4 million euro settlement approved for Gweedore girl injured in crash

A €4 million settlement was approved by the High Court  in favour of a young girl who suffered severe spinal injuries, leaving her wheelchair bound, as a result of a road crash in West Donegal.

Nóirín McGarvey, now seven, had, through her father, Ronan McGarvey, Lower Dore, Bunbeg, Co Donegal, brought proceedings against William Barr (81), Middletown, Gweedore, Co Donegal.

Mr Barr’s wife Maggie (83) died in the crash at Dunlewy, Co Donegal, on May 27th, 2008.

Mr Barr denied liability and has claimed an indemnity against his GP on grounds he experienced a medical ailment causing him to lose control of his car.