Cystic Fibrosis patients are hopeful the government will ease cost of treatment

Orkambi campaigner Gillian McNulty claims Shannonside families who are campaigning the government for life altering drugs should never give up their battle.

The 2017 Longford Person of the Year is hopeful that everyone who requires Cystic Fibrosis drugs are now free to access them without any difficulty after a two-and-a half-year battle.

Several families, including Aughavas native Grace McIntyre, who suffers from Morquio is hopeful the government can help them with the costs of various drug treatments.

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Gillian told Shannonside FM that it’s important that families never give up the fight for what they believe in: