The Staff and Friends of Collins MCNicholas celebrating after completing their 250KM challenge on behalf of Pieta HouseThe staff and friends of Collins McNicholas turned out in force on Friday 20th for our 250KM charity run in aid of Pieta House. Galwegians RFC were our hosts on the day, letting us make full use of their facilities to complete our challenge.

We would like to thank the following local businesses who all contributed on the day:

Supermacs, Merlin Park

Spar, Ballybrit

Dunnes Stores, Briarhill

Joyce’s Supermarket, Tuam

Anchor Safety, Briarhill

Coffee Heaven, Briarhill

Galwegians RFC

The Connacht Hotel

And to our friends who helped on the day:

Karen Roberts

Maggie Kelly

Paul Thornton

Derek Kelly

Gary Sice

Brian Steede

Siobhan O’Connor

Joan Higgins

Fintan Forde

Brian Silke

We managed to clock up an impressive 270Km between us on what turned out to be a lovely afternoon and we have raised a considerable amount for Pieta House, with donations still coming in.

For more information on the work Pieta House does to help combat suicide, please visit