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Stars Support Garda Charity Row Across the Irish Sea

4th May 2016
Television personality Eddie Hobbs joined celebrities from the worlds of sport and entertainment by taking part in an on-street rowing demonstration Television personality Eddie Hobbs joined celebrities from the worlds of sport and entertainment by taking part in an on-street rowing demonstration

Television personality Eddie Hobbs joined celebrities from the worlds of sport and entertainment by taking part in an on-street rowing demonstration in Dublin recently in support of the forthcoming Garda ‘Chris Crossing’ charity boat row across the Irish Sea.

The initiative is being undertaken to raise some €50,000 for the National Neurosurgical Centre at Beaumont Hospital.

Planned in memory of Garda Chris Byrne, who passed away in March 2016 as a result of a brain tumour, the event is being undertaken by 12 Gardaí from Dublin’s Store Street station. The 12-15 hours crossing from Dublin to Holyhead will take place in late May/early June, depending on weather conditions.

Irish Ferries will provide transport and other logistics support required to guarantee the success of the undertaking.

A wider appeal for subscriptions asks members of the public to text Beaumont to 50300 to make a €4 donation, or online at www.beaumontfundraising.ie

Published in Coastal Rowing

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