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The "lunchtime legends and friends" relay team succesfully swam the distance of the English Channel, 21 miles on Tuesday 6th March. In fact, because everyone really give it their all, we managed to cross the channel in 9.5 hours! The relay team continued swimming and actually swam 28 miles in the allotted time. Some swimmers were accompanied by other relay members on their legs, so the actual distance swam was 36 miles! The event was held at Queens University PEC swimming pool. Here are the stats:

Time for Channel Swim = 9 hours 30 minutes
Total Relay Swim Distance = 28.03 miles
Total Distance Swam = 36.25 miles

We just want to offer a big THANK YOU you to everyone that has donated so far and helped make the event such a success. This website will be open for a couple of months to allow all donations to come in.

We set ourselves this challenge to raise money to help purchase and MRI scanner for the regional Children's Hospital in Northern Ireland.

The Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick Children is the only children's hospital in the UK without an MRI Scanner.

Without a dedicated children’s MRI Scanner, many children in Northern Ireland who would benefit from an MRI Scan are unable to have one. Instead, these children undergo different types of investigation that can be invasive or involve radiation, and may even have to travel outside of Northern Ireland for a scan.

We need your help to raise £2,000,000 to buy a MRI scanner for the childrens hospital and ensure that all sick children in Northern Ireland receive the best and safest treatment available.

www.mriscannerappeal.org

 

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Raising money for

Helping Hand

Helping Hand

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Helping Hand was established by the medical staff at The Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick Children with the single aim of improving healthcare for children attending the hospital which is the regional referral unit for most of the paediatric specialties in Northern Ireland. Charity No. XR18800

Donations 149

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Donation by Anonymous on 29/05/12

£10.00

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Great effort Cormac (and all the legend's swimmers). I should have signed up sooner, looked great fun.

Donation by Stephen Smartt on 07/05/12

£25.00

+ £6.25 Gift Aid

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Donation by Gillian Armstrong on 17/04/12

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Donation by Anonymous on 02/04/12

£5.00

+ £1.25 Gift Aid

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Thanks for all your help over the last year, Cormac. Congratulations on the swim!!

Donation by Christopher Carr on 26/03/12

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For an extremely worthy cause.

Donation by Mark Heron and family on 23/03/12

£50.00

+ £12.50 Gift Aid

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Good man Cormac... well down!

Donation by Paul McKenna on 20/03/12

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

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very enjoyable event for a very worthy cause

Donation by pete stewart on 20/03/12

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

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Donation by aaron mccann on 16/03/12

£100.00

+ £25.00 Gift Aid

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Well done Cormac and Team - a great achievement for a great cause :-)

Donation by Julia Baltacioglu on 16/03/12

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

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Donation by Anonymous on 14/03/12

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Well done Will and everyone involved, excellent cause!

Donation by Mary Hanley on 14/03/12

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

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Donation by Anonymous on 13/03/12

£5.00

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Over £3000 mark - well done to all involved. Great cause.

Donation by Eugene McKeown on 09/03/12

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Sorry I missed the swim (flu) but I will be up for future challenges.

Donation by Jonny McCullagh on 09/03/12

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

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Well Done Cormac! Wonderful achievement for a cause very close to our heart! Eugene, Angela, Aoife, Oran and Lorcan x

Donation by Angela McCann on 09/03/12

£40.00

+ £10.00 Gift Aid

Donation by ron harper on 09/03/12

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

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Good Man Cormac. When are you swimming back?

Donation by Shane Scully on 08/03/12

£100.00

+ £25.00 Gift Aid

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Well done!

Donation by Clare Maguire on 08/03/12

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

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Congratulations to Cormac and all involved for such a worthy cause

Donation by Heather Bamford on 08/03/12

£30.00

+ £7.50 Gift Aid

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Well done

Donation by Gary Hamill on 08/03/12

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

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Great cause, well done.

Donation by Ciaran Mc Grath on 08/03/12

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

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Donation by Jeanette on 08/03/12

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

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Good job everyone. Thanks to Cormac for organising it.

Donation by Conor Leahy on 07/03/12

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

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Donation by Lee Beattie on 07/03/12

£5.00

+ £1.25 Gift Aid

Donation summary

  • * Online donations£3,393.50
  • Offline donations£963.00
  • Text donations£82.00
  • Total raised£4,438.50
  • Gift Aid£786.38

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