Joyce v Board of Management of Coláiste IognáidPosted In: Case Law
Case Reference IEHC 809
Legal BodyHigh Court of Ireland (IEHC)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionDisciplinary and Grievance Issues, Policies and Procedures
School Principal Successful in Securing Injunction to Halt Disciplinary Process
In a judgement delivered at the end of 2015, the principal of a secondary school in Galway was granted a temporary injunction preventing the Board of Management from continuing with a disciplinary investigation pending the full hearing of the matter before the High Court at the earliest possible opportunity.
I. Not a “Happy School”
The Plaintiff was appointed as principal of Coláiste Iognáid secondary school in Galway in January 2011 As principal the Plaintiff served as secretary to the Board of Management (“the Board”), attending board meetings in that capacity. The Plaintiff attended a board meeting in March
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