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IKEA - the wonderful defamation case

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  • Registered Users Posts: 2,010 ✭✭✭ kildare lad


    If she got a different judge she could have won the case . 75 k because she got asked for a receipt . The neck of her


  • Registered Users Posts: 30,256 ✭✭✭✭ Gatling


    If she got a different judge she could have won the case . 75 k because she got asked for a receipt . The neck of her

    There has been a few cases like that where judges sided with the complainant


  • Posts: 0 [Deleted User]


    Costs were not awarded against her so who pays what?


  • Registered Users Posts: 10,692 ✭✭✭✭ fullstop


    If she got a different judge she could have won the case . 75 k because she got asked for a receipt . The neck of her

    She was only ****ing delighted to be asked for the receipt, saw a payday coming. Delighted she lost.


  • Moderators, Business & Finance Moderators, Motoring & Transport Moderators, Society & Culture Moderators Posts: 60,487 Mod ✭✭✭✭ L1011


    whatnow! wrote: »
    Costs were not awarded against her so who pays what?

    IKEA pay their costs, she pays her costs - which are probably no win no fee.


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  • Registered Users Posts: 12,653 ✭✭✭✭ lazygal


    I used to work in a large Dublin dept store and the wife of a head honcho of a huge chain of nationwide shops took and won a defamation case for being asked for a receipt on exit from the store. It was sickening.


  • Registered Users Posts: 4,139 ✭✭✭ km991148


    Who paid for the tea tho?


  • Registered Users Posts: 303 ✭✭ .42.


    I notice is many cases like this that it never mentions the solicitor representing the claimant when they lose these cases. Is there a reason why except for bad publicity?


  • Moderators, Society & Culture Moderators, Help & Feedback Category Moderators Posts: 8,822 CMod ✭✭✭✭ Shield


    Her case was just too difficult to put together.

    I am away from Boards until August 8th 2022. Please bear this in mind if you send me a private message during my absence.



  • Registered Users Posts: 303 ✭✭ .42.


    Shield wrote: »
    Her case was just too difficult to put together.

    She only had her shelf to blame. She had no Ikea what she was getting herself into.


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  • Registered Users Posts: 1,363 ✭✭✭ MAULBROOK


    .42. wrote: »
    I notice is many cases like this that it never mentions the solicitor representing the claimant when they lose these cases. Is there a reason why except for bad publicity?


    Try reading more than the headline.


    Mr Murray, who appeared with Donnough Shaffrey of Shaffrey Solicitors, told the court that Mr Kavanagh denied having spoken aggressively to Ms Byrne and said the store was entitled under the defence of qualified privilege to make a legitimate inquiry of a customer.


  • Registered Users Posts: 303 ✭✭ .42.


    MAULBROOK wrote: »
    Try reading more than the headline.


    Mr Murray, who appeared with Donnough Shaffrey of Shaffrey Solicitors, told the court that Mr Kavanagh denied having spoken aggressively to Ms Byrne and said the store was entitled under the defence of qualified privilege to make a legitimate inquiry of a customer.

    Now you go back and read it word by word and tell me which solicitor represented Mrs Byrne who lost the case.

    I’ll wait for your response…..
    Michael Murray, counsel for Ikea


  • Registered Users Posts: 2,010 ✭✭✭ kildare lad


    Gatling wrote: »
    There has been a few cases like that where judges sided with the complainant

    Two drugs cases recently , garda monitoring Turkish heroin dealers for months , they catch one with a million euros worth of heroin, judge gives him 3 years in jail . Polish fella gets caught bringing in half a million euros worth of weed gets 5 years ...


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