Cooke v Midland Great Western Railway Company of Ireland

CourtHouse of Lords (Ireland)
JudgeH. L.
Judgment Date01 March 1909
Date01 March 1909
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  • Addie (Robert) and Sons (Collieries) Ltd v Dumbreck
    • United Kingdom
    • House of Lords
    • 25 February 1929
    ...disregard of the presence of the trespasser. 8 It was suggested in argument for the respondent that the cases of Cooke v. The Midland Great Western Railway of Ireland, 1909, Appeal Cases, p. 229. and of Lowery v. Walker, 1911, Appeal Cases, p. 10, showed that even towards trespassers the ......
  • Hawkins v Coulsdon and Purley Urban District Council
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal
    • 17 December 1953
    ...have cost a small sum to repair. To take words from Lord Macnaghten's speech in ( Cooke v. Midland & Great Western Railway of Ireland 1909 Appeal Oases, 229) does not the learned Judge's finding involve that all these people were without common sense and ordinary Intelligence? In other word......
  • Glasgow Corporation v Taylor
    • United Kingdom
    • House of Lords
    • 18 November 1921
  • Bohane v Driscoll
    • Ireland
    • Supreme Court (Irish Free State)
    • 19 February 1929
    ...child as the plaintiff; Per Murnaghan, J., because the principle of liability established by Cooke v. Midland Railway Co. of Ireland,ELR [1909] A. C. 229, applied. Held, also, that a defence based upon the Public Authorities Protection Act was unsustainable, as that Act had no application. ......
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