Louis Walsh wins damages

X Factor judge Louis Walsh has settled a 500,000 euro (£403,500) defamation action against News Group Newspapers in Ireland.

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Louis Walsh 'relieved' but still 'angry' about his ordeal

Louis Walsh on his way into court today Credit: Julien Behal/PA Wire

Speaking outside Dublin High Court, Louis Walsh said he would not have wished what happened to him on his worst enemy.

"I'm very relieved," he said.

"This has had a terrible effect on me guys. It was all lies.

"And I'm very satisfied with this total vindication for me, but I remain very angry at the treatment I received at the hands of The Sun."

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