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# Absent
McHugh ruled out for Donegal due to perforated eardrum and concussion
The Donegal attacker suffered a perforated eardrum, concussion and a quad muscle tear in last Sunday’s Ulster final.
# Absent
Kerry set for defensive change with O'Mahony to miss Munster final
The Rathmore clubman suffered the injury in a training game on Saturday.
# Absenteeism
Kids of unemployed and depressed parents more likely to be absent from class
The research found that parents, who help out at home with schoolwork and attend parent–teacher meetings, are less likely to have children with bad attendance.
# Absent
Setback for Waterford hurlers as O'Halloran ruled out through injury
The young attacker’s injury woes have continued.
# Absent
Shefflin set to miss out on provincial championship for Kilkenny
For the first time since he made his debut in June 1999, Henry Shefflin will not start for Kilkenny in a championship match this Sunday.
# Ombudsman
Children in care more likely to be 'suspended, excluded and leave school early'
“Given that there are currently 6,300 children in the care of the State – a relatively small number”, Emily Logan believes more should be done to support them.
# Education
Irish firm launches 'Rollcall' app to help monitor school absenteeism
National Education Welfare Board research from 2012 showed that over 56,000 students miss school each day in Ireland.
# care home
Report: 117 unauthorised absences from one HSE care home
One teenager absconded 72 times from the centre, according to a report by HIQA.
# Absent
Wexford set for league life without Lyng
The St Martin’s forward looks set to be sidelined for the spring with a hip problem.
# Absent
Stephen Molumphy set to miss Waterford's 2013 campaign
Last year’s captain will be unavailable to the Déise squad as a result of his work commitments.
# Sidelined
O'Connell 'progressing satisfactorily' but ruled out until the New Year
Munster have announced that the influential lock won’t play again in 2012 due to a back injury.
# Absent
Wexford goalkeeper Martin ruled out for Munster club hurling clash
A freak leg injury means the Model County netminder will miss out for his club, Cork’s Sarsfields, in next Sunday’s provincial tie.
# Absent
Injured Mooney left out of World Twenty20 squad
The Notts County all-rounder faces three months out of action after fracturing his finger.
# Absent
Injured Griffin out of the Olympics
Team USA will be without the LA Clippers star in London.
# Crocked
Another one bites the dust: Croatian striker Olic to miss Euro 2012
The experienced international has ruptured a thigh muscle and won’t face Ireland, Italy or Spain.
# Injury
O'Connell forced to sit out summer tour
The IRFU have confirmed that the Munster second row will not play in Ireland’s upcoming Test games with New Zealand.
# Absent
Earls forced to withdraw from Ireland squad
The 24-year-old is set to miss out on Sunday as he plans to remain in Limerick with his partner and newborn, so Fergus McFadden comes into the starting XV.
# Absent
Mayo without pair for start of National League
Defensive duo Trevor Mortimer and Tom Cunniffe are both abroad and are likely to miss the first two matches.
# Absent
Hurricane Fly misses Leopardstown Festival
Willie Mullins has pulled the Champion Hurdle winner from Thursday’s Istabraq Festival Hurdle.
# Absent
Injured Mayo star to miss International Rules series
Andy Moran will not be featuring in the series, after he suffered a broken leg last weekend, ruling him out for approximately four months.
# As Láthair
‘Sick days’ cost Irish business €1.5 billion per year
On average, a staff member will cost their employer €818 per year because of their unplanned days off work. But the recession has made us turn up more regularly.
Former TD returns €12,000 in expenses after low Dáil attendance
The ex-TD missed the Dáil’s minimum attendance level by a hefty margin.