Tuesday 17 October 2017

Students drag blocks 200km across country for charity

Belvedere College students Josh McGrath, Conor Cagney and Matt Grogan with guide dog user Sarah Campbell, her daughter Ruby (7) and her two guide dogs, Poppy and Harley. Photo: Frank McGrath
Belvedere College students Josh McGrath, Conor Cagney and Matt Grogan with guide dog user Sarah Campbell, her daughter Ruby (7) and her two guide dogs, Poppy and Harley. Photo: Frank McGrath

Robin Schiller

A group of Belvedere College students are hoping to raise €60,000 by dragging two blocks 200km across the country.

The fourth and fifth-year students will go from east to west in their charity bid, starting in Clondalkin, west Dublin, and finishing in Galway.

Some 53 pupils from the north Dublin school are taking part in the challenge to raise much-needed cash for Irish Guide Dogs, St Francis Hospice and Temple Street Children's Hospital. The group set off last Sunday and are aiming to finish up at 7am this coming Sunday when they drag the two blocks into Galway after a week's endeavour.

Irish Independent

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