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  • Baby superhero Arlo continues to battle problems and defy odds

    Author Simon Walsh

    AN EIGHT-month-old baby from Tallaght is continuing to defy the odds and be a true superhero to his family and friends, despite a possible diagnosis of cerebral palsy.

    Born 16 weeks prematurely and weighing just 700g, little Arlo Ethan O’Rorke has battled through sepsis, eight blood transfusions, kidney stones, a hernia and significant hearing loss.

    Arlo Collage 

  • Lucky escape for Donore’s club president

    Author Maurice Garvey

    A SPORTS club president had a lucky escape after a bullet fired at his van, ricocheted and lodged in the back of the parked vehicle.

    Van owner Tom Byrne, President of Donore Harriers athletics club, was in a board meeting at the time of the bizarre incident, which occurred at the clubhouse grounds on Chapelizod Road, on Monday, April 11.

    Donore bullet hole collage resized 

  • Paralympic athlete relieved to be re-united with his stolen car

    Author Brendan Grehan

    PARALYMPIC SILVER medalist John McCarthy, whose specially adapted car was stolen outside his house by heartless thieves between last Sunday night and Monday morning. is hoping to get his car back today.

    John who lives in Abbeywood in Lucan, and whose car forms an integral part of his lifestyle, had his Audi A6 estate specially adapted for him with special steering wheel controls. It was found on Tuesday morning in Adamstown undamaged.

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