Breathnach v DPP

JurisdictionIreland
CourtSupreme Court
Date2001
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2 cases
  • Patrick Brennan and Others v The Governor of Portlaoise Prison
    • Ireland
    • Supreme Court
    • 12 March 2008
    ...PrisonUNKIRDLRM [2006] IESC 45, [2006] 4 I.R. 88; [2006] 2 I.L.R.M. 481. Breathnach v. Director of Public Prosecutions (Unreported, Supreme Court, 22nd February, 2001). Corrigan v. Irish Land CommissionIR [1977] I.R. 317. Gilligan v. Special Criminal CourtUNKIR [2005] IESC 86, [2006] 2 I.R.......
  • Patrick Brennan and Others v The Governor of Portlaoise Prison
    • Ireland
    • Supreme Court
    • 12 March 2008
    ......I do not propose to analyse those cases except to say that, on my perusal of them, they for the most part appear to be distinguishable from this case. There are two of them however which have relevance namely, Hardy v. Ireland [1994] 2 IR 550 and Breathnach v. DPP [2001] IESC 23 (not quite correctly cited in the book as Breathnach v. Manager of Wheatfield Place of Detention though the manager was the second defendant). . . 23 In the Hardy case, an application under Article 40, s. 4, sub-s. 2 of the Constitution was brought in ......

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