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Three-year-old Dáithí floors Olympic medallist Barnes

Little Dáithí MacGabhann steals the show at the Ulster Elite Boxing finals in Belfast by sending Olympic Games bronze medallist Paddy Barnes crashing to the canvas. The three-year-old, who requires a heart transplant after being born with a congenital defect, threw a few sweet jabs before a big hook accounted for Barnes. Dáithí got the biggest cheer of the evening from the Ulster Hall crowd. Watch Here

3-year-old Dáithí Mac Gabhann stops Paddy Barnes to steal Ulster Elite show

Young Dáithí Mac Gabhann got the Ulster Elite Boxing finals off to a knockout start at the Ulster Hall tonight. The 3-year-old stole the show at the Ulster Elite Boxing finals in Belfast by sending Olympic Games bronze medallist Paddy Barnes crashing to the canvas. The three-year-old, who requires a heart transplant after being born with a congenital defect, went straight at the former world title challenger and decorated amateur, the pair traded blows before a big hook accounted for Barnes and prompted the biggest cheer of an action packed night. Full Story Here

West Belfast toddler Dáithí Mac Gabhann takes to the ring with boxer Paddy Barnes

WEST Belfast toddler Dáithí Mac Gabhann took to the ring with boxer Paddy Barnes last night, knocking him to the floor at the Ulster Hall. The three-year-old stole the show at the Ulster Elite Boxing finals as he faced the Olympic Games bronze medallist. And it was the little boy who got the biggest cheer of the night as he sent Barnes to the floor with a few cheeky jabs as he made his ring debut at the famous Belfast venue. Born with hypoplastic left heart syndrome, Dáithí has already undergone a number of major surgeries and has been on the waiting list for a new heart for more than 600 days. Full Story Here

Kids get Lord Mayor to Rock Red in Feb! – Children’s Heartbeat Trust

Little five year old Molly McKnight from Carnmoney and three year old Dáithí Mac Gabhann from Belfast were on hand recently to help the Lord Mayor of Belfast, Councillor Daniel Baker pick out something red to wear as part of the charity’s Rock Red Friday campaign. Full Story Here

Pool on the Heart Strings – Kevin Palmer

Our campaign recently had a two page feature in the Sunday World after our recent trip to Anfield to watch Liverpool Vs Shrewbury in the FA Cup. We are delighted with the two page spread from Kevin Palmer, and can’t thank him enough for the spread. Full Story Here

I got to meet a real hero in young Dáithí – John Aldridge

My trip to Anfield for the FA Cup fourth-round replay against Shrewsbury on Tuesday night will live with me for a long time as I met an incredible battler in three-year-old soccer fan Dáithí Mac Gabhann. Belfast-born Dáithí has been waiting for a heart transplant for over 600 days and his wonderful family are hoping someone out there in Ireland can give him the incredible gift he needs. Full Story Here

All of Pep Guardiola’s nightmares have come true – Man City are a shadow of themselves and he can’t handle it – John Aldridge

On Tuesday evening we had the pleasure of meeting a Liverpool FC legend in John Aldridge. It was a dream come true for us to bring Dáithí to Anfield, and the evening was made even more special by meeting Aldo. John was eager to help our campaign in any way he could and we were pleasantly surprised when we appeared in his column in the Irish Independent. We never imagined that our campaign would feature in an article about the difficulties that Pep Guardiola is facing at Manchester City FC; written by an LFC legend and gentleman. Full Article here

West Belfast GAA club to feature in new television series

Viewers will get an insight into Laochra Loch Lao during the six-part ‘Ár gClub’ on TG4. The series delves into the families and communities of three very different GAA clubs as they battle for honours and strive to survive the 2019 season. Laochra Loch Lao feature in each episode, and there is even a special appearance from young West Belfast boy Dáithí Mac Gabhann who’s heart transplant campaign continues to gain momentum. Full Story Here

WATCH CROÍ BRISTE HERE

Tá Dáithí, gasúr dhá bhliain d’aois ar an liosta feithimh trasphlandú croí. Sa chlár faisnéise seo leantar Dáithí agus a thuismitheoirí ar feadh ocht mí dhéag. Bíonn siad thuas seal, thíos seal agus iad ag tabhairt aire do Dháithí agus ag foghlaim faoin deonú orgán.

Two-year-old Dáithí, from Belfast, is on the heart transplant waiting list. This documentary follows Dáithí and his parents over 18 months, through highs and lows as Dáithí’s condition is kept in check, and they learn more about organ donation. WATCH FULL DOCUMENTARY HERE.

Misneach iontach á léiriú ag gasúr trí bliana d’aois agus ag a thuismitheoirí

Tá Daithí Óg Mac Gabhann chomh hiontach sin go dtig leis aoibh gháire a chur ar bhéal Roy Keane! Ach níl gach rud ina shaol ghearr chomh gealgháireach sin mar a léiríonn an clár úr, Croí Briste. Is clár nua breathnadóireachta 30 bomaite é Croí Briste, rud a chuireann béim ar an tsaincheist a bhaineann le deonú orgán trí scéal buachaill trí bliana d’aois i mBéal Feirste, Dáithí Mac Gabhann, atá ar an liosta feithimh le haghaidh trasphlandú croí faoi láthair. Scéal Iomlán Anseo.