Munster’s top sporting stars and legends are gearing up for Cork Rebel Week for the ‘Meet Your Heroes’ event to support CUH Charity, which will be held in CIT sports grounds on Monday, October 14th from 12pm to 4pm.

The event, which is proudly supported by Cork Institute of Technology, kicks off Cork
Rebel Week with CUH Children’s Unit patient Daniel Collins, the Lord Mayor and County Mayor officially opening the week-long celebrations with a special red
balloon release at 1pm.

All are welcome to attend this free and not-to-be-missed event that will feature;
athletics stars Rob Heffernan and Derval O’Rourke, endurance swimmer Steve
Redmond, GAA heroes Pa Cronin, Graham Canty, Emer Farmer and Jessica O’Shea
from the Cork Ladies team, Munster Rugby players, Gemma Crowley, Grand-slam
winning team manager of Irish Women’s Rugby National and members of Cork’s
League of Ireland team.

Throughout this day, these inspirational sportspeople will do fun sporting challenges, happily sign autographs, take part in question and answer sessions.

While ‘Meet Your Heroes’ is free of charge, CUH Charity will hold a collection on the day with all donations greatly appreciated.

Professor Michael Molloy, chairman of CUH Charity hopes both young and old will come out to support our sporting heroes and CUH Charity, which is raising much-needed funds for the refurbishment of the Children’s Unit in Cork University Hospital.

“We are delighted that so many of our charity patrons are attending this event which we hope will be a fantastic day of celebration and fun for all involved.

“Every cent donated by the public on the day will go towards the desperately needed
refurbishment of the Children’s Unit.”

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