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A young boy who fractured two teeth in an incident at the Waterpoint centre in Enniscrone was awarded €30,000 in an agreed settlement approved by Judge Michael White at the Circuit Court.
Patrick Howley, 6 Glencreevy, Erris Road, Crossmolina, who sued Enniscrone Leisure Limited through his father, Thomas, suffered the injuries when another child struck him on a waterslide on March 26th 2010.
Initially Judge White was told there was an offer of €22,500 in the case, including a total for special damages of €6,330 and general damages of €16,170. However, he said he would not approve it given the uncertainly of the cost of future treatment for the boy.
Judge White later approved an improved setttlement of €30,000 and measured costs of €5,800.
(Source: The Sligo Champion)
Thurles is to benefit from a further €50,000 worth of investment under the jobs initiative. Local Minister, Alan Kelly, has signed off on funding for the provision of pedestrian path along the L4126 to extend the walkway around Thurles. The paths will be competed between the R60/L4126 junction and the L4126/L8020 junction.
“This will help the local economy in a small way and deliver a facility that will be used by cyclists and walkers from the town. It will also create a number of days work before the end of the year so it is to be welcomed,” stated Minister Kelly.
“The funding will enhance the walkway around Thurles and is delivered via smarter travel funding under the jobs initiative which was signed off earlier on this year. The Department of Transport were not able to complete some projects in Dublin and I have overseen the transfer of these funds to towns such as Thurles to deliver tangible projects before the end of the year.”
(Source: Tipperary Star)
Two men were arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a petrol bomb attack on a house in Omagh, police said on Sunday.
The sitting room window of the house at Queen's Parade in the Campsie area of the Co Tyrone town was smashed at around 4.30am.
A petrol bomb was hurled inside.
A number of people were asleep in the building at the time, but there have been no reports of injuries.
Detectives said two males arrested in connection with the incident are helping police with their inquiries.
(Source: RTE News)
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