UHK Staff To Take To Dancefloor For ‘Sickly Come Dancing — The Relapse’

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The UHK ‘Sickly Come Dancing’ contestants with MC Tim Moynihan and choreographer Honor Hurley. Photo by Dermot Crean

IT’S back!

Following on from the University Hospital Kerry Sports & Social Club’s previous events Sickly Come Dancing 2018 and UHK Got Talent 2019, they are a hosting a third fundraiser at the end of the month.

‘Sickly Come Dancing — The Relapse’ will take place on Friday , March 27 in Ballygarry House Hotel where they will add to tens of thousands already raised from previous events.

The 12 couples, all hospital staff, have been practicing since last November with choreographer Honor Hurley and they are set to deliver a scintillating show to their colleagues.

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This year all money raised is going towards the redevelopment of the Coronary Care Unit / High Dependency Unit of UHK. The Sports and Social Club committee organise these events to bring staff together, lift staff morale and give the staff a great night’s entertainment.

UHK ‘Sickly Come Dancing’ contestants Elma O’Brien, Carmel Quinlan, Breda Twomey and Lorraine Hobbert at the launch on Monday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

“All staff work so hard it’s great to see them enjoying a good night’s entertainment, the money raised for the hospital is an added bonus,” said Mairead Kelliher of the organising committee.

The couples were introduced by MC for the occasion, Tim Moynihan, to fellow staff colleagues at a special launch in the hospital canteen on Monday afternoon.

The 12 couples taking part are;

John O’Leary and Janet Grunau
Barry Twomey and Fiona Colgan
Tim O’Sullivan and Elma O’Brien
Joe Collins and Breda Twomey
Ken Galvin and Lorraine Hobbert
Roel Villons and Joann Malik
Alan Kearney and Jean Slemon
Declan Corcoran and Carmel Quinland
Dr Omar and Lynda McCarthy
Dan Sheehy and Ann Marie Dowling
Billy  O ‘Donoghue and Niamh Murphy
Darragh Crowley and Samantha Stackpoole

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