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A High Court action involving the charity Console is expected to be heard this afternoon.
Lawyers told the High Court this morning they are currently preparing documents for the case and will return to court this afternoon where it is expected temporary injunctions will be sought.
It is understood the injunctions sought will aim to secure the assets of the charity.
Console and its founder Paul Kelly are engulfed in scandal since the RTÉ Investigations Unit revealed serious concerns about the governance of the charity and a HSE draft report detailing financial mismanagement and alleged fraud.
An interim HSE audit showed that Mr Kelly, his wife Patricia and son Tim, benefited by almost €500,000 in salaries and cars between 2012 and 2014. Read More
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A woman was allegedly put on chemotherapy treatment for cancer by a nurse despite her insistence she should be seen by a doctor first, the High Court heard.
Pauline Carroll (65) is now in a permanent vegetative state after suffering a heart attack following the chemotherapy session which should not have gone ahead, it was claimed.
Yesterday she secured €975,000 in settlement of her action for damages against the HSE over the treatment at Midlands Regional Hospital, Tullamore, Co Offaly, in 2010. The HSE will also provide an indemnity for as long as she lives for her care in a nursing home as part of the settlement. Read More