Stories

Some people with spinal cord injuries have shared their stories with us so we can all understand better what it is like to live with a spinal cord injury. If you would like to feature in stories please let us know info@spinalinjuries.ie

SII CEO, Fiona Bolger takes on Paris2Nice in aid of Spinal Injuries Ireland

Fiona Bolger, CEO at Spinal Injuries Ireland, will take on the Paris2Nice Cycle in September this year in aid of SII. This race is no easy task and it will see Fiona cycle 746km in 6 days from 15th September – 20th September. Fiona has been training hard since March this year to build up the strength and

Skydiving with a SCI

Les Wright, who has a C5/C6 spinal cord injury, fulfilled a life-long dream this year when he completed a skydive Les Wright, from Killarney, is on a

Boat at sea

Sailing on the sea with a SCI

Róisín Hackett was awarded a sailing bursary through Spinal Injuries Ireland and Sail Training Ireland to go on adventure of a lifetime last summer At 4am on

Maria’s Story

I am now 28 years old and my accident happened when I was 20 years old. I had grown up around horses and my grandparents always had

Martin’s Story

On the 20th of September 2016, I celebrated my 40th year of living with a spinal cord injury. In 1976, I was in a car crash. I

This Is My Life Video Series

Watch our This Is My Life video series which highlights the personal stories of what life is like after spinal cord injury. The series highlights personal accounts

Robert’s Story

At the age of seventeen I was like every other teenager. I had a year left in school, I was working part time, enjoying my weekends with

Padraig – Tall Ships

I fell off a wall at the age of 16 and broke my neck at C4/C5 level. As a result I’m paralysed from the chest down with

Kerrie’s Story

It is amazing what just over five years brings you. Where will you be in 5 years time is a question you get at every job interview

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