Dundalk Cystic Fibrosis sufferers to host candlelit vigil in Market Square tonight

Dundalk Cystic Fibrosis sufferers to host candlelit vigil in Market Square tonight

A candlelit vigil will take place in Dundalk town centre this evening in support of Orkambi and those suffering from Cystic Fibrosis.

The event has been organised to support the Cystic Fibrosis community of Dundalk in their campaign to gain the life changing drug Orkambi.

Orkambi, which is approved in the US and other countries, is an oral drugs which helps in correcting the mutated genes in patients with cystic fibrosis. It is described as a novel therapeutic approach designed to treat the root cause of cystic fibrosis instead of just the severity of the symptoms.

Tonight’s candlelit vigil takes place at the Market Square from 6.30pm and all support for it is most welcome.

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