Stretcher Race Cheque for Fionn

Laura Cullinane, Siobhan Tarrant & Sheila Barratt with the cheque for ‘Fight For Fionn’, half of the proceeds from the Stretcher Race run by the Bush Bar at the start of June. The other half went to the boy from Killarney Ian O’Connell, and Connie delivered that cheque himself – photo Geraldine Dennehy.  [read more …] “Stretcher Race Cheque for Fionn”

Today: The Annual Fancy Dress Stretcher Race

The Bush Bar hosts the Annual Charity Stretcher Race this June 3rd. It is in aid of the Ian O’Connell Trust Fund and the Fight For Fionn.

Fionn Barry has spent most of his short life suffering and in hospital yet despite this he is still fighting for answers. He was diagnosed at 6 months with infantile spasms which has evolved into a seriously debilitating and Life limiting illness and needs 24 hour care.

16-year-old Ian O’Connell fell from his bike in Killarney National Park, sustaining damage to his neck and spine. The popular young sportsman is undergoing occupational therapy and physiotherapy at the rehabilitation centre in Dún Laoghaire.  A trust set up to help a Killarney teenager who sustained a life-changing injury last August.  [read more …] “Today: The Annual Fancy Dress Stretcher Race”