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Sports stars join ranks of Clionas Foundation Purple Platoon



Niamh Kavanagh, Brendan Ring, Joy Neville and Paul Browne, who have joined the Clionas Foundation Purple Platoon for Adare to Survive. Picture: Oisín McHugh.

Sports stars join ranks of Clionas Foundation Purple Platoon

Pictured is Niamh Kavanagh, Joy Neville, Paul Browne and Brendan Ring. Picture: Oisin McHugh

Sports Stars Niamh Kavanagh, Paul Browne and Joy Neville have joined the ranks of Clionas Foundation Purple Platoon to take part in Adare to Survive in Limerick on Sunday the 27th of September. They are also calling on others to take up the challenge and complete the course to raise funds and awareness for Cliona’s Foundation.

If you’re up for the challenge then complete the 7.5km military style obstacle course with the Purple Platoon team. By joining the Clionas Foundation Purple Platoon, €5 of your registration fee will go directly to Cliona’s Foundation. You will be sent a combat pack that includes one of our purple running t-shirts, wear this to distinguish our division. Invite friends, family and colleagues to join you on this mission, and help make this our largest ever squad.




Register now and battle it out as a team, to join the Purple Platoon sign up online through the Adare to Survive website below or click on the Cliona’s Foundation Button on the homepage and follow the directions.

Cliona’s Foundation provides financial assistance to critically ill children all over Ireland. Founded in 2007 by Brendan and Terry Ring, in memory of their daughter Cliona who died of an inoperable brain tumour, Cliona’s Foundation has raised in excess of €870,000 already helping more than 230 families across Ireland.  Cliona’s Foundation receives no financial state support and relies on the generosity of the public for support and to ensure its continuity

For further information or to join the purple platoon contact Rachel on 061-331333 or email [email protected]

To learn more about Cliona’s Foundation, donate or apply for financial assistance please click here

Follow Clionas Foundation on facebook here

Read more about Cliona’s Foundation here

To register click for Adare to Survive, click here

For more information check out the Adare to Survive Facebook page here and Twitter here

Richard is a presenter, producer, songwriter and actor. He was named the Limerick Person of the Year (2011) and won an online award at the Metro Éireann Media and Multicultural Awards (2011) for promoting multi-culturalism online. Richard says that the concept is very much a community driven project that aims to document life in Limerick. So, that in 20 years time people can look back and remember the events that were making the headlines.