We need your help now

Support from readers like you keeps The Journal open.

You are visiting us because we have something you value. Independent, unbiased news that tells the truth. Advertising revenue goes some way to support our mission, but this year it has not been enough.

If you've seen value in our reporting, please contribute what you can, so we can continue to produce accurate and meaningful journalism. For everyone who needs it.

in hospital

This boy used his Communion money to buy ice cream for children in Temple Street

Liam O’Flynn’s mum said the family is “beyond proud”.

Updated at 7.10am

LIAM O’FLYNN MADE lots of people very happy after donating his Communion money to Temple Street Children’s Hospital.

The eight-year-old’s donation was spent on toys and ice cream for children getting treatment.

11902268_10153482417283211_7628438378264945262_n Liam and Gracie Facebook Facebook

Liam’s younger sister Gracie had spent some time in Temple Street and he wanted to give something back.

The hospital’s staff took to their Facebook page to thank Liam for his generosity:

We are so grateful to Liam for being so kind and thinking of us and giving all of our little patients a treat yesterday.

11879236_10153482417658211_4079362190982452140_o Facebook Facebook

11872007_10153482417688211_8260625350260008251_o Facebook Facebook

Liam’s mum Susan said the family is “beyond proud of Liam”.

“He is a wonderful child, wild as anything with a tremendously big heart. He is so happy with all the lovely comments and great pictures.”

Read: Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend?

Read: A student robbed a sign from college and returned it 11 years later with this note

Your Voice
Readers Comments
    Submit a report
    Please help us understand how this comment violates our community guidelines.
    Thank you for the feedback
    Your feedback has been sent to our team for review.