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

Jul 6th 2017, 5:28 PM 11,831 Views 60 Comments

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

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

Jul 5th 2017, 6:15 AM 16,425 Views 12 Comments

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

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

Jun 29th 2017, 7:46 PM 31,982 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Jun 25th 2017, 9:00 PM 55,343 Views 43 Comments

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

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

Jun 20th 2017, 10:50 PM 40,584 Views 0 Comments

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

Survivors and families of Berkeley victims agree compensation with construction firms
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Survivors and families of Berkeley victims agree compensation with construction firms

May 5th 2017, 5:26 PM 27,257 Views 7 Comments

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

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

Apr 20th 2017, 6:30 AM 13,909 Views 0 Comments

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

Tesco to fork out €247 million over accounting scandal
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Tesco to fork out €247 million over accounting scandal

Mar 28th 2017, 11:55 AM 13,628 Views 10 Comments

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

Fifa to pay Seamus Coleman's salary during rehab
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Fifa to pay Seamus Coleman's salary during rehab

Mar 27th 2017, 4:15 PM 44,042 Views 22 Comments

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

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

Mar 23rd 2017, 11:30 AM 10,301 Views 10 Comments

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

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

Mar 9th 2017, 10:28 PM 47,568 Views 56 Comments

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

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

Feb 26th 2017, 8:45 AM 286 Views 53 Comments

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

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

Feb 7th 2017, 11:29 AM 18,063 Views 33 Comments

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

Car crash compensation claim thrown out as judge says evidence was "unbelievable"
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Car crash compensation claim thrown out as judge says evidence was "unbelievable"

Feb 6th 2017, 7:30 PM 48,805 Views 45 Comments

The judge also said he found the man to be “guarded and defensive”.

Faulty breast implants lead to €60 million payout to 20,000 women
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Faulty breast implants lead to €60 million payout to 20,000 women

Jan 23rd 2017, 9:30 AM 13,280 Views 5 Comments

The implants were found to contain substandard silicone gel.

Former garda forced to retire because of psychological injuries awarded €162,000
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Former garda forced to retire because of psychological injuries awarded €162,000

Jan 17th 2017, 1:41 PM 24,089 Views 42 Comments

John Sutherland was involved in a head-on collision when chasing two youths who had robbed firearms from a house in Co Waterford.

Boy who cut his knee after tripping over 'vandalised' water meter awarded €12,500
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Boy who cut his knee after tripping over 'vandalised' water meter awarded €12,500

Dec 7th 2016, 3:56 PM 22,775 Views 39 Comments

Finn Wallace was playing outside his aunt’s house when his foot was caught in an uncovered and broken water meter.

Garda awarded €25,000 after being rammed by man he previously saved from machete attack
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Garda awarded €25,000 after being rammed by man he previously saved from machete attack

Dec 7th 2016, 8:14 AM 17,587 Views 31 Comments

Detective Garda Clifford Singleton sustained long term neck injuries as a result.

Prime Time exposé to show how insurance fraudsters stage bogus crashes
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Prime Time exposé to show how insurance fraudsters stage bogus crashes

Dec 6th 2016, 7:17 PM 29,380 Views 72 Comments

Ireland is also a popular target for ‘fraud tourism’ due to high compensation payouts.

Garda who dislocated shoulder at Dublin Airport awarded €93,000
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Garda who dislocated shoulder at Dublin Airport awarded €93,000

Dec 5th 2016, 6:25 PM 30,973 Views 59 Comments

Garda Donal Donnellan dislocated his right shoulder twice while dealing with people who had entered the country illegally.

Garda gets €250k damages after being forced to retire early due to 'vicious' pub assault
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Garda gets €250k damages after being forced to retire early due to 'vicious' pub assault

Dec 1st 2016, 6:26 PM 20,047 Views 52 Comments

Gerard Walsh said he thought he would die in the attack, which happened in 1992.

'I went from having a facial to having permanent skin damage': Woman awarded €37,500 after suing salon
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'I went from having a facial to having permanent skin damage': Woman awarded €37,500 after suing salon

Dec 1st 2016, 6:10 AM 26,914 Views 11 Comments

Margaret McLaughlin decided to treat herself to a facial at Revive salon on the Milltown Road in Dublin.

Government offers €30,000 to woman forced to travel abroad for abortion
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Government offers €30,000 to woman forced to travel abroad for abortion

Nov 30th 2016, 3:17 PM 27,772 Views 102 Comments

Amanda Mellet was told the child she was carrying would die in the womb or shortly after birth.

Parks service appeals €40,000 payout for woman who fell while hillwalking
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Parks service appeals €40,000 payout for woman who fell while hillwalking

Nov 23rd 2016, 5:53 PM 26,585 Views 0 Comments

Teresa Wall said her foot had snagged in a hole in one of the old railway sleepers that made up the boardwalk.

State apology: 399 women given up to €150,000 each for symphysiotomy procedures
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State apology: 399 women given up to €150,000 each for symphysiotomy procedures

Nov 22nd 2016, 4:16 PM 13,850 Views 23 Comments

However Marie O’Connor, spokesperson for a symphysiotomy group, described the grants as “an official whitewash”.

Schoolgirl receives €35,000 after her face was cut at a Leisureplex
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Schoolgirl receives €35,000 after her face was cut at a Leisureplex

Nov 22nd 2016, 3:00 PM 25,816 Views 38 Comments

The incident occurred during a laser gun game which was part of the girl’s 11th birthday celebrations.

Irish Travellers win discrimination case after Wetherspoon's pub refuses them entry
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Irish Travellers win discrimination case after Wetherspoon's pub refuses them entry

Nov 17th 2016, 8:39 PM 44,813 Views 0 Comments

They said they were turned away because they had come from the Traveller conference which was being held next door.

Woman who slipped on water while working awarded €47,000
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Woman who slipped on water while working awarded €47,000

Nov 9th 2016, 6:10 PM 31,452 Views 51 Comments

Mr Justice Anthony Barr made the award to Ligia Pop against C Morton & Sons Ltd.

HSE to receive €63k from woman who stole money from Hepatitis C support group
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HSE to receive €63k from woman who stole money from Hepatitis C support group

Nov 8th 2016, 3:41 PM 11,423 Views 15 Comments

Bernadette Warnock, former director of Positive Action, was jailed for two years today.

Schoolboy hurler awarded €15k after beer keg falls on his foot
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Schoolboy hurler awarded €15k after beer keg falls on his foot

Nov 1st 2016, 3:45 PM 17,226 Views 6 Comments

The boy was playing at the time.

Garda who feared for life in “frenzied Kung Fu-style attack” awarded €60,000 damages
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Garda who feared for life in “frenzied Kung Fu-style attack” awarded €60,000 damages

Jul 12th 2016, 1:06 PM 25,537 Views 81 Comments

The garda said he suffered PTSD as a result of the attack.

Woman awarded €55,000 damages after slipping on yoghurt in Tesco
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Woman awarded €55,000 damages after slipping on yoghurt in Tesco

Jul 8th 2016, 3:56 PM 35,517 Views 64 Comments

The woman suffers ongoing shoulder pain and had to leave her job as a result of the incident.

Families of victims of shot-down airliner MH17 to sue Vladimir Putin for €21 million
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Families of victims of shot-down airliner MH17 to sue Vladimir Putin for €21 million

May 21st 2016, 12:31 PM 16,669 Views 100 Comments

Malaysian Airlines MH17 was shot down over Ukraine in July 2014.

Death and destruction: Claims for compensation after the 1916 Rising
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Death and destruction: Claims for compensation after the 1916 Rising

Apr 21st 2016, 6:00 AM 10,262 Views 9 Comments

More than 6,500 claims were made for damage to buildings and property caused by fighting or subsequent looting.

Berkeley mayor says balcony victims' families should be paid 'as much as possible'
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Berkeley mayor says balcony victims' families should be paid 'as much as possible'

Mar 30th 2016, 10:02 PM 13,776 Views 0 Comments

Yesterday it was confirmed that no criminal charges are going to be brought forward in the case.

Fifa makes massive damages claim against officials involved in bribery scandals
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Fifa makes massive damages claim against officials involved in bribery scandals

Mar 16th 2016, 11:57 AM 2,581 Views 1 Comment

Football’s governing body has accepted that World Cup votes were sold but wants compensation from those involved for ‘tarnishing its brand’.

Garda who was stabbed under eye on Halloween awarded €35k damages
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Garda who was stabbed under eye on Halloween awarded €35k damages

Mar 14th 2016, 6:45 PM 20,967 Views 57 Comments

The wound left a permanent indented scar on his face.

Praveen Halappanavar settles medical negligence case over death of his wife Savita
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Praveen Halappanavar settles medical negligence case over death of his wife Savita

Mar 10th 2016, 2:11 PM 25,564 Views 55 Comments

31-year-old Savita Halappanavar died in Galway hospital in 2012.

Former restaurant manager awarded €18,000 in damages after cutting foot on broken flower pot plate
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Former restaurant manager awarded €18,000 in damages after cutting foot on broken flower pot plate

Mar 4th 2016, 2:31 PM 29,781 Views 42 Comments

Angela Gamble told the Circuit Civil Court that she saw blood coming out of her shoe after walking over the broken ceramic plate.

Irish women brutally injured during childbirth given another three weeks to claim records
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Irish women brutally injured during childbirth given another three weeks to claim records

Feb 27th 2016, 11:38 AM 12,165 Views 7 Comments

The move comes after symphysiotomy survivors objected to an online notice warning them that unclaimed medical records would be destroyed.