Good-hearted boy donates 9th birthday money to Dogs Trust

Pádraig O’Halloran, having recently turned 9, decided to donate all of the money he received for his birthday to Dogs Trust, Ireland’s largest dog welfare charity.

20th February, 2013
Pictured from left to right, Dogs Trust Education Officer Deirdre UíDhubhda with her dog Sadhbh, Pádraig O’Halloran, Rhys Bowen, Connor Donaghy and Caoimhín Lonergan.

Major corporations may produce glossy brochures outlining their Corporate Social Responsibility policies, but few will have made the relative sacrifice for the wider good that one nine year old boy from Clonmel did recently.

Pádraig O’Halloran, having recently turned 9, decided to donate all of the money he received for his birthday to Dogs Trust, Ireland’s largest dog welfare charity. He raised a total of €350.

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