Donegal man heads major UK fundraising campaign

London Irish Ward Appeal underway

By Eamonn McFadden


By Eamonn McFadden


London Tim Kelly

Tim Kelly, Frosses, with Seamus Carr, Carrick and Dr Nigel O'Sullivan.

A London based Donegal businessman is heading up major fundraising drive to build a new a new ward at the Royal National Orthopedic Hospital in England.


Frosses man, Tim Kelly, who runs communications firm. The Kelly Group, is spearheading a the campaign to raise £480,000 (€531,036) through the ‘London Irish Ward Appeal’ for the new adult unit at the Royal National Orthopedic Hospital at Stanmore.

Already the multifaceted campaign has raised £424,535 (€469,750).

The fundraising got underway recently and the group held a successful race night in Kelly’s Bar in Hendon.

They are a also planning to host a music event and a golf day. 

See this Thursday’s Donegal Democrat for a photo spread of the race night that saw a huge Donegal support for the campaign in London.