Bartlemy finally welcomes Cathy home

Marie pictured with Cathy on her return home from the hospital after a long battle with Covid while she recovered from a broken hip and femur. (Photo: Geraldine Dorgan)

Spirits were high in Bartlemy parish this week as the community came out to welcome home local resident Cathy Gubbins.

Cathy had fallen in her home resulting in a broken hip and femur which saw her sent to the hospital on December 12.

On her 75th birthday, she had been discharged to a respite home, however, two days later she began showing symptoms of Covid-19, despite previously receiving a negative test not long beforehand.

“It was a very worrying time,” said her daughter-in-law Marie Gubbins.

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