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Mother and Baby Home cases to be heard by High Court in November
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Mother and Baby Home cases to be heard by High Court in November

Wed 11:38 AM 7,634 Views 0 Comments

Philomena Lee and Mary Harney are among the women taking legal action against the State.

Mother and Baby Homes: Two test cases to be heard by High Court later this year
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Mother and Baby Homes: Two test cases to be heard by High Court later this year

Updated Tue 11:57 AM 25,930 Views 0 Comments
  • The cases, being brought by Philomena Lee and Mary Harney, will be heard in late October or November, Órla Ryan reports
  • A third test case, involving Mari Steed, may also proceed at a later date
  • Eight women are seeking judicial reviews of the Commission of Investigation's final report
Mother and Baby Homes: Three test cases could be used as survivors seek judicial review
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Mother and Baby Homes: Three test cases could be used as survivors seek judicial review

Updated Jul 13th 2021, 10:42 AM 13,622 Views 0 Comments

Eight women are taking legal action against the State.

Van Morrison launches legal challenge to ban on live music under Covid restrictions in Northern Ireland
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Van Morrison launches legal challenge to ban on live music under Covid restrictions in Northern Ireland

Jan 19th 2021, 7:01 PM 22,500 Views 0 Comments

Last year, the 75-year-old penned songs alleging scientists were making up “crooked facts” to justify restrictions to “enslave” the population.

Victim of Troubles-era bomb to take legal action over delay on victims' pensions
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Victim of Troubles-era bomb to take legal action over delay on victims' pensions

Aug 17th 2020, 12:10 AM 13,774 Views 0 Comments

Jennifer McNern is taking a judicial review case against the Northern Ireland Executive.

High Court rejects legal challenge by Gemma O'Doherty and John Waters to Covid-19 laws
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High Court rejects legal challenge by Gemma O'Doherty and John Waters to Covid-19 laws

Updated May 13th 2020, 11:17 AM 84,904 Views 0 Comments

The pair had claimed the emergency Covid-19 legislation passed by the Oireachtas is unconstitutional.

Counsel for the State claims Waters and O'Doherty's High Court challenge is 'doomed to failure'
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Counsel for the State claims Waters and O'Doherty's High Court challenge is 'doomed to failure'

Updated May 6th 2020, 5:23 PM 45,893 Views 0 Comments

The case was before the courts today.

O'Doherty compares Covid-19 restrictions to living in 'Nazi Germany' at High Court hearing
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O'Doherty compares Covid-19 restrictions to living in 'Nazi Germany' at High Court hearing

Updated May 5th 2020, 6:29 PM 110,277 Views 0 Comments

There was once again a heavy garda presence outside the court.

Major wastewater treatment plant gets go ahead in north Dublin despite local opposition
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Major wastewater treatment plant gets go ahead in north Dublin despite local opposition

Nov 13th 2019, 11:38 AM 19,059 Views 28 Comments

Opponents to the plant have said they are ready to initiate a judicial review in the High Court.

Owner of thoroughbred horse sues Galway County Council over alleged seizure and slaughter
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Owner of thoroughbred horse sues Galway County Council over alleged seizure and slaughter

Apr 9th 2019, 5:45 PM 34,495 Views 0 Comments

Edward McDonagh seeks various orders and declarations against Galway County Council.

Transparency group in court battle to gain access to more Cabinet climate change docs
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Transparency group in court battle to gain access to more Cabinet climate change docs

Nov 17th 2018, 10:00 PM 14,930 Views 0 Comments

Right to Know are seeking access to more documents on what has been said about climate change at the Cabinet table.

Student, who won High Court case to have her Leaving Cert appeal sped up, accepts place in UCD
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Student, who won High Court case to have her Leaving Cert appeal sped up, accepts place in UCD

Sep 28th 2018, 5:49 PM 38,217 Views 60 Comments

Rebecca Carter won her court case against the State Examinations Commission on Wednesday and received an official offer of her college place earlier today.

Legal challenge to prevent Drew Harris becoming Garda Commissioner gets under way
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Legal challenge to prevent Drew Harris becoming Garda Commissioner gets under way

Aug 21st 2018, 12:33 PM 19,683 Views 0 Comments

Harris ‘lacks the independence’ to fulfill the State’s top policing role, it’s being claimed.

INM has lost its battle to block an application appointing High Court inspectors to the company
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INM has lost its battle to block an application appointing High Court inspectors to the company

Jun 1st 2018, 1:00 PM 9,098 Views 0 Comments

The ruling was made this morning.

Judgement reserved in INM's attempt at blocking application to appoint inspectors to investigate itself
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Judgement reserved in INM's attempt at blocking application to appoint inspectors to investigate itself

May 10th 2018, 4:25 PM 9,324 Views 0 Comments

The High Court had been hearing the second day of INM’s judicial review action against the Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement (ODCE).

INM: ODCE inspection should be blocked because it wasn't 'fair or just', says 'extreme damage' was done to share price
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INM: ODCE inspection should be blocked because it wasn't 'fair or just', says 'extreme damage' was done to share price

May 9th 2018, 12:26 PM 6,817 Views 0 Comments

The High Court has been hearing day one of Independent News and Media’s judicial review of the application by the ODCE for High Court inspectors to be appointed to the company.

'We're delighted': Controversial Cork seaweed harvesting project delayed as judicial review granted
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'We're delighted': Controversial Cork seaweed harvesting project delayed as judicial review granted

May 2nd 2018, 6:00 AM 14,503 Views 29 Comments

The Protect Our Native Kelp Forest protest group has been campaigning against plans to harvest kelp in the waters of Bantry Bay.

Man facing drug charges takes Revenue to court to try and get his hire-purchase truck back
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Man facing drug charges takes Revenue to court to try and get his hire-purchase truck back

Apr 29th 2018, 9:15 AM 30,570 Views 0 Comments

Aidan Conroy’s truck and trailer were seized at Dublin Port in August 2015.

A man who has incurable brain cancer is appealing to be released from prison
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A man who has incurable brain cancer is appealing to be released from prison

Apr 25th 2018, 11:51 AM 23,890 Views 28 Comments

Jonathan Heaphy was sentenced to seven years in jail in 2016 for money laundering offences.

Legal challenge lodged to allow people in North vote in Eighth Amendment referendum
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Legal challenge lodged to allow people in North vote in Eighth Amendment referendum

Mar 13th 2018, 9:37 PM 19,746 Views 78 Comments

A Belfast law firm said the issue is “a matter of national importance”.

Sex worker's challenge to NI prostitution laws delayed after political intervention
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Sex worker's challenge to NI prostitution laws delayed after political intervention

Feb 19th 2016, 6:02 PM 17,528 Views 0 Comments

The case has been postponed until next month.

Belfast court rejects call for public inquiry into murder of Pat Finucane
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Belfast court rejects call for public inquiry into murder of Pat Finucane

Jun 26th 2015, 4:45 PM 16,570 Views 52 Comments

The call was made by the Finucane family.

Parents 'at a loss to understand' why their children were taken into care
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Parents 'at a loss to understand' why their children were taken into care

Dec 21st 2014, 8:15 AM 22,306 Views 0 Comments

A judge failed to tell them the reasons for his “momentous decision.”

Judicial review of Facebook data case to begin in High Court tomorrow
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Judicial review of Facebook data case to begin in High Court tomorrow

Apr 28th 2014, 11:42 AM 7,009 Views 5 Comments

The Europe V Facebook group launched the action last year after the Irish Data Protection Commissioner decided not to investigate Facebook over its involvement in the NSA’s PRISM surveillance program.

Cameron orders review of secret IRA deal after Peter Robinson’s resignation threat
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Cameron orders review of secret IRA deal after Peter Robinson’s resignation threat

Feb 27th 2014, 4:40 PM 10,233 Views 164 Comments

The Northern Ireland Assembly is to be recalled tomorrow to discuss Peter Robinson’s concerns about protection for IRA suspects.

British nuclear plant deal to be challenged in court by An Taisce
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# Hinkley Point

British nuclear plant deal to be challenged in court by An Taisce

Oct 21st 2013, 9:25 AM 8,795 Views 55 Comments

EDF, the French energy giant, has agreed a deal to build two reactors at Hinkley Point, in Somerset.

Students to take appeal against grant reforms to the Supreme Court
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Students to take appeal against grant reforms to the Supreme Court

May 28th 2012, 5:09 PM 2,481 Views 13 Comments

One of the three students who sought the original judicial review has since dropped out of college due to grant reforms and is planning to emigrate.

Businessman seeks judicial review of act related to promissory notes
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Businessman seeks judicial review of act related to promissory notes

Mar 26th 2012, 8:42 PM 4,892 Views 20 Comments

Businessman David Hall is seeking a declaration that the part of the Credit Institutions Act under which the Minister for Finance can issue promissory notes be declared unconstitutional.

Quinn refuses to rule out blanket cull of postgraduate grants
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Quinn refuses to rule out blanket cull of postgraduate grants

Nov 21st 2011, 10:23 AM 2,030 Views 28 Comments

Ruairí Quinn admits the Budget will be so tough that a blanket cut to postgraduate student grants “cannot be ruled out”.