Tractor Run and Cycle event in Ballaghaderreen in aid of MND

Details have been released in recent days of a cycle event from London to Ballaghaderreen in aid of Motor Neuron Research.

The event, is part of a bigger fundraising drive, which is ongoing to honour local man Frank Kelly, who died of MND two years ago.

Mr Kelly was the local postman and was heavily involved in Ballaghaderreen and Mayo GAA.

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The cycle, which will see Chairperson Pat Towey and Frank’s son Peter cycling from the Claddagh Ring in Henden London on the 30th of September, hoping to arrive back in Ballaghaderreen on the 5th of October.

Ballaghaderreen Mens Shed are also organising a Tractor Run on Sunday the 18th of August with all participants meeting at The Mill Business Park on the Dublin Road at 12.00pm on the day.