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#Cerebral Palsy

# cerebral-palsy - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

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.

# cerebral-palsy - Wednesday 3 July, 2019

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.

# cerebral-palsy - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

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.”

# cerebral-palsy - Sunday 19 November, 2017

# cerebral-palsy - Saturday 10 June, 2017

'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.

# cerebral-palsy - Tuesday 28 February, 2017

'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.

# cerebral-palsy - Saturday 28 January, 2017

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.

# cerebral-palsy - Sunday 23 October, 2016

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.

# cerebral-palsy - Saturday 1 October, 2016

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.

# cerebral-palsy - Sunday 10 April, 2016

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.

# cerebral-palsy - Wednesday 24 February, 2016

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.

# cerebral-palsy - Thursday 11 February, 2016

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

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

# cerebral-palsy - Wednesday 10 February, 2016

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.

# cerebral-palsy - Thursday 15 October, 2015

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.

# cerebral-palsy - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

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

The High Court approved a €1.9 million settlement today.

# cerebral-palsy - Saturday 6 June, 2015

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

It’s for a very good cause.

# cerebral-palsy - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

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.

# cerebral-palsy - Thursday 19 June, 2014

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.

# cerebral-palsy - Friday 16 May, 2014

'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.

# cerebral-palsy - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

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.

# cerebral-palsy - Thursday 24 April, 2014

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.

# cerebral-palsy - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

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.

# cerebral-palsy - Sunday 13 October, 2013

Car stolen in Wexford containing a child’s pink wheelchair

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

# cerebral-palsy - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

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.

# cerebral-palsy - Sunday 20 January, 2013

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.

# cerebral-palsy - Thursday 4 October, 2012

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.

# cerebral-palsy - Wednesday 3 October, 2012

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.

# cerebral-palsy - Friday 13 April, 2012

From The Daily Edge Wicklow footballer donates 30th birthday party to charity It's My Party

Wicklow footballer donates 30th birthday party to charity

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

# cerebral-palsy - Thursday 23 February, 2012

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.

# cerebral-palsy - Friday 6 May, 2011

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.

# cerebral-palsy - Wednesday 3 November, 2010

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

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