Knocknagree Dancers and Fundraisers Help to Drive your Recovery

At the presentation in Knocknagree were from left: Breda Dyland Jer Healy, Mike Fitzgerald, Margaret Fleming and Helen Scollard. Back row: Danny Fleming and Trish Kelly. Photograph: Leo Fitzgerald

Members of Kerry Cancer Support Group-Health Link Transport were recently presented with a cheque for over €2,365 by organisers and performers from a dance held in Startrax Studios in Knocknagree.

The management, staff and board of directors at the Kerry Cancer Support Group expressed their sincere gratitude to Scartaglin woman, Margaret Fleming and her group of hard working volunteers and subscribers.

Singers and Performers Thanked

They also included : Southern Pride and The Singing Jarvey, Jer Healy for performing on the day. Manager of the group, Breda Dyland said that they were delighted with the day and that the dance floor was packed from the first to the last dance.

Good Use for Contributions

She also assured the fundraisers that their contributions will be put to very good use.

“They will be used to complement and enhance the existing services that Kerry Cancer Support Group provides,” said Ms. Dyland.

“These include: Health Link Transport services which include buses to hospitals in Cork and Limerick transporting service users for their cancer treatment daily; delivery of awareness programmes to schools and groups in the region and provision of their emergency driving service which transports service users where no other service can help them,” said Breda.

About Kerry Cancer Support Group

Kerry Cancer Support Group was established in 2007 and has been transporting the people of Kerry and West Cork to hospitals in Cork for their cancer treatment since 2010.

In the past year they have started a similar service to Limerick looking after North Kerry and West Limerick.

Group Motto

Their motto is ‘No one should face their cancer journey alone’ and having covered up to 21,000 appointments in the past nine years they hope that they are living up to that. They also provide information and support to families experiencing cancer and to

schools and groups in the region with their different campaigns.

Drop In and Discuss Your Journey

Their centre at Maine Street in Tralee is very welcoming and people are always encouraged to drop in to discuss anything relating to their journey.

You can call 066 71 95560 for information.