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Tuesday 5 December 2023 Dublin: 5°C

# Head Injuries

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Man dies after suffering serious head injuries in Dublin last week
The man was found injured in Finglas last week.
Group of ex-rugby league players sue over brain damage caused by concussions
Bobbie Goulding, Paul Highton and Jason Roach are among ten former professionals involved in the legal action against the Rugby Football League.
Heading needs to be 'phased out' of football, says ex-England captain Terry Butcher
The former centre-half feels the time has now come to move away from that aspect of the game.
Opinion: 'The culture of playing through pain and concussion needs to change'
‘I’d become wise how to beat the tests’ – responses to concussion researcher show more than protocols and workshops needed to change culture.
Man hospitalised with head injuries following clash after Bohs-Rovers game
The incident occurred just after 5pm yesterday on the Phibsborough Road near Monck Place.
Concussion deep dive: 'I'd be sitting in my room and I'd just start crying. I'd be like, 'What is wrong with me?'
Clare captain Laurie Ryan and former Galway star Cormac Bane share their scary experiences with concussion.
Man seriously injured after being hit by Dublin Bus vehicle
He was rushed to St James’s Hospital with serious head injuries.
Man who was discovered with serious head injuries in Bray dies
Gardaí and emergency services were called to a scene outside a hotel on Bray’s Main St at 2am yesterday morning.
Man seriously injured in potential hit and run in Dublin
Gardaí have appealed for information.
Man with serious head injuries discovered in Navan
The 25-year-old man is in a serious condition in Beaumont Hospital.
Murder investigation launched after Irishman dies in Birmingham
Phillip Leonard died from his injuries earlier this week.
Fifa says no 'true evidence' of brain injury risk in football
A British study said professional footballers are at heightened risk of developing a brain disease.
Montpellier's Steyn appeals four-week ban he received for high shot on Sexton
The South African was shown a red card for the tackle earlier this month.
One arrest after man found with head injuries on Christmas Day dies
The man, aged in his 20s, passed away in hospital yesterday evening.
Aer Lingus faces charges over man who died at Dublin Airport warehouse in 2014
The charges relate to the death of John Murray at a cargo warehouse at the airport in November 2014.
Man in serious condition following 'altercation' in Cork
The 24-year-old sustained head injuries in the incident.
US Soccer bans children aged 10 or under from heading the ball
The guidelines were drawn up to resolve a legal case launched in federal court in California
'I was diagnosed with epilepsy last season, which is thought to be from multiple head traumas'
Jonathan Thomas has been forced to retire after multiple head injuries.
Man beaten with gun by armed raiders in overnight attack
The man was beaten by two men armed with a suspected firearm.
Man with serious head injuries lay undiscovered in field for hours
The 20-year-old was attacked in the field early yesterday, but the crime was only reported later in the day.
Man dragged into hall by masked men and attacked with hammers and a hatchet
The attack was carried out in Antrim last night.
Ireland international Fitzpatrick forced to retire with concussion issues
The 31-year-old has called time on his career on the advice of a neurologist.
Tyrone now say Sean Cavanagh did not suffer a concussion on Saturday
Mickey Harte had said the Red Hand talisman had suffered a concussion during Tyrone’s defeat to Monaghan.
Sexton, Kearney and D'Arcy all set for return-to-play protocols
Conor Murray also underwent a Head Injury Assessment during the clash with Australia yesterday.
Four robbers burst into home where young children present, one woman injured
The incident took place yesterday in Castleblaney, County Monaghan.
Fritz farce finally sparks French union into action over concussion problem
However, Toulouse will not be punished for allowing the centre to return to play after a head injury last May.
US judge approves uncapped head injury deal for former NFL players
Lawyers for more than 4,500 retired players have accused the league of covering up the effects of hits to the head.
'It's scary to see players in that condition going back out to play'
Fergus McFadden and Brian O’Driscoll were subbed off after knocks to the head against Ulster last weekend.
IRB extend pitch-side concussion tests to 10 minutes in drive for 'cultural change'
The memory and balance sections of the PSCA will also be expanded from the 1st of June.
Stuart Byrne column: Football has the wrong attitude when it comes to head injuries
Goalkeeper Barry Murphy needed lengthy treatment during Shamrock Rovers’ win on Friday night but was allowed to continue.
Man with serious head injuries found in Dublin city
The man was found this afternoon in the Gloucester Place area.
Teen arrested after man injured in serious assault
Gardaí are seeking witnesses to the incident.
Man in 60s dies after sustaining head injuries at Dublin flat
A man in his 30s was arrested at the scene and is now being held by gardaí in Terenure.
Woman arrested after man seriously assaulted outside pub
A man in his 20s sustained serious head injuries and a broken collarbone in the overnight attack.
IRB calling for Six Nations to adopt concussion protocols
The world rugby body points out that their pitch-side assessments have reduced dangerous incidents in this area.
Labour Senator Jimmy Harte found with serious head injuries in Dublin
Harte is in Beaumont Hospital and is believed to be in a serious condition.
Donegal teen's GAA and boxing pals plan to carry him to final resting place
Conor Boyle, who was 18, died after two weeks in intensive care in hospital in Cambridge following a car crash earlier this month.
Man, 20, undergoes surgery for 'serious head injuries' in Lisburn attack
PSNI detectives are appealing for information about the attack.
The hits are bigger than ever... but what is the GAA doing to manage concussion?
A spate of serious concussions this summer has turned the spotlight back on the GAA’s efforts to manage the problem.
'Juvenile male' arrested over serious assault on Limerick man
The latest arrest follows those of a teenage woman and a man in his early 20s earlier today.