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Tuesday 2 September 2014

No presents, said Thomas - donate to hospice instead!

Published 07/11/2012 | 09:00

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RIGHT: Thomas smith presenting the cheque for €1,000 to Bill Porter of the Hospice Committee.

THOMAS SMITH decided to take a pass on any presents for his 60th birthday - and instead asked all of his family and friends to make a donation to Wicklow Hospice.

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So rather than splurge on presents, they instead managed to raise some €1,000.

Thomas, of Rathdrum, was able to present a cheque for the €1,000 in person to Bill Porter, who is a member of the Wicklow Hospice Committee.

'We all would like to thank Thomas, his friends and family for this great and generous donation,' said Bill.

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