Lorcan Delaney v Aer Lingus (Ireland) Limited [2021]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    IEHC 72
  • Legal Body
    High Court of Ireland (IEHC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Dismissal, Contracts of Employment, Comparative Law
Issues covered: Contracts of Employment; Essential Qualifications and Criteria; Payment of Wages; Employment Injunctions

Co-author: Bláthnaid Evans and Sheila Spokes

“A cautionary tale of unforeseen consequences”:- Lorcan Delaney v Aer Lingus (Ireland) Limited[1]

In a recent High Court judgement, Justice Allen refused an injunction application by a former cabin crew member, Lorcan Delaney (the “Employee”), against his former employer Aer Lingus (Ireland) Limited (the “Employer”). The Employee was dismissed having failed to obtain an Airport Identification Card (“AI Card”) from Dublin Airport Authority (“daa”), as a result of being charged with drug possession.

The Employee claimed a variety of interlocutory injunctions restraining the Employer from taking any steps to effect his dismissal and directing

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This article is correct at 11/03/2021

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