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#Tony Heffernan

# tony-heffernan - Sunday 2 July, 2017

Boy from Mayo is first-ever patient to be transported in BUMBLEair helicopter

A commercial helicopter pilot donated his time and the use of the helicopter at his own expense.

# tony-heffernan - Thursday 26 February, 2015

'I know the current system doesn't work, I've buried two children'

Both of Tony and Mary Heffernan’s children died at the age of 5.

# tony-heffernan - Saturday 4 October, 2014

# tony-heffernan - Saturday 6 September, 2014

Fundraising begins for second BUMBLEance vehicle for critically-ill kids

A quiz will take place later this month to raise money – and a Mega Push will take place too.

# tony-heffernan - Wednesday 20 June, 2012

People affected by rare diseases asked to have their say on new plan

The government is looking for consultations up until 13 July from anyone affected by rare diseases.

# tony-heffernan - Monday 28 November, 2011

Little Liam receives bravery award

Three-year-old Liam Heffernan and his family are celebrating after the Kerry native won an award for bravery. Liam has Batten’s disease and underwent brain surgery in New York recently.

# tony-heffernan - Wednesday 17 August, 2011

Column: ‘After watching my daughter die, we had to do everything’

Tony Heffernan describes taking his three-year-old son to New York for brain surgery – and why he’d have done it himself if he knew how.