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Supreme Court rules in favour of man dismissed from job in important test case
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Supreme Court rules in favour of man dismissed from job in important test case

Apr 6th 2021, 8:05 PM 53,830 Views 14 Comments

The appeal by Tomasz Zalewski over the treatment of his complaint alleging unfair dismissal from his job is an important test case.

Newspaper group calls for full trial in Meghan Markle case
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Newspaper group calls for full trial in Meghan Markle case

Jan 20th 2021, 3:28 PM 245 Views 0 Comments

A lawyer representing Associated Newspapers, Antony White, told judge Mark Warby that the case “cries out for investigation” and was “wholly unsuitable for summary judgement”.

Trial of Meghan Markle's privacy claim against newspaper postponed
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Trial of Meghan Markle's privacy claim against newspaper postponed

Oct 29th 2020, 12:50 PM 19,241 Views 0 Comments

The trial has been adjourned from January until “much later next year”.

'I really can't take it anymore', Zaghari-Ratcliffe says after Iran trial postponed at short notice
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'I really can't take it anymore', Zaghari-Ratcliffe says after Iran trial postponed at short notice

Sep 13th 2020, 4:34 PM 37,072 Views 38 Comments

The British-Iranian national has been detained in Iran since 2016 when she was sentenced to five years in prison.

Court hears mothers were ‘moments from feeding infants baby food laced with blade fragments’
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Court hears mothers were ‘moments from feeding infants baby food laced with blade fragments’

Aug 11th 2020, 6:06 PM 58,952 Views 0 Comments

Nigel Wright, 45, denies planting the shards of metal in the baby food found in the Rochdale branch of Tesco.

Meghan Markle applies to High Court to prevent naming of five friends who defended her in media
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Meghan Markle applies to High Court to prevent naming of five friends who defended her in media

Jul 9th 2020, 11:49 AM 27,811 Views 0 Comments

The Duchess of Sussex’s friends spoke anonymously to People magazine in the US to defend her over ‘bullying behaviour’ by the British tabloid press.

Elon Musk to face defamation trial today over tweets about diver who helped in Thai cave rescue
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Elon Musk to face defamation trial today over tweets about diver who helped in Thai cave rescue

Dec 3rd 2019, 7:33 AM 16,747 Views 16 Comments

Musk claims the phrase “pedo guy” was a common insult where he grew up that is “synonymous with ‘creepy old man’”.

Liverpool win court battle with kit supplier New Balance, expected to announce Nike
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Liverpool win court battle with kit supplier New Balance, expected to announce Nike

Oct 25th 2019, 12:48 PM 10,527 Views 12 Comments

The European champions will see out their current deal before switching brands next season.

'The right decision' - Reece goes from cancelled Connacht deal to the All Blacks
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'The right decision' - Reece goes from cancelled Connacht deal to the All Blacks

Jul 20th 2019, 9:00 AM 15,691 Views 25 Comments

IRFU CEO Philip Browne believes the union and Connacht made the right call.

Couple who claimed Roundup weedkiller caused their cancer awarded $2 billion in damages
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Couple who claimed Roundup weedkiller caused their cancer awarded $2 billion in damages

May 14th 2019, 7:06 AM 36,636 Views 57 Comments

A jury in California ordered the payout in what the couple’s legal team called a “historic” damages award.

'We stand with Philomena': Rally calls on Harris and HSE to settle case of terminally-ill midwife
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'We stand with Philomena': Rally calls on Harris and HSE to settle case of terminally-ill midwife

Feb 26th 2019, 3:26 PM 17,408 Views 0 Comments

Philomena Canning, who is suffering from terminal ovarian cancer, is seeking damages from the HSE.

Dublin's Lord Mayor to keep house after bank's €1m claim struck out
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Dublin's Lord Mayor to keep house after bank's €1m claim struck out

Feb 14th 2019, 1:15 PM 37,793 Views 13 Comments

He and his wife Joyce had a large mortgage debt on their home.

Mourinho handed one-year jail sentence and €2m fine but will not serve time
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Mourinho handed one-year jail sentence and €2m fine but will not serve time

Feb 5th 2019, 12:53 PM 37,202 Views 32 Comments

The former Manchester United and Real Madrid manager has settled his tax fraud case in Spain.

Teen claiming Leaving Cert marks were totted up incorrectly takes State exam board to High Court
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Teen claiming Leaving Cert marks were totted up incorrectly takes State exam board to High Court

Sep 11th 2018, 5:31 PM 55,077 Views 0 Comments

The error could lose her a place on her chosen course in UCD, the court heard.

'Either stand up or get out': Varadkar called on to explain why CervicalCheck cases ending up in court
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'Either stand up or get out': Varadkar called on to explain why CervicalCheck cases ending up in court

Updated Jul 30th 2018, 11:55 AM 29,851 Views 61 Comments

In May, Varadkar said court cases relating to the health scandal would be be dealt with through mediation.

Murder, rape and manslaughter: This is what Ireland's courts looked like last year
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Murder, rape and manslaughter: This is what Ireland's courts looked like last year

Jul 17th 2018, 5:05 PM 13,722 Views 27 Comments

The number of rape trials heard in the Central Criminal Court increased by 22% from 59 in 2016 to 77 last year.

Alan Shatter is suing the Irish Times
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Alan Shatter is suing the Irish Times

May 25th 2018, 6:00 AM 24,126 Views 0 Comments

It is the second time he has launched legal proceedings against the publication in the past six months.

Data Commissioner expected to investigate potential IBRC data breach after complaint made
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Data Commissioner expected to investigate potential IBRC data breach after complaint made

Apr 13th 2018, 12:10 AM 10,821 Views 0 Comments

The Department of Finance confirmed that a former IBRC bank official had IBRC documents, and attempted to use them in an ongoing court case.

'I want to ask him why': Mother of Irish woman killed in India wants to face accused killer
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'I want to ask him why': Mother of Irish woman killed in India wants to face accused killer

Apr 7th 2018, 11:13 AM 12,296 Views 0 Comments

Andrea Brannigan has been given rare permission to address the alleged murderer of her daughter Danielle during the trial.

Supreme Court dismisses Pro Life Campaign request to become adviser in 'defining the unborn' case
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Supreme Court dismisses Pro Life Campaign request to become adviser in 'defining the unborn' case

Feb 7th 2018, 2:23 PM 18,846 Views 172 Comments

The Pro Life Campaign had argued that it had spent “a significant amount of time” on the issue of defining the unborn.

Hugh Grant settles phone-hacking damages against UK newspapers
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Hugh Grant settles phone-hacking damages against UK newspapers

Feb 5th 2018, 5:59 PM 18,980 Views 9 Comments

It’s been reported that the case was settled for a six-figure sum.

Charges dropped against one man accused of raping woman after Jason Derulo concert
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Charges dropped against one man accused of raping woman after Jason Derulo concert

Jan 24th 2018, 8:37 PM 24,885 Views 0 Comments

Mr Justice Paul Butler ruled there was “insufficient evidence” against one of the two men charged in relation to the incident.

'Liberal' barrister fought game changer case that overturned the ban on importing contraceptives
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'Liberal' barrister fought game changer case that overturned the ban on importing contraceptives

Jan 6th 2018, 10:00 AM 14,679 Views 66 Comments

Former Supreme Court justice Donal Barrington died this week at the age of 89.

Celebrities call for release of woman who killed man who paid for sex with her when she was 16
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Celebrities call for release of woman who killed man who paid for sex with her when she was 16

Nov 23rd 2017, 9:52 AM 55,215 Views 118 Comments

Cyntoia Brown has spent the past 13 years in prison and will not be eligible for parole until she is at least 67.

How much has Ireland's Apple tax appeal cost so far? Over €3.6 million and counting
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How much has Ireland's Apple tax appeal cost so far? Over €3.6 million and counting

Sep 14th 2017, 12:01 AM 13,157 Views 53 Comments

The government has spent €1.7m on legal fees this year alone.

Delivery giant DHL must pay over €70,000 to an accident-prone driver it sacked
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Delivery giant DHL must pay over €70,000 to an accident-prone driver it sacked

Aug 11th 2017, 6:15 AM 35,642 Views 43 Comments

The court said his dismissal was “disproportionate and unwarranted”.

'Rest in peace, Charlie': Tributes pour in for 11-month-old baby at centre of legal battle who has died
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'Rest in peace, Charlie': Tributes pour in for 11-month-old baby at centre of legal battle who has died

Jul 29th 2017, 7:53 AM 22,693 Views 18 Comments

His story dominates the UK papers, and figures such as the Pope and Prime Minister Theresa May have paid tribute.

Parents of Charlie Gard to bring 'new evidence' to court in bid for US treatment
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Parents of Charlie Gard to bring 'new evidence' to court in bid for US treatment

Jul 10th 2017, 8:07 PM 12,767 Views 46 Comments

His father Chris Gard asked a barrister representing the hospital today: “When are you going to start telling the truth?”

Cardinal Pell returns to Australia to face abuse charges
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Cardinal Pell returns to Australia to face abuse charges

Jul 10th 2017, 7:59 AM 8,089 Views 0 Comments

The former Sydney and Melbourne archbishop has always maintained his innocence.

Northern Ireland court overturns ruling that abortion laws are in breach of human rights law
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Northern Ireland court overturns ruling that abortion laws are in breach of human rights law

Jun 29th 2017, 8:08 PM 10,095 Views 16 Comments

The court also ruled that the final say on abortion laws should rest with Stormont and the national legislature.

Bungee instructor's poor English 'led to Dutch teen jumping off bridge unsecured'
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Bungee instructor's poor English 'led to Dutch teen jumping off bridge unsecured'

Jun 27th 2017, 10:16 AM 78,466 Views 0 Comments

The instructor is in court to face charges that he caused the teenager’s death.

'This wasn't about him not getting a game': Father denies son getting dropped a factor in court case
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'This wasn't about him not getting a game': Father denies son getting dropped a factor in court case

Apr 28th 2017, 5:27 PM 31,739 Views 1 Comment

The now-18-year-old lost a court case alleging that his football team bullied him and caused post-traumatic stress.

Denis O'Brien to take his time pondering an appeal after 'disappointing' court ruling
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Denis O'Brien to take his time pondering an appeal after 'disappointing' court ruling

Mar 31st 2017, 3:03 PM 12,054 Views 55 Comments

He did say, however, that he was encouraged by some aspects of the courts’ judgement.

'I'm still heartbroken': Woman who lost partner and friend in horrific crash in 'substantial' debt
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'I'm still heartbroken': Woman who lost partner and friend in horrific crash in 'substantial' debt

Mar 13th 2017, 10:02 PM 37,258 Views 0 Comments

Kate Flynn was awarded a large payout but hasn’t received any money due to a long-running legal battle.

Blogger awarded £24k in damages after suing Katie Hopkins for defamation
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Blogger awarded £24k in damages after suing Katie Hopkins for defamation

Mar 10th 2017, 3:29 PM 40,205 Views 54 Comments

Jack Monroe’s lawyer said “the price of not saying sorry has been very high” in this case.

Judge hits out at people who let 'dangerous dogs' roam around off-lead and un-muzzled
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Judge hits out at people who let 'dangerous dogs' roam around off-lead and un-muzzled

Mar 8th 2017, 2:28 PM 21,370 Views 41 Comments

The comments were made at a hearing where a young boy was awarded €25,000 in damages after being bitten by a neighbour’s German Shepherd.

British songwriter accuses U2 of ripping off his song
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British songwriter accuses U2 of ripping off his song

Mar 1st 2017, 7:47 PM 19,136 Views 40 Comments

The lawsuit says U2 heard his song after signing on with Island Records in 1989.

'Nothing will ever remove our grief for the life Sadhbh lost': Settlement reached in brain damage case
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'Nothing will ever remove our grief for the life Sadhbh lost': Settlement reached in brain damage case

Feb 28th 2017, 2:27 PM 11,477 Views 4 Comments

Sadhbh Farrell was left with severe cerebral palsy after she failed to receive treatment for jaundice shortly after birth.

Catholic group fails to shut down 'immoral' infidelity dating site
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Catholic group fails to shut down 'immoral' infidelity dating site

Feb 12th 2017, 6:30 PM 31,800 Views 58 Comments

The site called its court win a “victory of freedom of speech over religious bigotry”.

Syrian refugee sues Facebook Ireland Ltd over defamatory photos
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Syrian refugee sues Facebook Ireland Ltd over defamatory photos

Feb 6th 2017, 9:42 PM 20,828 Views 0 Comments

Facebook’s European headquarters are accused of failing to take down doctored images that falsely link the man to Islamist attacks.

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