A Westmeath mum, who has two children with rare conditions and lost her husband to a rare form of cancer, has shared her message on Rare Disease Day.
Support is key!
That's the message from a midlands mum who is marking Rare Disease Day.
Athlone's Erica O'Meara has two children with rare conditions and lost her husband to a rare form of cancer.
The Rare Ireland committee member says today offers a chance for families affected by rare illnesses to "smile" and to celebrate their children's milestones.
Erica has been speaking to Will Faulkner on Midlands Today, and says Rare Ireland is doing things that have truly have an impact: