Three friends from Nenagh have received Hospice Sunflower Hero awards for their outstanding fundraising efforts.
Kay O’Donoghue, Maura Ryan and Noilin Ryan have been raising money for the North Tipperary Hospice since 2001. In the process they have managed to raise more than half a million euros.
Kay O’Donoghue picked up the awards from RTE’s Mary Kennedy at a ceremony in Dublin’s Mansion House.
They were among 21 recipients of a “hero” awards in advance of national Hospice Sunflower Days which celebrates its 26th anniversary this year and takes place on Friday, June 10th and Saturday, June 11th.
See story in this week's Tipperary Star