‘They wanted to turn off my life support . . . but my parents knew I’d live’ James Healy has found a way to express himself with Mixed Ability Rugby

Miraculously, their almost feral parental instincts defied medical logic. And now, 28 years later, you can find James Healy working in the garage of former Irish rugby international Noel Murphy on the Pouladuff Road near Irish Independent Park.

Aside from holding down two jobs, James will this year form an integral part of the only Irish rugby side to ever win a World Cup (Sunday’s Well, in 2015) as Ireland prepares to host its first World Cup (the third staging, in Cork, will be in June).

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