Western Refit on DIY SOS

Western Refit went down to Limerick to help out on DIY SOS by rte. Presenter Baz Ashmawy and his team set out to renovate the homes of deserving families, changing their lives forever – but with only 9 days to transform each home, and solely dependent on the generosity of volunteer trades and supplier donations – the pressure is truly on! 

In February DIY SOS renovated the home of Amy Mulcahy (13), who was left with a life altering brain injury after a rowing accident in Limerick in February 2019.  Amy was not expected to survive the accident, as she was trapped under water for a number of minutes, before being rescued by Limerick Fire Service, who by sheer coincidence were performing a training exercise on the riverbank. Since an early and grim prognosis Amy has defied all the odds, endured months of hospitalisation in Dublin and was eventually moved back home to Annacotty.