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Members of Action Lariam for Irish Soldiers protesting outside the Dáil in 2015. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The Department of Defence spent more than €6 million on personal injury settlements and legal costs last year, an increase of 90 per cent. It marked (...)

The Wee Care crèche  in Monkstown, Co Dublin has settled a damages  claim for  €32,500.

A two-year-old boy, who fell and lacerated his left eyebrow while washing his hands in a créche bathroom, has been awarded €32,500 damages against Wee(...)

Norman Spicer, of Coleman Legal Partners (CLP), which is representing about 15 people affected by the St Patrick’s Guild false adoption contorversy. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell

Many people whose births were falsely registered by the St Patrick’s Guild adoption society have been made to feel they were part of an illegal and sh(...)

The Religious Sisters of Charity order did not immediately respond to requests for comment. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Solicitors acting for a woman who was given back the wrong child after leaving her infant daughter in the temporary care of nuns at the St Patrick’s G(...)

Patrick FitzSymons as a one-year-old baby

For most of his life Patrick FitzSymons, one of thousands of Irish children illegally given away for adoption over decades in Ireland, celebrated his (...)

Scouting Ireland’s headquarters at Larch Hill in Dublin.  File photograph: Cyril Byrne

Allan Mathews (35) has been involved with scouting since he was eight years old, and is now a leader with the St Patrick’s group, in Dundalk, Co Louth(...)

Mark O’Sullivan claims to have suffered psychological side-effects after being prescribed the anti-malaria drug Lariam by the Defence Forces.

Ex-soldier Mark O’Sullivan’s voice is fragile but clear as he details his descent into crippling depression: vivid nightmares, waking up drenched in s(...)

Max Cottrell attended the crèche while he was aged between one and four and his parents took him away from it after they had seen on the RTÉ programme how children had been exposed to unpredictable and aggressive care practices. File photograph: Edmond Terakopian/PA Wire

A toddler who was exposed to an aggressive care environment in a creche which featured on RTE’s Prime Time ‘Breach of Trust’ programme, was on Tuesday(...)

Niall Kiernan of Lawlor Partners says he has “dozens” of aggrieved customers  who are not satisfied with the level of redress and compensation on offer to them as a result of the ongoing tracker mortgage investigation. File photograph: Getty Images

A Dublin based lawyer is hoping to bring a test case to the High Court in the first half of next year, seeking compensation for those affected by the (...)

Up to now, women seeking redress over the PIP scandal have reached an impasse in the Irish legal system, because many of the clinics which fitted their devices have gone out of business.

Thousands of Irish women who were fitted with faulty PIP breast implants could be in line for a €150 million compensation payout from the French court(...)