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High Court rules records were not 'held' for FOI purposes
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • July 15 2014

In a recent case, The Minister for Health v The Information Commissioner 2014 IEHC 231, the High Court ruled that records of an Inquiry into

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

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

Disability, reasonable accommodation and schools - dealing with challenging behaviour
  • Eversheds LLP
  • Ireland
  • February 10 2015

The recent case of Ms A (on behalf of her son) v The Board of Management of a National School provides guidance on the area of disability

Two recent contrasting High Court cases on schools' disciplinary procedures
  • Eversheds LLP
  • Ireland
  • January 7 2015

Two recent High Court cases have highlighted the importance of a school engaging in a fair, reasonable and proportionate disciplinary process even

High Court clips wings of licensing bodies
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • October 7 2014

On 14 August, 2014, the High Court delivered a judgment which will be of significant interest to applicants for licences and licensing bodies alike

High Court ruling on effect of repealed legislation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If rights and obligations are acquired and incurred under legislation, and the legislation is subsequently repealed, can legal proceedings concerning

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, Chile, China, European Union, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Russia, Taiwan, USA, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Japan
  • 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