Tom Niland ‘may not recognise people’ says cousin

Tom Niland’s cousin says he may not recognise people or know his name if he awakes from his coma.

Michael Walsh told the Irish Mirror Tom has made ‘reflex movements’ in Sligo University Hospital, however, staff have informed him not to get their hopes up.

73 year old Tom Niland was viciously assaulted in his own home in Skreen Co. Sligo on January 18th by three people who made off with a sum of money.

Gardaí continue their investigations and anyone with information is asked to contact Sligo Garda Station on 071 915 7000, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.