The High Court has awarded a schoolgirl nearly €5 million in damages for "catastrophic injuries" suffered when she was hit by an uninsured driver.
Shauna Boylan of Glenvara Park, Knocklyon, was 12 years old when she was hit by a car driven by William Knowles, 46, of Jugpark Crescent, Swords. Boylan is now confined to a wheelchair.
Knowles, who had several previous convictions, was convicted of driving without insurance and having no licence.
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