Thursday 17 October 2019

Former Galway hurling star Seán Treacy with his wife Geraldine and daughter Gráinne outside their home in Ballyspeallane, Borrisokane, Co Tipperary

'They were thinking, 'he must be dead'' - Former Galway star urges people to get vaccinated after nearly dying from a common 'flu 

The lost days are a blessing to Seán Treacy now, lending his brush with death an oddly distant, even rumoured quality. The nothingness of 10 days in an induced coma protected him physically then, mentally now. While family kept fearful vigil by his bedside, all of his major organs failing, Treacy's sense of it is that he was utterly at peace. When he finally woke on Sunday, February 10, 2013,...