Latest Hub News @ : 07/10/2019 14:21:20
Monday 7th October 2019 14:21
Billy Kavanagh, former Stations Supervisor TOD/
Billy Kavanagh, former Stations Supervisor TOD Inchicore, passed away on Saturday 5th October. Funeral details are as follows:
Removal on Wednesday 9th Oct from the Kirwans Funeral Home, Ballygall Road West to Our Lady of Victories Church, Ballymun Road arriving for 11.30 am Requiem Mass followed by Funeral to Dardistown Cemetery. Our thoughts are with Billy’s family at this sad time – may he rest in peace.
Death of John Gunning /
The death has occured of our retired friend and colleague, John Gunning. John first went to Vietnam for ESB International on a UNDP funded project in 1986. John helped ensure that ESB International had a continuous presence over 25 years in the country helping transform Electricity Vietnam into the modern utility it is today. In recognition of his services, the Vietnamese government awarded John its highest decoration.
Funeral Mass at Leopardstown Park Hospital on Tuesday, October 8th, at 2pm. Private cremation later. No flowers please. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam
Dublin2Donegal #4Séimí – 7 Half Marathons in 7 Days / Barry Brennan Our story:
Our Make-A-Wish Ireland story began with the 2016 Dublin City Marathon and an initial €5,000 being raised. Three years and Nine marathons between us later we have raised over €30,000 to help Make a Wish Ireland grant wishes in Séimí Brennan’s name.
2019 has marked a year of rest which allows us to prepare for our biggest challenge to date. Dublin2Donegal #4Séimí – 7 Half Marathons in 7 Days Challenge
On Easter Sunday 12th of April 2020 Barry, Dave, Eamon and Eoin will begin the challenge to run 7 Half Marathons in 7 days. Starting at the Make a Wish Ireland head office in Leopardstown and finishing in Donegal Town 7 days and 8 counties later!
The 12th of April maybe months away, but the journey starts now. We will soon begin our training and preparation which will ensure that each of us will run a half marathon plus on all of the 7 days. All the money raised will result in wishes granted in the name of our Super Hero Séimí Brennan. Séimí’s story:
Séimí was diagnosed with a brain tumor just a few weeks after he was born. Séimí battled bravely through surgeries, chemo and all his treatment. He charmed everyone who was lucky enough to meet with his cheeky smile.
Make-A-Wish Ireland organised for Séimí, his Mammy Orna, Daddy Dave and little sister Nia to go away on holidays sadly just before they were due to leave Séimí became too unwell to travel. On the 3rd of September 2017 Séimí aged 3 years, shed his demons and grew his angel wings. He is now at rest.
All monies raised by our challenge will be donated to Make-A-Wish Ireland in the name Séimí Brennan and all wishes granted with this will be in little Séimí’s name.
Séimí’s Make-A-Wish Party – in association with The House Gastro Pub, Donegal Town
On Saturday April 18th The House Gastro Pub https://thehousegastropub.ie/ will host a celebration for Séimí and to mark the end of the Donegal2Dublin challenge where there will be live music, finger food and a fantastic raffle with great prizes. We would like to invite all our friends and family to join us on this special night and celebrate.
We are going to blog our journey from the training right through to the finish line and we plan to create an online documentary including some of the special Wish Children we will meet along the way. Please help us hit our €25,000 target!
Donate here : https://dublin2donegal-4seimi-7-half-marathons-in-7-days.everydayhero.com/ie/dublin2donegal-4seimi
Retirement Diarmuid Doyle -THANK YOU /
Thanks to everyone who came along to my retirement shenanigans a few weeks back, and made it such an enjoyable evening for myself and Maureen. Also, thanks for all the kind thoughts and messages from those who were unable to attend. Best of luck to ye all and here’s to a brighter future. .. Diarmuid Doyle.”.