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From TheJournal.ie Primark pledges further funds for victims of Bangladesh factory collapse Bangladesh

Primark pledges further funds for victims of Bangladesh factory collapse

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.

From TheJournal.ie Magdalene protest to take place at Sisters of Mercy office Cork

Magdalene protest to take place at Sisters of Mercy office

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

From TheJournal.ie Minister said Bethany Home must be included in redress scheme... in 2010 Kathleen Lynch

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

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”.

From TheJournal.ie Over €60,000 in compensation for women excluded from Michael Neary redress scheme Compensation

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Enda Kenny: Religious orders should reflect on making a monetary contribution to Magdalenes Leaders' Questions

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach won't comment on redress scheme for symphysiotomy victims Redress

Taoiseach won't comment on redress scheme for symphysiotomy victims

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

From TheJournal.ie Government condemned by symphysiotomy group for "underhand approach" Survivors

Government condemned by symphysiotomy group for "underhand approach"

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.

From TheJournal.ie Over €7m in compensation paid to gardaí injured on duty last year Compensation

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Some Magdalene survivors "expressed difficulty" in understanding redress Magdalenes

Some Magdalene survivors "expressed difficulty" in understanding redress

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

From TheJournal.ie Turf cutters 'vindicate their rights' and cut turf in Roscommon and Galway Protest

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Magdalene survivor group ‘not happy at all’ with redress package Magdalenes

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Details of Magdalene compensation scheme due today Magdalene

Details of Magdalene compensation scheme due today

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

From TheJournal.ie Primark to give three month's wages to Bangladesh factory collapse victims Primark

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

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

From The42 Martinez set for Everton unveiling as Whelan tells of compensation deal Toffee Sweet

Martinez set for Everton unveiling as Whelan tells of compensation deal

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

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Tuesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Good morning! Here’s what you need to know as you kick off your Tuesday.

From TheJournal.ie Reilly to table Neary compensation plan before summer break Lourdes Hospital

Reilly to table Neary compensation plan before summer break

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

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should religious orders pay compensation for the Magdalene laundries? Your Say This post contains a poll

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Swedish transsexuals seek damages for forced sterilisations Sweden

Swedish transsexuals seek damages for forced sterilisations

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

From TheJournal.ie Turf cutters reject 'progress' made in compensation scheme Turf

Turf cutters reject 'progress' made in compensation scheme

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

From TheJournal.ie Still much work to do to ensure justice for Magdalenes Magdalenes

Still much work to do to ensure justice for Magdalenes

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

From TheJournal.ie Bethany Home survivors: "They will have to realise we are not going away" Bethany Home

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie 400 calls made to Magdalene redress scheme line Magdalenes

400 calls made to Magdalene redress scheme line

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

From TheJournal.ie LIVE: Dáil debates the findings of the Magdalene Laundries report Dáil Éireann This post contains videos

LIVE: Dáil debates the findings of the Magdalene Laundries report

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

From TheJournal.ie Belgian court rejects child rapist Dutroux's request for early release Child Killer

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Call for "fair and transparent" Magdalene compensation package Magdalene

Call for "fair and transparent" Magdalene compensation package

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.

From TheJournal.ie Bloody Sunday families offered €58k compensation Northern Ireland

Bloody Sunday families offered €58k compensation

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.

From TheJournal.ie Thalidomide survivors call for proper compensation Health

Thalidomide survivors call for proper compensation

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.

From TheJournal.ie Almost €3.5m paid out for turf cutting compensation since 2011 Turf

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Savile victims to pursue compensation claims against BBC, NHS and others Compensation

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

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

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Thursday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Good morning. Here’s the nine stories you need to know as you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix… now with added little mice boy bands Need To Know

The Evening Fix… now with added little mice boy bands

Here’s the things we learned, shared and loved today.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Monday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Good morning! Here are nine things you should know as you start your day…

From TheJournal.ie British watchdog to examine IT failure at Ulster Bank Ulster Bank

British watchdog to examine IT failure at Ulster Bank

The Financial Services Authority is to conduct an investigation into the systems failure at the Royal Bank of Scotland.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Is Ulster Bank's compensation package sufficient? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is Ulster Bank's compensation package sufficient?

Ulster Bank has announced a compensation package for the customers who were affected by its prolonged ‘technical glitch’ – what do you think of it?

From TheJournal.ie Mixed reaction from customers to Ulster Bank deal Compensation

Mixed reaction from customers to Ulster Bank deal

Did the technical glitch affect you? Are you happy with the compensation package?

From TheJournal.ie Ulster Bank compensation: the details Technical Glitch

Ulster Bank compensation: the details

Many customers have already received a €25 payment as part of a wider restitution package.

From TheJournal.ie Ulster Bank compensation scheme expected today Ulster Bank

Ulster Bank compensation scheme expected today

Details of the package will be announced later today, according to reports.

From TheJournal.ie Over €80,000 paid to consumers in refunds and compensation last year Consumers

Over €80,000 paid to consumers in refunds and compensation last year

Air passengers complaints amounted to half of the total number of cases where the ECC liaised with traders directly on behalf of customers.

From TheJournal.ie Belgium's 'most-hated woman' Michelle Martin released from prison Belgium

Belgium's 'most-hated woman' Michelle Martin released from prison

Accomplice of paedophile serial killer Marc Dutroux was released on condition she keeps her distance from the relatives of the victims.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin Rape Crisis Centre welcomes appeal of Anthony Lyons sentence Courts

Dublin Rape Crisis Centre welcomes appeal of Anthony Lyons sentence

It was announced today that the DPP is to appeal the sentence given to Lyons, who was convicted of sexually attacking a woman in Dublin.