Coping with loss: Widowed at 41 with 12 children

Orlagh Walker was 28 weeks pregnant when her husband Fergus Green collapsed at work

Orlagh and the gang in Orlando.

Orlagh and the gang in Orlando.

Orlagh Walker was 28 weeks pregnant with her 12th child when her husband, Fergus Green, rushed out of their south Dublin home at 8.30am on March 25th, 2011, to his management job at Dell in Loughlinstown.

At 8.45am, she got a call from the office to say he had collapsed. “He had just walked in the door and dropped.” Within minutes she was at Loughlinstown hospital, right beside Dell, but “he had gone”. A massive heart attack, at age 48.

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