Organ Donation Week: Belfast dad’s emotional plea as son waits on the gift of a new heart

Dáithí Mac Gabhann looks and acts like a normal child with a newfound love for school and passion for boxing – but on the inside he is fighting his own battle as he awaits a heart transplant. The West Belfast toddler, 3, was born with Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome, which essentially means he only has half a working heart. He has been waiting on the gift of a new heart for over two years and this Organ Donation Week, the Ballymurphy family have been encouraging families to share their wishes.

Speaking to Belfast Live, Máirtín Mac Gabhann said every day is organ donation day for their family. Watch Here

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