Case law

Irish universities and ITs have considerable involvement in litigation. Here is a list of selected case reports available on the net. The list concentrates on distinctively academic issues.

Mr X and University College Dublin (19 December 2016, Information Commissioner) – whether UCD was justified in refusing to grant access to further records relating to the applicant’s sick leave absences on the ground that no further relevant records exist or can be found

An Organisation and University College Cork (16 December 2016, Information Commissioner) – whether UCC was justified in refusing access to the records sought on the grounds that the records sought either do not exist or cannot be found after all reasonable steps to ascertain their whereabouts have been taken, and/or that the request was voluminous

Mr X and University of Limerick (30 November 2016, Information Commissioner) – whether the University was justified in refusing access to a record of a review of its Student Administration System under the provisions of sections 29, 30, 35, 36 and 40 of the FOI Act

Parris v. Trinity College Dublin (24 November 2016, European Court of Justice) – equal treatment in employment and occupation — prohibition of discrimination on grounds of sexual orientation and age — pension scheme — payment of a survivor’s benefit to the civil partner

University of Limerick v. A worker (23 November 2016, Labour Court) – promotion to Senior Lecturer – procedure – criteria – whether promotion could be backdated

University College Cork v. SIPTU (21 November 2016, Labour Court) – claim for regrading – suspension of grading evaluation process since 2008 – Lansdowne Road Agreement

A university v. A worker (16 November 2016, Labour Court) – promotion to Senior Lecturer – criteria – procedure

Mr Y and NUI Galway (7 November 2016, Information Commissioner) – whether NUIG was justified in its decision to refuse access to records relating to the removal of a student handbook from a web-based application known as Blackboard on the ground that the records do not exist or cannot be found after all reasonable steps to ascertain their whereabouts have been taken

A student v. A third level education provider (1 November 2016, Equality Tribunal) – student – hearing impairment – reasonable accommodation

BAM Building Ltd v. UCD Property Development Company Ltd (20 October 2016, High Court) – construction of new building – complaints – arbitration

NUI Galway v. A worker (18 October 2016, Labour Court) – grievance procedure – anti-bullying policy – investigation – procedures

Ms X and Waterford IT (17 October 2016, Information Commissioner) – whether the Institute was justified in its decision to refuse access to records relating to the selection process for a post and to a review of that process under section 30(1)(b) of the FOI Act, and whether the Institute was justified in refusing to provide a statement of reasons to the applicant under section 10 of the FOI Act

Cork IT v. A worker (12 October 2016, Labour Court) – procedures and processes used during a selection and recruitment process for a senior manager position

Mr X and University College Dublin (21 September 2016, Information Commissioner) – whether UCD was justified in its decision under the FOI Act to refuse access to records concerning the O’Brien Centre for Science

IT Tralee v. Teachers’ Union of Ireland (6 September 2016, Labour Court) – linking by the Institute of the Student Complaint Policy and the Staff Bullying and Harassment Policy

A Lecturer v. A University (23 August 2016, Equality Tribunal) – Employment Equality Acts – Gender – Family Status – Disability – Harassment – Victimisation – Conditions of Employment

Uhuegbu v. National College of Ireland (22 August 2016, Equality Tribunal) – Student – discrimination – gender

Mr Q and University College Dublin (2 August 2016, Information Commissioner) – whether UCD was justified, pursuant to section 9 of the FOI Act, in refusing to amend a record containing personal information relating to the applicant in the manner sought

Lannegrand and others v. NUI Galway (26 July 2016, High Court) – Promotion – gender equality – preliminary issues

Ms X and University College Cork (FOI Act 2014) (13 July 2016, Information Commissioner) – FOI – access to records relating to allowing a named Minister of State to complete a degree programme – whether personal information

University College Dublin v. A worker (8 July 2016, Labour Court) – Retirement of lecturer- worker taking on duties of retiree – whether new role equivalent to that of lecturer – whether entitled to be appointed lecturer without public competition

NUI Galway v. Farrell (28 June 2016, Labour Court) – MA co-ordinator fixed-term contract – whether entitled to CID

Mr X and University College Dublin (FOI Act 2014) (22 June 2016, Information Commissioner) – FOI – request for records held as a collection of documents relating to the Progressive Democrats – refusal on the ground that processing the request would cause a substantial and unreasonable interference with the work of UCD Archives

A Former Student and Research Assistant v. A University (16 June 2016, WRC Adjudication) – Student – procedures – discrimination on grounds of religion

Mr X and University College Cork (FOI Act 2014) (1 June 2016, Information Commissioner) – FOI – refusal of access to records concerning the award of the UCC Tyndall Job Evaluation exercise to PwC

Dr X and University College Cork (FOI Act 2014) (11 May 2016, Information Commissioner) – FOI – Progression Across the Merit Bar – refusal to release further records on the grounds that no further records exist or can be found after all reasonable steps

Dublin IT v. Wogan (9 May 2016, Labour Court) – Manager – fixed-term contract – redundancy – dismissal

Nowak v. Data Protection Commissioner (28 April 2016, Supreme Court) – Examination paper – whether ‘personal data’ within the data protection legislation – whether proceedings vexatious – reference to ECJ

Buckley v. University College Cork (20 April 2016, High Court) – Appointment – procedures – adherence to regulations – allegations of bias

Athlone IT v. McGrath and Ryan (14 April 2016, Labour Court) – Discrimination on age grounds – victimisation – effect of compromise agreement

Mr Q and University College Dublin (FOI Act 2014) (13 April 2016, Information Commissioner) – FOI – patient procedure anaesthetic logs – refusal of access, on the ground that no further records other than those already released exist or can be found after all reasonable steps

Athlone IT v. Ryan (12 April 2016, Labour Court) – Deduction from wages – attending at AIT rather than at place of work – whether deduction justified

Mr X and University College Dublin (FOI Act 2014) (12 April 2016, Information Commissioner) – FOI – refusal of access to records concerning UCD’s hosting of American Football event

Mr Q and University College Dublin (FOI Act 2014) (6 April 2016, Information Commissioner) – FOI – whether UCD was justified in refusing to grant access to the documented medical history of a client at the UCD Veterinary Hospital

Galway-Mayo IT v. SIPTU (1 April 2016, Labour Court) – Catering staff, formally employed by company wholly owned by GMIT – reduction in work hours – whether public servants – entitlement to membership of public sector pension scheme

Trinity College Dublin v. UNITE (30 March 2016, Labour Court) – Reorganisation of the College’s IT services – change to one Chief Technical Officer role – inhibiting the potential for progression of Chief Technical Officers and as a consequence that of other grades

University College Cork v. Jordan (21 March 2016, Labour Court) – Promotion process for the position of Senior Lecturer – successful appeal of refusal to promote – recommendation for re-interview

Mr M and University College Dublin (FOI Act 2014) (1 March 2016, Information Commissioner) – FOI – whether UCD was justified in refusing to release further records on the basis that the records do not exist or cannot be found

Mr M and University College Dublin (FOI Act 2014) (1 March 2016, Information Commissioner) – FOI – whether UCD was justified in refusing the applicant’s requests for records relating to his studies on the ground that the requests form part of a pattern of manifestly unreasonable requests

Trinity College Dublin v. A worker (26 February 2016, Labour Court) – process for appointment as Head of Discipline – failure to be elected – breach of College Statutes

National College of Art and Design v. SIPTU (10 February 2016, Labour Court) – Hourly-paid tutors and lecturers – comparability with lecturers – conciliation

Fitzsimons v. IT Carlow (29 January 2016, Employment Appeals Tribunal) – Lecturer – assurances as to continuity of service and tenure – redundancy

An employee v. An Educational Institution (19 January 2016, Equality Tribunal) – Application for Assistant Lecturership – failure to shortlist – evidence of discrimination

Mr Y and University College Cork (FOI Act 2014) (14 January 2016, Information Commissioner) – FOI – whether UCC was justified in its decision to refuse access to various records relating to contract changes and changes to the applicant’s duties and contact hours

University College Dublin v. A worker (13 January 2016, Labour Court) – Senior Lecturer – denial of promotion to Associate Professor – lack of evaluation or transparency – procedure – internal appeal

Maynooth University v. IFUT (7 December 2015, Labour Court) – Transfer of Froebel College to Maynooth University – staff member of Froebel College, now assigned to duties for which he says he is unsuitable – whether entitled to transfer to Roinn na Nua Ghaeilge

University College Dublin v. SIPTU (2 December 2015, Labour Court) – Senior Laboratory Attendants, seeking re-grading as Technical Officers – employer claiming lack of funds to do so – Lansdowne Road Agreement

Kelly v. Information Commissioner (30 November 2015, Court of Appeal) – Refusal of place on course at UCD – FOI – access to records – vexatious litigation – abuse of process

University College Dublin v. SIPTU (30 November 2015, Labour Court) – Outsourcing of university’s main restaurant – compensation for the loss of earnings as a result of the loss of regular and rostered overtime, and other benefits – adequacy of compensation and buyout

Department of Public Expenditure and Reform v. Pensions Ombudsman (27 November 2015, High Court) – Pension under TCD pension scheme – agreement with TCD over rights – whether binding on DPER

Mr X and University College Dublin (25 November 2015, Information Commissioner) – FOI – Whether UCD was justified in its decision to refuse access to temperature logs of the freezer and refrigeration units at the National Virus Reference Laboratory

NUI Galway v. SIPTU (13 November 2015, Labour Court) – Fees Concession Scheme for children of employees – cut-off date – whether scheme applied consistently

NUI Galway v. SIPTU (13 November 2015, Labour Court) – Compulsory redundancy – whether suitable alternative employment could have been offered – Public Service Agreement – delay

Mr X and University College Cork (FOI Act 2014) (12 November 2015, Information Commissioner) – FOI – whether the University was justified in its decision to refuse access to records concerning an appeal of a decision regarding promotion

University College Dublin v. SIPTU (2 November 2015, Labour Court) – Modular Paid Teachers in the Business School – pay reductions – Haddington Road Agreement

McGrath and Ryan v. Athlone IT (30 October 2015, Equality Tribunal) – Assistant Lecturers with specific purpose contracts – termination by reason of redundancy – victimisation – settlement agreement

Cullen v. Trinity College Dublin (23 October 2015, Equality Tribunal) – Application for position of Assistant Professor – not short-listed – whether age discrimination – lack of a comparator – time limits

IT Sligo v. A worker (20 October 2015, Labour Court) – Progression from Technician to Technical Officer – whether appropriately qualified

Galway-Mayo IT v. A worker (16 October 2015, Labour Court) – Transfer within the organisation – underlying medical condition – regrading

Hepple v. University of Limerick Foundation (12 October 2015, Equality Tribunal) – Database Co-ordinator – Chronic Fatigue Syndrome – reduced hours – dismissal – whether dismissal discriminatory – reasonable accommodation

Trinity College Dublin v. A worker (12 October 2015, Labour Court) – Associate Professorship – interview process – change of assessment criteria – whether process fair and reasonable

University College Cork v. IFUT (9 October 2015, Labour Court) – Half-time Assistant Lecturer – ex gratia redundancy payment – entitlement

University College Cork v. Electricity Supply Board (5 October 2015, High Court) – Floods – damage resulting – negligence – contributory negligence

Dr A and University College Cork (29 September 2015, Information Commissioner) – Promotion – FOI – failure to observe time limits – whether all reasonable steps to locate relevant records had been taken

Mr X and Third Level Institution (24 September 2015, Information Commissioner) – Promotion – FOI – whether the Institution was justified in deciding that no further records exist which are relevant to the applicant’s request

Trinity College Dublin v. IFUT (28 August 2015, Labour Court) – Researcher – nine years of continuous service – whether entitled to CID – Clause 1.6 of the Public Service Agreement

University College Dublin v. SIPTU and UNITE (19 August 2015, Labour Court) – introduction of an annual parking fee to be imposed on staff members who wish to avail of on-site parking – whether access to the car parking facilities forms part of the terms and conditions of employment

NUI Maynooth v. Kane (14 August 2015, Labour Court) – Executive Assistant – continuity of employment – whether entitled to CID

University College Cork v. A worker (8 July 2015, Labour Court) – salary scale – whether the worker was incorrectly classed as a new entrant when she returned to the Public Service after completion of training to become a Registered General Nurse

University College Cork v. IFUT (7 July 2015, Labour Court) – library staff transfer – filling of vacancy through redeployment – filling of a professional post by a non-professional grade

University College Dublin v. UNITE and SIPTU (2 July 2015, Labour Court) – relocation of Media Services facility – whether proposed space allocation within the new location is adequate and/or fit for purpose

NUI Maynooth v. Wood (25 June 2015, Labour Court) – Employment over 7 years in various lecturer roles – fixed-term contracts – whether breach of continuity – whether entitled to CID

Mr X and Cork Institute of Technology (4 June 2015, Information Commissioner) – FOI – employment – request for records – whether refusal justified

Mr Y and Cork Institute of Technology (25 May 2015, Information Commissioner) – FOI request for all documents, video recordings, reports, internal correspondence and any other material that relate to applicant’s contact with the Cork School of Music – whether refusal justified

University College Cork v. SIPTU and IFUT (11 May 2015, High Court) – Industrial dispute – proposed picketing – injunction

NUI Galway v. A worker (8 May 2015, Labour Court) – University Fellow – appointment as Lecturer (Below the Bar) – rate of pay – whether to be treated as new entrant to the Public Service

CS’s Application (30 April 2015, NI High Court) – Student – arrest and bail, with non-use of computers a condition of bail – use of computers a necessary part of his course – withdrawal from university – judicial review

NUI Maynooth v. Keane (29 April 2015, Labour Court) – Executive Assistant – retirement – return as an ‘occasional’ or ‘contract’ employee – discrimination on grounds of age – whether retirement policy was objectively justified

University College Dublin v. O’Doherty (27 April 2015, Labour Court) – Post-Doctoral Researcher – succession of short-term contracts – “Research Career Framework” – entitlement to CID

Dublin City University v. A worker (21 April 2015, Labour Court) – Retirement – whether compulsory retirement age applicable

University of Limerick v. Haverty (14 April 2015, Labour Court) – Researcher – succession of fixed-term contracts – continuity of employment – whether objective grounds justifying renewals

NUI Galway v. Cunningham (13 April 2015, Labour Court) – Lecturer – part-time – fixed-term contract – time limits

Trinity College Dublin v. IFUT (27 March 2015, Labour Court) – Redundancy – Croke Park Agreement

Ms X and the Institute of Technology Carlow (6 February 2015, Information Commissioner) – Student – FOI request for reasons for the university’s treatment of her – whether given reasons adequate

McNamara v. University College Dublin (4 February 2015, High Court) – Visitor to university premises – tripping over bollard left on walkway – injuries – liability of occupiers for state of premises

Fassi v. Dublin City University (29 January 2015, High Court) – PhD student – deemed unsuitable to continue after first year – whether decision of university reviewable – academic judgment

University College Dublin v. SIPTU and UNITE (12 January 2015, Labour Court) – Biomedical Facility – Agreement over levels of cover and overtime, now considered by management to be unaffordable – reduction of overtime – whether agreement should be honoured in full

Galway-Mayo IT v. A worker (18 December 2014, Labour Court) – Clerical Officer – assigned a number of duties appropriate to Technician grade – did not hold qualifications relevant to Technician grade – whether should be transferred to the higher Technician pay scale

NUI Galway v. A worker (15 December 2014, Labour Court) – Research worker, with some teaching duties – appointed to entry-grade University Teacher post after January 2011 – whether pre- or post-January 2011 salary scale applicable

Solicitors and Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design & Technology (12 December 2014, Information Commissioner) – FOI – whether the IADT was justified in deciding to refuse access to records relating to a tender competition for the provision of film equipment

Mr X and the Institute of Technology Tralee (12 December 2014, Information Commissioner) – FOI request regarding an investigation carried out of an allegation of plagiarism made against applicant – whether refusal justified

University College Dublin v. McConnon (9 December 2014, Labour Court) – Fixed-term researcher – succession of contracts – objective reason for use of fixed-term contracts

NUI Galway v. Wurmel (9 December 2014, Labour Court) – Succession of part-time contracts as researcher and teacher – objective grounds – reduction in student numbers – redundancy

University College Cork v. INMO (5 December 2014, Labour Court) – Acting Director of Department within Dental School – whether she should be regularised in that post – Universities Act 1997 – Haddington Road Agreement – whether within the remit of the DES or the DoH

University of Limerick v. Arbuckle (20 November 2014, Labour Court) – Fixed-term researcher – succession of contracts – redundancy

Mr X and University College Cork (17 November 2014, Information Commissioner) – FOI request for records relating to expenses incurred by UCC Sociology Department – whether refusal justified

Micheline Sheehy Skeffington v. NUI Galway (13 November 2014, Equality Tribunal) – Lecturer – Gender – Access to Promotion – Indirect discrimination

University College Dublin v. SIPTU (10 November 2014, Labour Court) – Small Group Teachers – pay – cuts to pay under the Haddington Road Agreement – whether applicable

McCullough v. Queen’s University Belfast (3 November 2014, Northern Ireland Industrial Tribunal) – Lecturer – promotion process – direct gender discrimination, indirect gender discrimination and victimisation – whether claim out of time

Trinity College v. A worker (28 October 2014, Labour Court) – Language Assistant – level of remuneration – expansion in role – assessment of duties and responsibilities

NUI Galway v. IFUT (20 October 2014, Labour Court) – Part-time teaching assistant – rate of pay – cut in pay – refusal to take on additional duties

NUI Galway v. A worker (20 October 2014, Labour Court) – Redundancy – Public Service Agreement

QQI v. SIPTU (16 October 2014, Labour Court) – Transfer from HETAC to QQI – changes to job grades – organisational structure

Dublin IT v. Scott (6 October 2014, Labour Court) – Temporary Clerical Officer – Specified Purpose Contracts – whether a fixed term worker – entitlement to CID

Ms XY and the University of Limerick (29 September 2014, Information Commissioner) – Student – FOI – whether UL justified in refusing to amend personal information held

Ms X and University of Limerick (12 September 2014, Information Commissioner) – Student – FOI – statement of reasons in relation to Masters degree – whether sufficient

Mr X and University College, Cork (12 December 2014, Information Commissioner) – FOI – request for all records relating to applicant’s property – whether refusal justified

Duffy v. NUI Galway (2 September 2014, Employment Appeals Tribunal) – Facility Manager at Research Institute – redundancy – lack of consultation – unfair selection for redundancy

Fogarty v. Provost etc of the University of Dublin, Trinity College (26 August 2014, High Court) – BSc Student – failure in final year – refusal of resit – jurisdiction

Lamey v. Queen’s University Belfast (21 August 2014, Northern Ireland Industrial Tribunal) – Professor – termination of contract – entitlement to pay

Kelly v. Information Commissioner (10 July 2014, High court) – FOI requests – whether frivolous or vexatious

Mr X and University College Dublin (24 June 2014, Information Commissioner) – Student – FOI – Whether UCD entitled to refuse to amend a record concerning interview scheduling on the basis that the relevant information did not comprise the personal information of the applicant

NUI Maynooth v. O’Keeffe (4 June 2014, Labour Court) – Assistant Lecturer – succession of fixed-term contracts – whether objective grounds existed for temporary appointment – Employment Control Framework

NUI Maynooth v. Benson (4 June 2014, Labour Court) – Assistant Lecturer – succession of fixed-term contracts – whether objective grounds existed for temporary appointment – Employment Control Framework

Dempsey v. NUI Galway (28 May 2014, Equality Tribunal) – Temporary Teaching Appointment – discrimination on grounds of gender, family status, and disability – time limits

NUI Galway v. IFUT (27 May 2014, Labour Court) – Redundancy – payment of statutory redundancy – whether worker entitled to an ex gratia redundancy payment reflective of the Education Sector in general or as agreed under the terms of the Public Service Agreement

University College Cork v. Noonan (26 May 2014, Labour Court) – Part-time Library Assistant – whether engaged in work of equal value with two full time Senior Library Assistants – claim for equal pay

Athlone IT v. McManus (21 May 2014, Labour Court) – Lecturer – fixed-term contract – whether sufficient period of continuous employment – whether employment was genuinely for a limited purpose – entitlement to CID

Dublin IT v. Wogan (19 May 2014, Labour Court) – Researcher – fixed-term contract – dismissed while funding for the project on which he had been employed was continuing – avoidance of a fixed-term contract being deemed to be a contract of indefinite duration – amendment to the complaint form

NUI Galway v. IFUT (12 May 2014, Labour Court) – redundancy – entitlement to Enhanced Redundancy Payment – Public Service Agreement

NUI Galway v. IFUT (11 April 2014, Labour Court) – Researcher – declared to be redundant following termination of a research grant – Croke Park Agreement clauses 1.5 and 1.6 – whether existing exit provisions in place

NUI Galway v. IFUT (11 April 2014, Labour Court) – Level of redundancy payment – agreement for enhanced redundancy payments to public servants

A University v. A Worker (8 April 2014, Labour Court) – Fixed-term employee – redundancy – treatment in a less favourable manner than a comparable permanent employee, in not being paid the same ex gratia redundancy payment as four identified comparators

University College Cork v. Electricity Supply Board (21 March 2014, High Court) – Flooding – liability – discovery of documents

University College Cork v. SIPTU (14 March 2014, Labour Court) – Regrading scheme for Administrative staff – suspension of scheme in 2008 – whether resumption is now permitted under the ECF – proposal to review the scheme – refusal of co-operation

A university v. A worker (14 March 2014, Labour Court) – Senior Lecturer – applicant for Chair – allegation of prejudice or bias – appropriate point to raise this complaint

Galway-Mayo IT v. A worker (24 February 2014, Labour Court) – Part-time tutor carrying out Needs Assessment Reports and being paid for preparing them – entitlement to CID – additional payments ceased – entitlement to continuation of payments

NUI Galway v. SIPTU (24 February 2014, Labour Court) – Ex gratia redundancy terms – Croke Park Agreement – level of payments – entitlement to increments

NUI Galway v. IFUT (24 February 2014, Labour Court) – Ex gratia redundancy terms – Croke Park Agreement – level of payments

Dublin IT v. Awojuola (23 December 2013, Labour Court) – Student on BA programme, of Nigerian national origin but subsequently becoming a citizen of Ireland – assessed as ineligible for the EU rate of fees – discrimination on grounds of race

Institute of Art, Design and Technology v. Sefidvash (20 December 2013, Labour Court) – Final year student – failure to achieve a sufficient grade in outstanding module – allegation of discrimination on the grounds of religion, age and race in relation to access to employment, promotion/regrading and training – allegation of harassment and victimisation

Doulamis v. University College Cork (18 December 2013, Equality Tribunal) – Academic – allegations of persistent harassment in the form of racist remarks and other offensive comments about his ethnic and religious background from Head of Department – harassment – victimisation

Parris v. Trinity College Dublin (16 December 2013, Equality Tribunal) – Retired Senior Lecturer – pension rights – civil partnership – discrimination on grounds of civil status, sexual orientation and age – European Charter of Fundamental Rights

A Lecturer v. A Third Level Institution (9 December 2013, Equality Tribunal) – Head of Humanities – pay – male comparators all placed at higher points of the SL2 scale – discrimination with regard to her right to equal remuneration

A Student v. A Third Level College (28 November 2013, Equality Tribunal) – Student – anxiety, depression and other medical problems – discrimination – reasonable accommodation

Trinity College Dublin v. IFUT (25 November 2013, Labour Court) – Researcher – cessation of the research funds which supported her employment – redundancy – Croke Park Agreement – existing exit mechanisms

Trinity College Dublin v. A worker (22 November 2013, Labour Court) – Research Assistant – post funded from non-core research sources – redeployment as Administrative Officer – 16 years’ service – redundancy – Croke Park Agreement

University College Dublin v. A worker (13 November 2013, Labour Court) – Part-time teacher in Adult Continuing Education – award of permanent position – pension rights – management claim that pension rights had been conferred in error – whether position pensionable

A Complainant v. A University (11 November 2013, Equality Tribunal) – Student – bi-polar disorder – discrimination – reasonable accommodation

O’Higgins v. The Labour Court and University College Dublin (8 November 2013, High Court) – Senior Lecturer – internal promotion round – discrimination on grounds of gender

University College Dublin v. IFUT and SIPTU (7 November 2013, Labour Court) – Internal promotion from Lecturer to Senior Lecturer – procedures – appeals – academic judgement

Dublin IT v. Cunning (7 October 2013, Labour Court) – Assistant Lecturer – fixed-term contract – entitlement to CID

NUI Galway v. Welford (3 October 2013, Labour Court) – Lecturer – fixed-term contract – temporary research project based on limited funding – objective grounds for less favourable treatment

NUI Galway v. SIPTU (3 October 2013, Labour Court) – Expiry of fixed-term contract – offer of alternative role at reduced salary – subsequent claim for reinstatement – Croke Park agreement

Kelly v. University of Dublin (Trinity College) (10 September 2013, Labour Court) – Pregnancy – failure to renew contract – discrimination on the grounds of gender and family status – harassment

University of Dublin (Trinity College) v. A worker (23 August 2013, Labour Court) – Worker entitled to CID – rights under Model Pension Scheme – entitlement to be entered into the Master Pension Scheme – closure of Master Pension Scheme

Trinity College v. SIPTU (19 August 2013, Labour Court) – Security staff – introduction of a right sourcing model, to reduce heavy reliance on overtime – Employment Control Framework

Tyndall Institute (University College Cork) v. SIPTU (1 August 2013, Labour Court) – Pay – rates lower than for comparable grades within UCC itself – claim for implementation of agreed pay rate – Financial Emergency Measures in the Public Interest (No 2) Act 2009 – whether objectionable as constituting a cost increasing claim

Dublin IT v. Mihaylova (18 July 2013, Labour Court) – Post-doctoral researcher – continuity of employment – entitlement to CID

St Patrick’s College Dublin v. Maccába, Ó Coigligh and Macgearailt (15 July 2013, Labour Court) – Applications for internal promotion to Senior Lecturerships – procedural errors – discrimination on grounds of age

NUI Galway v. SIPTU (19 June 2013, Labour Court) – Associate Professors – revision to pay scales – Review Body on Remuneration in the Public Service Report 42 – appropriate adjustment

Zhang v. Athlone IT (14 June 2013, High Court) – Final year student – examination – exam notes in her bag – allegation of breach of examination procedures – right to a fair hearing – judicial review

Parker v. Office of the President and University Advocate, University of Limerick (11 June 2013, Equality Tribunal) – PhD student – charges brought by University Advocate – Discipline Committee – expulsion – pattern of discriminatory treatment by the Advocate – discrimination on grounds of race

University College Dublin v. Hartney (10 June 2013, Labour Court) – Project Manager – fixed-term contract – redundancy – claim for ex-gratia redundancy in line with UCC v. Bushin – delay due to lack of clarity in the law – time-limit for claims expired – application to extend time

Fournet v. NUI Galway (5 June 2013, Employment Appeal Tribunal) – Fixed-term contract as researcher – CID – position dependent on funding – redundancy

MacDonncha v. Minister for Education and Skills (29 May 2013, High Court) – Legal enforceability of Croke Park Agreement – legitimate expectations

IT Tralee v. Cunningham (8 May 2013, Labour Court) – Assistant Lecturer – succession of fixed-term contracts – alleged discrimination and lack of objective grounds for renewal of fixed-term contracts – failure to provide a CID

University College Cork v. A worker (11 April 2013, Labour Court) – Full-time departmental operative – maternity leave – request to return to full-time work, but request not resolved for several months – eventual return to work – whether compensation payable – Croke Park Agreement para 1.5

Lynch v. Centre for Deaf Studies, Trinity College Dublin (9 April 2013, Equality Tribunal) – Part-time teacher/lecturer – profound deafness – contract issued only in English and not in Irish Sign Language – restructuring within the Centre – discrimination – reasonable accommodation

Dublin IT v. Ngongban (4 March 2013, Labour Court) – Student – fees – Complainant was born in Cameroon and then granted Irish Citizenship – whether a non-EU national for fees purposes – jurisdiction – discrimination on the ground of race

Kelly v. University College Dublin (29 January 2013, High Court) – Applicant for Masters Programme – refusal of place – subsequent litigation with allegation of discrimination on grounds of gender – vexatious litigation – restraining order

Institute of Art Design and Technology v. Herrera (25 January 2013, Labour Court) – Fixed-term contract – redundancy – level of redundancy payment – level as determined by Croke Park agreement – discrimination when compared to permanent employees

Cork IT v. An Bord Pleanála (15 January 2013, High Court) – Planning law – status of “voluntary organisation” – whether an IT is such an organisation – whether charitable

University College Dublin v. O’Higgins (11 January 2013, Labour Court) – Senior Lecturer – fixed-term contract – failure in promotion round – discrimination on grounds of gender

A Student v. A Third Level College (28 December 2012, Equality Tribunal) – Student – dyslexia – initially allowed to use MS Word processing package, but this was later withdrawn in favour of Notepad, which has no grammar or spelling checker – discrimination in grounds of disability – reasonable accommodation

Trinity College Dublin v. A Group of Workers (21 December 2012, Labour Court) – Alleged breach of Croke Park Agreement – Failure to follow dispute resolution procedures in that Agreement – Whether Labour Court should address substantive issues in the case

St Patrick’s College v. IFUT (19 December 2012, Labour Court) – Tutor – upgrading of responsibilities to Assistant Lecturer level – no governmental agreement to this upgrading and hence breach of Croke Park agreement – whether entitled to pay at Assistant Lecturer rate

Awojuola v. Dublin IT (12 December 2012, Equality Tribunal) – Nigerian student – granted permission to remain in Ireland on the basis of her parentage of an Irish born child – vocational training – appropriate level of fees – discrimination on grounds of race, colour, national and ethnic origins

Mary Immaculate College v. Griffin (7 December 2012, Labour Court) – Post of Director of Education Centre – Redundancy – discrimination – appropriate level of redundancy payment

A Complainant v. A Third Level Institution (27 November 2012, Equality Tribunal) – Employee – Mental illness – discrimination on the grounds of gender, family status and disability – harassment (and see summary on Wendy Doyle’s blog)

Dublin IT v. Gainza (12 November 2012, Labour Court) – Succession of fixed-term appointments as Senior Researcher – external funding for research – whether objective grounds for renewal of fixed-term contracts – entitlement to CID

Dublin IT v. Barry (12 November 2012, Labour Court) – Succession of fixed-term appointments as Senior Researcher – external funding for research – whether objective grounds for renewal of fixed-term contracts – entitlement to CID

Dundalk IT v. Dalikeni (5 November 2012, Labour Court) – Lecturer – discrimination on grounds of race – delay – whether claim out of time

A Complainant v. A Respondent (9 October 2012, Equality Tribunal) – Complainant listed as grind by Student Union – de-listed by the respondent, acting as agent of the Union – racial discrimination – whether complaint was against respondent acting on her own behalf – complaint rejected as misconceived

University College Cork v. SIPTU (9 October 2012, Labour Court) – Non filling of Stores Supplies Officer Post – breach of undertaking to fill the post – university committed to filling the post but precluded from doing so by the provisions of the Employment Control Framework

Dublin IT v. Quinn (2 October 2012, Labour Court) – Part-time Lecturer – discrimination – terms and conditions less favourable than those of comparable full time employees – appropriate comparators

Dundalk IT v. Stafford (10 September 2012, Labour Court) – Appointment to Assistant Lectureship – relevance of qualifications and experience – position on salary scale

Davydchak v. University of Limerick (15 August 2012, Equality Tribunal) – Application for Graduate Entry to Medicine – Ukrainian national – Comparability of qualifications – Discrimination on grounds of Race

A Student v. A Third Level Institution (7 August 2012, Equality Tribunal) – Student – visual disability and mental health issues – discrimination – reasonable accommodation

Davydchak v. CAO (16 July 2012, Equality Tribunal) – Application for Graduate Entry to Medicine – Ukrainian national – Comparability of qualifications – Discrimination on grounds of Race

NUI Maynooth v. Grundy (13 July 2012, Labour Court) – Instrument Teacher / Occasional Performance Tutor – succession of fixed-term contracts – contract of service or contract for services? – non-renewal of contract – entitlement to CID – discrimination

NUI Maynooth v. Carney (13 July 2012, Labour Court) – Instrument Teacher / Occasional Performance Tutor – succession of fixed-term contracts – contract of service or contract for services? – non-renewal of contract – entitlement to CID – discrimination

NUI Maynooth v. Flanagan (13 July 2012, Labour Court) – Instrument Teacher / Occasional Performance Tutor – succession of fixed-term contracts – contract of service or contract for services? – non-renewal of contract – entitlement to CID – discrimination

NUI Maynooth v. Loftus (13 July 2012, Labour Court) – Instrument Teacher / Occasional Performance Tutor – succession of fixed-term contracts – contract of service or contract for services? – non-renewal of contract – entitlement to CID – discrimination

NUI Maynooth v. O’Connor (13 July 2012, Labour Court) – Instrument Teacher / Occasional Performance Tutor – succession of fixed-term contracts – contract of service or contract for services? – non-renewal of contract – entitlement to CID – discrimination

NUI Maynooth v. O’Reilly (13 July 2012, Labour Court) – Instrument Teacher / Occasional Performance Tutor – succession of fixed-term contracts – contract of service or contract for services? – non-renewal of contract – entitlement to CID – discrimination

NUI Maynooth v. Dorrian (13 July 2012, Labour Court) – Instrument Teacher / Occasional Performance Tutor – succession of fixed-term contracts – contract of service or contract for services? – non-renewal of contract – entitlement to CID – discrimination

NUI Maynooth v. O’Reilly-Myatt (13 July 2012, Labour Court) – Instrument Teacher / Occasional Performance Tutor – succession of fixed-term contracts – contract of service or contract for services? – non-renewal of contract – entitlement to CID – discrimination

Dupont v. St. Patrick’s College Drumcondra (7 July 2012, Employment Appeal Tribunal) – Lecturer – Fixed-term contract – Redundancy – objective grounds

Okobi v. University College Dublin (20 June 2012, Equality Tribunal) – Student – Nigerian national with leave to remain in Ireland – level of fees payable – harassment and discrimination on grounds of national origin

Kelly v. National University of Ireland (9 May 2012, High Court) – Failure to offer place on course – Discrimination – Reference to ECJ – Wunder order

Trinity College Dublin v. IFUT (30 April 2012, Labour Court) – Researchers – Redundancy on termination of funding for their work – Public Service Agreement – enforcability of Croke Park guarantees

McCarthy and others v. Minister for Education and Skills (25 April 2012, High Court) – Student support grant – change in criteria for assessment – legitimate expectation

Kelly v. National University of Ireland (30 March 2012, High Court) – Employment dispute – press reporting – contempt of court

McGinty v. Galway-Mayo IT (28 March 2012, Equality Tribunal) – Appointment to Assistant Lectureship – age discrimination – unfair treatment

X v. University College Cork (21 March 2012, Information Commissioner) – Restructuring of the Finance Office – refusal to release records on the grounds that they were part of a deliberative process – protection of personal information

Trinity College Dublin v. Moss (12 March 2012, Labour Court) – Lecturer – whether on fixed-term contract or CID – locus standi

Nowak v. Data Protection Commissioner (7 March 2012, High Court) – Examinations for Chartered Accountants Ireland – personal data access request – jurisidiction – whether examination script constituting “personal data”

O’Higgins v. University College Dublin (21 February 2012, Equality Tribunal) – Senior Lecturer – application for promotion to Professor – Discriminatory treatment – Gender – Prima Facie Case

Sheehan v. University College Cork (20 February 2012, Equality Tribunal) – Appointment to post of Clinical Education Coordinator – relevance of qualifications and experience – shortlisting – discrimination on grounds of gender

University College Cork v. Bushin (17 February 2012, High Court) – Researcher – fixed-term contract – redundancy – ex gratia payment – treatment in a less favourable manner than a comparable permanent employee

Dublin IT v. Nealon (17 February 2012, Labour Court) – Lecturer – Fixed-term contract – objective justification (commentary by Wendy Doyle)

Quigley and others v. Minister for Education (14 February 2012, High Court) – Part-time Lecturers at CIT – discrimination – terms and conditions less favourable than those of comparable full time employees – constitutional protections

Trinity College Dublin v. Moriarty (14 February 2012, Labour Court) – Lecturer – Research Fellowship – succession of fixed-term contracts – entitlement to CID

A Student v. Dublin City University (23 December 2011, Equality Tribunal) – Student – ill health – discrimination on the basis of this disability – assessment of assignments – whether university’s own guidelines adhered to – use of red pen to mark corrections

University College Dublin v. A worker (16 December 2011, Labour Court) – Lecturer – four successive fixed-term contracts – whether there were objective grounds that justified the renewal of the fixed-term contract – discrimination – entitlement to CID (discussed by Ed Madden)

Ryan v. Dublin IT (2 December 2011, Equality Tribunal) – Student – dyslexia, dyspraxia and Irlen Syndrome – discrimination on the basis of this disability – reasonable accommodation

A Student v. An Institute of Technology (23 November 2011, Equality Tribunal) – Student – depression and anxiety – discrimination on the basis of this disability – victimisation – time limits

Canniffe v. University College Dublin (15 November 2011, Equality Tribunal) – Senior Technician – retirement age of 70 – offer to technical staff of a lump sum on retirement on condition that they retired at 65 – discrimination

Letterkenny IT v. Hudy (11 October 2011, Labour Court) – Determination by Rights Commissioner that applicant was entitled to a CID – applicant’s employment terminated but he was subsequently re-instated – whether wages could be set off against earlier entitlements

Payne v. City of Dublin VEC (31 August 2011, Equality Tribunal) – Mature student – discrimination on grounds of age, nationality and disability – harassment

National College of Art and Design v. A Worker (29 August 2011, Labour Court) – Lecturer – fixed-term contract – lectureship abolished and worker moved to hourly rate but with similar duties – whether the worker should have been retained as a lecturer

Carlow IT v. Mavroudis (10 August 2011, Labour Court) – Lecturer – Age discrimination – failure to promote – constructive dismissal

Chakraborty v. University of Ulster (9 August 2011, Northern Ireland Fair Employment Tribunal ) – Reader –  discrimination on the grounds of race and religious belief

Holland v. Athlone IT (26 July 2011, High Court) – Lecturer – fixed-term contract – injunction

Kelly v. University College Dublin (21 July 2011, European Court of Justice) – Access to vocational training – Equal treatment for men and women – Rejection of candidature – Access of an applicant for vocational training to information on the qualifications of the other applicants

University College Cork v. Bushin (20 July 2011, Labour Court) – Fixed-term employee – redundancy – amount of severance payment – alleged discrimination – choice of comparator – whether other Irish universities are “associated employers”

University College Cork v. Nieuwstraten (20 July 2011, Labour Court) – Fixed-term employee – definition – jurisdiction

Ngongban v. Dublin IT (19 July 2011, Equality Tribunal) – Student – EU or non-EU fees – jurisdiction – “vocational training”

Trinity College Dublin v. SIPTU (13 July 2011, Labour Court) – Restructuring of academic year – leave entitlements

Trinity College Dublin v. SIPTU and IFUT (13 July 2011, Labour Court) – Career progression within Library Service – whether move to new salary scale was a matter of pay progression or was promotional – whether within Croke Park agreement

MacCába, Ó’Coigligh and MacGearailt v. St Patrick’s College, Dublin (21 June 2011, Equality Tribunal) – Internal merit promotion – discrimination on grounds of age – time limits

Athlone IT v. Holland and others (17 June 2011, Labour Court) – Assistant Lecturers – “fixed purpose contracts” – whether CIDs – redundancy

McGrath v. Athlone IT (14 June 2011, High Court) – Assistant Lecturer – application to restrain termination – purported redundancy – whether appropriate to grant injunction

University College Cork v. O’Riordan (3 May 2011, Labour Court) – Researcher – succession of fixed-term contracts – reliance on external funding – entitlement to CID

University College Dublin v. Rath (8 April 2011, Labour Court) – Senior Lecturer – promotion – age discrimination

X v. University College Cork (21 March 2012, Information Commissioner) – freedom of information – restructuring of Finance Department – personal information

O’Connell v. University College Dublin (11 March 2011, Equality Tribunal) – Senior Lecturer – internal promotion – criteria for promotion – age discrimination

University College Dublin v. A worker (11 February 2011, Labour Court) – Emeritus Professor – whether a “worker” – jurisdiction of court

Mancini v. Trinity College Dublin (8 February 2011, Equality Tribunal) – application for employment as lecturer – age discrimination

Dr X v. A University (2 February 2011, Equality Tribunal) – student – Severe Generalised Anxiety Disorder – discrimination – Equal Status Act 2000

Cornelius v. University College Dublin (23 December 2010, Equality Tribunal) – Promotion – internal candidate – age – discrimination

Croskery’s Application (8 December 2010, NI High Court) – Student – class of degree – role of Visitor – ECHR art 6 (commentary by Eoin O’Dell)

NUI Galway v. Phelan (2 December 2010, Labour Court) – Senior Research Fellow – whether fixed-term employee or on CID – alleged redundancy when research funding ran out – inapplicability of Universities Act

Evans v. University College Cork (1 December 2010, High Court) – charge of sexual harassment – discipline – proportionality

IT Sligo v. A worker (18 November 2010, Labour Court) – expiry of fixed-term contract – claim for redundancy payment

NUI Maynooth v. Buckley (15 November 2010, Labour Court) – Lecturer – Fixed-term contract, renewed on the basis of external research funding – termination of funding – entitlement to CID – redundancy

Evans v. University College Cork (8 November 2010, High Court) – Lecturer – sexual harassment – judicial review – allegation of bad faith – discovery

Mr X and Dublin Institute of Technology (29 September 2010, Information Commissioner) – Applicant for position – FOI – statement of reasons – whether adequate

A Student v. Galway-Mayo IT (20 September 2010, Equality Tribunal) – Student – lack of physical mobility and neurological complications – discrimination – reasonable accommodation

University College Dublin v. IFUT (16 August 2010, Labour Court) – Head of School allowance initially granted and then withdrawn as contrary to the Universities Act 1997

Dublin IT v. Thompson (12 August 2010, Labour Court) – Contract of indefinite duration – Failure to implement Rights Commissioner’s decision

Doherty v. Letterkenny IT (5 August 2010, Equality Tribunal) – IT course – work placement – paraplegia – discrimination – harassment and victimisation

Mavroudis v. IT Carlow (28 July 2010, Equality Tribunal) – Lecturer – Jehovah’s witness – religious discrimination

Trinity College Dublin v. Conway (1 July 2010, Labour Court) – Lecturer on contract of indefinite duration – refusal to renew

Megahead v. Queen’s University Belfast (30 June 2010, NI Queen’s Bench Division) – PhD proposal – racial discrimination

X v. NUI Maynooth (9 June 2010, Information Commissioner) – Award of scholarship – statement of reasons – whether university president was party to the dispute

Rath v. University College Dublin (8 June 2010, Equality Tribunal) – Promotion – age discrimination – burden of proof

X v. University College Cork (17 May 2010, Information Commissioner) – Unsuccessful candidate for the post of Clinical Education Co-ordinator – access to records – protection of personal information

Sunday Times v. Dublin City University (17 May 2010, Information Commissioner) – Access sought to records concerning the acquisition of the papers of Charles J Haughey – papers held by DCU Educational Trust – whether under the control of DCU

James v. Cork IT (17 May 2010, Equality Tribunal) – Promotion – age discrimination – time limits

CAO v. Minister for Community Rural and Galeltacht Affairs (13 May 2010, Supreme Court) – Legal status of CAO – obligations as to the Irish language

University College Dublin v. SIPTU (19 April 2010, Labour Court) – academic promotion appeals process – fairness

NUI Galway v. SIPTU (29 March 2010, Labour Court) – Recruitment for administrative post – Irish language requirement

NUI Galway v. SIPTU (29 March 2010, Labour Court) – Student counsellors – Rates of pay

Kelly v. University College Dublin (26 February 2010, High Court) – Discrimination claim – Removal of documents on web site

A mature student v. A College (27 January 2010, Equality Tribunal) – Student – nephrotic syndrome – refusal of extension of course deadlines – reasonable accommodation

McGrath v. University College Dublin (26 January 2010, Equality Tribunal) – Student – ME and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome – reasonable accommodation – harassment

Saad v. Queen’s University Belfast (18 February 2010, NI Industrial Tribunal) – Appointment as research assistant – Discrimination

Cooke v. University College Dublin (18 January 2010, Equality Tribunal) – Promotion to full professorship – age discrimination

NUI Galway v. O’Toole (15 December 2009, Labour Court) – Fixed-term lectureship

Cahill v. Dublin City University (9 December 2009, Supreme Court) – Fair dismissal

A Student v. An Educational Establishment (8 December 2009, Equality Tribunal) – Student – sexual orientation – harassment and victimisation

A Complainant v. An Educational Institution (6 November 2009, Equality Tribunal) – Course requirements – pregnancy and childcare – discrimination

Glenn v. University of Ulster (10 September 2009, NI Fair Employment Tribunal) – Office managership – Failure to short-list – Discrimination

University College Cork v. IDA (3 July 2009, Labour Court) – Contract renegotiation

University College Dublin v. SIPTU (1 July 2009, Labour Court) – Relocation of School

A PLC student v. An Educational Institution (30 June 2009, Equality Tribunal) – Removal from course – Asberger’s Syndrome – disruptive behaviour – reasonable accommodation

C v. University of Limerick (23 June 2009, Information Commissioner) – FOI – exam grade

Kruse v. Information Commissioner (23 June 2009, High Court) – FOI – exam grade

Saad v. Queen’s University Belfast (7 May 2009, NI Industrial Tribunal) – Discrimination

Deman v. AUT (6 May 2009, Court of Appeal in Northern Ireland) – Discrimination

Kelly v. University College Dublin (5 May 2009, High Court) – Refusal of place on course – discrimination – perjury

O’Hare v. Queen’s University Belfast (4 March 2009, NI Fair Employment Tribunal) – Unfair dismissal and discrimination

NUI Galway v. Morley (2 March 2009, Labour Court) – Fixed term contract

MacMahon v. University College Cork (2 March 2009, Equality Tribunal) – Refusal of sports scholarship – gender equality

NUI Maynooth v. Buckley (24 February 2009, Labour Court) – Fixed term contract

Trinity College Dublin v. A worker (19 February 2009, Labour Court) – Workload model

Buckley v. NUI Maynooth (13 February 2009, High Court) – Contract termination

University College Cork v. A worker (19 December 2008, Labour Court) – Promotion

University College Dublin v. A worker (11 December 2008, Labour Court) – Promotion

Prodanov v. Dublin City University (10 December 2008, Equality Tribunal) – Failure to appoint to permanent position – discrimination

University College Dublin v. A worker (8 December 2008, Labour Court) – Promotion

X v. A Third Level Educational Establishment (19 November 2008, Equality Tribunal) – ADHD – examinations – reasonable accommodation

Fanning v. University College Cork (28 October 2008, Supreme Court) – Discipline

University College Dublin v. A worker (12 August 2008, Labour Court) – Promotion

Prendergast v. Higher Education Authority (30 July 2008, High Court) – Quotas on applications to study medicine – EU and non-EU quotas – legality

University College Cork v. A worker (20 June 2008, Labour Court) – Promotion

Dundalk IT v. TUI (22 May 2008, Labour Court) – Pay parking

Kelly v. University College Dublin (14 March 2008, High Court) – Refusal of place on course

Athlone IT v. AMICUS/UNITE (17 January 2008, Labour Court) – Duration of contract

Kelly v. Trinity College Dublin (14 December 2007, Supreme Court) – Bullying

AB Solicitors and University College Dublin (13 December 2007, Information Commissioner) – FOI – Request for information relating to exams – whether further records existed – whether access could prejudice exams in the future – the public interest

McGree v. Athlone IT (5 November 2007, Equality Tribunal) – Senior Lecturer – gender discimination

Galway-Mayo IT v. TUI (16 October 2007, Labour Court) – Grading

Dublin City University v. Horgan (4 September 2007, Labour Court) – Promotion

Galway-Mayo IT v. Employment Appeals Tribunal (20 June 2007, High Court) – Redundancy

IT Sligo v. A Worker (14 June 2007, Labour Court) – Promotion

A Manager v. An Institute of Technology (20 April 2007, Equality Tribunal) – Harassment and victimisation – racial and sexual discrimination

Cahill v. Dublin City University (9 February 2007, High Court) – Tenure

Walsh v. Waterford IT (19 December 2006, Equality Tribunal) – Lecturer – discrimination and harassment – gender and racial grounds

Waterford IT v. IMPACT (24 November 2006, Labour Court) – Professional Development

Kelly v. University College Dublin (November 2006, Equality Tribunal) – Admission to course – gender discrimination

Athlone IT v. A worker (26 July 2006, Labour Court) – Harassment

6 Institutes of Technology v. SIPTU (14 June 2006, Labour Court) – Grading

Horgan v. Dublin City University (23 May 2006, Equality Tribunal) – Failure to promote to associate professorship – gender discrimination

University College Dublin v. SIPTU (6 April 2006, Labour Court) – Promotion

University of Limerick v. A worker (11 November 2005, Labour Court) – Demotion

Mr X and University College Dublin (8 September 2005, Information Commissioner) – Amendment to exam mark – FOI – applicant seeking further amendment to mark

Fanning v. University College Cork (24 June 2005, High Court) – Discipline

University College Dublin v. IFUT (12 May 2005, Labour Court) – Promotion

Waterford IT v. Walsh (26 April 2005, Labour Court) – Discrimination

NUI Maynooth v. A worker (18 March 2004, Labour Court) – Professorial status

Galway-Mayo IT v. A worker (16 March 2004, Labour Court) – Promotion

Waterford IT v. Moore-Walsh (15 January 2004, Labour Court) – Discrimination

X v. University College Dublin (27 November 2003, Information Commissioner) – Examination marks – additional marks claimed – statement of reasons for refusal

Fanning v. University College Cork (22 October 2003, High Court) – Discovery

Dublin IT v. TUI (29 September 2003, Labour Court) – Promotion

Morgan v. Trinity College Dublin (9 July 2003, High Court) – Discipline

University of Limerick v. 3 Senior Officers (9 June 2003, Labour Court) – Pay relativity

Donoghue v. Galway-Mayo IT (9 May 2003, High Court) – Learning plan

Mr X and University College Cork (4 March 2003, Information Commissioner) – FOI – Application for statement of reasons as to why a public body did not short-list a candidate for interview – act occurring before the public body was prescribed for the purposes of the FOI Act

NUI Galway v. Irish Medical Organisation (21 February 2003, Labour Court) – Associate Professor in Pathology – additional allowance for duties as Acting Head of Department – initial agreement that this would be pensionable, but the university subsequently resiled from this as contrary to university statute – fairness

University College Dublin v. SIPTU (13 February 2003, Labour Court) – Disturbance

Dublin City University v. SIPTU (6 December 2002, Labour Court) – Universities Act duties

University College Dublin v. Mc Kernan (19 August 2002, Labour Court) – Promotion

NUI Galway v. Burke (12 August 2002, Labour Court) – Assistant Librarian – full-time – request for job-share to accommodate child minding arrangements – refusal – discrimination on grounds of sex and marital status

Fanning v. University College Cork (25 July 2002, High Court) – Discipline

Barlow v. Fanning and University College Cork (2 July 2002, Supreme Court) – Misconduct

University College Dublin v. A Worker (19 December 2001, Labour Court) – Regrading

Athlone IT v. SIPTU (10 December 2001, Labour Court) – Bullying

University College Cork v. Keohane (28 November 2001, Labour Court) – Holiday pay

Howard v. University College Cork (25 July 2000, High Court) – Tenure as HoD

Fanning v. University College Cork (7 July 1999, High Court) – Discipline

Dublin IT v. DITASA (1 June 1999, Labour Court) – Pay relativity

Conlan v. University of Limerick (4 February 1999, High Court) – Promotion

Dublin IT v. A worker (28 September 1998, Labour Court) – Demotion

University of Limerick v. A worker (21 October 1997, Labour Court) – Promotion

University College Cork v. IFUT (2 December 1996, Labour Court) – Pay relativity

University of Limerick v. A worker (30 September 1996, Labour Court) – Promotion

University of Limerick v. 2 workers (20 April 1995, Labour Court) – Pay relativity

University of Limerick v. MSF (5 April 1995, Labour Court) – Working relationships

Dublin City University v. SIPTU (20 October 1994, Labour Court) – Regrading

University College Dublin v. SIPTU (21 October 1991, Labour Court) – Retirement

University College Dublin v. IFUT (16 July 1991, Labour Court) – Disturbance

University College Dublin v. IFUT (30 November 1990, Labour Court) – Disturbance

Flanagan v. University College Dublin (29 September 1988, High Court) – Examinations

University College Dublin v. IMO (6 February 1987, Labour Court) – Pay relativity

For further cases see BAILII, courts.iethe Northern Ireland Courts and Tribunals Service, and the Workplace Relations site.