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 Jacques 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