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Mother blasts lack of apology after daughter with spina bifida treated by school staff wearing face masks
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Mother blasts lack of apology after daughter with spina bifida treated by school staff wearing face masks

Aug 2nd 2018, 3:43 PM 30,041 Views 0 Comments

Employees wore face masks while dealing with the girl, despite her not having a contagious disease.

'It's been a long wait': Two anonymous callers donate €8k for spina bifida patient's wheelchair
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'It's been a long wait': Two anonymous callers donate €8k for spina bifida patient's wheelchair

Apr 20th 2018, 6:07 PM 18,816 Views 25 Comments

Darren Noonan has been waiting seven months for a new wheelchair, but has been unable to secure funding.

'We were told she wouldn't walk': Young girl beats odds and competes in dance competition
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'We were told she wouldn't walk': Young girl beats odds and competes in dance competition

Jul 9th 2017, 10:00 AM 12,705 Views 10 Comments

Seven year old Ava O’Donovan was born with Spina Bifida.

This Irish man is running 24 marathons in 24 days
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This Irish man is running 24 marathons in 24 days

Jul 1st 2017, 7:30 AM 18,551 Views 26 Comments

He’s aiming to raise €100,000 for Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Ireland.

Women hesitant to take folic acid because it 'indicates they are actively trying to get pregnant'
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Women hesitant to take folic acid because it 'indicates they are actively trying to get pregnant'

Nov 24th 2016, 6:15 AM 22,737 Views 42 Comments

“It was just something you took when pregnant, I didn’t know that was the reason.”

Opinion: They said I would never walk – but I proved them wrong
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Opinion: They said I would never walk – but I proved them wrong

Nov 16th 2014, 12:00 PM 255 Views 7 Comments

When I was born with Spina Bifida, my parents were told I would likely be brain damaged and never walk. But things didn’t work out that way…

Children with Spina Bifida are massively under-served in Ireland: study
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Children with Spina Bifida are massively under-served in Ireland: study

Sep 3rd 2014, 7:45 AM 3,971 Views 8 Comments

Children with spina bifida need complex treatment – more than half aren’t getting it.

'The day my son was born was the longest, loneliest day of my life'
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'The day my son was born was the longest, loneliest day of my life'

Sep 2nd 2014, 7:00 AM 23,321 Views 6 Comments

Catherine’s story started with devastating news but she now has an 11-year-old full of hopes, aspirations and a dream to be a professional footballer with Chelsea.

Intense competition in the blood for 17-year-old O'Brien, but she's missing one ingredient for Rio 2016
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Intense competition in the blood for 17-year-old O'Brien, but she's missing one ingredient for Rio 2016

Aug 4th 2014, 3:00 PM 15,896 Views 1 Comment

‘You have to teach your brain to keep going when your brain says stop’.

Sligo Rovers cup winners sign jersey for Spina Bifida charity auction
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Sligo Rovers cup winners sign jersey for Spina Bifida charity auction

Nov 5th 2013, 8:10 AM 1,159 Views 1 Comment

Alan Keane was inspired to the deed after meeting a young Bit O’Red supporter

Readers' Panel Part One: What are you expecting from Budget 2013?
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Readers' Panel Part One: What are you expecting from Budget 2013?

Dec 4th 2012, 7:15 AM 5,058 Views 21 Comments

We spoke to some readers about their hopes and fears ahead of tomorrow’s budget. Here’s what they had to say, in their own words.