Pierce Dillon v The Board of Management of Catholic University School Posted In: Case Law
Case ReferenceIECA 292
Legal BodyCourt of Appeal (IECA)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionDiscipline and Grievance
This is a Court of Appeal case regarding the legality of the disciplinary process conducted by the respondent. As a result of the disciplinary process by the respondent Board of Management it was found that the applicant had engaged in "inappropriate behaviour" towards a student. Following on from the finding of the disciplinary meeting, a disciplinary procedure was conducted. A meeting was held between the principal of the school, a nominee of the Board of Management and the applicant (who was accompanied by a trade union representative). A final written warning was imposed on the appellant for "inappropriate behaviour" namely calling a student an unpleasant and offensive name.
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