He was left quadriplegic after an accident.
A midlands filmmaker is describing his mindset as "second chance syndrome" following his near death experiences.
Offaly's Paddy Slattery was in a car accident that left him with a spinal injury and unable to walk.
Mr. Slattery's new book "Quiet Thought But Out Loud" explored his two near-death experiences, as well as religion and belief.
He says he wants to make the best of his life experience: