High Court Judge orders Quarry inspection

AT a hearing of the Commercial Court of the High Court this morning, Mr Justice Denis McDonald directed that the preliminary inspection at Cassidy’s quarry at Gransha, Buncrana is now to take place in the week commencing October 16 with the full coring inspection likely to take place in the week commencing October 30. The […]

Public Inquiry into Omagh bombing confirmed

  THE NI Secretary of State, Christopher Heaton-Harris, has announced an independent statutory inquiry into the 1998 Omagh bomb. This announcement follows a long-running legal action brought by Michael Gallagher a relative of one of the 29 people who died after the bomb exploded on  August 15, 1998. In July 2021, the High Court found […]

Mica homeowners lodge first claim in the High Court

MALIN based William and Grainne O’Doherty yesterday saw a major milestone achieved in their battle for justice to have those responsible for their crumbling home, built with defective materials, made to answer. In what may well become Ireland’s largest class action type case, a Statement of Claim was lodged with the High Court on Tuesday […]

Farmers protest ahead of High Court hearing

FARMERS who say they are owed substantial amounts of money from Edenmore Farm Meats took part in a second protest yesterday ahead of the case coming before the High Court on Monday. The Lifford-based abattoir ceased trading in 2016 with outstanding debts of around €2.5 million. In an effort to get the money back they […]

‘Low day’ as Council to take legal action on McBrearty

MEMBERS of Donegal County Council have voted to take legal action against Cllr Frank McBrearty. The monthly Council meeting has been adjourned for two weeks following another day of disruption and no business being done. Cllr Frank McBrearty attended today’s (Monday) reconvened meeting in the Aura Leisure Centre despite getting a one month suspension at […]

Hen Harrier hitch for massive Donegal wind farm

THE Irish Raptor Study Group has been granted permission to bring judicial review proceedings challenging a decision of An Bord Pleanála to grant planning permission for a 19-turbine wind farm located at Meenbog near Barnesmore Gap. The proposed development site is located in an area which is specially designated by the National Parks and Wildlife […]