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#Cerebral Palsy

# cerebral-palsy - Wednesday 24 June, 2020

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

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

Jun 24th 2020, 2:12 PM 13,192 Views 9 Comments

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

# cerebral-palsy - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

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

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

Jul 30th 2019, 4:26 PM 12,452 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.

# 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
# HSE

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 15,971 Views 0 Comments

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
# Eoin McCallig
# Eoin McCallig

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

Nov 21st 2017, 5:41 PM 28,709 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 - Sunday 19 November, 2017

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

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

Nov 19th 2017, 7:30 PM 23,610 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.

# cerebral-palsy - Saturday 10 June, 2017

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

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

Jun 10th 2017, 10:00 PM 24,135 Views 23 Comments

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
# Galway
# Galway

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

Feb 28th 2017, 2:27 PM 11,439 Views 4 Comments

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
# GIVING BACK
# GIVING BACK

Father vows to run marathon while pushing daughter in wheelchair

Jan 28th 2017, 11:47 AM 17,089 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.

# cerebral-palsy - Sunday 23 October, 2016

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

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

Oct 23rd 2016, 8:30 PM 23,772 Views 39 Comments

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
# Taking Steps
# Taking Steps

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

Oct 1st 2016, 6:00 PM 24,564 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.

# cerebral-palsy - Sunday 10 April, 2016

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

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

Apr 10th 2016, 8:00 PM 14,805 Views 6 Comments

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
# Courts
# Courts

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

Feb 24th 2016, 8:20 PM 29,477 Views 9 Comments

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
# High Court
# High Court

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

Feb 11th 2016, 5:00 PM 21,884 Views 8 Comments

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

# cerebral-palsy - Wednesday 10 February, 2016

9-year-old fan with cerebral palsy reacts after winning Everton Goal of the Month
# Heartwarming
From The42
# Heartwarming

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

Feb 10th 2016, 6:02 PM 26,697 Views 28 Comments

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'
# Regrettable
# Regrettable

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

Oct 15th 2015, 8:17 PM 9,999 Views 23 Comments

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'
# Deficits In Care
# Deficits In Care

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

Jul 22nd 2015, 10:54 PM 24,083 Views 18 Comments

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
# Raising Awareness
# Raising Awareness

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

Jun 6th 2015, 11:12 AM 18,817 Views 14 Comments

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
# Happy
# Happy

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

Oct 7th 2014, 7:30 AM 3,845 Views 5 Comments

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
# Case Study
# Case Study

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 15,305 Views 12 Comments

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
# HSE

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

May 16th 2014, 11:00 PM 28,679 Views 235 Comments

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
# Mayo General Hospital
# Mayo General Hospital

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

Apr 29th 2014, 1:26 PM 8,163 Views 2 Comments

“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
# Replaced
# Replaced

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

Apr 24th 2014, 1:09 PM 12,187 Views 28 Comments

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
# Stolen
# Stolen

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

Mar 11th 2014, 3:59 PM 20,377 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.

# cerebral-palsy - Sunday 13 October, 2013

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

Car stolen in Wexford containing a child’s pink wheelchair

Oct 13th 2013, 9:08 PM 35,045 Views 81 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Oct 2nd 2013, 7:30 PM 118 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.

# cerebral-palsy - Sunday 20 January, 2013

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

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

Jan 20th 2013, 8:45 AM 8,492 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.

# cerebral-palsy - Thursday 4 October, 2012

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

Police search home of April Jones suspect

Oct 4th 2012, 8:32 AM 10,158 Views 40 Comments

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
# Abduction

April Jones: Police looking at 20 sites as search continues

Oct 3rd 2012, 9:08 PM 20,759 Views 54 Comments

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

# cerebral-palsy - Friday 13 April, 2012

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

Wicklow footballer donates 30th birthday party to charity

Apr 13th 2012, 6:28 PM 8,243 Views 20 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Feb 23rd 2012, 7:40 AM 69 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.

# cerebral-palsy - Friday 6 May, 2011

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

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

May 6th 2011, 11:55 AM 420 Views 0 Comments

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
# Living
# Living

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

Nov 3rd 2010, 1:43 PM 595 Views 0 Comments

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