Annual Fundraiser Break for the Border 2022 Raises over €7’500

St Joseph’s NS Hacketstown annual fundraiser, sponsored by Londis Ireland, local business and community groups raised over €7’500 for the school. The event, which took part in the school, saw over 120 students take part in a fun run as they were cheered and encouraged all the way by parents and staff. Irish athlete and native of Hacketstown, Molly Scott warmed up students before the race and presented every participant with a customised Break for the Border 2022 medal.

Londis Ireland sponsored the medals and O’Reilly’s Stores, Hacketstown provided a goodie bag for every student. The event was a huge success, enjoyed by everyone involved.

“The incredible support of the local community has exceeded all expectations. Businesses and clubs came out in force as local companies sponsored generously to support our school. I would like to thank everyone who contributed to the event and our local community for all their continued support. We are very grateful to Molly Scott who is always on hand to support St Joseph’s NS and this year was no exception as she encouraged every student to enjoy and complete the race. All funds raised go directly back into the school for much-needed equipment and resources.” said Maria Barron, principal of St Joseph’s NS.

Parents, family members and students from the school also dug deep and filled in sponsorship cards, which raised over €3,000.

Organisers would like to thank local companies and groups for their continued support:

– Bolands Bar 
– Brian Kelly Plant Hire
– Butler’s Organic Eggs 
– Clonmore GAA
– Cullen Nurseries
– Damien Cullen Agri Contractor 
– Duffy Buses 
– Gallagher Medical Centre 
– Gearoid O’Toole & Son Construction 
– Glanmorefoods Ltd
– Hacketstown Community Games 
– Hair Affairs 
– Jackies Florist
– John Connolly Electrical 
– Kennedys Chemist 
– Lamberts Hardware 
– Liffey Meats 
– Londis Petrol Station 
– Mick Smith Haulage & Sons Ltd 
– Monastill Engineering 
– Moorehead Motors 
– Nolan Construction
– Myers Transport 
– Paul Connolly Electrical 

– Perry Oil
– PJ Townsend Transport
– Smith Groundworks 
– SuperValu 
– The Conor
– Woodside Garden Products

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