Daffodil Day Donors and Volunteers Lining up for March 22nd

The first Daffodil Day in Castleisland was held on March 23rd 1989. Pictured on the occasion here outside The Country Market were from left: Mrs. Bridie Galwey and Brid O’Connor, Currow; Bill O’Shea with sellers: Kitty Sheehy, Peggy Reidy and Mary Tarrant with Jack Corkery and Jerry Horan. ©Photograph: John Reidy 23-3-1989

Daffodil Day 2024 will be held on Friday, March 22nd and donors and volunteers are in demand again for this very important event.

“Your support will help transform the lives of families affected by cancer in your locality,” said Castleisland organiser, Marie Walsh.

“You’re helping to provide a support line, free counselling, lifts to treatment, ground breaking cancer research,funding to families facing a childhood cancer diagnosis and so much more.

“Fresh daffodils can be left into Walsh Bros Electrical on Thursday 21st or on the Friday morning,” she said.

If you would like to volunteer please contact Marie on: 086 1032436.

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