*John Conroy. Photograph: Burren Eye Photography

A FUNDRAISER DANCE in aid of the Ray of Hope Cancer Hospice in Uganda takes place in Ennis this week.

The Temple Gate Hotel will host the dance on Friday June 16th, music will be provided by Peter Burke with dancing from 9pm until midnight.

Clare volunteers led by John Conroy from New Quay will travel to the Cancer Hospice in the middle of July.

It will be John’s twelfth visit and this time he will be joined by Killanena’s Enda Collins, Michelle McNamara from Scariff, Quin’s Áine Quigney, Marie Corbett of Clarecastle and Donegal native Áine Heward.

There is a strong Clare link to the Cancer Hospice in Jinja as it was founded by two Quin doctors, Pat and Patricia Hassett.

Further information on the fundraiser is available from Michael Maher at 087 6313215.

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