A Host Of Wexford Sports Stars To Deliver Workshop For Mental Health This Saturday

A host of Wexford sports stars will deliver workshops in Gorey this Saturday as part of a local charity fundraiser…

Wexford’s very-own professional boxer, Niall ‘Boom Boom’ Kennedy, has organised a unique fundraising event which will take place this Satuday in Gorey Boxing Club.

A host of hour-long workshops will be delivered throughout a 24-hour event and funds raised will directly benefit Gorey charity, Talk To Tom. The event’s aim is to raise awareness for Mental Health, for suicide awareness, and for a new local initiaitve, HeadSpaceGorey.ie

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Those delivering workshops include Niall Kennedy, Wexford hurlers Conor McDonald, Gary Molloy and Eoin Molloy, footballer Conor Levingstone and former Wexford goalkeeper Anthony Masteron to name just a few.

McDonald, who will be playing Dublin later that evening, will deliver an hour-long workshop starting at 10am.

Bus tickets still available for the match this Saturday.

The full schedule is as follows:

Niall Kennedy – 9am

Conor McDonald (hurling) – 10am

Declan Gilmore (Health & Nutrition) – 11am

Richie Ivory (Jiujitsu & MMA) – 12

Vicki Leigh (Yoga) – 1pm

Caoimhe Molloy (Rugby) 2pm

Guitar & Ukelele – 3pm

Stenght & Conditioning PACE – 4pm

Darren O’Toole (Boxing) 5pm

Resilience & Meditation – 6pm

PoundWithAis – (Cardio Drumming) – 7pm

Art Workshop – 8pm

Cailin Fitzpatrick and Amy Wilson (Ladies Football) – 9pm

Anthony Masterson (G Football) 10pm

Eoin & Gary Molloy (Hurling) 11pm

Conor Levingstone (Football) 12

Kennedy recently spoke to Off The Ball on the issue, where he spoke about his issues with bi-polar disorder and the impact of losing one of his closest friends.

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