HERO supporting artist Edmond Cahill has solo exhibition in Allihies

Friday 22nd September- culture night-will see Edmond Cahill display his first solo exhibition. Kinsale artist, Bill Griffin, will open the exhibit which will run in the Copper Mine Museum, Allihies for 4 weeks.

Edmond donated one of his landscapes to the HERO ball last March.

HERO fundraisers do amazing work over 13,000 euro made spring 2017

Jan -April 2017-

You raised €13,310.25 for HERO-Trust!

We would like to extend our heartfelt thanks to you all for helping to raise these funds which will help Cork Researchers to continue their work into leukaemia.

The €13,310.25 you raised for HERO-Trust came from three sources:

Raffle at HERO diner €3,798.20

HERO diner tickets €13,030, less costs €7,497.95 so net profit €5,532.05

Donations €3,980.00

Overall funds raised €13,310.25

We would like to thank you all again for your contribution and look forward to your ongoing support.

Business support HERO fundraiser – Thank you

At our fundraising ball we are grateful for the following raffle prizes;


Local artist Edmond Cahill donated a framed original landscape painting worth in the region of 1000 Euro for our top prize. His mentor, Kinsale painter Bill Griffin, will share his exhibition with him later in the year. This will take place in Ahakista in September 2017.

Vienna Woods Hotel have generously donated a diner bed and breakfast in the Vienna Woods or in the Woodlands Hotel in Adare,  Co. Limerick. Thank you for your generosity.

Prizes and Vouchers have also been donated by Brown Thomas, Johnson and Perrot and a hamper from Ryan’s Supervalu, Grange.

We have also received generous support, donations and expertise from Dairy Gold, PM Cork and the Alternative Bread Company (ABC) in the English Market. 

UCC have generously supported us with technical know how in a variety of areas, especially communications.

Special thanks to PMI software company whose staff have unstintingly assisted HERO in a variety of ways.


HERO Fundraising Ball 4th March 2017

Thanks to all who attended our ball. 180 of us enjoyed a night of delicious food, classical music, disco dancing and good company and some glamorous attendees had photos in the local papers.