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Two local Lough Ree RNLI volunteers who travelled a third of the earth’s surface in a one litre 1992 Toyota Starlet while raising much needed funds as they journeyed returned ahead of schedule to Athlone this week.
In an event officially launched this week by Galway City Mayor, Padraig Conneely, six local men are driving their two little Nissan Micras from Galway to Mongolia in July to participate in the Mongol Rally 2014 in aid of the Cystic Fibrosis Galway Hospital Project.
A Kiltoom man is to take part in the adventure of a lifetime by driving an ambulance 16,000 kms (10,000 miles) from London to Mongolia next month before leaving it with a local charity.
Some 300 teams from around the world will this month start their journey to Mongolia for the 2009 Mongol Rally whose fundraising goes towards the Christina Nobel Children’s Charity for a sanctuary for homeless and abandoned children.
Ballyfoyle man Frank Manning, the ‘Van Man’, is undertaking one of the most novel fundraisers yet for the Susie Long Hospice Fund. Frank and his friend, Mayo man Martin Sweeney, are driving their nine year old Ford Fiesta from Kilkenny to Mongolia as part of the Mongol Rally 2009.