Corkman Jamie Wall shines on Late Late 

Corkman Jamie Wall shines on Late Late 

Jamie, who was a promising dual GAA star for Cork in 2014, spoke on the show with Ryan Tubridy about becoming paralysed from his midriff down.

The always-impressive Jamie Wall wowed Late Late Show viewers during his appearance last night. 

Jamie, who was a promising dual GAA star for Cork in 2014, spoke with Ryan Tubridy about becoming paralysed from his midriff down.

The young man, who had played in the Munster intermediate hurling final three days earlier, was rushed to Beaumont Hospital in Dublin after losing feeling in his legs and underwent emergency spinal surgery.

"The whole experience was in and out of lucidity,” he told Ryan,

"One really lucid memory I have is, I met one of the surgeons, a guy from Letterkenny called Ciarán Sweeney, and I distinctly remember him saying 'we're going to walk and talk because time is of the essence'.

"Just as we go into the operating theatre, I asked 'Are you going to make me better?' He turned to me and said 'we're going to do our best'.

"As the mask is going over you, you're like 'Oh crap. That's never good'."

Jamie, who is now a law and accounting student at the University of Limerick, has since developed a strong reputation as a GAA coach. 

Twitter was overwhelmed with positive posts about the determined Cork man, who struck a chord with viewers. 

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