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U10 player, Tiernan Hogan, is running 100km for Make A Wish!

U10 player, Tiernan Hogan, is running 100km for Make A Wish! U10 player, Tiernan Hogan, is running 100km for Make A Wish!
Jayde Maher

Tiernan Hogan, an U10 player with Dungarvan United AFC, and his mam Emma joined Damien in studio to discuss Tiernan's fundraiser for Make A Wish.

He is hoping to raise money for the make A Wish Foundation by running 100km throughout the month of January.

Tiernan had set a target of €150 but as of today (18/01/23) he has raised €3,335.50.

He has already ran 60km!

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Damien and Tiernan began by discussing all things soccer, as one is an Arsenal supporter while the other is a Manu United fan.

They then went on to chat about where Tiernan got his name from, with Damien complimenting it early on.

Tiernan then discussed what his goal is in terms of Make A Wish and how he plans to raise the money.

His mam, Emma, then went on to chat more about his running and where he was been doing it.

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Tiernan has been training hard and running with his father and his nanny.

He explained why he wanted to do a fundraiser in the first place, saying he heard a radio ad about a girl who wanted to be a princess for a day. Instantly, he began asking his mother how he can help!

Emma spoke about how she is so proud of Tiernan for making a change and raising awareness on such an important topic.

A link to Tiernan's fundraiser can be found linked above, here, or on the Dungarvan United AFC Facebook Page.

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