Some 27 claims have been taken against the council in Kerry relating to trips and falls in the revamped Tralee Town Square and environs.
Local authorities are insured by Irish Public Bodies, which deals with claims for issues such as slips and trips on footpaths and damage to cars caused by potholes.
A Midlands education authority was caught for at least €50,000 by a phishing scam which is still under Garda investigation two years later.
Claims against Kerry County Council for pers- onal injuries and damage resulted in payments of more than €1.5m since 2014, it has emerged.
Limerick City will achieve a climactic cultural high when its headline event of the year Royal de Luxe presents ‘The Giant’s Journey’ for three whole days and nights on September 5-7.
A community tourism plan to build on the legacy of last year’s Gathering has been launched by the Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Michael Ring.
A costly legal wrangle that erupted because Wexford County VEC queried a €691 expenses claim has been settled in the High Court.
Concerns have emerged over the cases of 25 people who were examined at the Sexual Assault Treatment Unit at Letterkenny General Hospital following an administrative error by the HSE.
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