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Remembering Diarmuid

Gerry McVeigh, principal at St Coleman's PS, Health Minister Edwin Poots, Stephanie Leckey from the British Heart Foundation, Mayor Margaret Tolerton, St Coleman's teacher Art Kernan and Dame Mary Peters at the launch of a project to map the locations of defibrillators in Northern Ireland, and also to mark the first anniversary of the defibs4kids project, held at St Coleman's PS. US1423-570cd Picture: Cliff Donaldson

Gerry McVeigh, principal at St Coleman's PS, Health Minister Edwin Poots, Stephanie Leckey from the British Heart Foundation, Mayor Margaret Tolerton, St Coleman's teacher Art Kernan and Dame Mary Peters at the launch of a project to map the locations of defibrillators in Northern Ireland, and also to mark the first anniversary of the defibs4kids project, held at St Coleman's PS. US1423-570cd Picture: Cliff Donaldson

A defibrillator was presented to the Principal of Ballymacward Primary School on Thursday in memory of pupil Diarmuid Frazer .

Six-year-old Diarmuid passed away in March following a car accident at Lisburn’s Railway Street.

A team of Lloyds Banking Group managers, who have been fundraising for defibrillators, made the presentation at the launch of the NI Northern Ireland Defibrillator Mapping Group at St Colman’s Primary School.

It marks the first anniversary of the Defibs4Kids campaign to help, support and encourage schools to have defibrillators

The Mapping Group will collect data initially from schools on the locations of their defibrillators and create a central register.

Stormont Health Minister Edwin Poots said, “It is vital that we know the location of defibrillators so that we can save lives.’

 

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