Locals do their bit for annual Concern Fast
THE Concern Christmas Fast takes place in County Kerry throughout the month of December. The theme for the campaign this year is "Give Today for a Better Tomorrow".
The Concern team from Kerry who are giving today for a better tomorrow are Bernadette O'Neill, an accountant from Tralee, Peter O'Mahony from Killarney, Maria O'Donoghue, a nurse/midwife from Garrynagore, and David Hayes, a teacher from Listowel all of whom are working in Bangladesh.
Margaret Dillane, a nurse midwife from Tralee, Mary Doyle, a nurse midwife from Kenmare working in Ethiopia and Brigid Quirke, a nurse midwife from Cahersiveen, working in Sudan.
"This year in particular we need your help," says Concern.
"The devastating floods in Sudan and Bangladesh have subsided but the real tragedy continues. Millions of families already struggling to survive have lost everything. Concern needs your support to help them rebuild their lives. Please show your support for the Concern team working on your behalf overseas to help bring a better tomorrow to the poorest of the poor."
Fasting for Concern this Christmas are Sean Boylan and some of the Meath football team, Eileen Dunne, Dave Fanning, Dave Heffernan, Pat Kenny, Michael Lally, Mick Lally and Mary McEvoy (Miley and Biddy), Mike Murphy, Aenghus McAnnally, Donncha O'Dulaing, Deirdre Purcell, Gerry Ryan and Twink.