Wednesday 21 February 2018

Handicapped boy, 11, leaves €4.6m

An 11-year-old boy who was left permanently mentally and physically disabled from the circumstances of his birth in the Coombe Hospital in Dublin has left an estate worth €4,641,488, according to documents lodged in the probate office.

Daragh Delargy, of Rathfarnham Road, Rathfarnham, Co Dublin, died in Our Lady's Hospital for Sick Children on December 20, 2010. The profoundly handicapped boy had received a settlement of €3.75m as a result of his birth at the Dublin hospital on July 5, 1999.

Other wills: Michael McShane, patent and trademark agent, Scholarstown Road, Rathfarnham, Co Dublin, €3,845,267; David Pim, farmer, Mountmellick, Co Laois, €2,739,342; Michael Sheridan, businessman, Arva, Co Cavan, €2,034,307; Norman S Montgomery, pensions consultant, Airfield Park, Donnybrook, Dublin, €1,949,036; Kathleen Doyle, housewife, Hollywood, Co Wicklow, €1,774,128; and Aedan O'Beirne, civil servant, Idrone Terrace, Blackrock, Dublin, €1,688,345.

The value of wills include property, including the family home, and should not be regarded as cash amounts.

Sunday Independent

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