Dublin Coporation has made a claim for damages against Professor F.X. Martin. The damages arose out of costs incurred by Dublin Corporation due to work being held up on the site at Wood Quay due to protests.

The High Court has been told that a claim for damages by Dublin Corporation against Professor FX Martin, Chairman of the Friends of Medieval Dublin has been settled for £89,500 with no order as to costs. The damages claim by Dublin Corporation arose out of the hold up in the building programme for the civic offices at Wood Quay between January and March 1979.