Patrick J. Lynch .V. Binnacle Limited trading as Cavan Co-Op Mart

Posted in : Comyn Kelleher Tobin on Employment Law Precedents on 19 April 2011
Patrice O'Keeffe
Comyn Keller Tobin
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Today’s article looks at the case of Patrick J. Lynch .V. Binnacle Limited trading as Cavan Co-Op Mart, a recent decision that has important health and safety implications.

Case Name And Reference: Patrick J. Lynch .V. Binnacle Limited trading as Cavan Co-Op Mart, [2011] IESC 8

Court Or Tribunal: Supreme Court

Jurisdictions/Subject Matter: Warning to Employers on Duty to Monitor Safe Work Systems


This matter relates to an Appeal of a High Court decision which is sure to send a shiver down the spine of our male readers.

The appellant was employed as a yard man and drover for the respondent. On the 24th October 2003, the appellant passed by a Limosuin bullock in a small single pen in order

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