Saturday 3 December 2016

Colin Farrell meets heroic kids suffering rare disease

Published 07/10/2015 | 02:30

Eoin O’Sullivan takes a selfie with actor Colin Farrell at the Katie Rose Foundation event to raise awareness of the rare disease
Eoin O’Sullivan takes a selfie with actor Colin Farrell at the Katie Rose Foundation event to raise awareness of the rare disease

Hollywood actor Colin Farrell happily posed for selfies with children who suffer from Mitochondrial Disease - a debilitating condition which causes physical, developmental, and cognitive disabilities.

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The Hollywood star was visibly moved as he met members of the Katie Rose Foundation, which offers support to patients and their families.

There is no known cure or treatment for sufferers of the rare genetic condition. The disease, which affects 150 children in Ireland today, kills more children than all childhood cancers combined.

For more details, see: thekatierosefoundation.com

Irish Independent

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