We use cookies to customise content for your subscription and for analytics.
If you continue to browse Lexology, we will assume that you are happy to receive all our cookies. For further information please read our Cookie Policy.

Search results

Order by: most recent most popular relevance

Results: 1-10 of 262

Claiming compensation: Magdalene Laundries
  • Anthony Gold Solicitors
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • 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

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

Long-arm reach for corruption prosecution
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • 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

Access to information on the environment
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • European Union, Ireland
  • March 14 2012

In two judgments, the European Court of Justice has provided guidance on the extent of the exemption for authorities acting in a legislative capacity from having to provide access to environmental information under the Convention on Access to Information, Public Participation in Decision-making and Access to Justice in Environmental Matters (Aarhus Convention

Limited resources and statutory obligations what happens when they conflict?
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • March 15 2012

In the wake of the recommendations of the McCarthy Report in 2009, and the subsequent cutbacks in public spending over the past 3 years, statutory bodies are now required to carry out their functions within diminishing budgets

No "right" to admission data in discrimination claims
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • European Union, Ireland
  • 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

Termination of fixed term contracts and unfair dismissal
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • February 21 2012

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

Freedom of Access to Information on Environmental Matters (Directive 200304)
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • 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

Corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Ireland
  • 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

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