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# State compensation

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# State compensation
Family of murdered detective garda Adrian Donohoe awarded €1.3 million in damages
Detective Garda Donohoe was shot dead in the course of his duties in 2013.
# State compensation
Garda who suffered PTSD after shotgun was fired at him awarded €250,000 in compensation
The now-retired Garda was later awarded the Scott Medal for bravery
# compensation
State apology: 399 women given up to €150,000 each for symphysiotomy procedures
However Marie O’Connor, spokesperson for a symphysiotomy group, described the grants as “an official whitewash”.
# Residential abuse
Congregations have 'moral obligation' to meet costs for abuse victims - Quinn
Writing in the Irish Examiner today, Education Minister Ruairí Quinn says that religious congregations must meet their obligation to victims of residential abuse.