Sad farewell to ‘remarkable woman’ Julie-Anne

first_imgFacebook NewsLocal NewsSad farewell to ‘remarkable woman’ Julie-AnneBy admin – November 23, 2011 841 Linkedin Print Email LIMERICK is this week mourning a woman who worked tirelessly and used her singing talents to raise money for breast cancer. Julie-Anne Dineen was diagnosed with breast cancer more than three years ago and then became an ambassador for fundraising for the cause. She released her charity single “Do You Believe,” which reached no 1 in the Irish Singles Chart in March 2009, and topped the charts for a week. The proceeds went to the Symptomatic Breast Cancer unit at the Mid-Western Regional Hospital in Ireland, where Julie-Anne had just finished treatment for breast cancer.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up She was nominated for Limerick Person of the Year 2009 after the recording. She completed a tour of Limerick schools where she performed her chart topping song and worked to spread a cancer aware message. She followed her chart success with a Top 3 hit in Ireland, a cover of River Deep – Mountain High released in October 2009.Julie-Anne lived with her husband Dave and sons Sean (12) and Matty (8) in Corbally, and the family had just recently moved to their new home in Adare.With her husband and other friends and supporters, the former Bunratty singer raised thousands for the charity, organising events including the Limerick Jigs and Reels.John Galvin, who worked with the couple in fundraising, said Julie-Anne was “a remarkable woman. What she has done is indescribable, doing so much fundraising and so much good while she and Dave were raising their children. They are a remarkable family”.40 year old Julie-Anne passed away on Sunday last. She was buried after requiem mass in St Joseph’s Church this Wednesday morning.center_img Advertisement Twitter WhatsApp Previous articleWine news including @FVDIE Christmas tasting and moreNext articleCharity near victim of refund scam adminlast_img read more

Local solution there to end three school campus debacle, says Minister

first_imgAudioHomepage BannerNews Twitter The Education Minister believes there is a local solution to securing a site for the Three School Campus in Buncrana.In response to a Dail question posed by Donegal Deputy Charlie McConalogue asking for an update on the project, Minister McHugh said officials from the Department of Education and Donegal County Council remain engaged on the issue.Minister McHugh however did commit to keeping the issue on the agenda ahead of a meeting with the Donegal ETB tomorrow:Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/charhghghjghjghjghjliejoe1pm.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Facebook Facebook Previous articleDonegal Garda awarded damages after being kicked in patrol carNext articleManus Kelly secures major support from Hyundai & Applegreen News Highland Pinterest Google+ Harps come back to win in Waterford Google+ DL Debate – 24/05/21 Twittercenter_img WhatsApp By News Highland – February 7, 2019 FT Report: Derry City 2 St Pats 2 RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Local solution there to end three school campus debacle, says Minister Derry draw with Pats: Higgins & Thomson Reaction Pinterest WhatsApp Journey home will be easier – Paul Hegarty News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24thlast_img read more