Longford man Michael McDonald is in a critical condition after falling ill while on holiday in Gran Canaria
A Longford man remains in a critical condition in a Spanish hospital after being found unresponsive while out swimming.
Michael McDonald is entering his third week in an induced coma at the Hospital Insular, Las Palmas in Gran Canaria after falling ill during a holiday break.
“We were in the pool doing laps and I noticed him floating,” recalled Mark.
“I thought he was acting the mick but when I was coming back after doing a second lap he was still floating.
“Myself and a Spanish girl pulled him out and she did CPR on him until he arrived.”
It's understood members of Mr McDonald's family are flying out to be by his bedside this week.
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