Welcome on board #teamCry
We are delighted to welcome Tommy Fegan as a Volunteer to the CRY Ireland Team. Tommy who has experienced firsthand the impact SADS can have on a family as he tragically lost his son Kevin aged 24 in 2010, will attend presentations, meetings and events nationwide and represent CRY Ireland as an official spokesperson.
Over the coming months at events around the country you will get the chance to meet Tommy who has come on board, as a volunteer, to help us to raise awareness of CRY Ireland and the work we do to help those affected by SADS ( Sudden Adult Death Syndrome).
If your company are considering a Charity #CSR initiative or if you as a family or a group are planning a fundraising event please get in touch and let Tommy visit you and your staff to tell you about all the good you can do by sporting CRY Ireland.
Tommy has worked for over 35 years at senior management level in the youth, education and training sectors, public, private and voluntary, in Ireland, North and South. These included Director, Northern Ireland, Prince’s Trust, Deputy CEO, Cooperation Ireland, Director, North South Exchange Consortium. He is currently Director of the Thomas D’Arcy McGee Summer School in Carlingford.
Tommy plays uilleann pipes and whistles, and recently completed his MA in Research (Ethnomusicology and Ethnographic Filmmaking), and has produced and directed 13 documentary films on a wide range of aspects of Irish traditional music.
The Fegan family from Camlough in South Armagh has supported CRY Ireland since the sudden death of Kevin (24) on Sept 3rd, 2010.