Monday 23 October 2017

Walk raises €503 for Ard Aoibhinn

Anne Mernagh, Izzie Mernagh, Annie Mernagh, Colin Mernagh, Gerry Heaney (Ard Aoibhinn Services), Linda Busher and Mike Byrne.
Anne Mernagh, Izzie Mernagh, Annie Mernagh, Colin Mernagh, Gerry Heaney (Ard Aoibhinn Services), Linda Busher and Mike Byrne.

ARD Aoibhinn, which provides day services for people with an intellectual disability and special needs from three locations in the Wexford town area, was presented with a cheque for €503 from parents who organised a walk recently for the service.

Ard Aoibhinn CEO Gerry Heaney said the walk was well attended, thanking the organisers for their support.

'It was organised in conjunction with a set of parents who have a child attending here. Fundraising is vital as we've had wage cuts of 5.75 per cent and funding cuts of 16 per cent over the past five years,' Mr Heaney said.

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