Tag: Mr Justice Matthew Deery
A Co Meath man has awarded €85,000 compensation for unfair dismissal in September 2009 as manager of The George pub and nightclub in Dublin.
Mark Keogan, Kells Road, Navan, Co Meath, had sued Vikram Ltd, which trades as Capital Bars, owner of The George and two other Dublin bar clubs, Café en Seine and Howl at the Moon, all of which are in receivership.
Francis Drumm, for Mr Keogan, told the Circuit Civil Court that the Employment Appeals Tribunal had decided Mr Keogan had been unfairly dismissed and directed that he be reinstated in his job as manager of the George’s Street venue.
Tom Mallon, for Vikram Ltd and the receiver, told Circuit Court president Mr Justice Matthew Deery that the receiver was appealing the tribunal’s decision. The company was wholly insolvent and in receivership since November 2009.
Mr Justice Deery said Mr Keogan … Read More »
A seven-year-old boy crunched his teeth into a metal screw buried in a piece of black pudding, a court was told yesterday.
Jennifer Murphy, for Daniel Hendricken, said the incident happened in August 2010. Ms Murphy said Daniel (now nine), Foxdene Green, Lucan, Co Dublin, loosened some of his teeth on the left side of his mouth when he chewed on the screw.
He had been given initial first aid and taken to his local dental clinic on his return home. He was referred to the Dublin Dental Hospital for specialist treatment.
His mother, Denise Hendricken, sued the pudding manufacturer, Loughnane’s of Galway and took a personal injury action on her son’s behalf.
Ms Murphy told Circuit Court president Mr Justice Matthew Deery that Seán Loughnane (Galway) Ltd had offered Daniel compensation of €8,500 which she was recommending to the court.
She said the boy … Read More »