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Seven saddle up for London to Lahinch cycle in Declan’s memory

SEVEN men will begin a cycle from the London Eye to Lahinch this weekend in memory of Declan Sexton from Ennistymon, who passed away two years ago, aged 27, after suffering a rare form of cancer. The seven are cycling to raise funds for the Irish Cancer Society and have a target of €25,000. Those cycling include David Carey, Seanie Madigan, Conor Calder, Leo O’Regan, Sean Ronayne, Francis O’Flynn and Conor Meaney. Speaking to the Champion, Conor said he had known him from the time Declan spent in London. “Declan was from Ennistymon and I was friends with him here in London, I lived with him for a few years. One of the other lads, Dave Carey, is a cousin of Declan’s and the rest of the lads went to the University of Limerick with him.” In the UK, Declan worked as a civil engineer, while he played GAA with the Brother Pearses club, winning an All Britain Hurling Championship …

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