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Case settled over rat bite claim

A SECURITY guard who alleged he had been bitten on the finger by a rat while working at a composting facility has settled, for an undisclosed amount a damages claim in the Circuit Civil Court.

Maybin Support Services (Ireland) Ltd, Steeven's Lane, Dublin, and Bord Na Mona Plc,denied negligence.

Mark Walsh claimed that in February 2012, he had been working at the plant at Kilberry, Athy, Co Kildare, when he was bitten on the middle finger of his left hand.