Pictured are Patrick Allen Principal Foyle College; Councillor Martin Reilly, Mayor of Derry; Tony Hill, CRY Screening manager; John Lundy & Mark Durkin, MP
On the morning of Sunday 12th October 2008, myself and my wife Beverley were sat at home with our morning cup of tea. Beverley had just returned from dropping our son off to do his local paper round. When the phone rang, Beverley answered it and I immediately saw the colour drain from her face, […]
Emotions were nigh, as friends and family of the late Aaron Lundy, gathered for a special memorial fundraiser at Portsteart Golf Club on Friday.
Charity golf event at Portstewart Golf Club, featuring Ryder Cup star Graeme McDowell, Irish PGA professional David Jones, Irish International and East of Ireland champion Paul Cutler and accomplished amateur Stuart Kyle.
Friends of the late Aaron Lunday are to hold a speical day of golf in his honour next month.
Today in Belfast, Cardiac Risk in the Young launched its Northern Ireland postcard campaign. The symbolic postcard highlights the deaths of 12 young people from Northern Ireland of undiagnosed fatal heart conditions most of which are genetic. This is the latest leg in CRY’s campaign promoting the value of screening across Northern Ireland and the […]
The University of Ulster has teamed up with CRY to launch the first independently funded heart-screening clinic in Northern Ireland. CRY will offer a screening service based at the UU Clinic in the Jordanstown campus. Final-year Clinical Physiology students will have the opportunity to carry out the screenings after initial training from CRY representatives. The […]
In June 2010 my wife Ita and myself celebrated our 25th wedding anniversary with a long weekend in the beautiful City of Rome. While there we reflected on how sweet our life was and how fortunate we were to have three lovely children in Claire (19), Owen (16) and Sarah (15). However in the weekend […]
On Saturday, September 18th 1999 my life changed forever. I received a phone call to come immediately to Coleraine Hospital. When I arrived I was met by the doctor who told me that my youngest son Aaron was dead. Aaron had left home for work at 5am. He returned at 10am and then went to […]
Marcella Doherty was only 24 years old when she died of Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy or ARVC. Despite her untimely death being as a result of this undiagnosed killer, Marcella had symptoms in the week prior to her death. Sadly, diagnosis proved inadequate and Marcella was unable to convince the medical establishment about the seriousness […]