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

Jun 24th 2020, 2:12 PM 13,307 Views 9 Comments

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

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

Jul 30th 2019, 4:26 PM 12,470 Views 4 Comments

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.

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

Jul 3rd 2019, 2:18 PM 15,976 Views 0 Comments

Court proceedings were initiated in 2017 and settled today.

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

Nov 21st 2017, 5:41 PM 28,736 Views 43 Comments

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

Cerebral palsy: 'I’m like everyone else. I want to party, get drunk, make mistakes'
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Cerebral palsy: 'I’m like everyone else. I want to party, get drunk, make mistakes'

Nov 19th 2017, 7:30 PM 23,649 Views 37 Comments

I also think the success I’ve had on social media and on TV shows like First Dates shows that society as a whole is finally ready to see people with disabilities differently, writes Paddy Smyth.

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

Jun 10th 2017, 10:00 PM 24,150 Views 23 Comments

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

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

Feb 28th 2017, 2:27 PM 11,467 Views 4 Comments

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

Father vows to run marathon while pushing daughter in wheelchair
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Father vows to run marathon while pushing daughter in wheelchair

Jan 28th 2017, 11:47 AM 17,106 Views 25 Comments

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

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

Oct 23rd 2016, 8:30 PM 23,786 Views 40 Comments

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

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

Oct 1st 2016, 6:00 PM 24,572 Views 9 Comments

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

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

Apr 10th 2016, 8:00 PM 14,815 Views 6 Comments

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

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

Feb 24th 2016, 8:20 PM 29,517 Views 9 Comments

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

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

Feb 11th 2016, 5:00 PM 21,913 Views 8 Comments

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

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

Feb 10th 2016, 6:02 PM 26,698 Views 28 Comments

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

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

Oct 15th 2015, 8:17 PM 10,016 Views 23 Comments

Katie Manton was awarded €6.7 million in damages today.

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

Jul 22nd 2015, 10:54 PM 24,140 Views 18 Comments

The High Court approved a €1.9 million settlement today.

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

Jun 6th 2015, 11:12 AM 18,818 Views 14 Comments

It’s for a very good cause.

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

Oct 7th 2014, 7:30 AM 3,847 Views 5 Comments

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

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

Jun 19th 2014, 1:31 PM 15,311 Views 13 Comments

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

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

May 16th 2014, 11:00 PM 28,709 Views 235 Comments

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

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

Apr 29th 2014, 1:26 PM 8,165 Views 2 Comments

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

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

Apr 24th 2014, 1:09 PM 12,192 Views 28 Comments

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

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

Mar 11th 2014, 3:59 PM 20,379 Views 24 Comments

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.

Car stolen in Wexford containing a child’s pink wheelchair
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Car stolen in Wexford containing a child’s pink wheelchair

Oct 13th 2013, 9:08 PM 35,049 Views 81 Comments

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

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

Oct 2nd 2013, 7:30 PM 119 Views 28 Comments

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.

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

Jan 20th 2013, 8:45 AM 8,501 Views 25 Comments

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.

Police search home of April Jones suspect
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Police search home of April Jones suspect

Oct 4th 2012, 8:32 AM 10,165 Views 40 Comments

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

April Jones: Police looking at 20 sites as search continues
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April Jones: Police looking at 20 sites as search continues

Oct 3rd 2012, 9:08 PM 20,760 Views 54 Comments

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

Wicklow footballer donates 30th birthday party to charity
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Wicklow footballer donates 30th birthday party to charity

Apr 13th 2012, 6:28 PM 8,245 Views 20 Comments

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

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

Feb 23rd 2012, 7:40 AM 70 Views 25 Comments

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.

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

May 6th 2011, 11:55 AM 425 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Nov 3rd 2010, 1:43 PM 599 Views 0 Comments

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