Nolan v Fingal County Council [2022]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    IEHC 335
  • Legal Body
    High Court of Ireland (IEHC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Whistleblowing (Protected Disclosures)
Issues covered: Protected Disclosures

Mr Nolan (the Complainant) alleged that a report made to his line manager regarding harassment and intimidation he was subjected to was a protected disclosure under the Protected Disclosure Act 2014 (the 2014 Act) and he suffered penalisation as a result.

What happened?

In 2013, the Appellant was successful in an internal competition for the post of Acting Grade 7. While in this position he was responsible for Traveller housing issues and it is maintained that he had an unblemished work history. However, in 2017/2018, the Appellant reported a number of instances to his line manager in which he claimed to have been subjected to harassment and intimidation from a number of service users in

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This article is correct at 16/02/2023

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