POPULAR RTÉ show DIY SOS: The Big Build Ireland has come to Cork to rebuild the home of 23-year-old Adam Drummond and his parents Mar and Brian.
The show, which is back for a third series, strives to help deserving families facing difficult personal circumstances get a significant home makeover to help improve their quality of life.
Blackpool man Adam Drummond, an accomplished basketball player who represented his country in various grades and who played college basketball in the United States, suffered serious injuries following an accident last May.
Adam, a member of Neptune Basketball Club, fell from a height and he has been told there is a 1% chance of him walking again.
He is currently adjusting to life in a wheelchair.
Both Adam and his parents have had to move out of their home as it is completely unsuitable for a wheelchair user. They are now temporarily staying in their friend’s ground-floor apartment.
The DIY SOS team has come to Cork this May to rebuild their house and make it possible for Adam to live in the family home again.
The new build will provide Adam and his family with the positive and productive environment he needs for his ongoing rehabilitation as well as his future as an independent young adult.