Prime Time - Kerry Babies, When The Settlement Money Runs Out

Wednesday 17 January 2018 13.36
Prime Time - Kerry Babies, When The Settlement Money Runs Out

It is almost 34 years since the body of the unknown baby, christened Baby John by locals, was found on a beach in Caherciveen and that began the nightmare for the Hayes family. Miriam O'Callaghan speaks to journalists Ger Colleran and Ann Lucey about the treatment of Joanne Hayes before the Tribunal. David McCullagh speaks to historian Diarmaid Ferriter of UCD, and Dr Vicky Conway, Associate Professor Law at DCU.

After a catastrophic injury, what happens when the settlement money runs out? David McCullagh meets Pat O'Leary, father of Catherine O'Leary has had locked-in syndrome and needs constant care. David speaks to Ursula Connolly, law lecturer in NUI Galway, who specialises in Tort law and damages.