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NEW CIRCUIT COURT RULES INTRODUCED TO MAKE RECEIPT OF COURT DOCUMENTS BY EMAIL EASIER COME INTO EFFECT 17th October 2018

By: Keith Walsh
Posted on: 16-Oct-2018
NEW CIRCUIT COURT RULES INTRODUCED TO MAKE RECEIPT OF COURT DOCUMENTS BY EMAIL EASIER COME INTO EFFECT 17th October 2018

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Contract Breach of contract – Damages – Termination of employment

By: Denis Ryan
Posted on: 09-May-2017
Contract - Breach of contract – Damages – Termination of employment – Appellant seeking to appeal against an interlocutory order – Whether trial judge was in error in failing to accept that the respondent’s claim was in substance a claim for damages for breach of contract 

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Court cases not heard due to lack of judges

By: Keith Walsh
Posted on: 11-Apr-2017
Filed under: Irish Courts
‘Enormously important’ court cases not heard due to lack of judges Effects of failure to appoint new judges highlighted by High Court justices

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Practice and Procedure O. 18, r. 1 of the Rules of the Superior Courts – Leave to amend the defence

By: Denis Ryan
Posted on: 02-Feb-2017
Practice and Procedure - O. 18, r. 1 of the Rules of the Superior Courts – Leave to amend the defence – Lack of material change - Amplification of earlier defence 

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Application for the return of the child Child Abduction and Enforcement of Custody Orders

By: Keith Walsh
Posted on: 12-Jan-2017
Neutral Citation [2016] IEHC 739 THE HIGH COURT Record No: [2016/30HLC] IN THE MATTER OF THE CHILD ABDUCTION AND ENFORCEMENT OF CUSTODY ORDERS ACT, 1991

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Personal injury Sexual Assault Dismissal of proceedings

By: Keith Walsh
Posted on: 20-Dec-2016
Damages - Personal injury - Sexual Assault - Dismissal of proceedings - Inordinate delay - Risk of fair trial - death of witnesses 

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Involuntary detention in mental health care facility Affirmation by Mental Health Tribunal Appeal to Circuit Court Refusal to hear appeal due to lapse of time Violation of right of statutory appeal

By: Keith Walsh
Posted on: 14-Dec-2016
Mental health - Mental Health Act 2001 - Involuntary detention in mental health care facility - Affirmation by Mental Health Tribunal - Appeal to Circuit Court - Refusal to hear appeal due to lapse of time - Violation of right of statutory appeal 

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Personal Injury claim €73,000.00 in compensation and €47,000.00 in legal costs

By: Denis Ryan
Posted on: 12-May-2016
A county council is two-thirds liable for €73,000 in compensation, plus €47,000 in legal costs, to be paid to a woman who fractured her ribs and hurt her back aboard a ferry which ran aground on rocks, the High Court has ruled. 

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Personal Injury man who suffered brain injury in collision was awarded €750,000

By: Keith Walsh
Posted on: 28-Jan-2016
€750,000 for man who suffered brain injury in collision.

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