Nano Nagle School v Marie Daly

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    [2015] IEHC 785
  • Legal Body
    High Court of Ireland (IEHC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
Issues covered: Disability Discrimination; Reasonable Accommodation

This matter came before the High Court by way of an appeal on a point of law pursuant to section 90(1) of the Employment Equality Act 1998 (“the Act”). The appeal was brought on behalf of the Nano Nagle School (“the School”) against a determination of the Labour Court that the School had failed to take appropriate measures to accommodate Ms Daly’s disability in contravention of section 16 of the Act. The Labour Court had found for Ms Daly and had awarded her €40,000.00 in compensation. Although the School’s failure in this regard had resulted in her dismissal, Ms Daly had not made a claim of discriminatory dismissal.


The Appellant is a school for children with varying degrees of

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Alan Haugh BL
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