She was almost paralysed in the aftermath.
Over €60,000 of a €100,000 target has now been raised for a young Westmeath woman suffering the devastating aftermath of a stroke.
Since then, 24 year old Chloe Greene has been battling an extremely rare spinal infection that almost left her paralysed.
She's spent most of the last three years in hospital, undergoing three spinal surgeries and gruelling rehabilitation.
But having received treatment in both Dublin and London, the Mullingar woman is slowly seeing improvement.
But with plans to do a masters degree and go travelling, she says the ordeal has been tough:
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