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Boy(2) critical after being kicked by horse

A TWO-year old boy is fighting for his life in hospital after being kicked in the head by a horse.

It happened on the Rosemount Estate in Thurles, co Tipperary at about 8.15pm tonight.

The Coastguard airlifted the boy to the Mid-Western Regional Hospital in Limerick where he was described as being in a critical condition.

Locals described Rosemount as an affluent estate comprised mainly of detached family homes.

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