Meat worker who injured his back lifting a pig sack was awarded €365,000 in damages
The High Court has awarded €365,000 in damages to a Co Tipperary man who was disabled after suffering a back injury in an accident at work.
DJ Gareth O’Callaghan in hospital after ‘freak accident’
Radio presenter Gareth O’Callaghan is in hospital after what his wife called what his wife called an “unusual accident”.
‘When we saw the rainbow we knew it was with us’ – Henry de Bromhead’s touching post-race tribute to son Jack
Trainer Henry de Bromhead paid tribute to his late son Jack after the race, which was named after him in Leopardstown today.
Family “overwhelmed” by support for girl, 17, who was hit by car on bike home from school
A Waterford-based family said they were “overwhelmed” by the support for their 17-year-old daughter, who now needs comprehensive jaw reconstruction including bone grafts, after she was hit by a car while cycling home from school.
Pop star Lizzo cries after Irish musician Sir James Galway sent her Christmas message
Two friends who left a man with a broken jaw in Wexford’s high street after a ‘vicious attack’ escape jail time
Two friends who left a man they met on a Wexford street with a broken jaw and a broken leg escaped Circuit Court without being sent to prison.
‘Put the shit back!’ – Citizen clears supermarket looters during Buffalo snowstorm
Schools are to focus more on languages and less on religion as part of new curricula
Elementary schools will spend more time on foreign language and wellness classes and less time on religion classes as part of the planned curriculum changes.
Top officer charged after Christmas Eve collision
A senior PSNI official is due to appear in court charged with offences, including drunk driving, linked to an incident on Christmas Eve.
Raised €11,000 for a man who lost his father and home in a fire before Christmas
Friends of a man who lost his elderly father and home in a house fire while shopping just before Christmas have raised over €11,000 in aid.
https://www.independent.ie/news/news-headlines/evening-headlines-meat-worker-who-injured-back-lifting-bag-of-pork-awarded-365000-in-damages-dj-gareth-ocallaghan-in-hospital-after-freak-accident-42248990.html Headlines in the evening: Meat worker who was injured in the back while lifting a pig sack receives 365,000 euros in damages; DJ Gareth O’Callaghan in hospital after ‘freak accident’