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€60, 000 raised for Cois Nore cancer support centre in Kilkenny from Strictly Lets Dance event

dance-03Locals who gave up 6 weeks of their time learning how to dance have raised more than 60 thousand euro for a Kilkenny cancer support centre.


Cois Nore is a voluntary organisation set up to provide support to those in Kilkenny meeting the challenge of a cancer diagnosis.


Last Friday the Strictly Lets Dance fundraising event in Lyrath Hotel saw 18 couples take to the stage after 6 weeks of training with the proceeds going to Cois Nore this year.


Martin Brett is Chairman of the local charity – he said the money raised will make a big difference