1ST PLACE WINNER
THE FIGHT FOR SURVIVALby Gerry Mooney
In the early part of 2021, Ireland was in the grip of a second Covid 19 wave. The vaccination rollout was only just beginning and the southwest of the country was a particular hotspot for severe illness and high mortality. The intensive care team in Limerick University led by Dr. Catherine Motherway, met the challenge head on and under huge strain coupled with such dedication and determination prevented many from certain death.