Limerick firefighters go the length of the country for a canine…

first_imgAdvertisement TAGSFirefighterslimerickLimerick City Fire and RescueMy canine companion Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live WhatsApp Linkedin Email Twittercenter_img Previous articleLimerick judge concerned over family law listNext articleUL Orchestra presents Summer Proms Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ie Billy Lee names strong Limerick side to take on Wicklow in crucial Division 3 clash Limerick Artist ‘Willzee’ releases new Music Video – “A Dream of Peace” Ronan and Darragh with their best puppy friend ‘Emmy’POWERING their way through 642km at an average speed of 27.5km an hour, ten Limerick firefighters have raised more than €13,000 for the ‘My Canine Companion’ charity.Cycling from Mizen Head to Malin Head isn’t an easy task, but the firefighters from Mulgrave Street station, were more than willing to saddle up in support their colleague, Mike Mooney and his two sons Ronan (6) and Darragh (3) who have benefitted from the charity.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Over the course of the Bank Holiday weekend, the ten riders, over three days, cycled their way up the country with the sole aim of helping ‘Emmy’, a labradoodle pup who is in training to become a fully vetted canine companion for Ronan and Darragh, who are living with autism.It costs €10,000 to train a puppy like Emmy and the Limerick firefighters completed their bank holiday fundraiser having surpassed their target, thanks to the generosity of supporters from Limerick and further afield.A collection of pictures from the Limerick City Fire and Rescue Facebook pageThe ten-strong group said that they were delighted with the turnout, the support and most all the amount of sponsorship raised.Donations can still be made online to: at www.idonate.ie/mobile/fundraiser/11258506_limerick-fire-service-mizen-to-malin-cycle.html Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads NewsLimerick firefighters go the length of the country for a canine companionBy Staff Reporter – May 5, 2016 769 Printlast_img

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