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Offaly Paramedics Hoping To Raise Funds For Local Family Hit By Tragedy

A GoFundme page is also collecting donations to help the McNamee family.

Offaly Emergency Services is hosting an open day this weekend to raise funds for a local family struck by tragedy.

Emily McNamee from Edenderry is in a critical condition in hospital, after suffering a cardiac arrest in September.

She was the primary carer for her five-year-old son Aiden, who has a rare,incurable form of epilepsy.

A GoFundMe page, set-up to support the family's medical costs, has generated almost €80,000 to date.

Edenderry Ambulance Service is also holding a family day at Rosderra Gaelic Park this Saturday, with all of the proceeds going to the Emily McNamee Fund.

Her husband Paul says life has changed a lot for him and their two kids:

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