WATCH: Donegal GAA star highlights the symptoms of concussion and the importance of taking the right steps to recovery

Kilcar man's story of how he had to sit out months away from the game he loves

Donegal GAA star Ryan McHugh suffered a number of concussions in the 2018 season.

To highlight the dangers he has teamed up with the GAA to give this insight into what happened to him.

Concussion is a brain injury that needs to be taken seriously to protect the short and long-term health and welfare of all players. This is his story.

The GAA is actively promotion awareness about this important issue.

To learn more about concussion see: learning.gaa.ie/concussion

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