The Tour de Kilkenny

Parent Jackie Delahunty recently presented Principal Mr Cassin with a €1000 cheque for the school from a long time associate The Tour de Kilkenny. The Tour has been hosted by a group of our parents since 2008. Every August Bank Holiday weekend this has involved the feeding of hundreds of cyclists at the halfway point in the popular cycling sportif. Although the event has recently moved to the GAA centre, the same dedicated group of volunteers has helped during all this time. For our school the most significant beneficiary of the tour is Barretstown Gang Camp (based near Ballymore Eustace in Co Kildare) Barretstown provides activity based weekends for children recovering from serious illness. Over the years, some of Scoil Mholinge’s past pupils have availed of the camp’s activities during recovery. The €1000 will be put to good use in providing much needed sports equipment.