Nenagh man John Hynes is appealing for donations ahead of taking on a Chester-Liverpool cycle challenge in aid of the Friends of St Luke’s charity. John lives in Liverpool and writes with LFC Magazine and the club’s official matchday programme.
He has also written two books – The Irish Kop (2009), which documents at the Irish connection with Liverpool LFC, and Alright Aldo: On the Road with Everybody’s Favourite Irish Scouser, a look at the post-playing career of Liverpool and Ireland legend John Aldridge.
On Sunday, July 7, he’ll take part in Merseyside’s biggest bike ride, the Chester-Liverpool cycle, a 30-mile challenge for charity.
John’s doing it for the Friends of St Luke’s in Dublin. The charity relies entirely on voluntary contributions and fundraising events. “St Luke’s is a great facility, which has been providing treatment for cancer sufferers from all over Ireland since opening in 1954.
John is appealing for people to donate online at http://www.mycharity.ie/event/john_hyness_event