Lengthy college dismissal case may cost taxpayer €2m plus

Ireland“A landmark Supreme Court case over the dismissal of a university lecturer could end up costing the taxpayer more than €2m, it is believed. The case taken by DCU against one of its own employees – Professor Paul Cahill – followed a High Court judgment two years ago, which found the college should not have dismissed him. In the aftermath of that case, DCU decided to take its case to the Supreme Court to prove it had every right to fire the associate professor …” (more)

[Ken Foxe, Sunday Tribune, 12 July]

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