Tuesday 21 August 2018

Sisters renew fund-raising appeal to bring stroke-hit artist home from Turkey

LOSS: Liam McCarthy’s sisters Dee and Elaine
LOSS: Liam McCarthy’s sisters Dee and Elaine

Alan O'Keeffe

An Irish family are redoubling their efforts to bring a gravely ill artist back home.

Limerick man Liam McCarthy suffered a severe stroke in Turkey which left him with irreversible brain damage. He remains totally incapacitated in a critical condition in a Turkish hospital.

Liam (52), a single man and part-time artist from Castletroy in Limerick, was staying in an apartment in the city of Fethiye when he suffered a basilar artery stroke.

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