Kerry GAA Makes Presentation To UHK Frontline Staff

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Kerry GAA Chairman Tim Murphy makes a presentation to UHK General Manager Fearghal Grimes, joined by UHK staff CNM2 admissions Karena Gilligan, Dr Yasir Ali Medical Registrar; Dr George Dargaville Medical Registrar; Anne O’ Shea S/N Cashel Ward and Dr Martin Boyd Consultant in Emergency Medicine. Photo by Dermot Crean

REPRESENTATIVES of the teams of front line healthcare workers at University Hospital Kerry, were delighted today to accept a specially framed Kerry county jersey with message of ‘thanks’ from Kerry GAA

In recognition of the tireless work by frontline staff, the presentation was made by Kerry County Board Chairperson Tim Murphy who said.

“Our frontline workers are the real heroes in this global pandemic and this is a wonderful way to acknowledge them,” he said.

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The initiative to acknowledge the efforts of frontline workers has received a huge reaction and has already been picked up in all four provinces, following its launch by GAA radio commentator Tommy Devance in Galway.

On behalf of front line workers in UHK, Fearghal Grimes General Manager of UHK thanked the Kerry County Board;”It is an honour to receive this presentation, we also want to recognise the incredible efforts local GAA clubs played throughout the pandemic in supporting their local communities and in particular in helping the elderly throughout the county.”

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