On the new swim date of Sept 2nd, our team Na Sceana Mara completed the 10km relay swim around the Galley Head Lighthouse, going from the Warren beach to the Red strand. This iconic annual fundraising event is in aid of the very deserving charities Marymount Hospice, Cancer Connect ...
On the new swim date of Sept 2nd, our team Na Sceana Mara completed the 10km relay swim around the Galley Head Lighthouse, going from the Warren beach to the Red strand. This iconic annual fundraising event is in aid of the very deserving charities Marymount Hospice, Cancer Connect and Co-Action.
Our team comprises Donncha McCarthy, Patrick Bolster, Eileen Scannell and Úna Scannell.
We will be covering the entry fee ourselves as a team, and if anyone would like to throw a few bob our way, we would be very appreciative.
We would like to thank everyone for their generous donations and also a big thank you to Clonakilty & Dunmanway Credit Union, Keohane Readymix, Lisavard Co Op, Bandon Co Op, Ocean Brew & Sea Breeze, & Cork Locksmiths for their very generous donations, and also to Wildsidesports for the dry bags!
Galley Head Swim For Marymount University Hospital and Hospice, CoAction West Cork, Cancer Connect
Words of support
Priveledged to have the mindset, energy and health to participate
Grateful that I have never needed to access the services of any of the charities to date, mindful of those who do.
Well done Eileen,
Customers of Scannells Pharmacy
About the Cause
Marymount University Hospital and Hospice
At Marymount University Hospital & Hospice we offer you three distinct services:
Our Hospital offers respite, intermediate palliative and residential care services for the older person.
Our Hospice offers specialist palliative care services, at both inpatient and community level.
Our Education Centre offers University and other courses, placement and conference facilities.
CoAction provides a full range of services to support children and adults with an intellectual disability and/or autism. Our vision is to support people to be 'connected with' and included in the lives of those who are most important to them so that they can live full and meaningful lives. Person-centredness challenges us to move away from providing services in segregated and centralised locations, because inevitably they may limit people's opportunities and 'disconnect