High Court

An Taisce appeal is ‘impossible to comprehend’ – Cahill

An Taisce appeal is ‘impossible to comprehend’ – Cahill

Environmental group An Taisce has come in for strong criticism after it announced yesterday (Friday, May 7) that it would...

May 8, 2021

Former CEO of Bóthar admits to misappropriation of charity funds

Former CEO of Bóthar admits to misappropriation of charity funds

By Aodhan O’Faolain A former CEO of the well-known charity Bóthar, David Moloney, has admitted to misappropriating large amounts of...

April 27, 2021

Glanbia gets green light to progress with €140m cheese plant

Glanbia gets green light to progress with €140m cheese plant

Glanbia Ireland has been given the green light to progress with its cheese manufacturing facility at its Belview site in...

April 20, 2021

‘Legal body blow’ for hare coursing as ICC loses High Court challenge

‘Legal body blow’ for hare coursing as ICC loses High Court challenge

The Irish Coursing Club (ICC) has today (Monday, January 25) lost its High Court challenge against the government decision to...

January 25, 2021

ICC brings High Court challenge against government decision to exclude coursing in Level 5

ICC brings High Court challenge against government decision to exclude coursing in Level 5

The Irish Coursing Club (ICC) has brought a High Court challenge against the government decision to exclude coursing from being...

January 5, 2021

Game councils go to High Court to challenge lockdown shooting ban

Game councils go to High Court to challenge lockdown shooting ban

An application has been made to the High Court for leave to apply for judicial review in relation to the...

November 11, 2020

Application to jail protesters at meat plants struck out after agreement reached

Application to jail protesters at meat plants struck out after agreement reached

Aodhan O’Faolain High Court proceedings that could have resulted in the imprisonment of persons protesting outside two beef processing plants...

September 6, 2019

Dawn Meats set to serve committal orders to 18 protesters

Dawn Meats set to serve committal orders to 18 protesters

By Aodhan O’Faolain Dawn Meats has been granted permission by the High Court to serve copies of motions seeking to...

September 4, 2019

Kepak secures permanent injunctions against protesters

Kepak secures permanent injunctions against protesters

Meat processor Kepak has secured High Court injunctions prohibiting named protesters from engaging in blockades outside a number of its...

September 3, 2019

Peace in High Court action involving protesters and meat plants

Peace in High Court action involving protesters and meat plants

By Aodhan O’Faolain Peace has broken out at all Dawn Meats factories affected by the beef price blockade after the...

August 30, 2019

Named farmers consent to permanent injunctions from Dawn Meats

Named farmers consent to permanent injunctions from Dawn Meats

Dawn Meats has issued a statement welcoming news from the High Court today, Friday, August 30, that named farmers in...

August 30, 2019

Jail threat by factories to be ‘fully resisted’ by IFA

Jail threat by factories to be ‘fully resisted’ by IFA

The threat of jailing genuine farmers for protesting outside factories will be “fully resisted” by the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA),...

August 30, 2019

5th processor granted injunction to restrain 14 named protesters

5th processor granted injunction to restrain 14 named protesters

By Aodhan O’Faolain The owner of three beef processing plants has secured a temporary High Court injunction restraining protesters from...

August 29, 2019

High Court hears that protests have escalated since injunction was granted

High Court hears that protests have escalated since injunction was granted

By Aodhan O’Faolain The owner of several meat factories has told the High Court that protests at one of the...

August 28, 2019

Meat factories believed to have sought committal order against protesters

Meat factories believed to have sought committal order against protesters

It is believed that a number of meat factories have begun moves to seek a committal order through the High...

August 28, 2019

High Court challenge against North-South Interconnector rejected

High Court challenge against North-South Interconnector rejected

A challenge taken against An Bord Pleanala over the North-South Interconnector power line has been rejected by the High Court,...

August 22, 2017

Locals win battle to stop Wexford wind farm

Locals win battle to stop Wexford wind farm

The High Court has quashed An Bord Pleanala’s planning permission for the development of three wind turbines and an electricity...

July 21, 2017

Couple’s farmland may be sold to pay six-figure debt

Couple’s farmland may be sold to pay six-figure debt

A High Court ruling has ordered a couple who run a tillage farm in the midlands to pay a €352,000...

July 18, 2017