Drive to Survive sets off this week

first_imgDRIVE TO SURVIVE ROUTEDay 1 – Friday August 9: Anglesboro (Limerick) to Tralee (Kerry), 222kmDay 2 – Saturday August 10: Banemore (Kerry) to Galway, 199kmDay 3 – Sunday August 11: Claregalway (Galway) to Bundoran (Donegal), 200kmDay 4 – Monday August 12: Ballyshannon (Donegal) to Cavan, 188kmDay 5 – Tuesday August 13: Stradone (Cavan) to Tullamore (Offaly), 212kmDay 6 – Wednesday August 14: Killeigh (Laois) to Tullow (Carlow), 165kmDay 7 – Thursday August 15: Carlow to Ballylanders (Limerick), 305km Twitter Shannondoc operating but only by appointment Facebook TAGSDrive to Survivefeaturedfull-imageJohn Gallahue Print Previous articleGiveamanakick celebrates ten years of Limerick label Out on a LimbNext articleLimerick leaves rest in 50 shades Liam Togherhttp://www.limerickpost.ieLiam joined the Limerick Post in December 2012, having previously worked in other local media organisations. He holds an MA in Journalism from the University of Limerick and is particularly interested in sports writing. RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Email Linkedin A GROUP of volunteers will drive two Model T trucks across all of Ireland over the coming week in aid of the Drive to Survive fund. The trucks are owned by charity founder Dan Gallahue, whose late father John was a former county councillor and died two years ago from cancer.The Drive to Survive will set off from Anglesboro on Friday August 9, passing through 26 counties before finishing in Ballylanders on Thursday August 15. The route will pass through County Limerick on Saturday, taking in Glin, Loughill, Foynes, Askeaton, Kildimo, Mungret and Limerick city.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Drive to Survive was established last by a group of 30 local Munster volunteers to honour the memory and the lifetime achievement of John Gallahue, who in his role as a county councillor strived diligently to bring prosperity to the area. It was his greatest wish to establish a national charity that would travel through Ireland to raise funds for cancer care. The Drive to Survive will honour his memory and see his wish become a reality.The week-long expedition will encompass more than 1,000 miles, with volunteers signed up right across Ireland. People are also encouraged to stage their own events in aid of Drive to Survive, with all contributions welcome. Advertisement Walk in Covid testing available in Limerick from Saturday 10th April WhatsApp No vaccines in Limerick yet First Irish death from Coronavirus Surgeries and clinic cancellations extended NewsLocal NewsDrive to Survive sets off this weekBy Liam Togher – August 8, 2013 573 Proceedures and appointments cancelled again at UHLlast_img