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Two men begin 10,000 mile car journey to raise funds for Pádraig Schaler's brain injury treatment

Pádraig was left needing intensive care after he was knocked off his bike in 2013.

VIDEO: 'We wanted to show people that he can do things they might not think are possible'

Pádraig Schaler and his family show us how they got on on a recent trip to Cape Cod.

'They said he would have an intolerable life - they were wrong': Pádraig Schaler returns to spot he was knocked down

Pádraig was seriously injured in a bike accident five years ago.

"People said Pádraig was as good as dead - he is proving everybody wrong"

Pádraig was knocked down. Now his family are setting up a treatment centre for others like him.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Everything you need to know as you get stuck into your day.

An accident left Pádraig in a coma - now he can 'talk' to his family

Pádraig has been moved from Hamburg back to Ireland.

"It's agony": Pádraig is in a coma - his family say Ireland's healthcare system has failed him

Pádraig Schaler is in a coma in a German hospital, as his family say he was not getting the care he needed in Ireland.

50 friends raise €32,000 during swim challenge for friend in a coma

Pádraig Schaler has been in a coma since last summer, and is receiving treatment in Germany.

A son in a coma - and a family determined to help others with brain injuries

Pádraig Schaler is in the care of a hospital in Hamburg, and his family want to help others in similar situations.

50 friends swim in 17 counties over 38 hours for "loyal and fun" friend in a coma

Pádraig Schaler was injured when he was knocked off his bike at Cape Cod. His friends are raising money to help his parents pay for his treatment.

Our worst fears and a lack of editorial judgement: The week in quotes

“This has, unsurprisingly, caused considerable offence.”