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Schoolgirl bitten on the face by dog awarded €20,000 in damages
Man wanted over attempted murder of police officer granted bail after mother puts up €30k
Man who claimed he was falsely accused of not paying for a jambon pastry awarded €20,000
Judge rules winning gamblers have no legal guarantee of being paid
Young boys who appeared in Prime Time crèche exposé awarded €48k in damages
Man wins damages after claiming Dublin Bus ruined his family trip to Ireland
Woman who struggles to play ukulele after injuring finger is awarded €18,500
Man loses €24,000 unfair dismissal case over last-minute 'blatant lie'
Bus driver awarded €12,500 damages over 'very offending' graffiti on toilet door
Woman attacked by dog in public park loses €60k damages claim against council
Cyclist who collided with passenger at bus stop awarded €15,000 in damages
Court told taxi driver was 'lying through his teeth' in car crash injury claim
Musician loses damages claim after falling into moat while allegedly 'spinning around looking at the stars'
Electric Picnic founder John Reynolds is looking to open a 'quirky' new music venue in Dublin
High-tech hotel backed by Denis O'Brien to open in Dublin next July
Young girl receives €17,500 after being fed "excessively hot soup" by creche
Former hairdresser who claimed she was intimidated by ex-employer awarded €25,000 in damages
Retired garda given €90k in damages after being attacked on duty
Dozens ordered to leave Cabinteely hostel due to 'fire and health risk'
Former garda forced to retire because of psychological injuries awarded €162,000
Schoolboy was left 'dangling over car park' when roof garden collapsed
Woman awarded over €55,000 after slipping in Ballsbridge hotel
Garda who dislocated shoulder at Dublin Airport awarded €93,000
Garda gets €250k damages after being forced to retire early due to 'vicious' pub assault
'I went from having a facial to having permanent skin damage': Woman awarded €37,500 after suing salon
Schoolgirl receives €35,000 after her face was cut at a Leisureplex
Schoolboy who broke two teeth playing dodgeball on a cruise ship awarded €60,000
Boy (9) awarded €11,595 after claiming one-kilo dumbbell fell on his head in Dunnes Stores
Woman who slipped on human faeces at hospital awarded €16,000
Man gets €25,000 damages after falling through the gap at Dart station
Toddler who hit head on concrete awarded €35,000 damages from creche
Krystle nightclub and its "private army" of bouncers responsible for assault on woman
€20,000 damages for young girl who was locked in classroom for 25 minutes
Garda, whose patrol car was rammed by lorry in 2000, awarded €75,000 damages in High Court
Court quadruples compensation to €34,000 for accountant sacked for failing exam
Twink battles home repossession as court hears she made no mortgage payments in five years
Artist Kevin Sharkey ordered to pay €5,000 damages over tweet claiming Kerryman was 'racist'
Former Cork footballer was 'ferociously punched' during game for being a Garda, court hears
Dublin airport worker sues over fears her ambulance almost hit plane on runway
Woman wins €15,000 damages after 'vicious assault' by nightclub bouncer