Students from three schools in Naas and Newbridge promoted the message “It’s ok not to feel ok; it’s absolutely ok to ask for help” in Naas last Saturday.
It was the final spinoff event on the Cycle Against Suicide calendar, which promotes awareness of mental health.
The event was staged at Naas GAA club, where the participants were addressed by Colm Hayes, a CAS ambassador.
A group of cyclists rode to the Curragh Camp and back.
Laura Doherty, a member of the organising committee and a teacher at St Mary’s College, thanked all who took part in the cycle and encouraged everyone to continue to promote mental health awareness in their community.
On their was back from the Curragh Camp the cyclists came through Naas.
The organisers wish to thank Naas GAA, The Defence Forces personnel in the Curragh Camp, Naas and Newbridge gardaí, Kildare County Council, Naas Photography Group, Naas Traders Association, Naas Lions Club, Order of Malta Newbridge.
Photos: Tony Keane