Electricity Supply Board v Kieran Sharkey [2024]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    IEHC 65
  • Legal Body
    High Court of Ireland (IEHC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Human Rights
Issues covered: Workplace investigations – Criminal activity – Fair procedures – Right to silence


The Defendant has been employed as a network technician with the Plaintiff since 2 February 2017. Property developers who depended on the Plaintiff’s works approached the Plaintiff and alleged that employees of the Plaintiff were demanding cash payments for expediting the works to be completed. The Plaintiff reported these activities to An Garda Siochána, who told the Plaintiff to not take any action that would put the relevant employees, including the Defendant, on notice of their investigation. The Defendant’s home was searched by the Gardaí and afterward the Plaintiff advised the Defendant that they had initiated the investigation in question. Months later, the Plaintiff

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This article is correct at 22/02/2024

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