Category Archives: Murphy v East West Link Supreme Court Challenge

Murphy back in the Supreme Court


Following a successful appeal, Anthony Murphy returns to the Supreme court on 22 October.  This hearing is to consider the disclosure of documentation in relation to the business case, and the State’s request for public interest immunity.  The hearing is likely to go for 2 days.

Details of time and court will be available from the Supreme Court Daily List published after 3pm on the day before the hearing.

Considerable work will have to be done for the trial in the Supreme Court, and fundraising to support Anthony Murphy in the Supreme Court continues, as the costs will be significant. Continue reading Murphy back in the Supreme Court

Anthony Murphy in the Supreme Court and High Court – Update


The week beginning Monday 22nd September was a week of high drama in the Murphy case!

The appeal against the original decision that the government could not be found to have engaged in misleading and deceptive conduct ran over three days before three judges.

Their decision was handed down at 10am on Monday 29th September in Anthony Murphy’s favour. The appeal judges found that the appeal must be allowed, and that the case would be remitted to a different judge of the Supreme Court for hearing. Continue reading Anthony Murphy in the Supreme Court and High Court – Update

RATs update on Murphy case

Please thank Tony, FLS & Shine Lawyers for their efforts to save us from the EWL monster.

Anthony Murphy v State & LMA.

This case has been considered in the appeal court by three judges over three days. The appeal was about procedural fairness, that the original hearings were flawed in procedure, and that therefore the case should be given the opportunity to be reheard at trial. On the last day, Wednesday 24 September, the deliberations centred on the question of the injunctions – being to stop contracts from being signed until such time as a judge could rule on them if the case is remitted back for a rehearing, and on halting the compulsory acquisition process. Continue reading RATs update on Murphy case