Layla’s trip from hell

We (Patrick Silva, Layla Zajack) planed a very tightly budgeted trip to Ireland for the St. Patrick’s day holiday followed by a tour through the country side. We budgeted $3000.00 for the trip after air fair and the rental car (both paid for in advance.)
Our tip started off with a two hour delay from the Medford airport, followed by a four hour delay in SF. Once we finally got in the air it only took about four hours till Layla started feeling motion sick. We landed in Dublin on Thursday 15 March 2018. I went to the carousel to collect our bags, but they were not there. We filed a claim and took off to get the rental car and head to Galway thinking it was just motion sickness. The vomiting quickly turned to abdominal pain and we have been in the hospital ever since. She has been here now for 6 days while I have been by her side durning the day and sleeping in the car at night. We missed the whole holiday and because we have no medical insurance here have racked up a bill of 15,000euro.
You all know us we are not one to ask for help. However, we really really need it. Any contribution would be great.
Thank you to all the fine people and medical staff here in Gallway. You guys have been so helpful and friendly. If we ever have the money again we would love to come back.
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Patrick Silva 
Medford, OR
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