‘Santa, can I have a new heart please?’ Call for organ donors to help patients like Dáithí

Today has been designated as Organ Donation Discussion Day, and to mark it the Public Health Agency has highlighted the case of the Mac Gabhann family of Belfast.

Five-year-old boy Dáithí was born with hypoplastic left heart syndrome, and requires a heart transplant to save his life.

He has been on the transplant waiting list for over three years.

Daithi’s dad Mairtin said: “It is so hard to come to terms that your child’s only hope is organ donation. READ MORE

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