Áras Mhuire to benefit from Listowel Vintners Re-turn recycling drive

Listowel Vintners have teamed up with Áras Mhuire for a unique recycling initiative that will help raise funds for the local residential home.

Located beside Listowel Community Hospital, Áras Mhuire was set up in the 1970s by a number of local people and is one of only a few community-based, not-for-profit, self-funded nursing homes in the country.

Christy Walsh, Listowel publican and director at Áras Mhuire, is leading the recycling drive - he came up with the idea and approached the other vintners in Listowel who agreed to come on board with the initiative where cans and bottles are collected from the pubs in the town as well as the hotel and a number of restaurants.

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Greenway walk raises €12k for Nano Nagle

The sponsored walk along the Listowel to Abbeyfeale greenway held on the May Bank Holiday Monday raised an impressive €12,785 for the pupils of Nano Nagle Special School in Listowel.

The proceeds will go directly towards swimming lessons and equine therapy services for the students and all at the school are thrilled with the amount raised which was presented to them on Thursday last.

Gabrielle Browne, principal at Nano Nagle Special School, said: “Once again, a heartfelt thank you to Christy’s Bar and to the wonderful community of Listowel for your unwavering support and generosity.

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