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#Cerebral Palsy

From TheJournal.ie High Court approves €4.6 million interim payment to boy over circumstances of his birth Cerebral Palsy

High Court approves €4.6 million interim payment to boy over circumstances of his birth

Tadgh James McKenna had taken a medical negligence claim in the High Court against the HSE.

From TheJournal.ie 13-year-old boy with cerebral palsy awarded €15 million over injuries at birth Arron O’Keeffe

13-year-old boy with cerebral palsy awarded €15 million over injuries at birth

Arron O’Keeffe’s family said that this wasn’t “a lottery win” for him, and that the money will go towards caring for their son.

From TheJournal.ie 18-year-old settles case against HSE for €8.4m over cerebral palsy allegedly caused by injuries at birth HSE

18-year-old settles case against HSE for €8.4m over cerebral palsy allegedly caused by injuries at birth

Court proceedings were initiated in 2017 and settled today.

From TheJournal.ie Family slam 'unforgivable' treatment from HSE following award of  €15 million Eoin McCallig

Family slam 'unforgivable' treatment from HSE following award of €15 million

“The HSE seem determined to fight almost every case for years only to usually settle on the steps of the high court for millions.”

From TheJournal.ie 'My greatest fear is she will outlive me': Elderly carers in Ireland struggle for help National Carers Week

'My greatest fear is she will outlive me': Elderly carers in Ireland struggle for help

The 2011 Census found that 24,746 carers in Ireland are over the age of 65.

From TheJournal.ie 'Nothing will ever remove our grief for the life Sadhbh lost': Settlement reached in brain damage case Galway

'Nothing will ever remove our grief for the life Sadhbh lost': Settlement reached in brain damage case

Sadhbh Farrell was left with severe cerebral palsy after she failed to receive treatment for jaundice shortly after birth.

From TheJournal.ie Father vows to run marathon while pushing daughter in wheelchair GIVING BACK

Father vows to run marathon while pushing daughter in wheelchair

Keith Russell was blown away by the support his family received and now wants to raise money for a respite centre in Meath.

From TheJournal.ie Parents fear son will miss hospital appointments as they can't afford to replace van Cerebral Palsy

Parents fear son will miss hospital appointments as they can't afford to replace van

Margaret Butler and Michael Power have called for more financial support to be given to carers.

From TheJournal.ie Katie Taylor to Hell and Back to help four-year-old Sligo boy to walk Taking Steps

Katie Taylor to Hell and Back to help four-year-old Sligo boy to walk

The parents of Rory Gallagher, who has cerebral palsy, say they are facing selling their home to fund their son’s treatment.

From TheJournal.ie This 5-year-old Dublin boy is preparing for life changing surgery that could see him walk Journey

This 5-year-old Dublin boy is preparing for life changing surgery that could see him walk

Fionn’s dad Mark explained that the operation can be “nearly miraculous” for some children.

From TheJournal.ie Hospital apologises after man settles case against HSE and doctor who delivered him for €4.1 million Courts

Hospital apologises after man settles case against HSE and doctor who delivered him for €4.1 million

Cerebral palsy sufferer Andrew Whelan took a legal action through his mother against the gynaecologist who delivered Andrew 22 years ago.

From TheJournal.ie €3 million for boy left with "catastrophic injuries" after Caesarean section High Court

€3 million for boy left with "catastrophic injuries" after Caesarean section

He now has cerebral palsy. The judge paid tribute to his family.

From The42 9-year-old fan with cerebral palsy reacts after winning Everton Goal of the Month Heartwarming This post contains videos

9-year-old fan with cerebral palsy reacts after winning Everton Goal of the Month

George Shaw beat off competition from Ross Barkley, Kevin Mirallas and Aaron Lennon with a whopping 86% of the votes.

From TheJournal.ie Mother of 7-year-old girl with cerebral palsy says apology from hospital 'too little too late' Regrettable

Mother of 7-year-old girl with cerebral palsy says apology from hospital 'too little too late'

Katie Manton was awarded €6.7 million in damages today.

From TheJournal.ie Family of girl who suffered cerebral palsy at birth: 'Hospital apology is utterly meaningless' Deficits In Care

Family of girl who suffered cerebral palsy at birth: 'Hospital apology is utterly meaningless'

The High Court approved a €1.9 million settlement today.

From TheJournal.ie This teen is walking 57 miles with his brother strapped to his back Raising Awareness

This teen is walking 57 miles with his brother strapped to his back

It’s for a very good cause.

From TheJournal.ie Teens with cerebral palsy rate their quality of life as comparable with their able-bodied peers Happy

Teens with cerebral palsy rate their quality of life as comparable with their able-bodied peers

Pain was one of the main reasons that reduced the quality of life for adolescents.

From TheJournal.ie A 27-year-old woman who has attended the CRC since she was a baby describes what it's like Case Study

A 27-year-old woman who has attended the CRC since she was a baby describes what it's like

Mary, who has severe cerebral palsy, has relied upon the CRC since she was just 8 months old.

From TheJournal.ie 'They took the medical card from our little girl. She has Cerebral Palsy and may never walk' HSE

'They took the medical card from our little girl. She has Cerebral Palsy and may never walk'

Five-year-old Lauryn Tracy had her wheelchair stolen last year and now the HSE have revoked her medical card.

From TheJournal.ie 14-year-old girl with Cerebral Palsy in €1.5 million interim settlement with HSE Mayo General Hospital

14-year-old girl with Cerebral Palsy in €1.5 million interim settlement with HSE

“This shouldn’t have happened to me and others like me,” Mary Malee said in a statement.

From TheJournal.ie Family of child with cerebral palsy get replacement car after theirs was stolen and burnt out Replaced

Family of child with cerebral palsy get replacement car after theirs was stolen and burnt out

The car was stolen in Dublin last month and was found burnt out in Wexford last week.

From TheJournal.ie Family of child with cerebral palsy appeal for return of wheelchair accessible car Stolen

Family of child with cerebral palsy appeal for return of wheelchair accessible car

The little girl was asleep in a downstairs bedroom when burglars came in through the front door and stole car keys and a number of electronic items.

From TheJournal.ie Car stolen in Wexford containing a child’s pink wheelchair Appeal

Car stolen in Wexford containing a child’s pink wheelchair

Lauryn Tracy has Cerebral Palsy and needs her wheelchair to get around.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Cerebral palsy is a part of me – but it’s not all of me Opinion

Column: Cerebral palsy is a part of me – but it’s not all of me

Cerebral palsy just one piece of the thousand-piece jigsaw that is me. I love my life, my independence, my strength and my determination to live the way I want to, writes Jane Fennessy.

From TheJournal.ie Three-year-old Katie Lonergan’s only wish is to walk First Steps

Three-year-old Katie Lonergan’s only wish is to walk

So far €13,000 of the €60,000 needed has been raised to send Katie to the US for the life changing surgery she needs that will give her the chance to walk.

From TheJournal.ie Police search home of April Jones suspect April Jones

Police search home of April Jones suspect

Police are searching the rented home of Mark Bridger, the 46-year-old arrested in connection with April’s disappearance.

From TheJournal.ie April Jones: Police looking at 20 sites as search continues Abduction This post contains images

April Jones: Police looking at 20 sites as search continues

Sky News is now reporting that the missing 5-year-old suffers from Cerebral Palsy.

Wicklow footballer donates 30th birthday party to charity

Robbie Doyle celebrates his birthday in a unique and brave way – by giving it to others.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Disability cuts will change my life, and they don’t make financial sense Opinion

Column: Disability cuts will change my life, and they don’t make financial sense

Living with cerebral palsy, Michael McCabe relies on assistance even to lift a glass to his mouth. Here he writes about the impact of cuts on his existence.

From TheJournal.ie Settlement of €3.5m in case of boy who suffered brain injuries at birth High Court

Settlement of €3.5m in case of boy who suffered brain injuries at birth

Fourteen year old Cian Mangan took a case for negligence against the HSE through his mother, Michelle Mangan.

From TheJournal.ie Babies born through IVF may have twice the risk of cerebral palsy Living

Babies born through IVF may have twice the risk of cerebral palsy

New research shows that the treatment itself may double the risk.