Corroboration

JurisdictionIreland
Judgment Date01 January 1936
Date01 January 1936
CourtHigh Court (Irish Free State)
[H. C., I.F.S.],

Corroboration

Claim against estate of deceased person - Money given for safe keeping.

A claim was made against an executor for the return of money alleged to have been handed to the deceased for safe keeping. The evidence consisted of the plaintiff's testimony and a receipt alleged to have been signed by the deceased, the signature whereon was in dispute. The plaintiff's evidence as to the signature was uncorroborated. It was held, reversing the Circuit Court, that the claim was unsustainable. Healy v. Bright

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  • Murray v Commission to Inquire into Child Abuse
    • Ireland
    • High Court
    • 27 Enero 2004
    ...COURT) BOAK V MOORE 7 LR IR 322 SCANLAN PRACTICE & PROCEDURE IN ADMINISTRATION MORTGAGES SUITS IN IRELAND 1963 53 HEALEY V BRIGHT 1936 70 ILTR 224 SOMERS V ERSKINE 1944 IR 368 COUGHLAN V CORCORAN 1950 48 ILTSJ 84 WILLIAMS EXECUTORS & ADMINISTRATORS 1893 9ED PART IV P1658 MCCARRON V MCCARRO......
  • Butler v Regan
    • Ireland
    • High Court
    • 1 Julio 2004
    ...evidence, if it is convincing need not be corroborated” (and cites as authorities Re: Harnett (1886) 17 L.R.I. 543, Healey v. Bright [1936] 70 I.L.T.R. 224, Somers v. Erskine [1944]I.R. 368 (Supreme Court), Coughlan v. Corcoran (1950) 84 I.L.T.S.J. 84). 60 In giving the judgment of the Supr......
  • Mulcahy v O'Sullivan
    • Ireland
    • High Court
    • 8 Diciembre 1944
    ...I will certify for discovery on both sides. (1) [1919] 1 K. B. 212. (2) 1 F. and F. 644. (3) 17 L. R. Ir. 543. (4) 3 L. R. Ir. 222. (5) 70 I. L. T. R. 224. (6) [1909] A. C. (1) [1922] 2 A. C. 507. (2) 1 Cr. M. & R. 252. (3) 6 M. & W. 824. (1) 2 Stark 256. (2) 11 Q. B. 742. (3) 46 L. T. N. S......

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