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    Dunno if anyone is familiar with Alan Kerins (Galway hurler) and his charity work in Africa but this looks like a decent way to spend an idle Sunday and raise some much needed funds. Taken from

    <h2>Friends of Alan Kerins African Projects</h2>
    23 January 2007

    Family day of Sporting Celebration !!!!

    what promises to be a day that will be unique in Irish Sports history
    many of the following sports trophies, for the first and possibly only
    time, will be on display in the one location simultaneously;

    - Venue;@@@@SPAN style="font-weight: bold;"> Devon Inn Hotel ,Templeglantine,Co Limerick@@@@/SPAN>
    - Date;Sunday 28/01/07
    - Time:10am - 5 pm

    @@@@SPAN style="font-weight: bold;">Heineken cup@@@@/SPAN> All Ireland Minor Hurling cup
    Liam McCarthy cup All Ireland Minor Football cup
    Sam Maguire cup All Ireland U-21 Hurling Trophy
    National hurling league cup All Ireland U-21 Football cup
    National football league cup Munster senior Football cup
    Munster senior hurling cup Leinster senior Football cup
    Leinster senior hurling cup Connaught senior Football cup
    AIL Rugby trophy Ulster senior Football cup
    All Ireland senior camogie cup Cork senior Hurling cup
    All Ireland senior ladies football cup Limerick senior Hurling + Football cups
    All Ireland senior club cups (H+F) Kerry senior Football cup

    @@@@SPAN style="font-weight: bold;">Fundraising is based on the monies raised from admission to the event
    and from each “official photograph” taken with the trophies on the
    day@@@@/SPAN>…. (Prices as set out below.)
    - The event will be attended by a
    cross section of @@@@SPAN style="font-weight: bold;">past and present sports stars and personalities@@@@/SPAN> and
    people are also invited (if they so wish) to bring along their own
    cameras to take their own photographs of these stars with themselves
    and their families.
    - During the day ,all present will be
    entertained by live music and by video playbacks of many of the great
    games of the past and of the key games in 2006 that determined where
    these trophies would rest during 2007.
    - All participants are giving their time and services free of charge to help this charity.
    Also a free draw will take place on admission ticket..…prizes will
    include 2 premier tickets to Dublin v Tyrone in Croke Park plus lunch
    (First ever Floodlight game in Croke Park), weekend away for 2, + many
    more prizes !!!!!!!!!!

    For further information on the charity please log on to
    for further information on this event and other events related to the
    “Friends of Alan Kerins charity” please contact John Magner at;
    Mob Tel :086-8550567 or e-mail

    “Friends Of Alan Kerins African Projects “Committee Members

    John Magner Limerick Niall Cahill Kilkenny
    Michael Keane Cork Joe Walsh Kerry
    Paddy Guiney Kerry Paddy Curtin Limerick

    Price List
    Admission + Official Photograph with cups
    Juveniles €10
    Adult Single/Couple €20
    Family €25
    Juvenile Group (Pre Booked) €40 (Group Photograph)

    Extra Copies Of Photographs available on Request……..Price €5 each

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