Puc Fada 2016 in aid of Baby Kate Flynn 2016-12-16 19:18:00

The annual Puc Fada takes place St. Stephen's Day 26th December.

Registration from 10.30am at the Club Pavillion. €10 per adult and €5 per juvenile (under 16). 

Entertainment by Jimmy Crowley and Jamie Stanton in the clubhouse from 1.30pm onwards. 

This year's Puc Fada and raffle will be in support of Cobh girl 'Baby Kate Flynn'.

Kate is a three and a half year old little girl living in Cobh.  She lives with mum Lisa, dad Mark and her two brothers Adam and Alex who play hurling with the club at U8 & U6 level. Kate has spent most of her life in hospital and she is currently in hospital in Crumlin in Dublin. Kate has a tracheostomy and she needs a ventilator to breath for her. Prior to this hospital admission Kate was able to breath on her own during the day and only needed her ventilator when she went to sleep at night. Now Kate needs her ventilator to breath for her 24 hours per day. At the moment her doctors are unsure if she will be able to breath on her own again in the future or, if she does improve now will she deteriorate again at a later date.
Unfortunately their house in Cobh is a three storey. Kate needs to be on the ground floor. Kate's current bedroom is in a small storeroom off the kitchen. It has no window so there is no access to fresh air or natural light. Kate's family have no bathing facilities for her downstairs. They have no storage space for all of Kate's medical supplies so there are boxes in every room of the house. 

Now, following these new changes to Kate's condition she will definitely be limited to the ground floor which is only her tiny room and the kitchen. This is because she will have the ventilator with humidifier and a large stand attached to her at all times so it would be unsafe to bring her upstairs. 

For more information about Baby Kate go to her Facebook page

Please show your support and come out and enjoy a fantastic St. Stephen's Day with us at Cobh GAA. 

All welcome!

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