By Dionne Meehan LETTERKENNY’S John Wilkie has handed over a massive €11,144 to the Irish Guide Dog’s Donegal branch after he completed a charity climb of Kilimanjaro. Once left paralysed from a rare neurological disorder, John decided to celebrate his good health by climbing to the summit of Africa’s highest mountain while raising much needed […]
ONCE left paralysed from a rare neurological disorder, Letterkenny man John Wilkie celebrated his good health by climbing to the summit of Africa’s highest mountain at the weekend. John was part of an expedition team which reached the top of Kilimanjaro on Saturday morning. As part of the challenge, John is raising much needed funds for […]
A LETTERKENNY man who was once left paralysed from a rare neurological disorder is set to climb Africa’s highest mountain in aid of the Irish Guide Dogs Donegal Branch. John Wilkie’s health began to deteriorate a few years ago when he began to suffer from neurological issues along with hip problems. The popular Karate instructor […]
LAST month a Letterkenny businessman set a new world record when he scaled one of the world’s highest mountains twice inside 24 hours.
CONTINUING her January series on local people who enjoy keeping fit, The Fighter Nikki Bradley caught up with physiotherapist Lorraine Boyce who successfully climbed the ‘Roof of Africa’, Mount Kilimanjaro, in October. This is her story.