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Mary Stokes v CBS High School Clonmel
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • March 30 2015

On 24 February last, the Supreme Court dismissed the appeal brought by Mary Stokes against CBS High School Clonmel ("the School"). Her case against


National School learns tough lesson on equality laws
  • William Fry
  • Ireland
  • March 12 2015

The Equality Tribunal has found that a National School teacher was discriminated against on the grounds of age, religion and sexual orientation when


NAMA found to be a “public authority” for the purposes of the AIE Regulations
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • July 30 2015

In a recent judgment delivered by O'Donnell J, the Supreme Court held that the National Asset Management Agency ("NAMA") is obliged to respond to


Irish High Court refuses extradition request from the USA on the grounds that solitary confinement at ADX Florence is inhuman and degrading
  • Corker Binning
  • Ireland
  • June 16 2015

“I am also fully satisfied that by being denied the opportunity for meaningful contact with others, the prisoner in solitary confinement is prevented


Privacy & cybersecurity update, issue 3 - October, 2014
  • Jones Day
  • Australia, Brazil, Canada, Russia, Taiwan, USA, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Chile, China, European Union, France, Germany, Hong Kong
  • October 15 2014

On August 1, the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") issued a report on mobile shopping applications. In it, the FTC found that such apps often fail to


Private investigator fined 5,000 for unlawfully obtaining personal data
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • November 25 2014

Dublin District Court, yesterday, convicted a private investigator on two charges of unlawfully obtaining personal information from the Garda Pulse


Duty to give reasons for administrative decisions
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • June 21 2013

In December 2012, the Supreme Court overturned a High Court decision whereby decision-makers have a duty to provide reasons for their decisions. This


A quick guide to judicial review - Ireland
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • June 24 2013

Put simply, judicial review is the legal procedure which enables persons (including legal persons) to challenge the decisions of public bodies made


High Court ruling on effect of repealed legislation
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • March 20 2013

If rights and obligations are acquired and incurred under legislation, and the legislation is subsequently repealed, can legal proceedings concerning


New Government legislation programme: industry & sector specific breakdown- SpringSummer 2015
  • William Fry
  • Ireland
  • January 16 2015

The Irish Government has published its legislation programme for the SpringSummer 2015 parliamentary session. There are 32 Bills which are currently