Updated: 2012-09-10 10:06:25
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Sligo Suicide Awareness Walk Attracts 150 Fundraisers

Over 150 people took part in the fundraiser that has raised vital funds for Console, STOP and 1Life. Starting from St Nathy's Cemetery in Collooney the walkers headed up the N4 dual-carriageway towards the Ballisodare junction where having passed through the underpass returned to the starting point.

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First home were (l-r) Stuart Fallon (Collooney), Brian and Cian (in buggy) Drury (Ballymote), Cllr Martin Baker (Riverstown) and Frank McDonagh (Ballymote)
First home were (l-r) Stuart Fallon (Collooney), Brian and Cian (in buggy) Drury (Ballymote), Cllr Martin Baker (Riverstown) and Frank McDonagh (Ballymote)
1st ladies home were Mary Jinks, Antoinette Kelly and Kathleen Jinks all from Riverstown
1st ladies home were Mary Jinks, Antoinette Kelly and Kathleen Jinks all from Riverstown
Kieran and Joan McGowan with Tom Scanlon (r)
Kieran and Joan McGowan with Tom Scanlon (r)
John 'The Boss' Flannery with singer and musician Gerry McCarthy
John 'The Boss' Flannery with singer and musician Gerry McCarthy
Sisters Majella and Sandra Feeney from Collooney
Sisters Majella and Sandra Feeney from Collooney
Event organisers Lillian and Tom Scanlon
Event organisers Lillian and Tom Scanlon
Cousins - Rachel and Rebecca O'Neill travelled from Tralee, Co Kerry to be with their cousin Valarie Scanlon (centre).
Cousins - Rachel and Rebecca O'Neill travelled from Tralee, Co Kerry to be with their cousin Valarie Scanlon (centre).
Some of the walkers returning
Some of the walkers returning
Mary Torsney with her new rescued 'best friend'
Mary Torsney with her new rescued 'best friend'
 Mary Jinks, Antoinette Kelly and Kathleen Jinks  with Tom Scanlon
Mary Jinks, Antoinette Kelly and Kathleen Jinks with Tom Scanlon
Scanlons - Lorraine, Nicola, Michelle, Trisha and Brian Flynn from Ballymote
Scanlons - Lorraine, Nicola, Michelle, Trisha and Brian Flynn from Ballymote
Angela Brennan with Paula Lavin, Anne Brennan and Chairman of Sligo Rovers Michael Toolin, Lillian Scanlon and Eileen Toolin
Angela Brennan with Paula Lavin, Anne Brennan and Chairman of Sligo Rovers Michael Toolin, Lillian Scanlon and Eileen Toolin