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Robbie Kane

Stunning sunflower field in Dublin fundraising for local hospice

A stunning sunflower field located near Swords is now open to the public in aid of a local hospice.

The annual fundraiser allows members of the public to visit the sunflower fields and pick their own flowers to take home. The Hoey and Bergin families have very generously grown an amazing field of sunflowers to raise funds for St Francis Hospice located in Raheny and Blanchardstown.

The staff and volunteers of St. Francis Hospice provide specialist palliative care to people of North Dublin City and County.

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Open to the public since Saturday 16th July, it runs until mid August and all are welcome. There are no time restrictions as the field is open 24/7 so you can visit day or night.

It's a great activity for children (and adults of course) to wander around the fields and pick their favourite flower to bring home.

Mum Roisin McMeel from Lusk out with her kids Sarah Kate and Bobby (Robbie Kane)
Sunflower field grown by the Hoey and Bergin families in Ballyboughal (Robbie Kane)

You can then personally pick your very own beautiful sunflowers and the donate to the hospice. Visitors are advised to bring your own cutting tools as these will not be provided.

The field is located in Ballyboughal, just off the Swords Road. An honesty box located at the field or you donate online here.

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