Organ donation campaigner Dáithí Mac Gabhann back on transplant list

The family of a six-year-old who needs a new heart have said the news he is back on the transplant waiting list has “brought hope back into their lives”.

Dáithí Mac Gabhann was temporarily suspended from the list in June due to health issues.

However, his father Máirtín Mac Gabhann said the news now meant “light at the end of the tunnel” was possible.

The family found out while on a “magical” holiday to Disneyland, having the “summer of Dáithí’s dreams”.

“We brought back a bit of magic with us,” he told BBC News NI.

“It doesn’t guarantee that Dáithí is going to get a new heart but that he has every fighting chance of getting it,” he said. Read More

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