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GAA Tournament Organised For Courageous Ciaran Battling Illness

A GAA tournament will take place for a young Wexford footballer who recently found himself battling for his life…

Recently, we shared a story about Ciaran Kavanagh, a young Wexford man, after his life was turned upside-down following a sudden illness.

Bunclody native Clodagh Mahon is now organising the tournament. Speaking to Wexford Weekly, Clodagh confirmed that:

“There will be a mix of hurling and football. There will be different age groups such as under 7, under 9, under 11, under 15, under 17 boys. There will be under 12, under 14, and minor girls also playing on the day. A game will also be played between all of Ciaran’s friends. On the day, some raffles will take place and live music will be played.”

It should be a fantastic family day out, but importantly, the GAA tournament will raise awareness for Ciaran while it will also provide an opportunity to raise additional funds to aid with his recovery.

“He deserves this. He’s a great chap. He’s able for anything and he’s such a fighter on and off the pitch. We’ll do as much as we need to to raise as much as needs to get him the best cars and rehabilitation he needs,” Clodagh said.

The GAA tournament is scheduled to take place on Saturday, October 9th 2021, at 10am at the HWH Bunclody GAA grounds.

To date, over €58,000 has been donated by the community to help with Ciaran’s recovery. To donate, check out the GoFundMe for Ciaran’s recovery and donate now.

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