Health

Golf star Rory McIlroy is donating £1.2m to Cancer Fund for Children's £11.9m short break centre for children with cancer in Cong, Co Mayo
Belfast Councillor Tim Attwood claims that many special needs pupils must now share their special needs teacher with a second pupil
Over a quarter of over-15s (27.3%) have used illegal drugs, mainly cannabis, & 60% of us have drank alcohol in the last month
Flu vaccine available through primary schools from Oct 15 - Trust hopes to better last year's uptake by 76% of children
From April to June 682 children were referred for assessment for autism in NI, a fifth in Western Trust area, with 289 being diagnosed
New service reflects the fact that an estimated 213,000 in NI are still suffering mental problems as a legacy of the Troubles
Queens' invite to lead lucrative €50m EU cystic fibrosis research programme shows we should be investing in education, says Pat Ramsey
Duchenne affects 100 children a year in the UK - most must use a wheelchair by the age of 12, and few live to see their 30th birthday
Western Trust confirms new strategy for 3 levels of care, from full day care, via social & luncheon services, to local support groups
Health Minister praises seamless transition of payments for recipients of the Independent Living Fund in Northern Ireland
The number of autistic children in NI schools has increased by over 50% in the past five years, from 1.3% to 2.2%

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Police and family are concerned for the welfare of 17 year old Louise Craig, 5' 3", last seen in Coleraine last night, Thursday 22/06
Psychology teacher Sharon Mallett was today announced as new principal of Thornhill College, where she has taught since 1995
PSNI appeal for witnesses following burglary on 13 June in Templegrove: handbag and money stolen - thieves may have used silver Passat
Talk on emigration from Derry Quay to America in the 1800s by historian Brian Mitchell at Tower Museum on Wednesday June 28
Irish dance extravaganza TitanicDance returns to the Millennium Forum from Thurs 28th to Sat 30th September, tickets from Box Office now