BMWR YFC’s presentation to Chest Heart and Stroke

7 December 2015

BMWR YFC’s presentation to Chest Heart and Stroke

On Saturday 21st November, members of Burren Mayobridge Warrenpoint and Rostrevor (BMWR) YFC presented Julie McGinnis of Northern Ireland Chest Heart and Stroke with a cheque for £850 at a function held in Grant’s Bar, Mayobridge. The donation was from the proceeds of a Tractor/Car Wash held at the Community Centre Burren, followed by an auction and raffle in St Bronagh’s GAA Club Rostrevor, on Saturday 7th November.


NICHS is the local charity for the care and prevention of chest, heart and stroke illnesses. In the Newry and Mourne area, NICHS offers a family support service, local support groups, Carers’ groups and various rehab programmes. NICHS also offers health promotion, funds research in local hospitals and universities and campaigns on health matters. For more information, please call 02890320184 or visit


The Tractor/Car Wash and the Auction/Raffle were a great success, and the committee and members of BMWR YFC would like to thank the following: Danny Doyle (auctioneer), Stephen Pollard of Auto Smart, Conor Curtis, McKernan Joinery Works, McGennity Bros, Ciaran Fitzpatrick, Matt Hamill, Michael McVerry, Martin Mallon Agricultural Contractor, Newry Veterinary Centre, Threadmark Embroidery Newry, Mayobridge Pharmacy and Animal Chemist, Joseph Walls Ltd, Sean Garrivan, Terry Treanor, John Doyle, Damien O’Hare, the Downshire Arms Hilltown, Bumpers Day Today, Caroline Braham, Carrickmacstay Farms, Mackin’s Concrete and Building Supplies, Bradley’s Country Supplies, Grants Costcutters, Stephen Rooney Butchers, John Magee Butchers, Classique Hairdressers Hilltown, Susan Fearon, Lowry’s Off Sales, Mourne Office Supplies, Burren Community Hall, St Bronagh’s GAA Club Rostrevor, and everyone who helped in any way and/or supported BMWR YFC on Saturday 7th November.


BMWR YFC is for young people aged between 12 and 30 years, is strictly non-political, non-sectarian and is open to anyone, regardless of his or her ethnic background, religion or profession. You don't need to be a farmer or come from a farming background to join - the only requirement for membership is an interest in rural life!  BMWR YFC has many more events and ideas planned for the future so please come along and join the club.


If interested in becoming a member of BMWR YFC please contact Ronan Magee 07516235196 or email