Dáil Éireann - Volume 364 - 26 February, 1986

Written Answers. - Malicious Injuries Compensation.

47. Dr. Woods asked the Minister for the Environment the number of claims and the cost of malicious damages claims for each local authority area in 1984; and the estimated figures for Dublin city and county in 1985.

Minister for the Environment (Mr. Boland): The actual number of malicious injury claims made on or paid by local authorities in 1984 is not available in my Department. The estimated total amounts of compensation paid in respect of such claims are contained in the following tabular statement. The 1985 estimated amounts for Dublin Corporation and Dublin County Council are £7.898 million and £4.488 million, respectively.

Cost of Malicious Injuries Compensation.

County Council

Estimated Amount

£000

Carlow

137,411

Cavan

64,354

[367]Clare

272,110

Cork

1,208,715

Donegal

44,249

Dublin

1,973,942

Galway

357,533

Kerry

141,870

Kildare

377,548

Kilkenny

43,008

Laoighis

49,466

Leitrim

8,000

Limerick

42,000

Longford

24,000

Louth

598,647

Mayo

50,000

Meath

1,001,832

Monaghan

77,513

Offaly

81,075

Roscommon

15,000

Sligo

493,780

Tipperary NR

222,709

Tipperary SR

94,433

Waterford

80,000

Westmeath

94,770

Wexford

511,156

Wicklow

565,816

County Borough Corporation

Cork

754,920

Dublin

7,950,095

Limerick

294,920

Waterford

67,338