Fundraiser event for Charles LeMathieu, MBA
Charles LeMahieu is an alumnus of the class of 2015 Smurfit MBA and is currently recovering from serious liver surgery - in 2017 he was diagnosed with liver cancer and thankfully is now cancer free following surgery and treatment. However, due to ongoing issues from the surgery, Charles is unfit to work and may be unable to work for a while longer given his condition. With this in mind a speaker event is being held Old Wesley RFC in Donnybrook on 26 February to raise funds to help out Charles, his wife Maebh and their twins Grace and Oscar.
In 2016, Robert Mortell became the youngest Irish person to reach the summit of Mount Everest at the age of 26; he is an accomplished concert harpist and a graduate of both UCD (Smurfit Business School) and the University of Limerick. Over the years spent preparing for Everest, Rob climbed in the Alps, Alaska and the Himalayas seeking to hone his skills. Usually Rob works as a chartered accountant & tax advisor but has occasionally taken on specialist roles to lead other Himalayan expeditions and will be leading a new charity team on Kilimanjaro later this year.
Dr Tom Clonan is an academic (DIT), writer and Journalist. He is an Independent Security Analyst and provides analysis for international broadcasters. As an Army Officer, (Captain) Tom has direct experience of armed conflict in Ireland the Middle East and former Yugoslavia. One of Ireland’s foremost Whistleblowers, his PhD revealed shocking levels of sexual violence within Ireland’s armed forces. He is author of two books, Blood, Sweat and Tears, 2012 (Liberties Press) and Whistleblower, Soldier, Spy (2013).
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Any contribution will be greatly appreciated by Charles and his family.
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