On the run for Cystic Fibrosis Ireland

first_imgShannon Airport braced for a devastating blow Twitter Nora Kelly, Christine Deloughery and Trish Kelly.Cystic Fibrosis Ireland depends on voluntary fundraising and public donations for 95 percent of its services, the mini-marathon is one of its biggest annual fundraising endeavours. In taking part in the event, these ladies had just one goal in mind; raising €100,000 for CF services, including support for dedicated CF staff in hospitals, patient support grants in areas such as transplant assessment and fertility treatment, and research.Getting her running shoes on this year for Cystic Fibrosis Ireland was campaign ambassador and TV3 Red Rock actress Róisín O’Donovan. For Róisín, taking part in the mini-marathon, and in particular to support the cystic fibrosis cause, was rather special“There is something unique about the atmosphere at the women’s mini marathon, and being a part of the biggest all-women’s event of its kind in the world. For me, what makes it so special is joining in a purple sea of women who are doing this not for themselves, not for personal achievement, but for others. For people with cystic fibrosis, life is tough enough.”Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Print Previous articleMagic and mischief at CurraghchaseNext articleGer’s spirit continues to soar at home and away Cian Reinhardthttp://www.limerickpost.ieJournalist & Digital Media Coordinator. Covering human interest and social issues as well as creating digital content to accompany news stories. [email protected] Advertisement Facebook Email Vicky calls for right to die with dignity Limerick on Covid watch list WhatsApp RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR NewsOn the run for Cystic Fibrosis IrelandBy Cian Reinhardt – June 15, 2017 1263 Linkedin Nora Kelly, Christine Deloughery and Trish Kelly.MORE than 600 women, including participants from County Limerick, hit the ground running on the June bank holiday for Cystic Fibrosis Ireland in this year’s VHI Women’s Mini-Marathon. Many of the runners would have had personal reasons for taking part as Ireland has the highest prevalence and some of the most severe types of CF in the world with more than 1,200 men, women and children living with CF in Ireland. Population of Mid West region increased by more than 3,000 in past year TAGSCystic FibrosisCystic Fibrosis IrelandFundraiserNewsrun Local backlash over Aer Lingus threat Unstoppable Sean shows that all things are possiblelast_img read more

World Council opposes demutualization standard for co-ops

first_img 12SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr continue reading » The World Council of Credit Unions opposes making demutualizations the international standard for resolving weak financial cooperatives, it wrote last week to the International Association of Deposit Insurers. The letter was sent in response to the association’s draft research paper that urges numerous changes to the hierarchy of tools available for resolution of a troubled credit unions.Specifically, the World Council urged the association to emphasize that demutualization, when a member-owned entity converts into a shareholder-owned entity, is a disfavored resolution approach.“Maintaining the availability of cooperative financial services to ordinary physical persons and small and medium enterprises is important for promoting financial inclusion in all types of communities, especially rural districts and poor urban areas that are underserved by commercial banks because of a perceived lack of profitability,” said Michael Edwards, vice president and general counsel of the World Council.last_img read more