Last month the  €10 million award to former Kenmare Resources deputy chairman Donal Kinsella was cut to €250,000.Photograph: Collins

Former mining company executive Donal Kinsella will have to repay €250,000 of a €500,000 payment he received so that a record €10 million libel award (...)

Donal Kinsella, former depputy chairman of the Kenmare mining group, pictured at the Four Courts for a Court of Appeal hearing against the €10 million award he received for defamation. Photograph: Collins Courts

The Court of Appeal has cut a €10 million libel award – the highest ever in the State – against mining company Kenmare Resources to €250,000. The €10(...)

Donal Kinsella  at the Four Courts yesterday. He has been paid  €500,000, plus €200,000 in costs, but a stay applies on payment of the remaining sum pending the appeal outcome. Photograph: Collins Courts

The Court of Appeal will rule later on an appeal by Kenmare Resources over a €10 million libel award, the highest in the history of the State, to its(...)