The total payout by the state in settlements to members of the McBrearty family in Donegal is set to reach €12 million.
A final agreement was reached last week over the family’s decade-long claims of widespread Garda corruption, false arrest and intimidation.
The family had taken more than 70 separate compensation claims, arising from Garda harassment following the death of Raphoe cattle dealer Richie Barron in 1996.
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