of solicitors, Matheson, had represented Lett an

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The Court of Appeal has overturned an award of damages in the sum of €67,450 made by the High Court in 2014 in favour of a supermarket employee who injured herself lifting a 10kg bag of potatoes in 2011. Ms Geraldine Martin, an employee of Dunnes Stores, had been working as checkout operator, when

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The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has ruled* the Dublin III Regulation allows member states to send an applicant for international protection to a safe third country, irrespective of whether it is the member state responsible for processing the application or another member state. Th

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The Court of Appeal has overturned a decision of the High Court to refer a bill of costs dated 12th November, 2007, to taxation. The bill related to the work of a solicitor, Ms Mary Dorgan, conducted on behalf of Ms Susan Spillane in two matrimonial proceedings instituted by Ms Spillane’s husband

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The European Court of Justice has dismissed an action by The Body Shop to have a decision of the Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market (OHIM) to reject its application for registration of the trade mark “SPA WISDOM” annulled. In 2010, The Body Shop International, established in Littleh

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A man has failed in his appeal against conviction for producing child pornography in a Skype conversation with a third party. The appellant, Mark Mulligan, had challenged the status of the conversation as child pornography within the meaning of the Child Trafficking and Pornography Act 1998.

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The High Court found that a DIY store chain had unlawfully withheld the bonuses of ten employees, accrued prior to their bonus scheme ending. The ten employees had claimed that B&Q Ireland Limited's decision to withdraw a winter/summer bonus, as well as a zone allowance paid to employees working

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