Charity run to raise funds for Sunshine Children’s Ward

first_imgNewsLocal NewsCharity run to raise funds for Sunshine Children’s WardBy Alan Jacques – March 7, 2014 789 TAGSMusic LimerickSunshine Children’s Warduniversity hospital limerick Print Facebook Previous articleCollins posts a challenge to Limerick’s Government TDsNext articleSearch underway for missing student Alan Jacques THE Sunshine Children’s Ward at the University Hospital Limerick will benefit from a charity run/walk this weekend which encourages participants to ‘run in memory of your loved ones’.The Hurley/ Hoey 10km charity event takes place this Saturday, March 8 about 2km outside Ennis off the M18 Limerick bypass in Gurteen, Doora. Corresponding events will also take place on the same day in Melbourne, Sydney, London, Northampton, Brussels and Los Angeles.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Last year over 2,000 participants took part in the run helping raising €28,000 for The Sunshine Children’s Ward at the University Hospital Limerick and St Anne’s Special Needs School in Ennis. This year, Headway Mid-West, which supports people with acquired brain injuries will be added to the event’s list of benefactors.The run was set up in memory of both Ger Hoey and Eilish Hurley, prominent members of St Joseph’s Doora Barelfield GAA club.Event committee member Seanie McMahon commented; “When we first gathered together to discuss the event we were just focussed on making sure that whatever we did would make Ger and Eilish proud and cherish their memories.”“We were also conscious though that our club had also lost some very special younger members and the ‘run in memory of your loved ones’ was about making sure that everyone could be included and cherish the memory of their loved one,” Seanie explains.The Hurley/Hoey 10km Run takes place this Saturday, March 8. Entry fee is €20 for adults, €10 for students and free to enter for under 18s. For more details log onto WhatsApp 64 patients waiting for beds in UHL Numbers of Limerick hospital group staff sidelined by COVID-19 reduces by 162 in past 7 days Advertisementcenter_img Email Twitter Updated statement on service disruptions UL Hospitals Group 53 patients waiting for beds at UHL Management at most overcrowded and most COVID-hit hospital apologise to patients ‘waiting over 100 hours’ for a bed RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Linkedin Celebrating a ground breaking year in music from Limericklast_img read more

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