St Patrick’s Athletic ace Eoin Doyle pleads for help to find speech therapist for son’s condition

ST Patrick’s Athletic ace Eoin Doyle has taken to social media as he called for help in finding a speech therapist for his son, Luca.

The 34-year-old striker’s son is suffering from a disorder called Apraxia.


St Pat’s ace Eoin Doyle’s son suffers from a disorder called Apraxia
The player took to social media as he urged fans for help


The player took to social media as he urged fans for help

Luca’s condition is described as a neurological disorder characterized by loss of the ability to execute or carry out skilled movements and gestures, despite having the desire and the physical ability to perform them.

Doyle who is also a fully qualified electrician is married to wife Ciara, and the pair have three three sons together – Danny, Joey and Luca.

The player signed for the Inchicore based club in January, and has also played for a host of club in the UK that include Bolton, Portsmouth and Cardiff.

Now the player has taken to social media as he and his wife search for a speech therapist in order to help his son.

The player desperately tweeted to his social media followers as he asked for help from fans to find an experienced therapist.

Doyle says their son has been placed on a one-year long HSE waiting list.

He also added that Luca needs help immediately as early intervention is key.

The social media post read: “Looking for help. My son Luca has a severe speech disorder called #apraxia.

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“We are having no luck finding a speech therapist in Dublin who has experience in this area.

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“HSE have him on years’ long waiting lists and early intervention is key. Any help would be greatly appreciated.“

Doyle bagged 15 goals for the Saints during the 2022 calendar year.


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