Slí Eile present cheque to Irish charity

September 30, 2008 in General, News

Sli Eile chequeSlí Eile director Padraig Swan presented a cheque for €45,000 to John Clarke of Friends in Ireland on 27 September in the Belvedere Hotel. The money was raised by students from five Jesuit Colleges (plus Terenure College) for the construction of an orphan house in Kokstad, a South African township. Teams of students from these schools also went out to South Africa over the summer to help build the house. Slí Eile partner with Friends in Ireland, a charity run by Marian Finucane and John Clark which identifies and responds to the community needs in local areas in the Eastern Cape, South Africa.