The Irish Sudden Infant Death Association (ISIDA) will hold a fundraising walk along the Barrow River on Saturday, September 15.
The ISIDA is a voluntary organisation that provides support to families who have experienced the sudden death of a child.To lose a child has a most profound effect on a family. I.S.I.D.A. provides specific bereavement support to all families through a range of professional supports. Funds raised from the walk will help us to continue providing vital services to bereaved families. Step out on the banks of the ‘Goodly Barrow,’ Ireland’s second longest river. Enjoy a delightful walk along the Barrow towpath from Ballyteigelea Bridge (near Borris, Co Carlow) to historic St Mullins. Regristration €10 at St Mullins Car Park at 10.30am. Transport is provided from St Mullins to Borris where the walk begins. As you walk towards St Mullins on one of the country’s historic transport routes, you pass locks, mills and bridges which are reminders of the regions vibrant commercial past, while views of the Kilkenny and Carlow countryside open up before you. The complete walk is about 20 kilometres and should take about five hours. There will be a lunch stop in Graignamanagh. If you don’t feel like doing the full walk you can arrange to finish in Graiguenamanagh. (About 10 km). What you need to bring: Suitable walking footwear; rainjacket; snackfood; drinks; small rucksack. It is important that all litter is taken home. To receive more information and or register for the walk or get sponsor cards contact Margaret; @ 01 8732711 or www.isida.ie