James Healy’s Forthcoming Motorcycle Event for Down Syndrome Ireland

James Healy of Curracahill, Millstreet (presently working abroad) will be joining this highly praiseworthy Sponsored Motorcycle Ride of 1,000km in aid of Down Syndrome Ireland. In a letter below he outlines how important an event this is and how very much appreciated any donations are regarded. James expresses his sincere thanks for taking the time to read the following background to this very special event and why he is delighted to be involved with this national effort for such a great cause. (S.R)


Hi All,
This year I have decided to raise some money for Down Syndrome Ireland. Down Syndrome Ireland is the national organisation of people with Down Syndrome and their families, with over 3,000 member families and 25 voluntary branches nationwide. It is dedicated to being the primary source of support and information to people with Down syndrome, their families and the professional community, working towards an [read more …] “James Healy’s Forthcoming Motorcycle Event for Down Syndrome Ireland”

Anthony Barry’s Very Impressive Success in Cullen Weight Loss Programme

Losing a hugely impressive 51lbs over the 10 week Cullen & District Special Needs Association's Weight Loss Programme, Anthony Barry of Millstreet received great praise on such an amazing achievement. Dr. Pat Casey even suggested that Conor Counihan could well have a Cork Team possibility in Anthony considering such excellent fitness! Anthony also received a further trophy for having collected one of the highest amounts of money for the praiseworthy cause. Pictured from left: Moira O'Keeffe (Organiser), Anthony Barry and Dr. Pat Casey. (S.R.)