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of the Respondent at this time”. When the judicial review proceedings arrived, it emerged that the District Judge had made a number of additional orders when granting the license, including placing a ‘warning note’ on the file, warning other judges about Mr Kilty’s role in the proceedings,

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The High Court has lifted an automatic suspension which had prevented the National Treasury Management Agency and Minister for Education and Skills from concluding a contract for the construction of a new DIT campus at Grangegorman. The automatic suspension had resulted from judicial review proceedi

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A young woman suffering from a borderline emotionally unstable personality disorder has been found to have legal capacity to make decisions about her own care and is to be released from involuntary detention in a heath facility in Scotland and returned to Ireland. The woman, identified as KW, has a

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A woman who sought judicial review of a decision of the Refugee Applications Commissioner on the grounds the Commissioner did not have regard to her status as a victim of human trafficking has had her application refused. The woman, identified as C.C., is a native of Nigeria. She holds that she left

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A former employee of Guinness is to be allowed to continue with his case against the company – in which he claims certain assurances made about his pension arrangements have not been honoured. Mr Owen Traynor worked for Guinness for 35 years before accepting voluntary redundancy in 2002.

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A man has lost his appeal to the Supreme Court against an order for his surrender to the United Kingdom authorities under the European Arrest Warrant procedure. Jason Buckley’s surrender is sought for the purpose of prosecution for a single offence of conspiracy to cause explosions.

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The High Court has refused to grant a declaration sought by an applicant who had challenged s.27C(4) of the Firearms Act 1964 as unconstitutional, due to its precluding his temporary release from prison in order to pursue a course of study. The applicant, Keith Doyle, was sentenced in June 2013 to f

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The High Court has found that an environmental impact assessment is required into the environmental effects of extracting peat as a fuel source for a thermal power plant, before planning permission can be granted for the plant. The case concerns a previously permitted peat and biomass co-fired power

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The High Court in Dublin has found that Dunnes Stores’ application for the judicial review of a retention permission granted by An Bord Pleanála amounted to an ‘abuse of process’, as the primary aim of the application was not to challenge the permission’s legality, but to secure an advantag

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The Court of Appeal has found that the High Court incorrectly granted itself jurisdiction under the Guardianship of Infants Act 1964 when ordering a father to make additional payments to the mother of his children to cover her legal fees in an ongoing legal dispute over the maintenance of their chil

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The Court of Appeal has found that the initial sentence given to a Donegal man in respect of the most serious incident of dangerous driving in Ireland’s history was “unduly lenient”. Shaun Kelly had pled guilty in December 2014 to the offence of dangerous driving causing death, following a fat

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