Mary Bartley Meehan lost both her husband, pictured left, Ultan Meehan, and her son Adrian Bartley, pictured right, within 10 weeks of each other. They shared a room in Kilbrew Nursing Home in Ashbourne. Photograph: Alan Betson

On May 14th,  Mary Bartley Meehan was permitted to visit her husband, Ultan Meehan (79), outside Kilbrew Nursing Home in Ashbourne, Co Meath(...)