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Niall Murphy out of ICU

April 13, 2020

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Niall Murphy speaking to the Brehon Law Society in New York on March 10. Photo by Nuala Purcell.

 

By Irish Echo Staff

 

Belfast attorney Niall Murphy, who spent days in a medically induced coma as a result of coronavirus, is out of the intensive care unit of a Belfast hospital and has been able to give a thumbs up.

Mr. Murphy, who is well known in Irish America as a result of his human rights work, remains hospitalized however.

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The 43-year-old solicitor, activist, and leading Antrim GAA figure, is communicating with hospital staff.

Mr. Murphy, a father-of-three, was in New York last month where he spoke to the Brehon Law Society which has long been a key supporter of his human rights work.

Murphy is a partner in the KRW Law firm headed by Kevin Winters and has been involved in a number high-profile cases, including representing the families of those who died in the 1994 Loughinisland massacre.

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