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Freedom of Access to Information on Environmental Matters (Directive 200304)

  • A&L Goodbody
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  • Ireland
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  • January 7 2009

In October 2008 the Information Commissioner, Emily O'Reilly, ordered that the Department of the Taoiseach allow access to documents relating to cabinet discussions on greenhouse gas emissions

Claiming compensation: Magdalene Laundries

  • Anthony Gold Solicitors
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  • Ireland, United Kingdom
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  • June 28 2013

This week saw the announcement in the Dáil of the compensation scheme for the survivors of Magdalene Laundries. For the uninitiated, the

Publication of springsummer government legislation programme 2014

  • A&L Goodbody
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • January 21 2014

The Government has published its Legislation Programme for SpringSummer 2014. We have set out below a list of key Bills of interest which are coming

Policing the law makers: new bill introduced to govern the judiciary

  • Matheson
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • November 17 2010

The Minister for Justice has now published the General Scheme of the Judicial Council Bill, which has received the government's approval

Corruption digest

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • Ireland
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  • November 16 2010

The High Court was told last month that businessman Jim Kennedy has denied claims by former lobbyist Frank Dunlop that he gave £25,000 to Mr Dunlop in 1992 to buy councillors' votes for a re-zoning of lands at Carrickmines

Moriarty Tribunal Report issues

  • Matheson
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • July 29 2011

In March the long awaited second and final report of the Moriarty Tribunal of Inquiry established in 1997 was published

No "right" to admission data in discrimination claims

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • European Union, Ireland
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  • November 28 2011

The European Court of Justice ("ECJ") has ruled in Kelly v University of Ireland (University College, Dublin), that the European Council equal treatment directives do not create an express right to obtain unredacted disclosure from a course provider of the admission application forms and scores of successful applicants

Long-arm reach for corruption prosecution

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland
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  • December 14 2011

The High Court has recently held in Kennedy v DPP that public officials can be prosecuted for corruption notwithstanding a delay of up to 19 years in bringing such proceedings

Termination of fixed term contracts and unfair dismissal

  • A&L Goodbody
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  • Ireland
  • -
  • February 21 2012

The Claimant in this case was employed on a temporary basis as a clerical officer within a Garda Station

Judicial review: setting aside decisions for “unreasonableness”

  • Mason Hayes & Curran
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  • Ireland
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  • April 27 2012

The 2010 Supreme Court decision in Meadows v The Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform 2010 IESC 3 clarified the extent to which a decision of an administrative decision-maker might successfully be set aside by way of judicial review on the basis of a lack of proportionality, as opposed to the previous, higher-threshold, bases of utter unreasonableness or irrationality