Sunday 18 March 2018

Rugby star Murray scrums to the aid of Temple Street campaign

Conor Murray with Luke Concannon, (8) from Lucan
Conor Murray with Luke Concannon, (8) from Lucan
Conor Murray with Cian Kavanagh (15) from Duleek
Conor Murray with Daniel Dempsey (6 months) from Clonakilty, Co Cork
Breda Heffernan

Breda Heffernan

MUNSTER and Ireland rugby star Conor Murray met some of his youngest fans to support a drive to buy emergency hospital equipment.

The scrum-half visited Temple Street Children's University Hospital in Dublin and toured the wards, where he met eight-year-old Luke Concannon from Lucan.

The 24-year-old also met six-month-old Daniel Dempsey from Clonakilty, Co Cork and four-week-old Ruben Clifford from Swords, Co Dublin.

Murray urged Irish families to support the hospital's 'Kiss Them Better' campaign. For every pack of Medicare plasters bought from pharmacies around the country, the Limerick-based first-aid company will make a donation to Temple Street's emergency equipment fund. The money raised will go to buy equipment such as monitors, ventilators, incubators and dialysis machines. Full details of the campaign and how to help can be found at

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