John Giles Foundation.
The John Giles Foundation Walk of Dreams will take place on Monday 7th May. Due to the outstanding success of last year’s inaugural Walk the FAI have decided to extend the event and will be organising 3 Walks in Cork this year.
In addition to the Cork City Walk, which will probably take place on the Monahan Road Circuit, a Walk will take place in North Cork which will be held in Mallow, and in West Cork with the Walk taking place in Dunmanway
About The John Giles Foundation
The John Giles Foundation funds community projects to increase sporting participation enhance community cohesion; improve health and education for all. These objectives will be achieved by supporting community programmes, personnel and facilities.
Walk of Dreams Benefits:
All clubs taking part in the “Walk of Dreams” fundraise in their local communities through sponsorship cards with 50% of monies raised going directly to the club and 50% to the John Giles Foundation which will be reinvested in the community.
North Cork Walk:
To launch the Walk in North Cork, John Giles recently honoured as the Grand Marshal of the Dublin St. Patrick’ Day Parade, will attend the Hibernian Hotel in Mallow on Monday next 26th March commencing at 7 pm.
The organisers of the North Cork Walk are headed up by Eddie McEvoy, of Mallow United, who will be assisted by Members of Buttevant Club including Liam Foley, and the Los Zarcos Club from Millstreet including Ronan Galvin. The organising Committee are expecting representatives from all Schoolboy and Adult Clubs in North Cork to attend Monday’s meeting.