Martina Cox

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Tara Dalton, with her children Daniel (12) and Ella Rose, (9) at home in Monkstown; her husband Des Vallely, suffered serious brain injury in a cycling accident in January.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Last New Year’s Eve, when midnight struck to welcome in 2020, Tara Dalton kissed her husband Des Vallely and said “it can’t be any worse than last yea(...)

Martina, Seán and their son Jack before going to Anfield for the first time since the attack

Seán, back in his family home, is not defined by what he can’t do but by who he is It is exactly 18 months since I was last standing here, on th(...)

Sean Cox (54), a former company director from Dunboyne, Co Meath, suffered major head trauma when he was struck in a random assault  outside Anfield in April 2018.

Seán Cox, the Irish Liverpool FC fan who suffered severe brain injuries in an unprovoked attack last year, is being moved to England for further speci(...)

Sean Cox suffered serious injury after he was attacked at random by an AS Roma supporter outside Anfield last year.

Sean Cox, the Liverpool fan who suffered a brain injury when he was attacked last year, was left “overjoyed” after his beloved Reds were crowned champ(...)

Martina and Seán Cox. Seán will attend a fundraiser in his honour on Friday.

Seán Cox is to attend a fundraising match in his honour, between the “Legends” of Liverpool and the FAI next Friday. The Meath man, who turns 54 next(...)

Martina Cox pictured with her husband Sean Cox at the National Rehabilitation Hospital in Dún Laoghaire. Photograph supplied by family.

I’m in the front room of Sean Cox’s house, sitting with his wife, Martina, on the grey curved sofa that he designed. Opposite us is the large flatscre(...)

 Dublin’s Brian Fenton challenges Graham Reilly of Meath. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

Meath 0-16 Dublin 1-11 Sean Cox and his family have tough days both ahead and behind them but for an afternoon in Navan, they at least had this. A sh(...)