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We have dedicated this area to pay special tribute to the extremely generous people who have made a contribution to CRY. It is because of these amazing people that CRY is able to keep our doors open as we do not receive any government funding. All at CRY would like to express our sincerest thanks to everyone who has provided us with support.

SRC Music Showcase 2016 (Thank You)



What a night!!!

Wednesday 25th May was the night the students of the SRC Music Department lit up the Marketplace Theatre, performing a variety of musical styles. With a record attendance the audience were not disappointed. Each year the Music Department stage their Showcase, all proceeds from the event are donated to Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY – Ireland).
The concert is a culmination of the students’ studies; they staged the whole event from technical support, performance and promotion.

This year we were delighted to have the Deputy Lord Mayor Brendan Curran, Michael Greene, Chairman of CRY and his wife and Charity board member Marie Greene, Jimmy Gildernew and Anne and Tommy Fegan, whose support means so much to the College and to the students.

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This year awards were given to 4 students:

  • The Endeavour Award – Rob Cook, sponsored by CRY in honoring the memory of Kevin Fegan.
  • Award for Excellence – Stephen Murphy, sponsored by VIVA Bar, Armagh £100 vouchers from Music World, Armagh.
  • The Goosebump Award – Tom Holland, presented by Gerry Connelly £30 Matchetts Voucher.
  • The Best Excuse Award – Katherine Dugan, presented by Sarah Champ two tickets for Our Back Yard Festival.

The professionalism displayed was outstanding. The Students are certainly well equipped to move to the next stage of their journey in education and the world of life, work and play and are excellent ambassadors for their college and the creative studies department
The evening was directed by Paddy Craig, Course Co-ordinator. “What a fantastic night our students excelled on every level”.

The acts performed a wide genre of music and highlighted the varying talents of the music students. The 2nd year students wrote, composed and performed a special performance called 7 which was pre-recorded onto a CD by the Yr 2 students who designed, produced and promoted the CD on the night priced £5. All proceeds donated to CRY.

The total raised was £1150!!
The evening was a total success and we look forward to 2017

CCU staff from Tallaght Hospital join #teamCry

Cry unit June 2016
Some of the team (Mary, Rosa, Laura & Una (Dietetics) are pictured at the Centre presenting the funds to Lucia Ebbs, CRY.

The CCU staff of Tallaght Hospital led by Siobhan Lacey took part in the 2016 VHI Women’s Mini Marathon in aid of Cry. Siobhan encouraged her colleagues Laura Harmon, Mary McDonald, Linda Baxter, Jingli Li Rosa Gonzales and Eden Bonificio to join #teamCry and the team raised the incredible sum of €1,100.00 for Cry.

Sincere thanks to the CCU staff for supporting Cry and thanks to their family, colleagues & friends who sponsored & donated so generously. 

The Inaugural Paul O'Connor Memorial Glass


Thursday 14th April saw a group of family and friends got together to remember their great friend Paul O'Connor. The inaugural Paul O'Connor Memorial Glass was played for in the beautiful surrounds of Castle Golf Club, Rathfarnham, Dublin.

The evening saw golfers and non-golfers gather for dinner in the clubhouse where we were joined by Susan, Robert, Emma, Hanna & Richard. The honour of winning the first PO'C Memorial Glass went to Gary Dunne. To those who contributed prizes and other goodies a big thanks you - John Moen, Paul Slater, Dave Dunne, Joan Ryan, Brian Callan, Eddie Scaife, Igor Fleming & Paul Ryan.
However the real winner on the day was CRY who benefitted from the proceeds raised from the raffle which raised the fantastic sum of €753.50. Pictured below is Susan presenting Gary with the Memorial Trophy and Susan presenting the monies on Monday morning 18th April to Dr. Deirdre Ward in the CRYP Centre.
Sincere and grateful thanks from all in Cry to everybody who supported the event and donated so generously.

Susan O'Connor presents a cheque to Dr.Deirdre Ward 

Greystones RFC remembering Jackie Lewis


Greystones RFC held their Ladies day on 5th March and chose to support Cry in memory of Jackie Lewis who died suddenly on 7th March 2015. Jackie is the daughter of Greystones Head Coach Kevin and his wife Mary Lewis, sister of Alan & Aoife.

Lucia Ebbs went to the Club on Saturday 2nd April ahead of their AIL game –v- Sundays Well RFC. Club Chairman Gary Nolan and Rachel Byrne from Greystones Ladies Team welcomed Lucia & John Ebbs to the Club and the President Fintan O’Hagan presented Cry with €2,200.00 – the monies raised at this year’s Ladies Day Event.
Ladies Day is a huge event in the Club and on behalf of Cry sincere thanks to everybody who attended and supported the event so generously and to the local businesses who sponsored the day and donated the incredible Raffle & Auction Items.
Special thanks from Cry to Rachel Byrne and the Committee for all their work.