Donal O’Connor, Sergio’s father comes from a well known Dublin family of traditional musicians and many of their friends have kindly offered to perform at various events throughout Ireland and abroad.
See below for details about each of these past and future events.
Christmas Eve Busking on Grafton St. - 24th December 2012
Camino Walk - 15th September 2012
Sponsored ‘El Camino’ Walk on the 15th of September 2012
Sponsored walk in aid of Sergio O’Connor organised by Brendan and Inagh Sheridan who are going to Spain to partake in the St James of Compostela Walk, often referred to as ‘El Camino’ on the 15 September. Anyone interested in supporting this by sponsorship or donation should ring (01- 8394115).
Brendan and Inagh are members of the John Murray Walking Club and regularly travel to participate in walks around Ireland.
Sky Dive in Birr - Saturday 26th August 2012
Griffins Waxing and Head Shaving Night - Saturday 11th August 2012
5-a-side Tournament, Family Fun Day & Session - Saturday 11th August 2012
Benefit Concert Kinvara, Co. Galway - Saturday 28th July 2012
•KYM (Kinvara Young Musicians)
•Seamus & Manus McGuire with Garry O’Briain
•Maire O’Keeffe & Eilish O’Connor
•Brock McGuire Band
Doors open 8pm for 8.30pm • Admission €10 Donations will also be accepted on the night
Garage Sale Vancouver - Saturday 28th July 2012
Tradathon: Sessions for Sergio - Saturday 9th June 2012
Parish Encounter Group Coffee Morning - Wednesday 6th June 2012
The Clé Club - Wednesday 6th June 2012
The Clé Club
Downstairs in The Stag’s Head
No1 Dame Court
Doors open 8.30pm
Wednesday 6th June: Help Sergio O’Connor
Fear a Tí: Séamus Dooley
With the O’Connor Family, Liam, Mick and Aoife, Ciarán O’Reilly and other friends
Sergio O’Connor was born with an incomplete oesophagus. He is currently in Boston with his father, Donal, where he is undergoing life changing surgery. Sergio is doing extraordinarily well and doctors are very pleased with his progress.
However, costs for Sergio’s family continue to mount and they need all the support we can muster to help them through this difficult time and set Sergio on the road to full recovery.
Admission by donation – all proceeds to help Sergio and his family
Flora Women's Mini Marathon - Monday 4th June 2012
Texas Hold Em Poker Tournament for Sergio - Friday May 25th 2012
Minimum first prize €1,000, guaranteed.
Fleadh Nua Festival Club for Sergio - 25th + 26th May 2012
Family Fun Day at the Burren, Boston - Sunday May 20th 2012
Scoil Assaim, Charity Fight Night - Friday May 11th 2012
Scoil Assaim present Golden Carruth Charity Fight Night
7.30pm, Friday, May 11th 2012
Crowne Plaza Hotel, Santry, Dublin
After six weeks of preparation, our brave fighters are ready for action tonight!! 7.30pm in the Crowne Plaza is ‘kick off’ time for a night to remember!! We are truly grateful to the many businesses who have contributed so generously to the charity fund, raffle and auction!
The matches, in order, are as follows:
1. Damien Duffy V Brendan Atkins
2. Donnchadh Kelleher V Emmett Coulter
3. Jim Maguire V Barry McGuirk.
4. Adrienne Atkins V Emily Westbrooks
5. Noel Reid V James Fallon
6. Jim Keogh V Tony O’Donovan
7. Muireann Kelleher V Emma Cloherty
8. Rod Cassidy V Joe Ormsby
9. Dave Geary V Don Wycherley
10. Alison Donoghue V Mary Perdue Smyth
11. Jack Roche V Jack Wycherley
12. Yvonne Heaney V Aoife Rhodes
13. Brian McNeice V Colm Codd
14. Eanna Byrne V Michael Westbrooks
15. Ian Whittington V Mark Hamilton!
Good luck to all involved tonight! Enjoy what is set to be the most exciting event on 2012′s Calendar pages!!
Paul Conlan: The Belfast City Marathon - Monday 7th May 2012
Seachtain na Gaeilge in DkIT - Friday 30th April 2012
DkIT enthusiastically embraced Irish language and culture this week as students and staff participated in various activities throughout the campus for Seachtain Na Gaeilge, promoting the Irish language as well as Irish music and dance. Seachtain na Gaeilge is an annual two-week celebration, with schools, communities and organisations all over the country organising and taking part in events covering all aspects of Irish culture and arts.
Events in DkIT kicked off on Monday, as students took part in various “tradathons” throughout the campus. The money raised from the traditional Irish music sessions was put towards “HelpSergio”, a charity set up in aid of Dublin-born Sergio O’ Connor, who was born with an incomplete oesophagus. Over €750 was raised for contribution to the cause.
The Lyons Den 'Fight for Sergio' Boxing Tournament - Saturday 21st April 2012
Pobalscoil Neasain Fundraising Events for Sergio - April 2012
The Students’ Council of St. Nessan’s Community School are having a copper collection fund raiser for Sergio O’Connor. They are trying to collect as many coppers (1cent, 2cent and 5 cent coins) as possible. Hopefully before the summer exams we will have created a copper chain of around the entire school. So please if there are any coppers that are in jam jars, boxes or behind the couch that you are not using drop them in to PSN and help us help Sergio.
The students also put on a amazing concert in the school canteen.
Students, under the watchful eye of Mr. Coman, gave a Science Show.
Fundraising Concert at Firgrove Hotel - Sunday 18th March 2012
|Bobby Gardiner and a host of singers and musicians:- Mr Jimmy Morrison and his music Group, step dancers, and adult set dancers. - ‘Eisteigi’, a group of six excellent singers. - ‘The Maestro’ Mr Bobby Gardiner. - Flute and accordian virtuosi, Mr Billy Clifford and Mr Tommy Kennedy. - Mr and Mrs Eoghan and Luca O’Sullivan, Accordian, Flute and Concertina. - ‘The CrossKeys’: our local house session musicians and singers Martin Power and friends.|
Show For Sergio - Saturday 25th February 2012
Saturday 25th February 2012: Show for Sergio
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Ennistymon CCÉ Fundraising Concert - Sunday 19th February 2012
Joe Rynne and the committee of Ennistymon branch of Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann organised a fundraising concert for baby Sergio O’Connor at the Teach Cheoil on Sunday 19th February. It was a spectacular success with a packed hall with attendance by young and old.
Musicians, dancers and singers came from all over the county to give a great performance. The O’Connor family was associated with Ennistymon CCÉ since its inception and was regular performers at the Teach Ceoil and other venues throughout County Clare. Many thanks again to all concerned in coming to the aid of baby Sergio, we are deeply appreciative and grateful.
Dublin Unitarian Church Concert - Thursday 29th December 2011
A fundraising concert of traditional music is being held on Thursday 29th December 2011 at 8pm in the Dublin Unitarian Church, St Stephens Green, Dublin. Line up includes Mick and Aoife O’Brien, Mícheál Ó Raghallaigh, Kevin Rowsome & Lorraine Hickey, Antoin MacGabhann, Jerry O’Reilly and Kieran Wade. The O’Connor family (Mick, Ann, Darach, Aoife, Donal & Liam) have had a long involvement with Cluain Tarbh both as members and teachers. Click here for more details >;>;>;
The Wrenboys - Monday 26th December 2011
Two separate Wrenboy Hunts are being organised by Eoghan Scott on Dublin’s Southside and also by Ceoltóirí Chluain Tarbh on the Northside. Keep an eye out for the Wren Hunt wherever you are on St. Stephen’s Day. Click here for more details >;>;>;
Christmas Day Basketball Game - Sunday 25th December 2011
Busking on Grafton Street - Saturday 26th December 2011
Buskathon - Saturday 17th December 2011
Paris Fundraising Gig - Friday 16th December 2011