Over 30 Limerick charities benefit from Analog Devices donation drive

John Cantillon, Óglaigh Náisiúnta na hÉireann, Sylvia Olsziewska, Cobh Pirates RFC, Daithi Coleman, Judo Assist Ireland, Tony O'Brien, Blood Bike South, Liam Sweeney, Cloverfield National School, Yvonne Cook, Limerick Suicide Watch and Matthew Gardner, Óglaigh Náisiúnta na hÉireann. Photo: Brian Arthur.

A COMPANY with a base in Limerick has donated over €130,000 to various charities.

Analog Devices, who have a manufacturing plant in Raheen, have donated €132,500 to charities across the country as part of their Annual Community Awards and Charitable Donations programme.

Over 30 organisations and community groups in Limerick have benefitted, across a spectrum of donation levels being awarded to the various charities.

Charity partner with Analog Devices, Milford Hospice was awarded a donation of €20,000.

Donations worth €10,000 were made to Dochas Mid West Autism, Novas, and Tipperary-based rehabilitation clinic Aiséirí.

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Awards of €3,000 were awarded to the Catherine McAuley School, Limerick Suicide Watch, Feed Clare Food Bank, Ard Chúram Day Care Centre in North Kerry, and Blood Bike South.

Other Limerick recipients include Ballinacurra Gaels GAA / LGFA, Ballybrown GAA, County Limerick Youth Theatre, Down Syndrome Limerick, Limerick City Community Radio, Murroe AFC, and Shannon Rowing Club.

Employees of Analog’s sites in Limerick, Cork, and Dublin were given the opportunity to nominate charities, groups, and schools who should benefit from the annual programme.

200 applications were received by the Community Relations Team, who had the tough task of whittling the applicants down to the lucky few.