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Clonaslee St. Stephen’s Day Walk Cheque presented
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Clonaslee St. Stephen’s Day Walk Cheque presented

Laois Hospice Foundation receives over Thirty Thousand Euro raised by Clonaslee St. Stephen’s Day Walk volunteers

Clonaslee St. Stephen’s Day Walk volunteers presented their cheque to members of the Laois Hospice Foundation on Friday night 12th April……a total of €31,878 was presented by Sheila Bourke and Conny Dunne to Mary Delaney and Mary Finlay of the Laois Hospice Foundation. 

Clonaslee St. Stephen’s Day Walk volunteers presented a cheque for 31, 878 Euro to members of the
Laois Hospice Foundation at a function in Clonaslee Heritage Centre on Friday last. Mary Delaney ( Chairpersonn. Laois Hospice ) and Mary Finlay ( Treasurer, Laois Hospice )accept the cheque from Sheila Bourke and Conny Dunne ( Clonaslee St. Stephens Day Walk committee) . Includrd in the group are Clonaslee Walk volunteers and Laois Hospice volunteers.
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Both parties were absolutely delighted with the excellent response and thanked everyone for their very generous donations.

Sheila Bourke….. co-ordinator of the walk thanked everone involved for all their hard work in making the day such a wonderful success, she also thanked all our loyal sponsors for their continued support over the years.

Clonaslee St. Stephen’s Day Walk volunteers presented a cheque for 31, 878 Euro to members of the Laois Hospice Foundation at a function in Clonaslee Heritage Centre on Friday last. ( l. to r.) Mary Delaney ( Chairpersonn. Laois Hospice ), Sheila Bourke and Conny Dunne ( Clonaslee St. Stephens Day Walk committee) and Mary Finlay ( Treasurer, Laois Hospice ). Photo: Michael Scully – no reproduction fee

“We have completed our 31st year of walking and contributed over 1 million euro to Laois Hospice.”

Mary was delighted to accept the funds raised and thanked the people of Clonaslee for organising one of the biggest fund raisers yearly for Laois Hospice.  

Section of the attendance at the Clonaslee St Stephens Day Walk cheque presentation at a function in Clonaslee Heritage Centre on Friday last.
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Mary outlined to the group the services provided by Laois Hospice. Highlighting the knock-on effect Covid has had with late diagnosis, resulting in an increased need for palliative care and the how the cost of living crisis can have an effect on families going through treatment.

Sheila Bourke ( Clonaslee St. Stephen’s Day Walk co-ordinator) speaking at the cheque presentation at a function in Clonaslee Heritage Centre on Friday last.
Photo: Michael Scully – no reproduction fee