Christmas swim in Nenagh for Billy Goulding Fund

The hardy souls who brave the waters of Lough Derg for this year’s Christmas swim at Youghal Quay will do so knowing they are helping five local charities and organisations.

The hardy souls who brave the waters of Lough Derg for this year’s Christmas swim at Youghal Quay will do so knowing they are helping five local charities and organisations.

Among the groups to benefit this year will be the Billy Goulding Fund, founded by Billy’s parents, Victor and Eileen, to look after the needs of two-year-old Billy who was left paralysed by a virus, North Tipperary Community Services, Lough Derg Sub Aqua Club’s search and rescue unit, Newtown Community Playgroup and Newtown Senior Citizens group.

Sponsorship cards are available from Tony Flaherty at 087-2998634 or at the Dapp Inn, Sarsfield Street.