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2019 Pyrenees Cycle Challenge

January 16, 2019
Join St James's Hospital Foundation this August for the challenge of a lifetime and take on the Pyrenees Cycle Challenge!   Ride from the Mediterranean town of Agde to the Atlantic town of San Sebastian. Choose to complete the regular course or extend your ride to include three famous pyrenean climbs: Col du Port, Portet

Wicklow Mountains Cycle Challenge 20 May 2017

January 11, 2017
On Saturday the 20th of May, we will once again be taking to the saddle for the 2017 Wicklow Mountains Cycle Challenge.   Following on from the success of last years’ event, the cycle will start and finish in the stunning grounds of Russborough House, Co. Wicklow and you will have 2 routes to choose from.   50km – The shorter

Paris 2 Nice Charity Cycle 16 – 21 September 2017

January 9, 2017
16th-21st September 2017   Join our team for the Paris2Nice charity cycle and make 2017 a year to remember.    We are recruiting a team of supporters to participate in the 2017 Paris2Nice charity cycle. Starting in Paris and finishing in Nice, the 700km journey takes place in September and it promises to be the

Joanne McMahon Thanksgiving Fundraiser raises over €209,000 for the National Burns Unit

June 14, 2016
The Joanne McMahon Thanksgiving Fundraiser raises over €209,000 for the National Burns Unit at St James's Hospital.   This is an incredible achievement by the community in Castlemahon and beyond. Their energy, commitment and drive to support the National Burns Unit, can not be over-stated. Here at St James's Hospital, we are overwhelmed by such generosity.

Michael – Cardiac and Physiotherapy patient praises staff on saving his life

May 13, 2016
On the approach to our cycling event in Wicklow (in aid of Physiotherapy at St. James's Hospital), Michael Sayers, cardiac and physiotherapy patient tells us his story. Michael had a heart attack in 2015 and required a course of cardiac rehabilitation in the Physiotherapy Department. My name is Michael Sayers and I am 56 years old. On

Joanne McMahon, National Burns Unit Patient

April 15, 2016
Joanne, mother of 5, is a qualified nurse from Castlemahon, Co Limerick.  Joanne and her family were celebrating one of her children’s confirmations in May 2014 at her home.   What happened next could easily happen to anyone, and highlights how easy it is for anyone to receive a burn, whether small, or in Joanne’s

Sandra, MS Patient, cycles for physiotherapy

Sandra Sinnott was diagnosed with MS just after her 30th birthday.   She shares her story with us about the initial devastating impact of receiving this diagnosis and the range of emotions that she went through, especially as she realized that MS is a long term illness, one that needs to be monitored and managed