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# compensation - Saturday 1 March, 2014

Memorial for those incarcerated in Wexford Magdalene Laundry to be held tomorrow
# Magdalene Laundry
# Magdalene Laundry

Memorial for those incarcerated in Wexford Magdalene Laundry to be held tomorrow

Mar 1st 2014, 7:45 AM 8,253 Views 7 Comments

The organisers say the memorial is a time where people can reflect, lay flowers, read a poem and spend a quiet moment at the graveside.

# compensation - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

How much did the Injuries Board award in claims in 2013?
# Compensation
# Compensation

How much did the Injuries Board award in claims in 2013?

Feb 25th 2014, 2:14 PM 11,031 Views 24 Comments

If you guessed €243 million, you were right. And really good at guessing.

Abuse survivors to protest against redress fund
# Compensation
# Compensation

Abuse survivors to protest against redress fund

Feb 25th 2014, 10:13 AM 4,769 Views 16 Comments

Survivors Who Stand Together claim that they are being treated like “beggars”.

# compensation - Saturday 15 February, 2014

Castres may owe Toulon €400,000 after Kockott changes mind over move
# Money For Old Rope
From The42
# Money For Old Rope

Castres may owe Toulon €400,000 after Kockott changes mind over move

Feb 15th 2014, 6:01 PM 10,308 Views 1 Comment

The Heineken Cup champions had agreed a pre-contract deal with the South African born French international.

# compensation - Saturday 1 February, 2014

Aaron McKenna: Why do the Irish courts not care about women?
# Payoff
# Payoff

Aaron McKenna: Why do the Irish courts not care about women?

Feb 1st 2014, 8:00 AM 830 Views 100 Comments

Our courts seem to have affected an uncaring view towards violent and sexual crimes against women – allowing offenders to escape jail sentences by simply giving their victims a payoff. It is horrific and unacceptable.

# compensation - Sunday 26 January, 2014

Dublin City Council spent nearly €7 million on public liabilities in 2013
# Compensation
# Compensation

Dublin City Council spent nearly €7 million on public liabilities in 2013

Jan 26th 2014, 7:45 AM 7,314 Views 40 Comments

The no-win, no-fee sector will have enjoyed that.

# compensation - Wednesday 4 December, 2013

Investor compensation fund able to deal with future significant company failures
# ICCL
# ICCL

Investor compensation fund able to deal with future significant company failures

Dec 4th 2013, 6:30 AM 3,151 Views 0 Comments

In its annual report, the Investor Compensation Company Limited said 2013 was ‘challenging’ due to payouts to IBRC and CHC.

# compensation - Thursday 31 October, 2013

'Shatter needs to make a public statement on redress delay for Magdalene women'
# Magdalene Laundries
# Magdalene Laundries

'Shatter needs to make a public statement on redress delay for Magdalene women'

Oct 31st 2013, 3:20 PM 3,321 Views 9 Comments

Mary Lou McDonald said time was ticking and that at least two women have passed away without receiving compensation.

# compensation - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

Penn State agrees to pay out $60m to sex abuse victims
# Settlement
From The42
# Settlement

Penn State agrees to pay out $60m to sex abuse victims

Oct 29th 2013, 7:00 AM 2,422 Views 0 Comments

26 men will receive compensation for the crimes of former American football coach Jerry Sandusky.

# compensation - Thursday 24 October, 2013

Many Bangladesh factory collapse victims still waiting on compensation
# Factory Workers
# Factory Workers

Many Bangladesh factory collapse victims still waiting on compensation

Oct 24th 2013, 10:08 AM 3,651 Views 12 Comments

To date only one company, Primark, has provided financial support to survivors and has called on other brands to follow suit

# compensation - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

Call for immediate compensation as second Magdalene survivor passes away
# Survivors
# Survivors

Call for immediate compensation as second Magdalene survivor passes away

Oct 22nd 2013, 3:51 PM 9,680 Views 59 Comments

Kathleen Whelan is one of two members of Magdalene Survivors Together who has died this year before receiving compensation.

# compensation - Thursday 3 October, 2013

Claims agency has over €1 billion in outstanding liabilities
# I Spy
# I Spy

Claims agency has over €1 billion in outstanding liabilities

Oct 3rd 2013, 6:15 AM 4,785 Views 5 Comments

The State Claims Agency spent €160,000 checking up on suspected fraudulent claims last year.

# compensation - Monday 23 September, 2013

State bodies account for nearly 30 per cent of employment payments upheld in 12 months
# Equality Tribunal
# Equality Tribunal

State bodies account for nearly 30 per cent of employment payments upheld in 12 months

Sep 23rd 2013, 7:15 AM 5,242 Views 12 Comments

Despite accounting for just eight of 59 cases upheld at the Equality Tribunal, arms of the state accounted for €300,000 of the €1 million paid out since August 2012.

# compensation - Friday 13 September, 2013

Primark pledges further funds for victims of Bangladesh factory collapse
# Bangladesh
# Bangladesh

Primark pledges further funds for victims of Bangladesh factory collapse

Sep 13th 2013, 12:58 PM 5,470 Views 5 Comments

The company was critical of other brands that were being supplied by the company that failed to attend a meeting in Geneva yesterday to discuss long-term compensation.

# compensation - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

Magdalene protest to take place at Sisters of Mercy office
# Cork
# Cork

Magdalene protest to take place at Sisters of Mercy office

Aug 27th 2013, 3:01 PM 6,387 Views 28 Comments

The protest will involve the signatures of over 1,000 people being gathered on white sheets and displayed at the event.

# compensation - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

Minister said Bethany Home must be included in redress scheme... in 2010
# Kathleen Lynch
# Kathleen Lynch

Minister said Bethany Home must be included in redress scheme... in 2010

Jul 24th 2013, 9:52 PM 4,144 Views 21 Comments

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
# Compensation
# Compensation

Over €60,000 in compensation for women excluded from Michael Neary redress scheme

Jul 23rd 2013, 7:35 PM 5,347 Views 4 Comments

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
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

Enda Kenny: Religious orders should reflect on making a monetary contribution to Magdalenes

Jul 17th 2013, 12:19 PM 3,807 Views 43 Comments

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
# Redress
# Redress

Taoiseach won't comment on redress scheme for symphysiotomy victims

Jul 10th 2013, 12:17 PM 2,450 Views 13 Comments

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"
# Survivors
# Survivors

Government condemned by symphysiotomy group for "underhand approach"

Jul 10th 2013, 8:00 AM 3,095 Views 6 Comments

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
# Compensation
# Compensation

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

Jul 8th 2013, 5:32 PM 8,873 Views 97 Comments

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
# Magdalenes
# Magdalenes

Some Magdalene survivors "expressed difficulty" in understanding redress

Jul 6th 2013, 7:45 AM 2,715 Views 7 Comments

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
# Protest
# Protest

Turf cutters 'vindicate their rights' and cut turf in Roscommon and Galway

Jun 29th 2013, 11:52 AM 10,360 Views 130 Comments

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
# Magdalenes
# Magdalenes

Magdalene survivor group ‘not happy at all’ with redress package

Jun 26th 2013, 10:10 PM 10,141 Views 41 Comments

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
# Magdalene
# Magdalene

Details of Magdalene compensation scheme due today

Jun 26th 2013, 7:44 AM 2,056 Views 8 Comments

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
# Primark
# Primark

Primark to give three month's wages to Bangladesh factory collapse victims

Jun 7th 2013, 11:18 AM 6,770 Views 29 Comments

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

Martinez set for Everton unveiling as Whelan tells of compensation deal
# Toffee Sweet
From The42
# Toffee Sweet

Martinez set for Everton unveiling as Whelan tells of compensation deal

Jun 3rd 2013, 10:45 PM 2,229 Views 4 Comments

The Spaniard is set to trade one emotional chairman for another.

# compensation - Tuesday 26 March, 2013

# compensation - Thursday 21 March, 2013

Reilly to table Neary compensation plan before summer break
# Lourdes Hospital
# Lourdes Hospital

Reilly to table Neary compensation plan before summer break

Mar 21st 2013, 5:07 PM 3,068 Views 16 Comments

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
# Your Say

Poll: Should religious orders pay compensation for the Magdalene laundries?

Mar 9th 2013, 10:37 AM 22,161 Views 172 Comments

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
# Sweden
# Sweden

Swedish transsexuals seek damages for forced sterilisations

Feb 28th 2013, 7:15 AM 8,268 Views 21 Comments

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
# Turf
# Turf

Turf cutters reject 'progress' made in compensation scheme

Feb 26th 2013, 7:30 AM 4,554 Views 17 Comments

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
# Magdalenes
# Magdalenes

Still much work to do to ensure justice for Magdalenes

Feb 24th 2013, 9:15 AM 3,523 Views 22 Comments

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"
# Bethany Home
# Bethany Home

Bethany Home survivors: "They will have to realise we are not going away"

Feb 23rd 2013, 7:15 AM 4,309 Views 7 Comments

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
# Magdalenes
# Magdalenes

400 calls made to Magdalene redress scheme line

Feb 21st 2013, 3:32 PM 3,211 Views 5 Comments

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
# Dáil Éireann

LIVE: Dáil debates the findings of the Magdalene Laundries report

Feb 19th 2013, 6:21 PM 2,345 Views 6 Comments

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
# Child Killer
# Child Killer

Belgian court rejects child rapist Dutroux's request for early release

Feb 18th 2013, 4:58 PM 15,936 Views 35 Comments

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
# Magdalene
# Magdalene

Call for "fair and transparent" Magdalene compensation package

Feb 17th 2013, 6:50 PM 18,373 Views 45 Comments

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
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Bloody Sunday families offered €58k compensation

Feb 14th 2013, 7:51 PM 7,197 Views 31 Comments

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
# Health
# Health

Thalidomide survivors call for proper compensation

Feb 2nd 2013, 4:03 PM 7,027 Views 25 Comments

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.