Local authorities have paid out more than 15 million euro of taxpayers money for careless slips and trips on the city's streets.
Footpath falls on Dublin's pavements have hit taxpayers hard with almost 300 injury claims paid out in the last five years.
The Herald reports this morning that the figures could rise with Dun Laoghaire Rathdown not able to provide exact figures at this stage.
North Inner City local rep Christy Burke says that the fiasco is appalling, disgusting and a complete waste of money.
He says the Government have a lot to answer for: