Limerick hotel denies claims rats found in bedroom

first_imgLimerick Artist ‘Willzee’ releases new Music Video – “A Dream of Peace” Advertisement Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live Twitter NewsLimerick hotel denies claims rats found in bedroomBy Staff Reporter – January 23, 2017 1983 Previous articleChunks of HSE budget swallowed up in legal feesNext articleBalladeering and poetry pipes to Rabbie Burns Night Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ie WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads WhatsApp TAGSclaimCoonaghCourtEnnis RoadlimerickMark Murphy solicitorratsSinead Nolan solicitorTravelodge Facebookcenter_img Print Billy Lee names strong Limerick side to take on Wicklow in crucial Division 3 clash Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival Email RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Linkedin Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live The Limerick hotel has denied the claimsA LIMERICK hotel has been ordered to hand over closed circuit television footage to a woman who claims that her family was traumatised when they found rats in their room in the middle of the night.Details of the claims were heard at Limerick Civil Court this week when solicitor Mark Murphy, applied for an order compelling Smorgs Limited trading as the Travelodge Hotel, Coonagh Roundabout, Limerick, to release the CCTV footage.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Mr Murphy was applied to have footage of the corridor area outside rooms 12 and 14 handed over to his client Ms Kathleen O’Driscoll to show the “distress, hysteria and commotion of the night”.Ms O’Driscoll, together with her husband and three children, were attending a funeral in Limerick on January 6, 2015 and stayed at the Travelodge hotel.Sometime before 4am on the morning of January 7, they were awoken several times because of the alleged presence of rats in the bedroom.This, the court heard, allegedly caused Ms O’Driscoll, her husband and young children, a great deal of distress.The family were subsequently moved to another room and Mr Murphy said his client claimed that the CCTV footage would support her case. A personal injury claim for damages was lodged in court over the shock and post traumatic stress disorder caused to Ms O’Driscoll and her family.Counsel for the defendants, Stephen Healy said that Travelodge would deny that this was the case.He said that the night manager “would say something completely different” and deny he said there were rats in the bedroom. A full defence to the claim had been filed and the hotel disputed that the incident ever happened.Ms O’Driscoll’s motion was granted and the hotel was ordered to hand over CCTV of the corridor area to her legal team in advance of a Circuit Court hearing .last_img

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