Dana rejects damages sum from newspaper in libel case

The Eurovision winner rejected a five figure compensatory sum from the newspaper

7th May, 2017
Dana Rosemary Scallon Pic: RollingNews.ie

Former presidential hopeful Dana Rosemary Scallon has scored a preliminary win in her libel action against the Sunday World after rejecting a five figure compensatory sum from the newspaper.

As set out in a ruling last week by the High Court in Northern Ireland, the Eurovision winner’s claim for damages, including aggravated damages, arises from an article on the newspaper’s website and facebook page on 10 July 2014, entitled: “Dana says priest ‘cured’ brother who...

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