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The Sins Of The Father

The fallout from Sean Quinn’s fall from grace continues. Mr Quinn’s five children, Colette, Ciara, Sean Jr., Aoife, and Brenda currently face proceedings in the High Court against Irish Bank Resolution Corporation (“IBRC”) and its liquidator. The case turns on…

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Mental Health Commission Rejects Claims of Discriminatory Remarks

Ashimedua Okonkwo, a solicitor based in Balbriggan, has claimed that the Mental Health Commission tribunal subjected her to discriminatory remarks because she is ‘a woman and a black African’. The tribunal was considering the continued detention of a woman under…

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Child and Family Agency TUSLA Finds Itself In Court Again

The Child and Family Agency TUSLA has found itself under fire once again this week as another controversial case involving the agency passed through the High Court. The case involves a twenty-year-old mother, known only as KM, who gave birth…

Belfast Police detain journalists as part of ‘intimidation tactic’, court rules

Controversy recently arose in Belfast concerning the search and arrest operation of two award-winning journalist’s Trevor Birney and Barry McCaffrey. The journalists are famously known for their recent documentary ‘No Stone Unturned’ which investigated the loyalist murders of six civilians…

USI launch High Court challenge against grant reform

The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) are pursuing a High Court case against Minister for Education and Science, viagra Ruairí Quinn in an effort to block the proposed reform of Student Grants which could effect up to 25, health 000 third level…