ANTHONY'S JANUARY 22, 2006 CONCERT AT
THE GRAND HOTEL, WICKLOW, IRELAND
fot the benefit of
"THE FRIENDS OF ROYAL DONNYBROOK HOSPITAL
HOW IT ALL CAME ABOUT
Some of you will remember that Anthony once worked at the Grand Hotel in Wicklow. The gentleman who owned the hotel at the time is now a patient at Royal Donnybrook Hospital...hence the connection.
Anythony was asked to do a fundraiser for the hospital and did so on January 22. Tickets were 20 euros.
The Grand Hotel
The Hotel, known for it's lovely rooms and gracious dining, is considered
a perfect spot for a tour of the east coast. Sandy beaches...mountains...
streams...rivers - and just 50 minutes from the heart of Dublin. Click here
Royal Donnybrook Hospital
The Hospital had its origins back in 1743 as Leinster House, home of the Duke
of Leinster. It was an important beginning of health care services for
the Dublin population.
In 1792, it moved to the present location in Donnybrook and is the oldest
operating hospital of its kind in Ireland and Britain.
The hospital in particularly well known for care of elderly but also for providing
for the needs of the chronically ill of all ages.
Click here for details.
Thanks to Mr. Tom Byne for providing information on the hotel and hospital.