Gareth O’Callaghan returning to work after suffering major injury in December

Twitter/ Gareth O’Callaghan

Gareth O’Callaghan will be returning to the airwaves after having to take a leave of absences and recover from his Christmas time accident.

Back in December, Gareth seriously injured his hand whilst taking the bins out with resulted in him needing two surgeries and being hospitalised for three weeks.

But his recover process is well underway, as the Dubliner will be returning to work at Classic Hits Radio.

Sharing the good news on Twitter he wrote: “Some good news – I am back on my weekend show @ClassicHitsRdio this coming Saturday morning. I hope you can join me between 10am and 2pm.”

“I have really missed the show over the past few weeks; so I’m looking forward to chatting to you, and playing some great songs.”

Twitter/ Gareth O’Callaghan

The incident occurred in his Dublin home, with his wife Paula sharing the news on Twitter.

Writing: “My wonderful husband had a freak accident last week, he has been hospitalised since and will be until the New Year. Today, I’m giving my 35th pint of blood as it’s so important to give back.”

Sharing a picture of his injuries, she explained the radio DJ needed an operation on New Year’s.

Writing: “To explain: [Gareth] was bringing the bins out and the bin slipped.”

“Gareth’s fingers were caught around the handle.. His fingers are in a very bad way and he has had 2 surgeries since Saturday.. Please send positive vibes.”

Instagram/Paula O’Callaghan

Gareth was released from hospital at the start of January, with Paula sharing the good news on Twitter.

Writing on Twitter: “Just got the call to collect [Garth]. The best ‘He’s home’ ever.”

Gareth totally stay in hospital was around three weeks, with the radio legend ringing in the New Year from his hospital bed. Paula also shared a new snap of his injure, with the 62-year-old having noticeably less bandages than before.


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