Saplings' Tour de Foothills' 2019 takes place this Sunday

In aid of Saplings School for children with autism and complex needs

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Saplings' Tour de Foothills' 2019 takes place this Sunday

Naas Cycling Club and Saplings principal launch Tour de Foothills 2019 PICTURE: Tony Keane

The 'Tour de Foothills' 2019 in aid of Saplings school will take place this Sunday May 19, starting at 9.30am from Finlay's Ford Centre, M7 Business Park, Naas

The annual event, organised by Naas Cycling Club, raises funds for the Kill based school for children with autism and complex needs.

At the launch, there were also two cheque presentations made.

Naas Knitting Club present cheque for €1,125 to Saplings School; Niall O’Neill, Mary Sheridan, Stella O’Reilly, Daniel and Lily Whelan, Mary Hayde, Principal at Saplings Louise Caraher, and Sarah Jane Reddin, pictured at the presentation at Saplings Open Night, Wednesday May 1. Photo Tony Keane.

Larry and Ann Breen presenting a cheque for €1,000 with Principal Louise Caraher, Amanda Fox, Laura Toal, Mark and Nessa Whelan, of Saplings Saplings Special School in Kill for children with autism and complex needs. Larry’s cheque is a donation from the proceeds of sales of his recent book ‘Nás na Rí—Reflections and Recollections’  which is still on sale locally. It helped with cost of providing the Playground Boat pictured. Photo Tony Keane.

Mary Doyle and Laura Toal pictured at the Open Night, and launch of Tour de Foothills Charity Cycle 2019, at Saplings School, Kill, Wednesday, May 1.