GSOC probe was one-sided, says judge

A judge yesterday described a GSOC investigation into a road traffic accident, involving an off-duty garda in 2013, as “one of the most one-sided I have ever seen”. Judge Kevin Kilrane yesterday told Sligo District Court GSOC had “ignored” vital evidence, and the way...

Woman sues over ‘dating agency hell’

A WOMAN WHO sued a dating agency for negligence, breach of duty and fraudulent misrepresentation had her case dismissed at a Donegal court yesterday. Ann-Marie McBrearty, 35, of Oldtown, Letterkenny, Co Donegal paid €600 to the Ballintra company the Happy Matchmaker...

APOLOGY Neasa Ni Chianain

In a number of articles published in 2008 and 2009, the Sunday Independent suggested that Neasa Ni Chianain, the prominent documentary film maker, had acted improperly in the making and direction of the well known RTE documentary Fairytale of Kathmandu. We acknowledge...

Boy left with cerebral palsy awarded EUR 4.5m damages

A SEVERELY disabled teenage boy with cerebral palsy has secured €4.5 million in a settlement of his High Court action against the Health Service Executive (HSE) over alleged negligence in the circumstances of his birth at Sligo General Hospital. The settlement was...
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