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Dublin City Council spent nearly €7 million on public liabilities in 2013
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Dublin City Council spent nearly €7 million on public liabilities in 2013

Jan 26th 2014, 7:45 AM 7,308 Views 40 Comments

The no-win, no-fee sector will have enjoyed that.

Investor compensation fund able to deal with future significant company failures
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Investor compensation fund able to deal with future significant company failures

Dec 4th 2013, 6:30 AM 3,144 Views 0 Comments

In its annual report, the Investor Compensation Company Limited said 2013 was ‘challenging’ due to payouts to IBRC and CHC.

'Shatter needs to make a public statement on redress delay for Magdalene women'
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'Shatter needs to make a public statement on redress delay for Magdalene women'

Oct 31st 2013, 3:20 PM 3,319 Views 9 Comments

Mary Lou McDonald said time was ticking and that at least two women have passed away without receiving compensation.

Penn State agrees to pay out $60m to sex abuse victims
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Penn State agrees to pay out $60m to sex abuse victims

Oct 29th 2013, 7:00 AM 2,420 Views 0 Comments

26 men will receive compensation for the crimes of former American football coach Jerry Sandusky.

Many Bangladesh factory collapse victims still waiting on compensation
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Many Bangladesh factory collapse victims still waiting on compensation

Oct 24th 2013, 10:08 AM 3,647 Views 12 Comments

To date only one company, Primark, has provided financial support to survivors and has called on other brands to follow suit

Call for immediate compensation as second Magdalene survivor passes away
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Call for immediate compensation as second Magdalene survivor passes away

Oct 22nd 2013, 3:51 PM 9,673 Views 59 Comments

Kathleen Whelan is one of two members of Magdalene Survivors Together who has died this year before receiving compensation.

Claims agency has over €1 billion in outstanding liabilities
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Claims agency has over €1 billion in outstanding liabilities

Oct 3rd 2013, 6:15 AM 4,777 Views 5 Comments

The State Claims Agency spent €160,000 checking up on suspected fraudulent claims last year.

State bodies account for nearly 30 per cent of employment payments upheld in 12 months
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State bodies account for nearly 30 per cent of employment payments upheld in 12 months

Sep 23rd 2013, 7:15 AM 5,241 Views 12 Comments

Despite accounting for just eight of 59 cases upheld at the Equality Tribunal, arms of the state accounted for €300,000 of the €1 million paid out since August 2012.

Primark pledges further funds for victims of Bangladesh factory collapse
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Primark pledges further funds for victims of Bangladesh factory collapse

Sep 13th 2013, 12:58 PM 5,453 Views 5 Comments

The company was critical of other brands that were being supplied by the company that failed to attend a meeting in Geneva yesterday to discuss long-term compensation.

Magdalene protest to take place at Sisters of Mercy office
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Magdalene protest to take place at Sisters of Mercy office

Aug 27th 2013, 3:01 PM 6,361 Views 28 Comments

The protest will involve the signatures of over 1,000 people being gathered on white sheets and displayed at the event.

Minister said Bethany Home must be included in redress scheme... in 2010
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Minister said Bethany Home must be included in redress scheme... in 2010

Jul 24th 2013, 9:52 PM 4,142 Views 21 Comments

Three years ago Kathleen Lynch said the government’s refusal to include the Bethany Home in a redress scgeme was a “running sore”. Yesterday she said the government’s decision to refuse redress was an “appropriate one”.

Over €60,000 in compensation for women excluded from Michael Neary redress scheme
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Over €60,000 in compensation for women excluded from Michael Neary redress scheme

Jul 23rd 2013, 7:35 PM 5,331 Views 4 Comments

The 35 patients of Dr Michael Neary received unnecessary oophorectomies during his 25 years at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda.

Enda Kenny: Religious orders should reflect on making a monetary contribution to Magdalenes
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Enda Kenny: Religious orders should reflect on making a monetary contribution to Magdalenes

Jul 17th 2013, 12:19 PM 3,803 Views 43 Comments

The religious orders who were responsible for the Magdalene Laundries should give money towards the compensation scheme, but Enda Kenny says he won’t go down the legal route to ensure they do.

Taoiseach won't comment on redress scheme for symphysiotomy victims
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Taoiseach won't comment on redress scheme for symphysiotomy victims

Jul 10th 2013, 12:17 PM 2,446 Views 13 Comments

Enda Kenny also rejected that Government has been secretive on issue and commits to meeting support groups

Government condemned by symphysiotomy group for "underhand approach"
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Government condemned by symphysiotomy group for "underhand approach"

Jul 10th 2013, 8:00 AM 3,090 Views 6 Comments

A survivors’ group says any proposals for a Magdalene-type scheme of redress would be “wholly inappropriate”, and has called on the Government to engage with its members.

Over €7m in compensation paid to gardaí injured on duty last year
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Over €7m in compensation paid to gardaí injured on duty last year

Jul 8th 2013, 5:32 PM 8,846 Views 97 Comments

The average award to an injured garda last year was €59,685.

Some Magdalene survivors "expressed difficulty" in understanding redress
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Some Magdalene survivors "expressed difficulty" in understanding redress

Jul 6th 2013, 7:45 AM 2,709 Views 7 Comments

Justice for Magdalenes research has published a guide, and said it will “empower” survivors when applying for the funds.

Turf cutters 'vindicate their rights' and cut turf in Roscommon and Galway
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Turf cutters 'vindicate their rights' and cut turf in Roscommon and Galway

Jun 29th 2013, 11:52 AM 10,294 Views 130 Comments

The turf cutters say they have no alternative. A European Union directive requires Ireland to ban turf-cutting on certain bogs.

Magdalene survivor group ‘not happy at all’ with redress package
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Magdalene survivor group ‘not happy at all’ with redress package

Jun 26th 2013, 10:10 PM 10,138 Views 41 Comments

Members of the group Magdalene Survivors Together have demanded the religious orders which operated the laundry system be held responsible for the abuse that went on inside them.

Details of Magdalene compensation scheme due today
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Details of Magdalene compensation scheme due today

Jun 26th 2013, 7:44 AM 2,053 Views 8 Comments

The Minister for Justice is expected to be published details of the compensation and support scheme for hundreds of women who survived the laundries.

Primark to give three month's wages to Bangladesh factory collapse victims
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Primark to give three month's wages to Bangladesh factory collapse victims

Jun 7th 2013, 11:18 AM 6,761 Views 29 Comments

Meanwhile, the seamstress trapped in the rubble for 17 days after the Bangladesh garment factory collapsed was released from hospital yesterday.

Martinez set for Everton unveiling as Whelan tells of compensation deal
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Martinez set for Everton unveiling as Whelan tells of compensation deal

Jun 3rd 2013, 10:45 PM 2,221 Views 4 Comments

The Spaniard is set to trade one emotional chairman for another.

Reilly to table Neary compensation plan before summer break
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Reilly to table Neary compensation plan before summer break

Mar 21st 2013, 5:07 PM 3,063 Views 16 Comments

Earlier today, the 35 victims who were excluded from a previous redress scheme accused the Minister of reneging on promises.

Poll: Should religious orders pay compensation for the Magdalene laundries?
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Poll: Should religious orders pay compensation for the Magdalene laundries?

Mar 9th 2013, 10:37 AM 22,153 Views 172 Comments

The State has set up a compensation fund for survivors of the Magdalene laundries – but questions have been raised about whether the religious orders should pay up too.

Swedish transsexuals seek damages for forced sterilisations
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Swedish transsexuals seek damages for forced sterilisations

Feb 28th 2013, 7:15 AM 8,259 Views 21 Comments

A court ruled last December that the practice – dating back to 1972 – is unconstitutional and violates human rights.

Turf cutters reject 'progress' made in compensation scheme
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Turf cutters reject 'progress' made in compensation scheme

Feb 26th 2013, 7:30 AM 4,524 Views 17 Comments

Though over 2,600 applications have been received, turf cutters say the government has only addressed a small percentage of bog owners.

Still much work to do to ensure justice for Magdalenes
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Still much work to do to ensure justice for Magdalenes

Feb 24th 2013, 9:15 AM 3,519 Views 22 Comments

There are concerns for some women still shy about coming forward with their stories.

Bethany Home survivors: "They will have to realise we are not going away"
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Bethany Home survivors: "They will have to realise we are not going away"

Feb 23rd 2013, 7:15 AM 4,300 Views 7 Comments

The group representing the survivors said that they will continue to push for redress and a memorial to children at the home buried in unmarked graves.

400 calls made to Magdalene redress scheme line
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400 calls made to Magdalene redress scheme line

Feb 21st 2013, 3:32 PM 3,205 Views 5 Comments

The phone line opened yesterday and survivors are encouraged to contact the department to register their case.

LIVE: Dáil debates the findings of the Magdalene Laundries report
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LIVE: Dáil debates the findings of the Magdalene Laundries report

Feb 19th 2013, 6:21 PM 2,342 Views 6 Comments

TDs this evening debate the findings of the inter-departmental report, with expectations of a formal State apology.

Belgian court rejects child rapist Dutroux's request for early release
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Belgian court rejects child rapist Dutroux's request for early release

Feb 18th 2013, 4:58 PM 15,928 Views 35 Comments

Belgium’s “most hated man” had applied to be released under house arrest with an electronic tag to watch his movements.

Call for "fair and transparent" Magdalene compensation package
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Call for "fair and transparent" Magdalene compensation package

Feb 17th 2013, 6:50 PM 18,373 Views 45 Comments

The group proposes a figure of €100,000 lump sum compensation for Magdalene survivors, in addition to a package of services including pensions and lost wages.

Bloody Sunday families offered €58k compensation
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Bloody Sunday families offered €58k compensation

Feb 14th 2013, 7:51 PM 7,190 Views 31 Comments

The families of 13 people killed by British paratroopers at a civil rights march in Derry in 1972 are continuing negotiations with the Ministry of Defence.

Thalidomide survivors call for proper compensation
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Thalidomide survivors call for proper compensation

Feb 2nd 2013, 4:03 PM 6,996 Views 25 Comments

The demand for Minister James Reilly to honour the coalition’s commitment in the Programme for Government comes as German survivors receive an extra €120 million in entitlements per year.

Almost €3.5m paid out for turf cutting compensation since 2011
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Almost €3.5m paid out for turf cutting compensation since 2011

Jan 13th 2013, 8:00 AM 5,841 Views 42 Comments

Figures released to TheJournal.ie show that a total of 2,117 payments and 191 turf deliveries have been made to applicants.

Savile victims to pursue compensation claims against BBC, NHS and others
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Savile victims to pursue compensation claims against BBC, NHS and others

Jan 12th 2013, 12:07 PM 4,895 Views 36 Comments

The lawyer who represents over 50 of his victims said that compensation was the only option left available to them at this stage.

The Evening Fix… now with added little mice boy bands
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The Evening Fix… now with added little mice boy bands

Oct 12th 2012, 7:55 PM 7,740 Views 1 Comment

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