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Laois Family Fundraising In Their Brother's Memory For The Mater Hospital

The fundraising night takes place this weekend.

The family of a midlands man who died following a heart and a double lung transplant are raising money for the Mater Foundation.

Paddy Fitzpatrick, from Laois, died after suffering a bleed on the brian, while recovering from the operation. 

A fundraising night is taking place this Saturday in the Manor Hotel in Abbeyleix to support the family, who will walk 100km from the Mater Hospital back to the town next month.

Paddy's sister, Sharon O Shaughnessy, says they didn't get to follow their brother home, and this is their chance to do so:

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