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A woman who was crashed into as she drove home from her job as a carer has been awarded €493,786 in the High Court. Mr Justice Kevin Cross was satisfied that the woman was a genuine witness, and a hard worker who would have been able to continue working full time had it not been for the injuries s

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in the competition was that candidates should be under 35 years of age. In the view of M. Salaberria Sorondo, who was more than 35 years old when he participated in the competition, there were no reasonable grounds for the age limit imposed by the notice restricting access to the public service. Mr

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A Tunisian man has had his article 8 appeal against a deportation order unanimously dismissed by judges in the Supreme Court because the material available to the Home Secretary could admit of no conclusion other than it was unlikely in the extreme that he would develop a relationship with his child

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A man convicted of raping his mother has had his appeal dismissed by judges in the Supreme Court, who ruled that the trial judge’s directions to the jury in the rape trial had broadened the defence available to the accused rapist beyond what the law proscribed. Delivering the judgment of the seven

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The Court of Appeal has ruled that the Guerin Report into the handling of allegations of Garda misconduct contained conclusions that that were damaging to the former Minister for Justice and Equality, Mr Alan Shatter, and that the defective procedure adopted in publishing the report amounted to a br

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The Rubik’s Cube shape is not an EU trademark and its non-visible functional elements including its rotating ability should have been considered when it was registered, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has ruled. At the request of Seven Towers, a UK company which manages, inter al

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The High Court has awarded a sum of €47,200 to a Dublin shop manager who was injured after slipping at work. Mr Justice Barr accepted evidence from medical experts that the injury had caused the woman to experience pain in her knee since the date of the accident in 2012, until this was relieved by

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