Fundraiser in memory of 4-year-old farm accident victim


Declan Donohue Junior, Co. Mayo died after he struck by a tractor when visiting relations on July, 29th, 2015. Proceeds from the event will go to Embrace FARM.

Fundraiser in memory of 4-year-old farm accident victim

  • ADDED
  • 10 mths ago

Declan Donohue Junior, Co. Mayo died after he struck by a tractor when visiting relations on July, 29th, 2015. Proceeds from the event will go to Embrace FARM.

A special event in memory of Declan Donohue Junior will take place in Co. Mayo next month on August, 5th, 2018.

Declan Jnr, son of Declan and Geraldine Donohue was visiting his relations in Ballinaboy, Belmullet, Co. Mayo when he was struck by a tractor and died on July, 29th, 2015.

He was described as a “little boy who brought so much joy to everyone with his mischievous smile and devilment.”

The Donohue family - Declan; Geraldine; Julianna and Noah wish to “give back to the charity that initially helped them” and to do so they are hosting a charity barn dance and auction will be held at Healy’s Hall, Glenamoy, Ballina, Co. Mayo in aid of Embrace FARM - Ireland’s dedicated farm accident support network for those impacted by farming accidents.

“Out of all tragedies, there should always be something positive - we want to keep ‘Little Deceen’s” name and memory alive.” a post read.

Auction

In Declan Junior’s memory, an auction will be held on the night with sports memorabilia which include a fully signed authentic Manchester United jersey, courtesy of Martin Donohue via Old Trafford; fully-signed Mayo Football jersey; fully-signed Galway Hurling jersey, fully-signed Connacht Rugby jersey and a fully-signed Dublin 2016 Commemorative jersey.

Other prizes on the night include an All-Ireland Rugby jersey, courtesy of Embrace Farm and other agricultural supplies sponsored by several Connacht-based businesses.

More Information

Tickets for the event are priced at €10, with all proceeds going to Embrace FARM – Farm Accident Support Network.

They can be purchased at Belmullet Agricultural Show on Sunday, July, 22nd and local Belmullet outlets. They will also be available to purchase on the night or you can contact 083-8167462 or email Declan.Donohue@outlook.com. Find more information here.

Image Source: Embrace FARM website.

Similar Articles

Comments


Most popular

The Marts Forecast
The Marts Forecast
Click to View Weekly Mart Schedules
SELECT LIVESTOCK

Cattle Marts Scheduled Nationwide

Monday

  • Birr
  • Carrigallen
  • Granard
  • Elphin
  • Inishowen
  • Manorhamilton
  • Stranolar
  • Tuam

Tuesday

  • Ballina
  • Ballyjamesduff
  • Drumshambo
  • Ennis
  • Enniscorthy
  • Fermoy
  • Nenagh

Wednesday

  • Athenry
  • Ballinrobe
  • Elphin
  • Granard
  • Kilrush
  • Nenagh

Thursday

  • Ballymote
  • Birr
  • Castlerea
  • Drumshambo
  • Ennis
  • Kilkenny
  • Raphoe

Friday

  • Donegal
  • Gort
  • Kilfenora
  • Roscommon
  • Roscrea
  • Tullow

Saturday

  • Balla
  • Carnew
  • Carrigallen
  • Dowra
  • Loughrea
  • Maam Cross
  • Mohill
  • New Ross
  • Scariff
  • Tullow

Sheep Marts Scheduled Nationwide

Monday

  • Ballyjamesduff
  • Carrigallen
  • Elphin
  • Fermoy
  • Kilkenny
  • Raphoe

Tuesday

  • Athenry
  • Ballina
  • Donegal
  • Ennis
  • Inishowen
  • Tuam
  • Tullow

Wednesday

  • Ballinrobe
  • Enniscorthy
  • Gort
  • Manorhamilton
  • Roscommon
  • Roscrea
  • Stranorlar

Thursday

  • Ballymote
  • Carnew
  • Loughrea

Friday

  • Dowra

Saturday

  • New Ross
  • Maam Cross

Dairy Marts Scheduled Nationwide

Monday

  • Kilkenny

Tuesday

Wednesday

  • Enniscorthy (2nd Wednesday Of Month)

Thursday

Friday

  • Fermoy

Saturday

Calf Marts Scheduled Nationwide

Monday

Tuesday

  • Kilkenny

Wednesday

  • Enniscorthy

Thursday

Friday

Saturday