Injuctions and Redundancy Dismissals

Posted in : Supplementary Articles ROI on 25 November 2010
Emmet Whelan
ByrneWallace Solicitors
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Sometimes employees seek to avoid dismissals occurring by seeking injunctive relief from the courts. We asked Emmet Whelan of ByrneWallace to set out the law with reference to a recent High Court case of O’Mahony v Examiner Publications (Cork) Limited, Thomas Crosbie Holdings Limited and Thomas Crosbie Printers Limited (“Examiner Group”).

1. Background

Delivering judgment this month in O’Mahony v Examiner Publications (Cork) Limited, Thomas Crosbie Holdings Limited and Thomas Crosbie Printers Limited (“Examiner Group”) (Unreported, 5 November 2010) Ms Justice Mary Laffoy has, once again, emphasised the reluctance of the High Court to grant an injunction preventing a redundancy dismissal.


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Emmet Whelan
ByrneWallace Solicitors

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