See Thomond Park from a new angle during charity abseil

David Hurley

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David Hurley

Rugby fans across Limerick are being given a unique opportunity to abseil down the side of Thomond Park stadium next month for charity.

Rugby fans across Limerick are being given a unique opportunity to abseil down the side of Thomond Park stadium next month for charity.

Self Help Africa is a Non-Governmental Organisation working in nine African countries eradiating poverty and hunger.

Sharon McMeel of Fusion Events is organising the upcoming fundraising event as she is preparing to head to Ethiopia in November to visit Self Help Africa Projects and to take part in the Great Ethiopian Run.

“I’m really looking forward to this abseiling event in Thomond Park and hope to raise substantial funds for Self Help Africa and I am very excited about my trip to Ethiopia to see first hand where the funds are going. I’d like to encourage everyone to come and get involved in this exciting fundraising event and to experience Thomond Park from a whole new angle,” said Sharon.

Munster stars Niall Ronan and Damien Varley are also showing their support for the project as is the director of Thomond Park, John Cantwell.

“We are delighted to facilitate this fundraising event of the year at Thomond Park Stadium and we fully support this very worthwhile and positive initiative to raise funds for Self Help Africa,” said John.

“This is a unique opportunity to abseil Thomond Park Stadium and to support a worthy cause at the same time. We wish Sharon every success with her fundraising efforts,” he added.

The abseiling event will take place in Thomond Park on Sunday June 24, next.

The event will run from 10am to 7pm and anyone interested in taking part is asked to raise a minimum of €200 per person.

According to the organisers, places are limited time slots must be booked June 8, next.

For bookings or more information please contact Sharon Mc Meel of Fusion Events on 086-8524800 or sharon@fusionevents.ie.

Gaye Moore, Munster Fundraising Co-ordinator, Self Help Africa can be contacted at 087-2766012 or gaye.moore@selfhelpafrica.org