In Our Defence
In Our Defence
About In Our Defence
Every week on The Hard Shoulder Gavin Dowd explores a court case that made history here in Ireland, but also worldwide. From the bizarre to the historic, weird to the unconstitutional we find out just why these cases have left a lasting legacy
Gavin O Dowd joined Kieran to discuss the case of Giovanni Di Stefano, who was known as the ‘Devil’s Advocate’. He was known for defending anyone, no matter how heinous the crime they had been accused of however, it later turned out he had never been a qualified lawyer.
Kieran was joined by Gavin O'Dowd for another episode of 'In Our Defence'. This week he took a closer look at the case of Equality Authority v Portmarnock Golf Club, where in 2004 , the Dublin District Court declared that Portmarnock was a discriminating club and suspended its licence to sell alcohol to its members.
Anton was joined by Gavin Dowd for ‘In Our Defence’,for a deeper look at what might seem like a peculiar legal case in history, and find out what impact it might have had on public life. This week Gavin takes a closer look at the most famous example of the US Supreme Court overturning one of its own judgments.
Kieran was joined by Gavin Dowd for ‘In Our Defence’,for a deeper look at what might seem like a peculiar legal case in history, and find out what impact it might have had on public life. This week Gavin discusses the case of Meath County Council v Murray. The Murray family had applied for planning permission to build a 3,000 square foot home near Navan in Co Meath. Planning permission was refused, but they went ahead and built a home which was double the size. They were pursued by the County Council who sought an order of demolition for the home. Listen and subscribe to The Hard Shoulder on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and Spotify. Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk App. You can also listen to Newstalk live on newstalk.com or on Alexa, by adding the Newstalk skill and asking: 'Alexa, play Newstalk'.
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