About Rory's Miles 2 Mayo
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124 caps for Ireland, 38 times as captain
Cancer Fund for Children Ambassador
€1M raised in 2021
300km+ | 10 days | 8 counties | 16th-25th May 2023
To raise €2M for Daisy Lodge Cong, Co. Mayo
A therapeutic, restorative short break centre for children impacted by cancer across Ireland.
In September 2021, Rory took on the mammoth challenge of walking from Daisy Lodge in Newcastle, Co. Down to the site of our new Daisy Lodge in Cong, Co. Mayo. He raised a phenomenal €1M in aid of Cancer Fund for Children, to help support families across the island of Ireland impacted by cancer.
In May 2023, Rory stepped forward once again.
Check out our highlights video from this year’s challenge!
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About Cancer Fund For Children
Cancer Fund for Children is a charity working across the island of Ireland supporting children (aged 0-24) and families impacted by cancer.
Our mission is to ensure that no child faces cancer alone and that every young person under the age of 25 receives the right emotional and therapeutic support to help them cope better with the impact of cancer.