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From TheJournal.ie 3,400 new victims of tracker mortgage scandal identified Tracker Mortgage Scandal

3,400 new victims of tracker mortgage scandal identified

37,100 customers affected by the scandal have now been identified, with €459 million in redress paid to date.

From TheJournal.ie A man with no computer literacy had money stolen from him using his online banking service Ombudsman

A man with no computer literacy had money stolen from him using his online banking service

The case was mediated on by the Financial Services Ombudsman, and the man’s family were awarded €8,000.

From TheJournal.ie Garda and former Tipp hurling captain awarded €195k for suffering 'devastating injuries' on duty Compensation

Garda and former Tipp hurling captain awarded €195k for suffering 'devastating injuries' on duty

Garda Aidan Flanagan was kicked in the back while arresting a youth for burglary.

From TheJournal.ie Couple awarded €20,000 after being wrongly accused of not paying for a meal at a restaurant Defamation

Couple awarded €20,000 after being wrongly accused of not paying for a meal at a restaurant

The couple had been at the restaurant for a family meal.

From TheJournal.ie Galway couple overcharged €1.23 million by KBC Bank on their mortgage Compensation

Galway couple overcharged €1.23 million by KBC Bank on their mortgage

The couple were overcharged on mortgages for a number of investment properties.

From TheJournal.ie Garda who suffered PTSD after he was attacked by four men awarded €15,000 in compensation Waterford

Garda who suffered PTSD after he was attacked by four men awarded €15,000 in compensation

One of the men also threatened to kill him with an iron bar.

From TheJournal.ie Irish Rail appeals after passenger granted €16k in damages for false imprisonment Compensation

Irish Rail appeals after passenger granted €16k in damages for false imprisonment

The Circuit Civil Court ruled last week in favour of Sarah Doupe over an incident that happened in 2013.

From TheJournal.ie Tracker scandal: Just a quarter of PTSB customers who lost homes have appealed Compensation

Tracker scandal: Just a quarter of PTSB customers who lost homes have appealed

Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty said there was an “onus” on the banks to get in contact with these customers.

From TheJournal.ie Irish Rail ordered to pay €16,000 for false imprisonment of passenger Irish Rail

Irish Rail ordered to pay €16,000 for false imprisonment of passenger

The payment was in relation to an incident that took place at Pearse Station in 2013.

From TheJournal.ie €5.7 million paid to gardaí in compensation for on duty injuries last year On The Rise

€5.7 million paid to gardaí in compensation for on duty injuries last year

Between 2007 and 2016, a total of €72.4 million has been paid out.

From TheJournal.ie Tracker mortgage scandal: AIB did not consider 'the potential fallout' Compensation

Tracker mortgage scandal: AIB did not consider 'the potential fallout'

About 10,000 account holders were impacted by the scandal.

From TheJournal.ie Boy (4) awarded €46,000 after he fell from wooden pallets while at a creche Compensation

Boy (4) awarded €46,000 after he fell from wooden pallets while at a creche

The child suffered a laceration above his right eyebrow.

From TheJournal.ie A warehouse manager fired for leaving work to help his 'trapped wife' has been awarded €20k Compensation

A warehouse manager fired for leaving work to help his 'trapped wife' has been awarded €20k

The man’s spouse was stuck in a hostile situation with young men carrying weapons.

From TheJournal.ie Judge praises Limerick hurler awarded €31k after garda car was rammed for not exaggerating injuries Nigel Carey
From TheJournal.ie 'It's been two months, it's just not on': Customers say Ryanair still owes money after cancellations Compensation

'It's been two months, it's just not on': Customers say Ryanair still owes money after cancellations

Ryanair customers told TheJournal.ie that, despite numerous contacts with customer services, they have not yet received compensation.

From TheJournal.ie After putting aside €4m last year to cover tracker scandal, KBC now says it'll cost €59m Compensation

After putting aside €4m last year to cover tracker scandal, KBC now says it'll cost €59m

KBC estimates up to 1,661 of its customers may have been impacted.

From TheJournal.ie Pregnant woman sacked by Wrights of Howth restaurant receives €15k compensation Crabby Jo's

Pregnant woman sacked by Wrights of Howth restaurant receives €15k compensation

Dorota Murat was fired five weeks after informing bosses she was pregnant.

From TheJournal.ie 'I didn't realise it was inappropriate': Woman receives €7k after Halligan asked if she was married in job interview Government

'I didn't realise it was inappropriate': Woman receives €7k after Halligan asked if she was married in job interview

The woman said she felt “exposed” by being asked the question in such a situation.

From TheJournal.ie Garda who suffered internal injuries during violent arrest awarded €36k in compensation Line Of Duty

Garda who suffered internal injuries during violent arrest awarded €36k in compensation

Garda Nicola Gorman was kicked and punched in the ribs, chest and lower back by a man who was resisting arrest.

From TheJournal.ie Child who allegedly developed acute bronchitis from damp and mould at former home awarded €20,000 damages Courts

Child who allegedly developed acute bronchitis from damp and mould at former home awarded €20,000 damages

The court heard that Dawid Szafirowski, now aged six, had three times been referred to accident and emergency units and twice detained for treatment of his illness.

From TheJournal.ie Tracker mortgage victim speaks of 'constant harassment' from bank for arrears Compensation

Tracker mortgage victim speaks of 'constant harassment' from bank for arrears

Both David Greaves and his wife were diagnosed with cancer in the time it took for them to get back their money and €9,000 in compensation.

From TheJournal.ie Tracker scandal: Repayments by Christmas as Donohoe bemoans 'cultural issue' with banks Compensation

Tracker scandal: Repayments by Christmas as Donohoe bemoans 'cultural issue' with banks

The CEOs of Bank of Ireland, Permanent TSB and KBC held talks with the Minister for Finance today.

From TheJournal.ie 23 people lost their homes because of the tracker mortgage scandal Overcharging

23 people lost their homes because of the tracker mortgage scandal

Financial institutions have paid out €163 million to affected customers to date.

From TheJournal.ie 140 Ryanair pilots have left for a competitor in the last year Payback

140 Ryanair pilots have left for a competitor in the last year

Ryanair plans to cancel 40-50 flights daily for the next six weeks.

From TheJournal.ie Passengers urged to check if Ryanair owes them compensation for cancelling flights Compensation

Passengers urged to check if Ryanair owes them compensation for cancelling flights

Hundreds of flights are going to be cancelled.

From TheJournal.ie 'Living in financial limbo': Victims of tracker mortgage scandal still waiting for answers from banks Overcharging

'Living in financial limbo': Victims of tracker mortgage scandal still waiting for answers from banks

Thousands of customers were denied tracker rates and charged a higher rate of interest than they should have been paying.

From TheJournal.ie Cork barber fined €2,000 for refusing to cut the hair of teenager with cerebral palsy Workplace Relations

Cork barber fined €2,000 for refusing to cut the hair of teenager with cerebral palsy

The Workplace Relations Commission found that the barber discriminated against 13-year-old wheelchair-user Thomas Bermingham on grounds of disability.

From TheJournal.ie Day 2: Tillage farmers sleep overnight at the Department of Agriculture building Hay Now Hay Now

Day 2: Tillage farmers sleep overnight at the Department of Agriculture building

Some farmers are talking about taking their kids out of college due to the bad harvest.

From TheJournal.ie Garda and former Galway hurler awarded €30,000 after being injured by getaway car Ennis

Garda and former Galway hurler awarded €30,000 after being injured by getaway car

A car ran over Kevin Hooban’s leg as he and a colleague attempted to stop it.

From TheJournal.ie Woman awarded €4k in unfair dismissal case after taking 'old and smelly basket' from work CanTeen

Woman awarded €4k in unfair dismissal case after taking 'old and smelly basket' from work

She said she took the basket from a rubbish dump at work without permission and brought it home to hold flowers.

From TheJournal.ie Victim of tracker mortgage scandal: 'If I was six months in arrears they'd be ringing me every day' Compensation

Victim of tracker mortgage scandal: 'If I was six months in arrears they'd be ringing me every day'

The Bank of Ireland customer was first told she was affected in December last year – but has received no additional information since then.

From TheJournal.ie Woman who worked '15-hour days, 7 days a week and wasn't allowed leave house' awarded €67k Tribunal

Woman who worked '15-hour days, 7 days a week and wasn't allowed leave house' awarded €67k

Sultana Anwar alleged that she worked for the Nazirs in this manner for over two years.

From TheJournal.ie Survivors and families of Berkeley victims agree compensation with construction firms Settlement

Survivors and families of Berkeley victims agree compensation with construction firms

The family of Ashley Donohoe, who died in the balcony collapse, released a statement through their lawyer today.

From TheJournal.ie Real estate agent ordered to pay €3,000 after telling single mother apartment was for couples Compensation

Real estate agent ordered to pay €3,000 after telling single mother apartment was for couples

The real estate agent had told the woman the landlords were looking for a couple.

From TheJournal.ie Tesco to fork out €247 million over accounting scandal Paying The Price

Tesco to fork out €247 million over accounting scandal

Tesco has reached a deal that will see the company avoid prosecution.

From The42 Fifa to pay Seamus Coleman's salary during rehab Compensation

Fifa to pay Seamus Coleman's salary during rehab

The Everton and Ireland defender is set for a long spell on the sidelines after breaking his leg against Wales.

From TheJournal.ie Tracker mortgages: €76 million paid out in compensation so far to customers denied proper rates Central Bank

Tracker mortgages: €76 million paid out in compensation so far to customers denied proper rates

A new report states that 9,900 impacted customer accounts have now been identified by lenders.

From TheJournal.ie Woman who was sacked when six months pregnant to receive €30,000 Compensation

Woman who was sacked when six months pregnant to receive €30,000

The woman was told “business is business, enjoy your maternity” when she was sacked.

From TheJournal.ie Compensation culture: 'We can’t apply health and safety standards to the great outdoors' Opinion

Compensation culture: 'We can’t apply health and safety standards to the great outdoors'

If the Wicklow Way compensation case was successful it would have set a disastrous precedent, writes Andrew Doyle.

From TheJournal.ie Retired garda given €90k in damages after being attacked on duty Courts

Retired garda given €90k in damages after being attacked on duty

One of the assailants had shouted “I know where you live. We’ll burn you out.”