O’Doherty and Waters to dispute costs in their case against lockdown

The High Court awarded more than €100,000 legal costs against the activists after their failed challenge to the state over the constitutionality of Covid-19 laws

11th April, 2021
O’Doherty and Waters to dispute costs in their case against lockdown
Gemma O’Doherty and John Waters, the anti-lockdown campaigners, represented themselves in court

Gemma O’Doherty and John Waters are disputing a preliminary costs order that was made against them in the Court of Appeal last month.

O’Doherty, a former journalist, and Waters, a writer, unsuccessfully appealed the High Court’s refusal to hear their challenge over the constitutionality of laws introduced in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

Their case was against the state. The Minister for Health, the Dáil, Seanad and Ceann Comhairle...

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