ELEANOR BEATTIE AND SHEILAGH MCNAMARA, HONOURED AS ST. BRIGIDS ‘HOSPICE HEROES’ AHEAD OF HOSPICE SUNFLOWER DAYS 2019
Pictured at the ‘Hospice Hero’ special ceremony are (l-r), Clare Martin, Friend’s of St. Brigid’s Hospice & Homecare Services, Eleanor Beattie, Mary Kennedy, Hospice Sunflower Days Ambassador and RTE Broadcaster and Sheilagh McNamara. Eleanor and Sheilagh, who volunteer each year to support their local hospice on Hospice Sunflower Days, have been named official ‘Hospice Heroes’ for their many years of fundraising service on behalf of their local hospice and homecare service, Friend’s of St Brigid’s Hospice & Homecare Services.
Eleanor and Sheilagh along with 25 others were honoured with the title of ‘Hospice Hero’ at a special ceremony in St. Francis Hospice, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15 on Thursday, 9th May 2019 to coincide with the official launch of this year’s Hospice Sunflower Days campaign. This year’s Hospice Sunflower Days, which marks the 29th year of the campaign, is taking place on Friday, 7th June and Saturday 8th June 2019.