The young family is facing a significant financial burden.
A midlands man who requires a bone marrow transplant is raising money to support his family.
Mullingar's Luke Ferriter has been diagnosed with myeloid leukaemia, and was told in November that his last resort for treatment was a bone marrow transplant.
His younger sister Caoimhe is his donor, and he faces a recovery period of over 18 months following the procedure.
Luke's cousin Paddy Earley, from Portarlington, says the family faces a financial burden: