News from 2010
19 August 2010
Frances will be on Radio Ulster in a program entitled 'Rathlin's Black History'. The programme is going out on BBC Radio Ulster on Monday 30 August (Bank Holiday) from 6pm - 7pm. It will be available on the BBC iPlayer for one week after that and can be accessed through
6 June 2010
Two new successes for Frances' RISE foundation:
  • Mark O'Doherty won the vodafone world of difference award for the RISE foundation. All of the judges were very impressed with Mark's passion to help families of loved ones who are affected by addiction. Within his new role, Mark will create awareness of the Foundation throughout Ireland by developing a communications strategy as well as PR support activity.
  • RISE has been nominated for a Social Enterpreneurs Ireland award.

For more information about RISE, click here.

4 June 2010
A message from Frances: "Only 3 more days to go to do tha mini marathon, I am feeling guilty because I didnt do any training at all this week.If you are there on the day keep your eye out for 100 women wearing RISE foundation t shirts having a laugh....
Thanks to all who sponsored me on the it means so much to our families to know that there are people out there who care about them,thank you so much."