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Future of Ballaghderg Pre-School Secured

The future of a Letterkenny pre-school has been secured. It's thanks to a repeated funding boosts from a charity located around 3,000 miles away, that the Ballaghderg pre-school in the Mountain Top area of Letterkenny has got back on an even keel and continues.. Continue reading

Billy Higgins expands his charitable work in Boston and Ireland

Billy Higgins expands his charitable work in Boston and Ireland in the name of love for kids who enjoy the benefits

BOSTON — Billy Higgins of South Boston returned from Ire-land recently warmed by the wonderful reception he re-ceived in County Donegal where he presented a check for $20,000 to the Patient Social Fund of the Ballaghderg Pre-School for children with special needs including moderate to severe intellectual disabilities and complex care needs.

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An Irish Tribute Held in Boston – Bill Higgins Honored

BY RAY FLYNN The Golden Bridges Award Luncheon is one of Boston’s great events, which we all look forward to every year. It took place this year at the World Trade Center on Thursday, October 8th. One of the people receiving an award was Billy Higgins of South Boston, a friend and neighbor. Our thanks to Martin O’Mulleoir of the Irish Echo, and his capable staff ,for hosting this special event. The Echo is America’s oldest Irish newspaper and we… Continue reading

Boston boost for Limerick school

Special thanks to William Higgins Ins and Arbella Ins. A SOUTHSIDE school has received a festive boost - thanks to the generosity of its Bostonian benefactor.Billy Higgins was at the Southill Junior School to present a cheque for $7,500, which will be matched by the regenration program and used to develop its after-school facility.Mr Higgins has been fundraising for the Southill community since he first visited in 1985, and was stunned by the generosity of the people here, when he brought visitor s to Limerick for a holiday.

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Southill Childrens Fund donated a generous cheque of $10,000 to the Southill Junior School

The funds are specifically used for personnel cost incurred in running the after school clubs. The clubs run three afternoons for the younger children and four afternoons for the 6 to 8 year olds. It is crucial to the activities, and will give Southill Junior School the ability to employ personnel with appropriate skills and talents to delivery quality service for the kids of Southill, Limerick. Continue reading