Health Minister, Simon Harris has visited the new, purpose-built centre for Cardiac Risk in the Young, (CRY) which is being built at Tallaght University Hospital, Dublin.
The state-of-the art centre will provide free evaluation and treatment for at-risk individuals and families.
This partnership development with the Hospital and the HSE will cost a total of €1.2 million, of which CRY has committed to raising €880,000 from public donations.
Tommy Fegan, Chairman of CRY (Ireland) said he was delighted to say they had raised just over €350,000 to date including generous contributions from families who had been supported by CRY. They were also very thankful to all the individuals and companies who had supported them and called on anyone interested to please get involved in their fundraising events and initiatives across Ireland”.
CRY Ireland is encouraging families and friends to support this fundraising campaign by participating in some of their planned fundraising events. To find out more about CRY and Sudden Cardiac Death visit www.cry.ie