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FREE IMAGE-NO REPRO FEE. Main Quadrangle, University College Cork. Photo by Tomas Tyner, UCC.Kerry Cystic Fibrosis sufferers are being urged to take part in a major international trial.

University College Cork is taking part in an EU-funded European/US clinical project called CF Matters.

It aims to identify bacteria in CF lungs to develop antibiotics that will achieve greater treatment outcomes.

Professor Barry Plant of UCC says progress is being made, but more volunteers are needed.