Wednesday 17 July 2019

Leinster's Leo The Lion takes on the #IceBucketChallenge

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Clare Cullen

Leo the Lion has undertaken the #IceBucketChallenge in aid of the Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association Ireland.

Dave Kearney and Kevin McLaughlin helped the Leinster mascot with his challenge, gleefully dumping a bin full of ice-cold water over his head.

'Leo the Lion' then nominated Ross O'Carroll-Kelly, the Shamrock Rovers' mascot 'Hooperman' and Ben Te'o.

Earlier today, former player Brian O' Driscoll completed the challenge. 

Video: Brian O'Driscoll nominates Tana Umaga in latest ice bucket challenge

His wife, Amy Huberman, was nominated by Independent.ie staff but has not yet accepted the challenge.

Watch: Independent.ie staff do the #IceBucketChallenge for Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association

The  Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association Ireland (IMNDA) raised over €15,000 in the first week of the challenge.

Newsreader Sharon Ni Bheolain raised over €3,000 before completing the challenge on the Six One News.

VIDEO: Sharon Ni Bheolain does ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’- as €3,000 raised for Motor Neuron Disease charity

Text MND to 50300 to donate €2 to the Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association (IMNDA).

 

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