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27 Sept 2022

Donegal family raises thousands for hospitals with help from musical friends

Funds have been shared between hospitals in Donegal and Galway


A Donegal family have raised thousands of euro for Letterkenny University Hospital and University Hospital Galway through a musical evening.
James Melly and his wife Mary from Lettermacaward recently visited University Hospital Galway and presented a cheque for €3,325 to the Claddagh Ward Patient Comfort Fund.
In 2015 James had been a patient at the hospital where he received chemotherapy.
James and his family wanted to show their gratitude and organised a musical evening featuring Galway band, Old Trusty.
James and Mary’s son is a member of the band and in total they raised €6,650 which was donated and shared between University Hospital Galway and Letterkenny University Hospital.

Deirdre O’Halloran, Clinical Nurse Manager, Claddagh Ward, expressed her gratitude to the Melly family.

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