2,000 days and still fighting: Dáithí Mac Gabhann marks heart transplant waiting list milestone

West Belfast boy Dáithí Mac Gabhann today reaches the milestone mark of 2,000 days on the heart transplant waiting list.

The seven-year-old, who helped inspire changes to Northern Ireland’s organ donation laws, has been waiting for a transplant since 2018 after he was born with hypoplastic left heart syndrome.

Now 2,000 days on, the Mac Gabhann family have said that a transplant is Dáithí’s “only hope of survival”.

“Although Dáithí is currently stable, we feel that time is still not on his side,” said his father Máirtín. Read More

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