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Glenstal Foods to support Down Syndrome Limerick through sponsorship of the Tour de Munster

The Tour de Munster is now in its 22nd year.  From 4th August, over 100 cyclists will pedal over 600km for 4 days around the 6 counties of Munster.  The Tour de Munster has been raising funds for the Munster branches of Down Syndrome Ireland for the last 12 years.  To date almost €4 million has been raised for charities as well as raise awareness of the vital work that they do.  Each year companies very kindly sponsor the jerseys for the event.  Glenstal Foods is one such company that is supporting people with Down syndrome in Limerick.

Glenstal Foods:

Glenstal Foods is based in Murroe, County Limerick and have built their business in the heart of Ireland’s lush Golden Vale, specialising in key sectors of the Irish dairy food industry – retail, food service and manufacturing.

Since 1995, they have established strong relationships and key partnerships with multinational companies, sending their premium Irish dairy products around the world.

Richard Walsh of Glenstal Foods says, “We have a personal involvement in the Tour de Munster for over a decade. Tour de Munster is such a worthy cause as 100% of the proceeds go directly to the provision of services to people with Down syndrome. It is a service that is very close to our hearts and we can see the tangible benefits of the funds that are raised in helping fulfil the potential of each individual.  The Limerick Branch provides amazing and much needed services to people with Down syndrome and their families across Limerick. They are reliant on the funds raised from events like the Tour De Munster to provide these services”.

Sean Kelly, Cycling legend; Richard Walsh, Glenstal Foods; Ellen Tuffy, DSL; Robbie Kenneally, JJ Kenneally Jewellers

Ellen Tuffy, Chairperson of Down Syndrome Limerick says, “Glenstal Foods have supported Down Syndrome Limerick for a long time.  Richard Walsh, Owner of Glenstal Foods, has also cycled in the event for many years.   We are so grateful to companies like Glenstal Foods that support us year after year to help us to keep our services going for the benefit of children and adults with Down Syndrome”.

For more information on Glenstal Foods go to their website.

You can support!

You can donate to the Tour de Munster and Down Syndrome Limerick at https://www.downsyndromelimerick.ie/donate.  Or enter our raffle to be in with a chance of winning amazing bike lights from See.Sense – https://www.idonate.ie/raffle/TDMSeeSense