15 Aug 2022

Huge day of fundraising events kicks off in aid of Altnagelvin's Neo Natal Unit

A bumper day of fundraising events is currently underway in aid of Altnagelvin Hospital's Neo Natal Intensive Care Unit. The Tattoo Lounge in Rathmor Business Park is holding a charity tattoo event and family fun day. The Tattoo spaces are now fully booked, however there may be a small number of cancelations. There will be a big display of custom motorcycles on show hosted by the Exiles RC and guests from the Dead Society MCC this morning at the Tattoo Lounge. The family fun day is also underway with live music from local musicians. Lots of kids fake tattoos are available on the day at very small prices. There is also a bake sale with lots of homemade goodies and a bouncy castle is available. Irish dancers will be doing short sets throughout the day and if the weather permits there will be a BBQ with burgers & hot dogs at only £1 per hot dog & £2 for a burger. Everyone welcome. At 8pm tonight at The Delacroix there will be a massive night of rock music will kick off with 5 top class local bands. Limited tickets are still available at £5 and payment on the door will be permitted if there is space. Raffle tickets will be on sale throughout the full day and night for a huge list of great prizes donated by local businesses.   The event was organised in part by Derry man Bob McLaughlin whose twin daughters Saorliath and Saoirse McLaughlin received life saving care at the NNICU. Mr McLaughlin thanked everyone at the Tattoo Lounge and all the volunteers, bands and local businesses who have helped with the event.

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