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# padraig schaler

This year
Reinhard Schaler: Ten years on from my son's accident, he continues to be an inspiration
On 27 June 2013, Pádraig Schaler was hit by a 4.3 ton van and suffered a devastating brain injury while cycling to work in Cape Cod on a J1 Visa.
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Two men begin 10,000 mile car journey to raise funds for Pádraig Schaler's brain injury treatment
Pádraig was left needing intensive care after he was knocked off his bike in 2013.
VIDEO: 'We wanted to show people that he can do things they might not think are possible'
Pádraig Schaler and his family show us how they got on on a recent trip to Cape Cod.
'They said he would have an intolerable life - they were wrong': Pádraig Schaler returns to spot he was knocked down
Pádraig was seriously injured in a bike accident five years ago.
Hope for change as families meet Health Minister on support for people with brain injury
Four families attended the meeting yesterday.
"People said Pádraig was as good as dead - he is proving everybody wrong"
Pádraig was knocked down. Now his family are setting up a treatment centre for others like him.
An accident left Pádraig in a coma - now he can 'talk' to his family
Pádraig has been moved from Hamburg back to Ireland.
Three years after falling into a coma, Pádraig's family prepare to bring him home
They are fundraising to help care for him 24/7 in Ireland.
Joy as Pádraig says first word, 17 months after falling in a coma
Pádraig’s friends are trying to raise money for his family by launching a new album.
A son in a coma - and a family determined to help others with brain injuries
Pádraig Schaler is in the care of a hospital in Hamburg, and his family want to help others in similar situations.
A year in a coma, but Pádraig slowly shows signs of progress
As his family stay by his bedside, friends are raising money for Pádraig’s care.
50 friends swim in 17 counties over 38 hours for "loyal and fun" friend in a coma
Pádraig Schaler was injured when he was knocked off his bike at Cape Cod. His friends are raising money to help his parents pay for his treatment.
"It's agony": Pádraig is in a coma - his family say Ireland's healthcare system has failed him
Pádraig Schaler is in a coma in a German hospital, as his family say he was not getting the care he needed in Ireland.