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#compensation

# compensation - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

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”.

# compensation - Tuesday 23 July, 2013

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.

# compensation - Wednesday 17 July, 2013

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.

# compensation - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

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

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.

# compensation - Monday 8 July, 2013

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

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

# compensation - Saturday 6 July, 2013

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.

# compensation - Saturday 29 June, 2013

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.

# compensation - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

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.

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.

# compensation - Friday 7 June, 2013

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.

# compensation - Monday 3 June, 2013

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.

# compensation - Tuesday 26 March, 2013

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

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

# compensation - Thursday 21 March, 2013

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.

# compensation - Saturday 9 March, 2013

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.

# compensation - Thursday 28 February, 2013

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.

# compensation - Tuesday 26 February, 2013

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.

# compensation - Sunday 24 February, 2013

Still much work to do to ensure justice for Magdalenes

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

# compensation - Saturday 23 February, 2013

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.

# compensation - Thursday 21 February, 2013

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.

# compensation - Tuesday 19 February, 2013

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.

# compensation - Monday 18 February, 2013

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.

# compensation - Sunday 17 February, 2013

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.

# compensation - Thursday 14 February, 2013

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.

# compensation - Saturday 2 February, 2013

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.

# compensation - Sunday 13 January, 2013

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.

# compensation - Saturday 12 January, 2013

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.

# compensation - Thursday 22 November, 2012

The 9 at 9: Thursday

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

# compensation - Friday 12 October, 2012

The Evening Fix… now with added little mice boy bands

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

# compensation - Monday 1 October, 2012

The 9 at 9: Monday

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

# compensation - Wednesday 5 September, 2012

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.

# compensation - Saturday 1 September, 2012

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?

Mixed reaction from customers to Ulster Bank deal

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

# compensation - Friday 31 August, 2012

Ulster Bank compensation: the details

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

Ulster Bank compensation scheme expected today

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

# compensation - Thursday 30 August, 2012

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.

# compensation - Tuesday 28 August, 2012

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.

# compensation - Tuesday 14 August, 2012

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.

# compensation - Thursday 9 August, 2012

The 9 at 9: Thursday 9 At 9 This post contains videos

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things to know this morning…

# compensation - Tuesday 31 July, 2012

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.