Dionne Darragh

Director - Litigation and Healthcare

Dionne Darragh

Dionne Darragh

Director - Litigation and Healthcare

  028 9032 1000 dionne.darragh@oreillystewart.com Dionne Darragh

Dionne joined O’Reilly Stewart in 2006 and practices in our litigation department.

With 10 years of experience in personal injury litigation, Dionne deals with road traffic accidents, employer’s liability and public liability actions.

As a member of the Belfast Chapter’s Ladies of Harley, Dionne has a particular interest in motorcycle accident claims.  With her real knowledge of and passion for motorbikes, Dionne shares a common interest with her clients and is dedicated to fighting their case.   Due to the nature of these accidents, Dionne has specialist expertise in catastrophic injury, amputation and severe fracture cases.

Dionne also works in our Healthcare team and advises clients on a wide range of complex clinical negligence actions.  Dionne has handled claims involving misdiagnosis, delayed cancer diagnosis, birth injury claims, surgical negligence and retained products of conception claims.

Practice Areas

Litigation Personal Injury Healthcare

Recent Experience

  • £40k Settlement in Slipping Case Read
  • £87,500.00 Settlement for Psychological Injuries Read
  • Delay in Diagnosis of Ankle Injury by GP Read
  • A Serious Burn Read
  • Travel Anxiety following serious Road Traffic Accident Read
  • Road Traffic Accident Compensation Read
  • Compensation for Motorcycle Accident Read
  • Nerve Damage During Dental Care Read
  • Damages for Motor bicycle Accident Read
  • £250,000 for Motorcycle Accident Read
  • Needle Stick Injury Read
  • Delay in diagnosis of cancer Read

Significant Cases

  • Surgical negligence Read
  • Delay in diagnosis of cancer Read
  • Needle Stick Injury Read

Specialist Expertise

  • Motorcycle Claims, Personal Injury, Medical Negligence


  • Northern Ireland Young Solicitors' Association
  • Belfast Solicitors' Association

“Dionne was very helpful throughout the time of my case. I could not have asked for any better help, support and information.”
“Dionne was exceptional in her advice always and kept me informed at all times with great courtesy and respect. I really appreciated her time in putting up with my impatience! Thanks once again and for looking out for me and making that your priority. I couldn’t have asked for a better Solicitor or outcome!”
“Dionne Darragh has been a superb help over the last few years. She has been extremely caring for her client, professional and dealt with every aspect of my case with due care and diligence. 
I am very appreciative of the help and support provided by Dionne to bring my case to a swift and highly satisfactory settlement. 
I would hope to not need to utilise her services again but if I ever needed a solicitor in her field of expertise again I would highly recommend her, as she was an exceptional example of professionalism at its best.”
“Dionne was not only extremely professional throughout this case, she showed a manner of such respect and understanding that we rarely hear of in your profession. This woman was amazing and I’ve no doubt she’ll go far in her career! I would have absolutely no hesitation in recommending her, she is indeed a credit to her profession!”
“The ability to use email as a means of communication, rather than phone calls or postal service, really suited my needs.”
Deanne Fitzsimons
“The service I have received from Dionne and the rest of the practice has been excellent. I cannot praise you enough for helping me through this process.”
Ian Rea
“Throughout the process I was very satisfied with the manner in which I was handled. I felt the Solicitor always had my best interests and worked hard to achieve this.”
Ms O
“A perfect Service – I would highly recommend.”
Mr P
“In my opinion, you cannot improve on perfection!”
Mr W

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