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Thursday 20 June 2019

Top marks for fundraising Creagh students!

Creagh College students presented a cheque of €3,733 to Temple St Children’s Hospital following their recent sponsored walk. Front row: principal Paul Glynn, Amy Lynch, Ger Donnelly, Temple Street Foundation and Stephen Barry. Back row: Nuala Kavanagh, Aoife O’Neill, Roisin Stafford, Ciara Kennedy, Isobel Cummins, Edel Peters and deputy principal Declan O’Toole
Creagh College students presented a cheque of €3,733 to Temple St Children’s Hospital following their recent sponsored walk. Front row: principal Paul Glynn, Amy Lynch, Ger Donnelly, Temple Street Foundation and Stephen Barry. Back row: Nuala Kavanagh, Aoife O’Neill, Roisin Stafford, Ciara Kennedy, Isobel Cummins, Edel Peters and deputy principal Declan O’Toole

Cathy Lee

Creagh College students are their teachers were on hand to greet Ger Donnellan from Temple Street Foundation, who visited the school to accept a large cheque, the money raised from the Creagh College school walk.

'The this hugely successful walk was organised by the fifth year LCVP class, it much enjoyed by students and staff alike. The walk was incorporated with our well being Wednesday day in Creagh College, which highlights the importance of positive mental health in the school community,' said Edel Peters of Creagh college.

'Thank you to everyone in Gorey who supported this wonderful event, your generosity raised over €3,700 for a very worthy cause. Temple Street Hospital is a charity that means a lot and is very important to the school community right now, so we are extremely proud of everyone who took part,' said Edel.

All funds raised will go to the Michael C Ward. Renal unit, the national paediatric nephrology and transplantation department, to provide life saving work through dialysis and kidney transplants to the population of those under 16 years of age.

The Renal unit receives referrals from all around the country for children who need extensive investigations and further management of their varying renal conditions.

St Michael's C, also cares for children with diabetes who require admission for training as well as stabilisation of their condition.

The goal of Temple Street Children's Hospital charity is to help save the lives of critically ill children.

Gorey Guardian

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