High Court rejects challenge to Coronavirus restrictions

first_img Previous articleDerry PSNI investigates Pennyburn burglaryNext articleThis will put the LUH flood into perspective – O’Rourke News Highland Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows By News Highland – May 13, 2020 Facebook Community Enhancement Programme open for applications Pinterest Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA High Court rejects challenge to Coronavirus restrictions WhatsApp RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Gemma O’Doherty and John Waters have been refused permission to challenge the emergency legislation that introduced the Covid-19 restrictions.In opening their case earlier this month, John Waters said Irish citizens were under house arrest, and the restrictions were repugnant to people’s constitutional rights.He and Gemma O’Doherty also raised question marks over death rates, with Ms. O’Doherty claiming the lockdown was based on “fraudulent science”.She also said it was harming people by denying them their right to sunlight and Vitamin D, and accused Gardaí of harassing people on the streets.Mr. Justice Charles Meenan repeatedly asked her to stop making speeches, and to focus on points of law.Mr. Waters claimed the restriction of our movement was unprecedented in our history and argued the response to the outbreak was disproportionate.Previous court appearances attracted a crowd of supporters outside the Four Courts.Today’s judgement was delivered electronically. In ruling against their application for a full judicial review, Mr. J Meenan said their claims weren’t arguable.The pair have already indicated their intention to appeal today’s decision.center_img Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme Twitter Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Facebook Google+ Pinterest Homepage BannerNews Google+ WhatsApp Twitterlast_img read more

Over 400 homes and businesses without power in Donegal

first_img By News Highland – January 16, 2018 RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Google+ Facebook Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme Twitter Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Twitter 345 homes and businesses are currently without power in Derrybeg.ESB Networks have apologised for the loss of supply as Storm Fionn approaches.It is hoped power will be restored by 9 o’clock tonight.In Dungloe, 30 premises have lost supply due to a fault.ESB have estimated that power will be restored by 10pm.Meanwhile, in Milford 11 power outages have been reported with power due to be restored tonight at 9:30pm.Power has been restored to 121 homes and businesses in Donegal who were without power. Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic WhatsAppcenter_img Over 400 homes and businesses without power in Donegal WhatsApp Previous articleMain Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday 16th JanuaryNext articleMotorists fined after being detected driving in excess of speed limit on N13 News Highland Facebook News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Homepage BannerNews Google+ Pinterest Pinterest Community Enhancement Programme open for applicationslast_img read more