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A lawyer proposed transferring a harassment case to a court in a neighbouring county because of a lack of video link facilities in Co Kerry's seven courthouses. John West, 53, appeared in Killorglin District Court yesterday on a charge of harassing two adults and one minor between February 2014 and

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The State is seeking to overturn an order by the Master of the High Court joining them in a lawsuit by three alleged sexual abuse victims. Three men who launched damages actions against teachers and two schools run by the Congregation of Christian Brothers applied to have the Education Minister and

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India is to press ahead with liberalising the country's legal services market to allow foreign lawyers the right to operate in the jurisdiction. The news was announced by UK Chancellor George Osborne, who met with India's Finance Minister Arun Jaitley this week.

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Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald has rejected calls for the review of data retention legislation, through which the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (GSOC) retrieved journalists' phone records, to also consider members of the public.

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The Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (GSOC) spent €675,205 obtaining legal advice in 2014, according to figures provided to the Oireachtas. The figure represents a massive increase from the €142,112 spent on external costs in 2013 and saw GSOC end 2014 with an overall budget deficit of €3

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A judge in Mullingar District Court yesterday told fourteen defendants that their case would be a "gravy train" for lawyers after they applied for legal aid. The men appeared in the court in relation to charges of violent disorder relating to an incident at The Stillery pub in Mullingar last year.

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Judge Patrick Durcan will not be called to testify in the trial of a man who made a lewd display at a sitting of Ennis District Court last year. Brian Joyce, 21, has pled guilty to a charge under section 6 of the Public Order Act 1994 of engaging in threatening, abusive or insulting behaviour with i

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A public inquiry in the UK has found that the 2006 murder of Alexander Litvinenko was “probably” approved by Russian President Vladimir Putin. Mr Litivinenko, 43, died in London after he was poisoned with polonium-210, which is thought to have been put in his tea.

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