Mental health records of National Museum worker must remain sealed

Dr Andrew Halpin has taken legal proceedings against his employer, claiming he was unlawfully suspended in 2017 following negative media coverage

10th March, 2019

The Court of Appeal has ruled that the sealed mental health records of a staff member of the National Museum, who was suspended after sexual harassment complaints, cannot be used in litigation.

Dr Andrew Halpin has taken legal proceedings against his employer, claiming he was unlawfully suspended in 2017 following negative media coverage.

Halpin has worked at the museum since 1994, and currently holds the position of Assistant Keeper of Irish Antiquities. As part of its...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Currency

What's Included

With any subscription you will have access to

  • 971569B3-2C5E-4C45-B798-CEADE16987A8

    Unlimited multi-device access to our iPad, iPhone and Android Apps

  • 099C8662-C57C-42F2-9426-F2F90DF17C8F

    Unlimited access to our eReader library

  • 198AE43B-B9CF-4892-8769-D63C2104BA08

    Exclusive daily insight and opinion seven days a week

  • D8F37B78-25E4-4E4A-A376-4F5789B1564A

    Create alerts to never miss a subject that matters to you

  • B15F2521-37CD-4E02-B898-730A20D39F7F

    Get access to exclusive offers for subscribers on gifts and experiences

  • A564FE02-1AB8-4579-AF9D-BA32A2E5ACA7

    Get content from Business Post, Business Post Magazines, Connected, Tatler and Food & Wine

Share this post

Related Stories

Edel Coffey: The long, slow liberation of getting old

Columnists Edel Coffey 14 hours ago

Nadine O’Regan: What is it that we do in nightclubs again?

Elaine Byrne: Establishing the truth about the 3,269 murders of the Troubles will always be in the public interest

The Last Post: It seems that the temporary rise in inflation is likely to become permanent

The Last Post Matt Cooper 14 hours ago