04 Jul 2022

'We got there!' Kilkenny teacher smashes fundraising target for London Marathon

Kilkenny Kilkenny

Padraig Haughney when he finished the London Marathon in 2019

Castlecomer teacher Padraig Haughney has completed the London Marathon and raised thousands of euro for children with cancer.

Padraig took on the challenge in  memory of Castlecomer Community School principal Seamus O'Connor, who passed away last year.

Mr O'Connor inspired generations of young people and there was great sadness when he passed away.

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