Big turn out for Cycle Against Suicide events in Dundalk
There was a great turnout in Dundalk yesterday as the Cycle Against Suicide event arrived in town on the first leg of the event.
Riders set out from Swords on the 75km journey before arriving in Dundalk where they made their way to St Vincent’s Secondary School in Seatown where refreshments were provided.
Well done to all the cyclists who made it from Swords Castle to Dundalk yesterday for Day 1/14 and to all those who came out to support pic.twitter.com/Wd8pwmOa5m
— CycleAgainstSuicide (@CASuicide) April 24, 2017
Amongst those who took part were a group of Irish Rail staff from Connolly, Drogheda and Dundalk Train Stations.
Today the school held a mental health event comprising of presentations, videos, music, celebrity guests, entertainment and an exhibition of local mental health services.
DJ Colm Hayes was amongst the special guests and had hundreds in the school gym rocking.
— St Vincent’s School (@stvdundalk) April 24, 2017
The day concluded with a Zumba dance session that had everyone moving.
A number of students then took part in the cycle on to Newry where a similar event took place in St Joseph’s Boys’ High School. The cycle is due to carry on to Castlewellan later today and will continue to travel the country for the next 12 days.
A video of the cycle making its way through Castlebellingham yesterday can be seen below…
Further details on the event can be found at www.cycleagainstsuicide.com
— CycleAgainstSuicide (@CASuicide) April 23, 2017