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Mercury’s team run the Royal Canal in aid of Dublin Hospices

Mercury’s team run the Royal Canal in aid of Dublin Hospices

Author: Evan O'Quigley  /  8th Apr, 2019  /  News, Responsible Business

Mercury’s Jody Boyle, Electrical Estimation Manager and Dan Geelon, Mechanical Estimation Manager are running the length of the Royal Canal from the Liffey, Co. Dublin to where it meets the River Shannon at Richmond Harbour, Cloondara, Co. Longford over the May Bank holiday weekend 2019 (3 – 6 May), before continuing on to Termonbarry in County Roscommon to complete the run, a total distance of approximately 150km with an additional 14km to and from overnight stops!

Jody and Dan have set up a sponsorship page for their chosen charities, the St. Francis and Harold’s Cross Hospices. Click on the button below if you would like to make a donation!

Jody Boyle has said “Dan and Myself would like to thank everyone who’ve generously donated so far to the worthy causes and would just like to let you know that we’re keeping the iDonate page open until the end of June”.

Charity Sponsors

Our Lady’s Hospice & Care Services Harold’s Cross was founded by the Sisters of Charity in 1879, continues its mission by providing, with loving care, high quality, person-centred health and social care services in the Hospice and community Read more here »

St. Francis Hospice provides a specialist palliative care service to people in North Dublin. This includes support for their families and friends and all healthcare professionals involved in their care. The service is based on a philosophy of human dignity, which treats each person with respect and compassion, irrespective of their cultural or religious background or socio-economic status.  The hospice also plays a leadership role in shaping palliative care nationally, working in partnership to advance policy, education, research and service innovation Read more here »


Mercury is determined to make a positive contribution to the communities in which we operate, to our employees, to our business partners, and to society in general. Our strategy is not only enabled through our commitment to excellence and high-quality performance but also our passion for servicing, enhancing and sustaining the communities and external environment in which we operate.

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