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Sky Handling Partner ordered to pay former worker €15,000 over discriminatory decision 
 
A decision by a company to dismiss a man with dyspraxia was informed by a health and safety officer carrying out a Google search on the disorder, the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) has heard. 
A woman who fractured an ankle after slipping on a patch of ice in a Co Tipperary car park has lost her High Court action for damages. 
 
Mr Justice Kevin Cross said he could not say on the balance of probabilities that the subsidence in the car park surface where ice had accumulated was due to negligent or bad workmanship. 
Details of work and social life from social media being used to create credibility 
 
Gardaí have warned companies and individuals against posting information on social media that could be used against them in worsening frauds aimed mainly at the business sector. 
HSE admitted liability over injuries to boy at time of birth at Mid-Western Regional Maternity Hospital in Limerick 
 
The president of the High Court has approved a final €7.5m payment for a teenage boy with spastic quadriplegic cerebral palsy as part of the settlement of his action over his care at birth, bringing his full settlement to €11.3m. 
A tourist who injured his leg after slipping on a marble staircase at the National Museum of Ireland has sued for damages in the High Court. 
Getting on Irish Roll of Solicitors doesn’t guarantee access to EU courts post-Brexit 
 
The number of English and Welsh solicitors who took the trouble to register on the Irish Roll of Solicitors, in the expectation it would be of help post-Brexit, has been something of a flood since the 2016 referendum. 
Dubliners priced out of capital by high rents face discrimination under scheme 
 
An affordable housing scheme which discriminates against Dubliners who have had to leave the capital because of high rents has been approved by councillors across all four Dublin local authorities. 
STT claims operator Transdev obliged to include it in bid as it is a subcontractor 
British peer in dispute with family trust over tenancy rights to Castletown Cox in Kilkenny 
 
A British life peer in dispute with a trust over his occupation of one of Ireland’s finest Georgian mansions is engaged in an “orchestrated and calculated strategy” to delay completion of the sale of the property, the Commercial Court has been told. 
Man was sacked for gross misconduct after an investigation upheld 14 of 17 complaints 
 
The Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) has found that a registered charity acted reasonably when dismissing its chief executive officer after finding he bullied and harassed a female colleague. 
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