UNA RUFFLEY -v- THE BOARD OF MANAGEMENT OF ST. ANNE’S SCHOOL

SUPREME COURT RECORD NUMBER 2016/24

This case came before the Supreme Court after a detailed hearing in the High Court and three considered judgements in the Court of Appeal.

The significance of the case in Irish law was demonstrated by the hearing of the appeal by a seven person sitting of the Supreme Court on the 20th. December 2016 and as stated by O’ Donnell J. “At some level this novel case will set a benchmark for all bullying claims.”