‘Mothers And Others’ Looking For People To Go Further For Cancer Charity

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Some 'The Mothers and Others' training in Blennerville for Dublin Marathon were, from left: Kay Griffin, Grainne Quilter, ridget O'Riordan, Teresa O'Brian, Tricia Sheehan, Teresa Grainey and Andrea O'Donoghue. Photo Gavin O'Connor.

Some of ‘The Mothers and Others’ training in Blennerville for mini-marathon in June were, from left: Kay Griffin, Grainne Quilter, Bridget O’Riordan, Teresa O’Brien, Tricia Sheehan, Teresa Greaney and Andrea O’Donoghue. Photo Gavin O’Connor.

A GROUP based in Blennerville called ‘The Mothers and Others’ are coming together to run a mini-marathon  in Dublin on June 6 in aid of the Kerry Hospice.

Behind the charity drive is Andrea O’Donoghue whose father Tony O’Donoghue, sadly passed away after a battle with cancer in 2014.

“I’ve experienced what the Kerry Hospice and the Palliative Care Unit can do and I know where the money is going,” said Andrea.

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The Kerry Hospice is currently building a new unit in the grounds of Kerry General Hospital that is set to cost upwards of €6.2 million.

So far ‘The Mothers and Others’ have signed up around 40 people for the VHI Women’s Mini Marathon.

“We all hope to wear Kerry Hospice t-shirts on the day and I am hoping some businesses in town will help us out on this. Any one willing to contribute will have their business logo on the back of the t shirt. Remember it is all for a good cause.”

If you want to get involved in sponsorship, please private message Andrea on her Facebook page here

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