Court judgements

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18 Jan 2021 - Republic of Ireland
An interim care order (ICO) was granted in the Dublin District Court in respect of two children one of whom had to be admitted to a hospital’s intensive care unit with severe infection due to head lice and scabies.
18 Jan 2021 - Republic of Ireland
The Child and Family Agency (CFA) sought a supervision order for a teenage boy (A) and interim care orders for two younger school-going children (B and C). The matter had been listed the previous week but was adjourned for the period of one week to...
18 Jan 2021 - Republic of Ireland
A contested wardship case, involving an 18-year-old [A] who had reached her age of majority in special care, came to an end when the young person was deemed by three psychiatrists to have capacity and the CFA subsequently withdrew their petition as...
05 Jan 2015 - Republic of Ireland
An Interim Care Order was renewed for 14 days for a 17-day-old baby [B] born two days after his mother arrived in Ireland from the UK. The mother acknowledged she left the UK to give birth as she feared her child would be taken into care. Another...
05 Jan 2015 - Republic of Ireland
Full Care Orders were granted in the District Court for three children (B, C and D) in their early and mid-teens, who had escaped from home seeking help. The children, who were home-schooled and not allowed outside their house, had experienced...
05 Jan 2015 - Republic of Ireland
A Judge refused an application by the Child and Family Agency (CFA) for Care Orders for two children who had been in care since birth, the eldest for almost five years. He granted a Supervision Order for one year. He directed the CFA to carry out an...
05 Jan 2015 - Republic of Ireland
Full care orders were granted in the District Court for two young girls who had suffered chronic physical and emotional neglect and abuse in the care of their mother. This had been exacerbated by the mother's drug addiction and alcohol misuse.
24 Jan 2014 - Republic of Ireland
The applicant in this case was born on the 24th August, 1992. He seeks to restrain the continuation of a prosecution against him relating to two charges of serious sexual offences against a very young girl. The offences are alleged to have been...
24 Jan 2014 - Republic of Ireland
In these proceedings, the plaintiff sues for damages for assault and battery perpetrated upon him by the second named defendant over a three-year period from 1969 to 1972, when the plaintiff was pupil in St. John's National School in Sligo...
17 Jan 2014 - Republic of Ireland
The applicant in this case is a former Christian Brother, who was born on the 15th April, 1942 and is now 71 years of age. In these proceedings the applicant seeks to prohibit his trial on 112 counts of indecent assault in respect of four...