Child who tripped over gully awarded €20,000

first_imgA child who tripped over a gully near his home and broke his arm in two places has been awarded €20,000 damages.The boy, who was 5 at the time of the accident, fell near his home in Dungloe, Co Donegal on July 3rd, 2015. The boy sued Donegal County Council through his parents for damages at Letterkenny Circuit Civil Court.Judge James O’Donoghue asked, “I thought Irish water took over all that?”Barrister Patricia McCallum, instructed by solicitor Cormac Hartnett, told the court that this area was still governed by Donegal County Council.The boy’s parents, who were in court, told the Judge that their son is now aged 9 and had made a full recovery.Judge O’Donoghue approved the offer as well as costs to the boy’s legal team.Child who tripped over gully awarded €20,000 was last modified: March 15th, 2019 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:armawardboybrokedonegalgulleyTriplast_img


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