Just 30 others have the same liver disease as Daire.
An Offaly baby with a rare autoimmune disease is travelling to the UK for specialist treatment.
Just 30 others have the same condition as Daire McDonnell - who also has atresia of the bowel, making him susceptible to pneumonia and sepsis.
At just 6 months old, the Edenderry baby has had 5 surgeries to date, but still requires a liver transplant.
A GoFundMe page has raised over €17,000 so far to aid with his treatment and allow him to travel to Birmingham by air ambulance.
His parents Derval and Vinny say their son is clearly a fighter: