Sunday 22 January 2017

No repeat of last year's charity day washout forecast

Published 28/03/2014 | 02:30

DAFFODIL day has been spared the torrential downpours that decimated fundraising last year – though volunteers have been advised to pack a raincoat just in case of showers.

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Last year's Daffodil Day event for the Irish Cancer Society was impacted by stormy conditions that caused donations to fall by 50pc compared with the €3.2m the previous year.

Met Eireann forecaster Evelyn Cusack said today's weather will be a "big improvement" on last year which was "a complete washout".

Irish Independent

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