Below are payments in respect of legal actions taken against the Garda Síochána, 2008 - 2017

Court Awards

Settlements

Legal Costs ^

Overall Total

Year

No

No

No

2017

5

120,500

45

1,392,070

65

2,552,059

4,064,629

2016

3

33,500

43

3,911,485

103

2,345,067

6,290,052

2015

3*

79,412

19

992,200

82*

4,447,040

5,518,652

2014

1

13,700

17

716,282

48

2,555,572

3,285,554

2013

3

205,000

40

2,162,830

49

1,205,729

3,573,559

2012

3

81,000

41

986,830

57

2,532,839

3,600,669

2011

3

168,900

27

722,605

80

4,997,387

5,888,892

2010

4

52,424

47

1,331,994

84

3,825,979

5,210,397

2009

2

30,610

47

1,596,543

78

3,335,479

4,962,632

2008

3

30,500

41

1,209,181

67

5,848,290

7,087,971

^ Legal Costs may not be paid in the same year as the award/settlement

* A test case relating to Firearms covered multiple cases