The new market for Botox  is a boost for Allergan’s plant in Westport, Co Mayo, which is responsible for the manufacture of worldwide supplies of Botox. Photograph: Shannon Stapleton/Reuters

Botox-maker Allergan has secured regulatory approval to use the drug for the treatment of children suffering from spasticity of their upper limbs. Th(...)

It was alleged there was failure to take any, or adequate, action during labour despite doubtful CTG and the pregnancy was allowed to go to spontaneous delivery. Photograph:  Benis Arapovic/Hemera/Getty

A young man with cerebral palsy has secured €1.1 million in settlement of his High Court action over care before his birth at a Cork hospital. Aaron (...)

Luke Miggin (8) was yesterday awarded an additional interim payout of €580,000. Photograph: Collins Courts

A High Court judge, when approving a further €580,000 payment for a young boy with cerebral palsy, has expressed concern over distress caused by conti(...)

 Claire and Daniel Smyth, Louise and Bethany Watson and Cameron and Charlotte Taylor enjoying the new Firefly Upsee. Photograph: William Cherry/Presseye

It was fun and games in and outside the Leckey factory in Lisburn, Co Antrim, yesterday morning as beaming young children with cerebral palsy “(...)