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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.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Thursday 9 At 9 This post contains videos

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things to know this morning…

From TheJournal.ie Consumers' Association launches 'class action' against Ulster Bank Ulster Bank

Consumers' Association launches 'class action' against Ulster Bank

The CAI is gathering information from customers left out of pocket by the recent technical problems at Ulster Bank.

From TheJournal.ie In full: Ulster Bank's letter to customers Ulster Bank

In full: Ulster Bank's letter to customers

CEO Jim Brown has written to all customers to say that reconciliations to accounts will continue over the coming weeks.

From TheJournal.ie Ulster Bank debacle: how are you doing now? Readers' React This post contains images

Ulster Bank debacle: how are you doing now?

Many of our readers, plus some folk on Twitter, have been relating their experiences. Here are just some of them.

From The42 Brendan Rodgers favourite to be named Liverpool manager on Friday Moving On

Brendan Rodgers favourite to be named Liverpool manager on Friday

The Swansea coach has a clause in his contract that states he can talk to a big club if he ‘felt it was right for us to move on’.