*Prima facie means on the first impression, or being accepted as correct until proved otherwise
*Obiter dicta refers to comments made by a judge which express their opinion but do not form the essential part of a decision and are therefore not legally binding.
* An interlocutory injunction is a court order to compel or prevent a party from doing certain acts pending the final determination of the case.
This article was amended at 3.10PM on Friday 22nd March 2019 to:
- Reflect that the title of the proceedings referred to in the first paragraph was amended in October 2017 by the Registrar of the High Court and the Registrar of the Court of Appeal to read “Patrick Kelly v Information Commissioner” instead of “Patrick Kelly v Information Commissioner and University College Dublin, National University of Ireland”.
- Correct a misstatement in paragraph seven which alleged that the Mr Kelly's claim on the basis of gender discrimination was dismissed in 2012. The claim is ongoing.