Meadhbh McGivern undergoes surgery

The Ballinamore, Co. Leitrim teenager who missed out on a liver transplant last July, is currently undergoing a transplant operation at Kings College Hospital, London. Meadhbh McGivern (14) and her parents were flown from Baldonnel to Heathrow at midnight by the Irish Air Corps.

The Ballinamore, Co. Leitrim teenager who missed out on a liver transplant last July, is currently undergoing a transplant operation at Kings College Hospital, London. Meadhbh McGivern (14) and her parents were flown from Baldonnel to Heathrow at midnight by the Irish Air Corps.

On this occasion there were no difficulties with the transfer and Meadhbh was taken by ambulance to the hospital. She has been in theatre since 7am this morning (Thursday, September 15).