Ball raising funds for defibrillators in Cork

Ball raising funds for defibrillators in Cork
The annual multi coloured ball race on St. Patricks Hill to help raise money for the installation of defibrillators across Cork City. Pic: Gavin Browne

TWELVE thousand multi-coloured balls raced down Patrick’s Hill today to raise money for the installation of defibrillators across Cork city centre.

The annual multicoloured ball race on St. Patricks Hill to help raise money for the installation of defibrillators across Cork City. Pic: Gavin Browne
The annual multicoloured ball race on St. Patricks Hill to help raise money for the installation of defibrillators across Cork City. Pic: Gavin Browne

This is the sixth year of the Ball Run and the funds raised to date have enabled Cork Lions to install 12 publicly available 24 hour accessible defibrillators.

Helpers Philip and Chloe Turtle from Kileens help load up the crate of balls for the annual multicoloured ball race on St. Patricks Hill to help raise money for the installation of defibrillators across Cork City. Pic: Gavin Browne
Helpers Philip and Chloe Turtle from Kileens help load up the crate of balls for the annual multicoloured ball race on St. Patricks Hill to help raise money for the installation of defibrillators across Cork City. Pic: Gavin Browne

Cork Lions Club aim to have 13 AED’s in the city centre and will continue to locate AED’s in the wider city area with the support of the residents of Cork City.

Onlookers at the annual multi coloured ball race on St. Patricks Hill to help raise money for the installation of defibrillators across Cork City. Pic: Gavin Browne
Onlookers at the annual multi coloured ball race on St. Patricks Hill to help raise money for the installation of defibrillators across Cork City. Pic: Gavin Browne

President of Cork Lions Club, Pat Desmond, said: “We’re delighted to again run the Patrick’s Hill Ball Run which is our primary fundraiser for the City Centre Defibrillator Project.”

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