Nurse sues after falling in mud at Stones
Victoria Clayton, a nurse, said she was in immense pain after the fall which occurred just before the Rolling Stones came on stage at their August 2007 gig.
“I missed it all,” she told the court.
Ms Clayton from Portadown, Co Armagh, sued MCD Productions Ltd, Park Road, Dun Laoghaire, Dublin, and Corporate Solutions Group, Gaskin Business Park, Coes Road, Dundalk, Co Louth, over the accident at Slane Castle on August 18, 2007.
She claims the defendants were negligent in the management and operation of the site and in its upkeep and maintenance during the live musical event.
She claims a sloping gras Nike Shoes sy bank was permitted to become excessively wet and slippery and there was a failure to provide some system whereby patrons could safely negotiate the bank.
The claims are denied. It is argued straw and mulch was placed around the venue and there were gravel paths to walk on.
Ms Clayton said she suffered a fracture to the calf of her right leg and another fr Nike Shoes acture to the shin bone of the same leg.
Ms Clayton told the court that when she has to stand during long operations she has discomfort in her leg.
There is an area of numbness aroun Nike Shoes d her knee and the scar there is still visible.
She said she had gone with a group of friends on a bus to the concert and drank a can of cider while travelling. She had a glass of wine in the village Nike Shoes pub before walking to Slane Castle.
She stated that she had been at several concerts in the past and attending Slane Castle was an annual pilgrimage.
It was wet that day and she was wearing Wellington boots. She said they had brought bin bags to sit on because the ground was wet and she had beer once she got on to the site.