FG MEPs Nominate Irish Men’s Sheds Association For European Citizen’s Prize

Fine Gael MEPs Seán Kelly, Mairead McGuinness, Brian Hayes and Deirdre Clune have jointly nominated the Irish Men’s Sheds Association for the 2018 European Citizen’s Prize. The prestigious award recognises projects or individuals that promote cross-border cooperation and EU values. Speaking on behalf of the delegation, Leader of Fine Gael in the European Parliament, Seán […]

Tour de Munster 2017 raises €294,637.65 and hits the €2.1 million mark for Munster Branches of Down Syndrome Ireland

This year’s Tour de Munster charity cycle has once again exceeded all expectations, and the phenomenal total of €294,637.65 raised this year brings the total raised for the Munster branches of Down Syndrome Ireland since the partnership began above the €2.1 million mark.   This is the eighth successive year that DSI has benefitted from […]

Sean Kelly Conquers 17th Annual Tour de Munster Charity Cycle

From August 10th to 13th, cycling legend Sean Kelly led over 100 amateur cyclists on the four day, 600 km Tour de Munster charity cycle around the six counties of Munster, culminating in Cork City on Sunday evening. The Tour de Munster cycle is now in its 17th year, with funds raised going to Down Syndrome Ireland (DSI) Munster […]

2016 Tour de Munster Raises €285k For DSI

Since its inception 16 years ago, Tour de Munster has gone from strength to strength. This year alone the charity cycle has raised €285,655.37 for its beneficiary, the Munster branches of Down Syndrome Ireland (DSI). This is the 7th successive year that DSI has benefited from the popular charity cycle.   This incredible sum was presented […]

Sean Kelly and Roz Purcell Launch Down Syndrome Ireland Charity Cycle -Tour de Leinster September 2015-

Sean Kelly and Roz Purcell, launched this year’s charity cycle Tour de Leinster in aid of Down Syndrome Ireland. The charity is calling on cyclists to saddle up for the Tour de Leinster charity challenge which begins on 24th September and continues over four days until 27th September. This year marks the second year of […]

MEPs Prendergast And Kelly Lend Support To Tipperary local Development Companies

Labour MEP Phil Prendergast and Fine Gael MEP Sean Kelly this week met the two Tipperary local development companies who travelled to Brussels to engage with European policy makers in relation to proposals for reforms of the local development sector.   South Tipperary Local Development Company and North Tipperary LEADER Partnership attended a briefing, hosted by the Irish Local Development […]