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The Toughest Trek - Fergus Farrell - NRH Foundation

October 2023 marked the 5th anniversary of Fergus Farrell’s workplace accident that resulted in him becoming a patient of the National Rehabilitation Hospital (NRH) Spinal Programme. One year after his accident Fergus walked from Athenry, Galway to the NRH, Dún Laoghaire over 5 days to raise vital funds to support the Spinal Service and the Physiotherapy Service in the NRH.

April 8, 2024

Lester Cassidy at Croagh Patrick

“On the 23rd of July 1998, just four days after my 19th birthday, it was just another Thursday at work as an apprentice carpenter, or so I thought….little did I know, in the blink of an eye, my life would be turned upside down and changed forever. Shortly after lunchtime, as I was working on a […]

October 7, 2021

My name is Gemma and this is me...

“My name is Gemma Willis and this is me… On 5th of August 2015 myself and my mum had a bad car accident. I stayed 9 months in the Mater Hospital where I had 14 operations. I have a shunt going from my brain to my heart. Fractured C2 in my neck. Metal plate under […]

October 7, 2021

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