Tipperary girl turned on Christmas lights at Limerick hospital

This year the Christmas tree lights at UHL were turned on by Aoife Darcy, 8, from Ballina/Killaloe. Aoife is photographed with Santa and her family; mum Roísín and dad Michael, brother Brendan, 4, and sister Aisling, 10. Photo: Liam Burke/Press 22

This year, a young Tipperary patient had the honour of turning on the Christmas lights at University Hospital Limerick.

Eight-year-old Aoife Darcy from Ballina/Killaloe turned on the lights and got to meet Santa along with her mother Róisín, father Michael, and siblings Aisling and Brendan.