On Friday September 7 at 7am, the O’Callaghan Collection team were put through their paces as they hopped on stationary bikes and treadmills outside two of their Dublin city centre hotels, The Mont Clare Hotel on Merrion Square and The Green on Stephen's Green, to begin a day of non-stop cycling for Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind, Irish Cancer Society and Irish Hospice.
Malin to Mizen Head
Working in relays throughout the day, over 100 employees, either running or cycling, covered 1,300km - over double the distance from Malin to Mizen Head. Their sights were set on achieving a fundraising target of €30,000 for the Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind and the Irish Cancer Society. With the support of the groups' suppliers, partners, and the public, the O'Callaghan Collection managed to exceed the set target set and raise €45,000.
The O’Callaghan Collection has expressed its gratitude to everyone who played a part in the event, stating that not only did the participants raise much needed funds for these three charities, but they also enjoyed a day of fun and fitness.
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