Rhys Glennon – Juvenile Arthritis

Written 3 years ago by Rebecca Donnelly


Midlands 103’s Conor Shehan was talking to Rhys Glennon and his mother Catriona from Rhode County Offaly.

Rhys has suffered from Juvenile Arthritis, an auto immune disease that causes swelling and pain in the joints since he was two and a half years old.  The disease has meant Rhys has missed out on much of a normal childhood and on some days the pain got so bad he was unable to attend school. His mother has been bravely fighting for the services her son so desperately needs ever since.

Listen to their full heart breaking story: