THE HIGH COURT RECORD NO. 2819P/2007 Between CATHERINE MURPHY and FINIAN McGRATH Plaintiffs And THE MINISTER FOR THE ENVIRONMENT, HERITAGE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT, IRELAND AND THE ATTORNEY GENERAL Defendants 23rd April 2007 1. The Plaintiffs’ motion for directions came before the Court. 2. Counsel for the Plaintiffs indicated that the respective counsel for the parties had discussed the issues and the Defendants had indicated that their defence was being drafted and was expected to be completed shortly. 3. Counsel […]
To make a payment for official information is a corrupt act and an offence under the Act of 2001.
THE HIGH COURT 2006 No. 3785P Between DIGITAL RIGHTS IRELAND LIMITED Plaintiff And THE MINISTER FOR COMMUNICATIONS, MARINE AND NATURAL RESOURCES, THE MINISTER FOR JUSTICE, EQUALITY AND LAW REFORM, THE COMMISSIONER FOR THE GARDA SIOCHANA, IRELAND AND THE ATTORNEY GENERAL Defendants NOTICE OF MOTION TAKE NOTICE that on the 30TH day of APRIL 2007, at the hour of 11.00 a.m. in the forenoon or at the first available opportunity thereafter Counsel on behalf of the Plaintiff herein will apply […]
The facts are known and admitted. Frank Shortt, now aged 72, an accountant by profession and the owner of a nightclub in County Donegal, was framed by senior police officers on charges of facilitating drug dealing in his nightclub, for which he was convicted and sent to jail for 27 months in 1995. See HERE for a journalist’s account of the affair and its consequences. Mr. Shortt appealed his conviction but the conviction was affirmed by the Court of Criminal […]