Workplace Investigations and Disciplinary Proceedings and Fair Procedures

Posted in : Comyn Kelleher Tobin on Employment Law Precedents on 10 September 2013
The Employment Law Team at CKT
Comyn Kelleher Tobin
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Today’s article looks at Kelleher v An Post, a case which highlights the Court’s ability to uphold an employer’s decision to terminate a contract of employment where due process and fair procedure have been followed to the letter.

Case Name And Reference: Tom Kelleher –v- An Post, [2013] IEHC 328 (High Court, Peart J, 16 May 2013)

Court Or Tribunal: High Court

Jurisdiction/Subject Matter: Workplace investigation/disciplinary proceedings/fair procedure


The Plaintiff was the Postmaster in Newcastle West, County Limerick for 19 years. His wife and son, Ronan are employed in the post office also. The Plaintiff’s other son, Tommy (who was not an employee), was kidnapped and held for ransom in

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