Medical errors causing 1,000 deaths a year, conference told

An estimated 1,000 unnecessary deaths are caused every year in Ireland by medical error, while up to 160,000 hospitals users are injured because of human error, a conference on medical negligence heard on Friday. Roger Murray, joint managing partner at Callan Tansey...

Judge orders sex abuser to hand over bank accounts

A judge has ordered an Irish dance teacher to hand over his bank records after hearing he still hasn’t paid any of a €400,000 High Court compensation order to a victim he sexually abused. Michael Quigley told Letterkenny District Court in Donegal that he didn’t have...

Priest gets quarter share in house shared with former lover

A priest has been awarded more than a quarter share in a Co Donegal cottage he shared with his former lover. Fr Gabriel Rosbotham took Hugh Crawford to court claiming a 50 per cent share of the property, known as Rose Cottage, at Letterbarrow outside Mountcharles....

Sex abuser told to pay Euro 50,000 to get appeal

A WOMAN found by the High Court to have been sexually abused as a child for seven years by her Irish dancing teacher must be paid €50,000 out of the €400,000 award made against him earlier this week pending an appeal to the Supreme Court, a judge has ruled. Mr Justice...
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