Memorial cycle for brave little Sophie in County Limerick

first_imgRELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live Facebook Email Advertisement Twitter NewsLocal NewsMemorial cycle for brave little Sophie in County LimerickBy Alan Jacques – October 23, 2015 793 Linkedin Limerick Artist ‘Willzee’ releases new Music Video – “A Dream of Peace” WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads center_img TAGSDeebert HouseKilmallocklimerickSophie MulcahySophie’s Journey Foundation Previous articleSoccer – Limerick FC on the edge of an abyssNext articleYeats first editions collection comes to UL Alan Jacqueshttp://www.limerickpost.ie Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival Print Vanishing Ireland podcast documenting interviews with people over 70’s, looking for volunteers to share their stories WhatsApp Memorial cycle for Sophie Mulcahy takes place in Kilmallock on October 25by Alan [email protected] up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Memorial cycle for Sophie Mulcahy takes place in Kilmallock on October 25THE elite of Irish cycling will descend on Deebert House in Kilmallock this Sunday, October 25 to pay tribute to eight-year-old Sophie Mulcahy who passed away 12 months ago after battling courageously with rare medical disorder, 1Q43 Deletion.Sophie who was born on July 12, 2006, underwent six major heart operations to save her life. The brave Rhebogue girl was given just four days to live, but she fought against her terminal illness for eight years – eight years in which her father Liam, mother Stacey, brother Dion and sister Kayla did all they could to provide any help they could possibly get for Sophie.They have since set up Sophie’s Journey, a foundation that supports families with terminally ill children. Since January, the foundation has supported four families.TeamSophieMul, which is also supported by the foundation, brings cyclist and runners together to raise funds to supporting children with life limiting conditions.Sunday’s event is a 60k memorial cycle to mark the first anniversary of Sophie’s passing. Professional cyclists Sam Bennett, Eddie Dunbar and David McCarthy will be participate along with former RAS winners Phil Cassidy and Ciaran Power, who are all patrons of the foundation.The cycle will leave Kilmallock at 9.15am and heads towards Limerick where the cyclists will refuel at McGettigans before heading back to Kilmallock. More details at www.sophiesjourney.comlast_img read more

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Gardai renew appeals for information into Bundoran hit-and-run

first_img Donegal retains 14 Blue Flags, Lisfannon is not restored Pinterest By News Highland – August 31, 2013 Twitter Pinterest Gardai investigate deaths of two horses on the N56 WhatsApp Previous articleDate and venue set for inquest into the death of Arlene Arkinson setNext articleLocal shopfitting firm protests Tesco Letterkenny over fears over 100 job losses News Highland Gardai investigate Castlefinn burglary Google+ Twitter Newscenter_img RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Gardai renew appeals for information into Bundoran hit-and-run Lárionad Acmhainní Nádúrtha CTR to take part in new research project Facebook LUH still not ready to restore IT systems Andrew McGinley says his children are getting him through life Gardai have renewed appeals for information into the hit-and-run outside Bundoran last weekend.48-tear-old Alan McSherry was killed after he was hit by a vehicle while walking home in the early hours of Sunday morning last.Inspector Dennis Joyce, who is in charge of the investigation, asked taxi-drivers along with club and hotel workers who would usually go home in the early hours to try to remember anything remotely unusual in the collision area last Sunday.He tated he is specifically interested in the time slot between 4.30a.m. and 5.15 a.m.There is evidence that 48-year-old maintenance man AlanMcSherry was last seen walking close to the collision site about akilometre from his home at 4.40 a.m.Mr McSherry was found by his wife on a dark countryroad at 5.10 a.m.Inspector Joyce recalled that as last weekend was a bankholiday weekend in Northern Ireland there might have been somelate-night revellers travelling the back road from Bundoran to theNorth.He also noted night-time hotel and club staff, including bouncers, would have been homeward-bound at that time. He said  he was appealing to anybody who was out at that time to try to remember the least little unusual incident that they may not have recalled so far.He added theywould also appeal to the driver to come forward as there is no point in him or her hoping the tragedy would go away and be forgotten about.Mr McSherry lived for 13 years with his wife in Bundoran because they both loved surfing.His remains were returned on Friday for cremation to his nativeBirkenhead, near Liverpool. WhatsApp Facebook Google+last_img read more

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NI Ambulance Service want tougher sentences on those who assault paramedics

first_img Pinterest The Northern Ireland Ambulance Service has again called for more action to be taken against those who assault paramedics, in the wake of such an attack in Derry.Police had to be called by a crew in the Northland Street area of Derry on Sunday night, after a patient they were taking to Altnagelvin Hospital became violent.The man threw a number of punches at the paramedics trying to treat him, a 44-year-old was arrested on suspicion of assault.Ambulance Service personnel were subjected to 76 physical assaults and 159 verbal assaults between April 2010 and March 2011 in Northern Ireland.John McPolland, spokesperson for The Northern Ireland Ambulance Service said tougher sentences need to be handed out to anyone who attacks a member of the ambulance service:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/jmcp1pm.mp3[/podcast] Donegal retains 14 Blue Flags, Lisfannon is not restored LUH still not ready to restore IT systems By News Highland – May 31, 2011 Google+ Twitter WhatsApp Facebook Lárionad Acmhainní Nádúrtha CTR to take part in new research project News Pinterestcenter_img Gardai investigate deaths of two horses on the N56 WhatsApp Gardai investigate Castlefinn burglary RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR NI Ambulance Service want tougher sentences on those who assault paramedics Previous articleHealth Minister must sort out Letterkenny Hospital debacle – Deputy Mac LochlainnNext articleUpdate: Gardai investigate Loughanure house burglary News Highland Google+ Andrew McGinley says his children are getting him through life Twitter Facebooklast_img read more

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