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A file image of the house in Mount Oval Village, Rochestown, Co Cork where a family was held hostage in a ‘tiger kidnapping’ in 2005. Photograph: Provision

Two Cork-based gardaí who tackled an armed gang and helped free a family held in a “tiger kidnapping” are to be honoured with Scott Medals for bravery(...)

Before: Tommy Long, whose congenital scoliosis meant he was unable to play like other children

Earlier this year, Tommy Long was awaiting his seventh operation to correct congenital scoliosis and in a lot of pain and discomfort, unable to play l(...)

Tommy Long (6) from Ballycallan in Co Kilkenny needs an operation to treat his scoliosis.

Six-year-old Tommy Long from Ballycallan in Co Kilkenny has already had six operations related to his congenital scoliosis. Now he and his family are(...)