Pierce Dillon v The Board of Management of Catholic University School [2018]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    IECA 292
  • Legal Body
    Court of Appeal (IECA)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
Issues covered: Judicial Review; Reputational Damage

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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This article is correct at 30/08/2018

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