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Four Galway-born first cousins are climbing Ireland's highest mountain, Carrauntoohil, in aid of the Alan Kerins Project. Alan's sister Miriam Kerins, along with cousins Aoife Lynskey-Keane, Brenda Kerins, and Martina Kerins will take part in the Caps to the Summit challenge this September. The four are hoping to raise €10,000 for the worthy cause which supports community and youth leadership development projects in Zambia.
Two lucky Westmeath rugby fans were among the 23 supporters who lined out as official O2 jersey guardians for the Ireland team ahead of the game against England at Aviva Stadium last weekend.
To mark the start of Haiti Week 2012, Hibernia College founder and local Mayo man, Dr Seán Rowland, joined An Taoiseach Enda Kenny, former Munster and Irish rugby player Mick Galwey, and various other top businessmen in Ireland to launch the third annual Cycle4Haiti charity cycle.
Kilkenny gardai are bracing the elements today, Friday, when they take to the streets with their traditional donut shop in a bid to raise money for charity.
• Galway sports stars Ollie Canning, Sean O Domhnaill and Ja Fallon are taking part in the 148km first stage of the ‘Race The Rás’ charity cycle in aid of GOAL and The Irish Cancer Society from Dunboyne to Portumna on Sunday. The three will begin each of the stages three hours before the professional riders begin their leg of the tour, which finishes in Skerries on Sunday week. In total, almost 100 members of the public will join more than 50 current and former GAA personalities to cycle at least one stage of the tour. They are hoping to raise in excess of €100,000 for the two organisations. Other GAA stars who have confirmed their participation include Sean Og Ó hÁilpín and Brian Corcoran, ex-Kilkenny star DJ Carey, Clare’s Tony Griffin and ex-Irish rugby international, Mick Galwey.
Clifden will play host to some of the biggest names in Irish sport this week as the inaugural Tour de Conamara cycle gets underway. Former Irish rugby captain Mick Galwey, former Galway hurling captain Ollie Canning, double All-Ireland football winners Jarlath Fallon and Seán Ó Domhnaill, and former Mayo football manager John Maughan are among those taking part. The sportsmen are participating as part of their upcoming Race the Rás charity event.
Some big names in Irish sport arrive in Clifden this weekend for the inaugural Tour de Conamara cycle.
Special Olympics Ireland’s annual Collection Day, sponsored by eircom will take place on Friday April 15. This is the biggest annual fundraising event in aid of Special Olympics Ireland and some 3,500 volunteers are required nationally for the day.
Amateur cyclists from all over County Kilkenny and beyond are this week scrambling to sign up and join some of the county’s top GAA stars to ‘Race The Rás’ and help raise money for GOAL and the Irish Cancer Society.
Westmeath County Council hosted a civic reception on Monday to mark the recent sporting achievements of four Westmeath athletes.