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'No longer appropriate': Cabinet signs off on fur farming  ban and compensation scheme for farmers
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'No longer appropriate': Cabinet signs off on fur farming ban and compensation scheme for farmers

Updated Jun 22nd 2021, 2:38 PM 22,427 Views 44 Comments

The prohibition is not expected to begin until next year, allowing farmers to see out the 2021 season.

Police forces agree Hillsborough cover-up compensation for 601 victims
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Police forces agree Hillsborough cover-up compensation for 601 victims

Jun 4th 2021, 12:39 PM 10,476 Views 14 Comments

The South Yorkshire and West Midlands forces agreed the settlement following a civil claim for misfeasance in a public office.

DCU told to pay €27,500 for victimising former employee who made sexual harassment complaint
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DCU told to pay €27,500 for victimising former employee who made sexual harassment complaint

May 31st 2021, 10:21 PM 30,332 Views 0 Comments

Rene O’Reilly told the hearing that her “reputation was ruined because of the dismissal and she was out of work for a year and lost her home”.

Offaly woman attacked by pitbull terrier gets €122,000 in damages
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Offaly woman attacked by pitbull terrier gets €122,000 in damages

May 20th 2021, 12:25 PM 37,723 Views 0 Comments

Colene Killian has undergone surgery multiple times due to her injuries.

'Pay us and acknowledge what happened': Mother and baby home survivors want compensation and a remembrance day
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'Pay us and acknowledge what happened': Mother and baby home survivors want compensation and a remembrance day

Apr 4th 2021, 12:05 AM 27,972 Views 41 Comments

Some survivors have also called on the government to take legal action against the religious orders who ran the institutions if they refuse to pay financial compensation.

The State has paid out over €1 billion in compensation to victims of contaminated blood products
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The State has paid out over €1 billion in compensation to victims of contaminated blood products

Jan 12th 2021, 10:20 PM 14,177 Views 8 Comments

The tribunal has been hearing claims on a continuous basis since March 1996.

Stormont Executive Office acting unlawfully in delaying victims’ payouts, judge rules
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Stormont Executive Office acting unlawfully in delaying victims’ payouts, judge rules

Aug 21st 2020, 12:47 PM 10,860 Views 7 Comments

The payment scheme should have opened to applications at the end of May.

Lidl ordered to pay €17k after demoting manager to clerk following misconduct claims
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Lidl ordered to pay €17k after demoting manager to clerk following misconduct claims

Feb 6th 2020, 9:30 PM 43,025 Views 0 Comments

James Murphy had been working for the company for 16 years.

Wife and children of murdered garda Tony Golden agree €1.4m settlement
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Wife and children of murdered garda Tony Golden agree €1.4m settlement

Jan 27th 2020, 12:35 PM 25,178 Views 0 Comments

The garda was killed as he responded to a domestic violence complaint in 2015.

HSE to pay €30,000 to nurses over 'stress caused' by delay in publishing report into bullying claims
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HSE to pay €30,000 to nurses over 'stress caused' by delay in publishing report into bullying claims

Dec 23rd 2019, 5:51 PM 31,265 Views 0 Comments

The order was made by the Workplace Relations Commission.

Personal injury claims have cost the State €2 billion this decade
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Personal injury claims have cost the State €2 billion this decade

Dec 23rd 2019, 12:05 AM 17,172 Views 61 Comments

The figures were released to Fianna Fáil’s Michael McGrath via parliamentary question.

Design engineer fired over stammer awarded €15,000 in compensation
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Design engineer fired over stammer awarded €15,000 in compensation

Oct 2nd 2019, 8:05 PM 29,852 Views 0 Comments

The man’s employer blamed the ‘communication thing’.

'We're being fed this lie': Exposing the myths of Ireland's 'compo culture'
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'We're being fed this lie': Exposing the myths of Ireland's 'compo culture'

Sep 9th 2019, 12:01 AM 51,943 Views 57 Comments

Personal injury awards have been dropping despite suggestions that out-of-control claims are feeding prices.

Magdalene Laundry survivor (80) awarded settlement for unpaid work
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Magdalene Laundry survivor (80) awarded settlement for unpaid work

Aug 21st 2019, 3:19 PM 22,138 Views 18 Comments

Mary Cavner worked at the Good Shepherd’s Convent in Co Cork following her father’s death.

Company ordered to pay €61,000 to woman who was 'discriminated against due to pregnancy'
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Company ordered to pay €61,000 to woman who was 'discriminated against due to pregnancy'

Aug 21st 2019, 6:20 AM 59,717 Views 0 Comments

The general manager was effectively demoted after returning from maternity leave.

Garda whose legs were crushed in assault awarded €975,000
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Garda whose legs were crushed in assault awarded €975,000

Jul 1st 2019, 4:17 PM 35,724 Views 33 Comments

Ciaran Murrihy was deliberately crushed between a stolen car and a garda vehicle, breaking his legs.

Truck driver awarded €22k after being dismissed as a result of an oil spillage
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Truck driver awarded €22k after being dismissed as a result of an oil spillage

Jun 6th 2019, 6:20 AM 24,468 Views 0 Comments

The case was brought before the workplace relations commission.

'We're satisfied with the result': Dean Hotel confirms Maria Bailey has officially withdrawn case
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'We're satisfied with the result': Dean Hotel confirms Maria Bailey has officially withdrawn case

May 30th 2019, 1:59 PM 40,861 Views 55 Comments

Fine Gael announced yesterday it will launch an internal review of the case.

Fine Gael reacts to 'car crash' Maria Bailey interview: 'I think she did herself a disservice this morning'
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Fine Gael reacts to 'car crash' Maria Bailey interview: 'I think she did herself a disservice this morning'

May 27th 2019, 1:09 PM 176,574 Views 219 Comments

TD Maria Bailey defended taking a claim against a hotel after falling off a swing.

'A private matter': No comment from Taoiseach as TD drops swing claim against Dublin hotel
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'A private matter': No comment from Taoiseach as TD drops swing claim against Dublin hotel

May 25th 2019, 7:25 PM 59,084 Views 0 Comments

The Irish Independent reports today that TD Maria Bailey has dropped her claim against The Dean hotel.

'Upsetting and humiliating': AIB ordered to pay €4,000 to Syrian dentist over account refusal
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'Upsetting and humiliating': AIB ordered to pay €4,000 to Syrian dentist over account refusal

Apr 9th 2019, 4:44 PM 35,566 Views 37 Comments

The discrimination case was taken before the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC).

Woman awarded €15k after claiming she was dismissed because of her pregnancy
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Woman awarded €15k after claiming she was dismissed because of her pregnancy

Apr 4th 2019, 6:10 AM 20,105 Views 0 Comments

The case was brought before the Workplace Relations Commission.

Over €100k paid out in compensation to two families of prisoners who died from self-inflicted injuries
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Over €100k paid out in compensation to two families of prisoners who died from self-inflicted injuries

Mar 29th 2019, 6:00 AM 18,126 Views 22 Comments

That’s according to documents provided to the Oireachtas Public Accounts Committee (PAC).

Woman who allegedly cut off own hand to obtain €380,000 insurance payout is arrested for fraud
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Woman who allegedly cut off own hand to obtain €380,000 insurance payout is arrested for fraud

Mar 11th 2019, 10:30 PM 46,870 Views 41 Comments

Authorities managed to pick up the hand and have it sewed back on in time.

Child who was in womb when mother collided with Tesco shopping trolley awarded €45k
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Child who was in womb when mother collided with Tesco shopping trolley awarded €45k

Feb 22nd 2019, 3:13 PM 50,110 Views 0 Comments

The judge presiding over the case said it was a most unusual one to come before the courts.

Man pleads guilty to defrauding 8 people out of €1,952 worth of concert tickets that didn’t exist
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Man pleads guilty to defrauding 8 people out of €1,952 worth of concert tickets that didn’t exist

Feb 20th 2019, 4:29 PM 25,425 Views 0 Comments

No compensation has been paid to the would be concert goers from the new charges.

Dental worker who discovered hidden camera pointed at her desk awarded €5,000
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Dental worker who discovered hidden camera pointed at her desk awarded €5,000

Feb 12th 2019, 8:30 PM 49,340 Views 0 Comments

In the case before the WRC, the employee said she was left with no choice but to leave her job after the discovery.

Garda awarded just under €40k after being kicked and injured by woman in patrol car
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Garda awarded just under €40k after being kicked and injured by woman in patrol car

Feb 5th 2019, 10:21 PM 19,030 Views 0 Comments

Garda Sinead McBride had developed post-traumatic rotator cup tendonitis in her left shoulder.

US court orders Syria to pay $302.5 million over death of war reporter Marie Colvin
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US court orders Syria to pay $302.5 million over death of war reporter Marie Colvin

Feb 1st 2019, 7:30 AM 24,128 Views 42 Comments

Syrian military and intelligence tracked the broadcasts of Colvin and other journalists covering the siege of Homs to the media centre.

Irish Ferries to take NTA to court after being ordered to pay compensation over cancellations
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Irish Ferries to take NTA to court after being ordered to pay compensation over cancellations

Jan 28th 2019, 6:48 PM 20,018 Views 23 Comments

The National Transport Authority issued the notices today ordering Irish Ferries to pay compensation.

Garda who talked to armed man for seven hours awarded €25k compensation
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Garda who talked to armed man for seven hours awarded €25k compensation

Jan 14th 2019, 5:31 PM 30,094 Views 0 Comments

The garda was found to be suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder following the incident.

Non-Irish national who said he was only one in the job not given paid holidays awarded €9.9k
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Non-Irish national who said he was only one in the job not given paid holidays awarded €9.9k

Dec 29th 2018, 7:15 AM 48,394 Views 0 Comments

The Eastern European man said he was treated like a “dogsbody” at the company he worked for.

Fast food worker awarded €2k after boss 'walked around shop with raw sausage hanging from trousers'
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Fast food worker awarded €2k after boss 'walked around shop with raw sausage hanging from trousers'

Dec 28th 2018, 7:00 AM 41,632 Views 0 Comments

Although successful in her claim of sexual harassment, the WRC found the woman wasn’t discriminated against.

Sacked French woman awarded €10k for discrimination on the grounds of nationality
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Sacked French woman awarded €10k for discrimination on the grounds of nationality

Oct 24th 2018, 6:00 AM 22,510 Views 0 Comments

The woman was accused of making “over familiar” comments to other staff.

'Totally and utterly ruined': The eight-year battle by homeowners affected by mica concrete block scandal
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'Totally and utterly ruined': The eight-year battle by homeowners affected by mica concrete block scandal

Oct 21st 2018, 8:00 PM 49,535 Views 36 Comments

The government recently announced a redress scheme which has been welcomed, but it has come too late for some.

Garda awarded €4k compensation after girlfriend's brother headbutted him outside nightclub
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Garda awarded €4k compensation after girlfriend's brother headbutted him outside nightclub

Oct 17th 2018, 10:13 AM 21,299 Views 0 Comments

Garda Smith had been a month off work, primarily due to the embarrassment the incident had caused.

Families of two men shot dead on Bloody Sunday awarded £700k
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Families of two men shot dead on Bloody Sunday awarded £700k

Oct 1st 2018, 9:16 PM 12,795 Views 0 Comments

Families of the victims have been bringing cases against the Ministry of Defence over the events of 30 January 1972.

Boots pharmacy which questioned man about hydrogen peroxide 'discriminated on grounds of race'
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Boots pharmacy which questioned man about hydrogen peroxide 'discriminated on grounds of race'

Sep 26th 2018, 6:00 AM 74,096 Views 38 Comments

The man said he was seen as suspicious “because of the colour of his skin and his beard”.

Mechanic awarded €11.5k after being sacked for failing to turn up to work on time
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Mechanic awarded €11.5k after being sacked for failing to turn up to work on time

Sep 6th 2018, 6:01 AM 34,360 Views 14 Comments

The man in question had been employed as a mechanic at a garage from 1 July 2003 to 18 March 2017.

'The show's over, you're fired': Barman who says he was accused of stealing funds awarded €16k
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'The show's over, you're fired': Barman who says he was accused of stealing funds awarded €16k

Aug 26th 2018, 6:15 AM 32,088 Views 17 Comments

He said that any such claims were totally fictitious and used as an excuse to sack him.

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