Christmas Adventure Book Donated to the Children’s Ward at the Ulster Hospital

22nd December 2021
Sharon Millar And Meg Irwin

Brain Injury Matters (NI) have very kindly donated 10 copies of their new book ‘Rua’s Sore Head’ to the Children’s Wards at the Ulster Hospital. The book features a very special reindeer, who in spite of an acquired brain injury and the difficulties associated with it, manages to play an important role in making Christmas happen for all the children of the world.

Meg Irwin from Brain Injury Matters met with Hospital Play Specialist Sharon Millar to drop off the books and explained that the book, written by local Fermanagh woman, Sarah Moon, looks at the situation from a parent’s unique perspective. “This book is intended to be an inspiring tale with themes of inclusion, resilience and support at its heart, it highlights that even in difficult circumstances a little hope, determination and second chances can create happy endings. We are grateful to the National Lottery Community Fund for funding this project, allowing us to raise awareness and highlight that there is life beyond acquired brain injury.”

Sharon, who accepted the donation on behalf of the Children’s Unit said, “We are delighted to receive copies of this brand new book, the staff and management of the children’s unit would like to thank Brain Injury Matters (NI) for their very kind and thoughtful donation, we look forward to reading this story with our patients.”

If you would like to find out more about Rua’s Sore Head you can email: or telephone (028) 9070 5125.