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Preda Foundation – 'Run For Freedom' 2014 Promo

January 13, 2014 · 


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On March 1st 2014, athletics legend Catherina McKiernan and comedian Maeve Higgins along with the Galway All Ireland winning camogie teams are taking part in ‘The Run for Freedom’in aid of PREDA.

PREDA is a children’s charity based in the Philippines that strives to free children from adult prisons and child prostitution. Founded by the Nobel Peace Prize nominated Fr.Shay Cullen, PREDA has worked to has worked to protect women, children and human rights in the Philippines since 1969.The charity has recently become involved in supporting those affected by Typhoon Haiyan, with a team of social workers linking up with recently orphaned children and providing food relief.

This 5km ‘Run for Freedom’ is happening at 12pm on the famed Ballybrit Racecourse in Galway and is open to all. Last year, hundreds of runner of all abilities took part in the race. Register online at

If you have the freedom to run, why not run for freedom?

A comedy night for PREDA begins at 8pm that evening ‘Fun for Freedom’ in The Roisin Dubh features Maeve Higgins with The Sunday Times describing her as being ‘Like a Shakespearian court jester, her daftness masks perceptive truth-telling’. Support act Gearoid Farrelly has been called ‘The next big thing in comedy’ by The Irish Independent with Chris Kent offering ‘A perfect mix of dry confidence and razor sharp wit.’The Comedy Scoop.
Tickets cost €18 (special reduction for Freedom Runners!)
Available from The Roisin Dubh and OMG, Shop Street or online at…

Now more than ever, PREDA appreciates your support in helping our work and in helping spread the message to a wider audience.
See or for more information or email for enquiries.

We would like to express our king thanks to all the sponsors and PREDA supporters.

Video created by Kamil Krolak of KamilFilms.

Licensed under the Creative Commons 0 License…
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