Volunteer Gerry Fitzgerald, volunteer Geraldine Higgins, Grace Mongey and volunteer Mairead O'Connor at the presentation
Grace Mongey presents cheque to Tallaght Cancer Support Group
Well done to local blogger Grace Mongey of FacesByGrace.com who took part in the Great Ireland 5k last month in aid of Tallaght Cancer Support Group and raised €2,267.17 for the local charity.
Yesterday she presented the cheque to Tallaght Support Group with whom she has a strong connection having lost her father Frank to cancer eight years ago.
New mum Grace, who gave birth to her daughter Sienna in September, finished the run in a time of just over 38 minutes, and was delighted with the accomplishment.
Speaking after crossing the finish line last month she said:
“This is the best feeling I have ever had.
“Having followed the Great Ireland Run ‘Couch to 5km’ training plan since January, it’s a thrill to see that my hard work has paid off.”
Over 15,000 people took to the Phoenix Park for the 15th staging of the Great Ireland Run.
Yesterday the young patients in the National Children’s Hospital in Tallaght were visited by Irish …