Derry running club raises money for two organisations in the city

Fundraising organised in memory of Aodhan O'Donnell

Derry running club raises money for two organisations in the city

Members of The Young Shamrocks hand over the money raised to Gerry O'Donnell, Aodhan's father. Photo by Peter McKane.

Runners and coaches from Derry running group, Na Seamróga Óga (The Young Shamrocks), have raised £1,200 for two local charities.

The group is made up of parents and youth members of Doire Trasna GAC, Na Magha GAC and Top of the Hill Celtic FC - clubs from the Waterside area of the city.

The group raised £500 for Foyle Search and Rescue in memory of Aodhan O'Donnell.

The money was raised by a sponsored ‘Marathon in Two Weeks’ run by coaches of the group.

The Shamrocks also raised £700 for Hillcrest House to aid the local community during the Christmas period.

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