Weʼve raised £2,535 to Raise funds for Knockevin Special Needs School attended by our late son Oisin Blaney with the launch of a hurling blitz for 160 kids.
- Funded on Monday, 1st October 2018
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Our son Oisin, was a happy, healthy boy who enjoyed life. He loved swimming and often took our breath away when he could keep his head underwater for 20 seconds at a time! He loved to play football he would run straight to the goals, throw the ball in, then run off giving himself a big cheer. He loved singing and recording himself on the nearest mobile phone. On the trampoline, he loved to lie down and let his sister bounce around him in order to make him leap in the air. He also loved to give her a sneaky nip and giggle when she leapt in the air with a squeal.
He passed away suddenly on 17th June 2009 and left a huge void in all our lives. Nine years later, we can look back at those treasured memories with a smile on our face.
Oisin also loved Knockevin Special School and often stood outside our house waiting for his bus even though he could have waited in his house. At Knockevin, Oisin received physio, occupational and speech therapy, he went swimming and horse-riding and the staff who cared for Oisin were indeed special.
It is against this background that we would like to give back to Knockevin in order to help other children at a time of educational cutbacks as well as keeping the memory of Oisin alive.
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Dermot Mc govern
Jun 22, 2018
Jun 22, 2018
Blaneys are a wonderful GAA clan- delighted to be able to support great people in a great cause. Maith sibh uilig
Jun 21, 2018
Well done Peter, Catherine and family I hear it was a great day and such a brilliant cause. Good luck with your fund raising x
Jun 20, 2018
Well done, the blitz was a great success. A lot of effort and thought clearly went into it. You should all be very proud.
Anne and Mary
Jun 19, 2018
Well done Peter. What a lovely way to remember Oisin. Good luck with the event.
Jun 18, 2018
Pearse and Brenda McCartan
Jun 18, 2018
Great cause and great event well done guys.
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