Irish Law Updates

Sunday, September 17, 2006

Recent Adoption Case

The first five pages of the judgment in the recent adoption case are available on a free section of the Irish Times site:

In Re "Ann", an Infant: N. v. H.S.E., G. and An Bord Uchtala,
High Court, MacMenamin J., 15 September 2006:
http://www.ireland.com/newspaper/special/2006/adoption_judgment/index.pdf

Sample news coverage:

Landmark ruling gives custody to adopters
http://www.ireland.com/newspaper/front/2006/0916/1158271610287.html

High Court turns down adoption application
http://www.rte.ie/news/2006/0915/adoption.html

Couple lose daughter in tug-of-love ruling
http://www.unison.ie/irish_independent/stories.php3?ca=9&si=1689505&issue_id=14654

There's nothing yet on the official courts service website:
http://www.courts.ie/judgments.nsf/HomePage?OpenForm

Maybe a proper version will appear there in the next few days.

[Update added 10 October 2006: The full judgment is now available at
www.tinyurl.com/gfvgh/ ]