12 February 2016 No Comments by The Northern Standard

A major fund-raising component of the ongoing Daithi’s Wish To Walk campaign will take place in the Hillgrove Hotel on Saturday, March 19 next at 8 pm with a big Stars In Their Eyes event.

Ten artistes will take to the stage as the embodiment of some of the stellar names of the entertainment world, with the popular band Beatroot following that programme with a much-anticipated live performance.

Two All-Ireland tickets will be among the prized items auctioned off on the night to boost the Daithi fund, and those in attendance will also be able to bid for a signed Ireland international rugby jersey and a signed Dublin All-Ireland final-winning jersey.

Tickets are priced at €20 each and are available from any committee member or from the Hillgrove Hotel. Admission is by ticket only and the public’s support for the event will be greatly appreciated by the organisers.

Daithi Sherry is a happy, fun loving and caring four-year-old boy from Lossett, Stranooden, Monaghan who was born in Cavan General Hospital on May 1 2011. Daithi was five weeks premature and shortly after birth he was admitted to the Special Care baby unit where he spent the first two weeks of his life.

Daithi is the youngest boy of four children – he has two older brothers and one sister. Daithi lives with his parents Caroline and Paul who are both from Monaghan.

Unfortunately Daithi was diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy “Spastic Diplegia” at two years old. This affects Daithi’s ability to stand and is preventing him walking on his own.

Daithi has recently been…


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