21 May 2022

Fundraiser for Ballymahon man following freak accident

Fundraiser for Ballymahon man following freak accident

A benefit night is being held in Cooney’s Ballymahon on July 29 in aid of local man Paddy Killian.  

The 55-year-old is wheelchair bound following a bad accident on March 16 last year which left him with serious spinal injuries. 

Speaking to the Longford Leader, Paddy said “It was a freak accident”. 

He explained that he was  walking on the Mullingar road when he “slipped off a high kerb and ended up in Mullingar Hospital”. 

Paddy sustained C3 and C5 spinal injuries and is now confined to a wheelchair, relying on help from friends and family.

For more on this story, see this week’s Longford Leader.

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