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Cycle for Life Barbeque in Benburb

Filed under: News/Events - Posted on Thursday, July 16th, 2015 @ 11:29 pm

There is a Steak Barbeque being held at the Bottle of Benburb on Friday 31st July for Cycle For Life who are doing a cycle around Ireland to fundraise for four charities who help raise awareness of SADS and depression, including The Cormac Trust see below flyer for details (click to see large)  






CYCLE FOR LIFE 2015

Filed under: News/Events - Posted on Tuesday, July 7th, 2015 @ 3:39 pm

  Less than one month until Cycle for Life begins. The aim, to raise vital awareness of Sudden Adult Death Syndrome and positive mental health as well as funds for our four designated charities; The Cormac Trust, The Irish Heart Foundation, Cardiac Risk in the Young and Aware.  In a press release by organiser Cormac […]






New First Responder Scheme

Filed under: News/Events - Posted on Thursday, March 5th, 2015 @ 11:21 am

New First Responder Scheme in the Benburb, Brantry, Eglish, Moy, Tullysaran, Blackwatertown, and Caledon Areas. Please attend if you have an interest in volunteering to help your community and save lives. See flyer, Meeting is on Thursday 12th March @ 7.30pm at Benburb Primary school (Main Street Benburb)  






The Cormac Trust Executive Officer

Filed under: News/Events - Posted on Friday, January 30th, 2015 @ 1:11 am

The charity is currently recruiting for the post of Executive Officer, the main areas of responsibilities would include the day to day running of the charity, fundraising, communication, dealing with the media and raising awareness of SADS. The Cormac Trust Executive Officer job specification Overview The Cormac Trust was formed 10 years ago after the […]






Cormac Trust Donates €50,000 to New Genetic Research

Filed under: News/Events - Posted on Monday, January 5th, 2015 @ 9:59 pm

As the Mater Hospital Family Heart Screening Clinic in Dublin celebrates the screening of the 1000th family, they received a cheque this week for €50,000 Euros from the Cormac Trust, which will contribute towards a new groundbreaking research programme in genetics.  This research, led by Dr Stephen Tuohy, will be one of Europe’s leading facilities […]






CORMAC MCANALLEN REMEMBERED AT GALA BANQUET

Filed under: News/Events - Posted on Saturday, March 29th, 2014 @ 1:18 am

CORMAC MCANALLEN REMEMBERED AT GALA BANQUET Over six hundred people packed into the Armagh City Hotel last Friday evening, 21 March, to reflect upon and further the legacy of the late Cormac McAnallen a decade after his death. The gala banquet, entitled ‘Comóradh Chormaic’, brought together many people who knew or admired Cormac and others […]






Comóradh Chormaic sold out

Filed under: News/Events - Posted on Friday, March 21st, 2014 @ 1:25 pm

Tonight Friday 21st March is the night of Comóradh Chormaic, a sold out gala dinner to remember Cormac, and acknowledge some of the things that have been done in Cormac’s name since.   We are looking forward to this night and it has taken a few long months of hard work from many people to help […]






Huge interest in Comóradh Chormaic

Filed under: News/Events - Posted on Wednesday, January 29th, 2014 @ 1:27 pm

There has been a huge amount of interest so far in the Comóradh Chormaic event in Armagh on Friday 21st March It is advised to get in touch with us before it sells out to secure a ticket / table See flyer below or link to more details here http://www.thecormactrust.com/comoradh-chormaic-ten-year-celebration/        






Comóradh Chormaic – Ten Year Celebration

Filed under: News/Events - Posted on Thursday, January 23rd, 2014 @ 9:55 pm

(click on above image to see full size) Showing their support for the ‘Comóradh Chormaic’ event on 21 March are Mickey Harte, Tyrone football manager, 2003-today; Ryan McKenna, Eglish and Tyrone player; Dónal McAnallen, brother of the late Cormac; and Armagh’s Ciaran McKeever (captain) and Paul Grimley (manager), who were both involved in the 2003 All-Ireland […]






The Cormac Trust Award

Filed under: News/Events - Posted on Sunday, January 12th, 2014 @ 6:03 pm

The Cormac Trust is now offering an Award or Fellowship of €25,000 per annum for research into S.A.D.S (Sudden Adult Death Syndrome) Click on thumbnails below to see flyer for full details    






Cormac Trust Facebook Page

Filed under: News/Events - Posted on Sunday, January 12th, 2014 @ 5:43 pm

We now have a facebook page set up. There we will post updates on what The Cormac Trust is doing, some fundraising, and events happening. We will also put up some photos of Cormac and Cormac Trust related events Click on below link to open up the page. Cormac Trust Facebook






Cormac Trust delivers defibrillators to Royal

Filed under: News/Events - Posted on Tuesday, November 26th, 2013 @ 4:46 pm

  The late Cormac McAnallen’s father Brendan delivered defibrillators to The Royal School last week on behalf of The Cormac Trust – view article






Coffee Morning held at Sacred Heart Primary School

Filed under: News/Events - Posted on Tuesday, November 26th, 2013 @ 4:40 pm

Pictured following a successful Coffee Morning held at Sacred Heart Primary School, Rock. A magnificent total of £7,760.26 was handed over recently by organiser Breeda McGurk to Brendan McAnallen of The Cormac Trust. Also included are members of the McGurk Family, Mark, Ailish and Cormac along with Eunan McGinn Principal and Ursula Daly, teacher from […]






Cycle For Life – Tour of Ireland

Filed under: News/Events - Posted on Tuesday, March 26th, 2013 @ 2:47 pm

Hopefully Spring will have sprung when a group of cyclists set of on their tour of Ireland in aid of their chosen charity on Friday 5th and Saturday 6th April. Among the group will be a former Dublin u-18 hurler Cormac Ryan who had to give up his chosen sport after discovering he had a […]






Petition to the UK government to demand action on SADS

Filed under: News/Events - Posted on Thursday, September 27th, 2012 @ 3:22 pm

The Cormac Trust in association with the Oliver King Foundation in Liverpool would ask that you sign and send the e-petition below to the U.K. Government to demand action against SADS (Sudden Arrhythmic Death Syndrome). 100,000 signatures are needed to ensure at least parliamentary debate. The Oliver King Foundation was set up following the sudden […]






Cycle For Life: Around Ireland – April 2013

Filed under: News/Events - Posted on Wednesday, September 26th, 2012 @ 4:09 pm

Cycle for Life. Cormac Ryan,Kevin Conway, Niall O’ Donnell and Sean Ryan. An 1,100KM Charity Cycle in Aid of The Irish Heart Foundation, Cardiac Risk in the Young and The Cormac Trust. Please support us!!! Four friends, Cormac Ryan, Sean Ryan, Niall O’ Donnell and Kevin Conway all with their own stories and motivations, all […]






How Cormac’s legacy saved the life of a GAA stalwart

Filed under: News/Events - Posted on Tuesday, September 25th, 2012 @ 3:16 pm

By Michael Breslin The wife of a well known member of Brookeboro GFC has told the Herald how the prompt reaction at a GAA match, and ready access to a defibrillator, helped save her husband’s life. The defibrillator, which is based in the club premises, was given at a reduced cost by the Cormac McAnallen […]






CPR & AED Training now available

Filed under: News/Events - Posted on Monday, September 24th, 2012 @ 5:00 pm

CPR defibillator training is now available at The Cormac Trust Centre, Benburb. For full details regarding courses, etc. please contact The Cormac Trust office on 028 37 547721 or email admin@thecormactrust.com Office open on Tuesdays.






Kathy McManus – Vietnam Cycle for The Cormac Trust

Filed under: News/Events - Posted on Friday, September 21st, 2012 @ 4:31 pm

Kathy pictured here with family members, presenting a cheque for €5,054 to Bridget and Brendan McAnallen of The Cormac Trust. Kathy raised the money on an organised week-long cycle round Vietnam in October 2011.






M and S Fundraise for the Cormac Trust 2011-2

Filed under: News/Events - Posted on Thursday, September 20th, 2012 @ 3:44 pm

M and S staff member flying high M&S Fund Raising Events






Charity evening barbecue 31st August 2012

Filed under: News/Events - Posted on Tuesday, August 14th, 2012 @ 4:37 pm

During the past two months The Cormac Trust has organised a number of CPR & AED training courses in The Cormac Centre, Benburb, over 50 local people have completed the course and they will be presented with certificates at the barbecue in The Bottle of Benburb on the 31st August. Music will be provide by Martin […]






London 2012: Preventing sudden cardiac death on the world’s biggest athletic stage .

Filed under: News/Events - Posted on Tuesday, August 14th, 2012 @ 3:52 pm

London 2012: Preventing sudden cardiac death on the world’s biggest athletic stage July 23, 2012 Lisa Nainggolan and Michael O’Riordan London, UK – When 32-year-old Claire Squires collapsed in sudden cardiac arrest during the London Marathon in May, Dr Sanjay Sharma (St George’s Hospital, London, UK), medical director for the race, tried in vain to […]






Please take time to complete this survey on CPR/AED

Filed under: News/Events - Posted on Tuesday, August 14th, 2012 @ 3:42 pm

A Chara,   My name is Emma Walshe. As part of my Masters degree in Health Promotion and Public Health which I am undertaking at the University of Ulster, Jordanstown, I am conducting a study under the supervision of Dr Briege Lagan that explores the knowledge and attitudes among players and support personnel within the GAA in […]






10k & Funrun 2012 times

Filed under: News/Events - Posted on Thursday, June 14th, 2012 @ 5:00 pm

Click on below link to see full times for the 2012 Cormac Trust 10k and funrun. Apologies for delay in publishing. 2012ct10k_racetimes






Redhand Rocks

Filed under: News/Events - Posted on Thursday, June 14th, 2012 @ 4:39 pm

Click on above thumbnail to see full newspaper clipping courtesy of Irish News, 14th June 2012 Red Hand Rocks Festival raises money for Cormac Trust






KICK-START MY HEART

Filed under: News/Events - Posted on Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011 @ 5:42 pm

DAVID HENNESSY looks at Sudden Cardiac Death, the sudden killer that even healthy sports people are not safe from… It has become a familiar story to every Irish person: The tragedy of a seemingly perfectly healthy young person being killed by a heart condition that in many cases they were unaware of. Often occurring in […]






Christmas Memorial Service

Filed under: News/Events - Posted on Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011 @ 5:28 pm

Once again this year a Christmas memorial service will be held to remember young people who have tragically lost their lives to Sudden Cardiac Death. This year there will be one service only, in Dublin. The service will be held on Sunday the 4th of December at 1pm in Monkstown Church of Ireland Parish Church, […]






Charity Quiz – 12th November 2011

Filed under: News/Events - Posted on Thursday, November 3rd, 2011 @ 4:05 pm

A Charity Quiz in association with M&S is being organised on Saturday 12th November 2011 in The Greenvale Hotel, Cookstown All proceeds go to The Cormac Trust Admission is £10 including light supper The quiz will be followed by a disco with DJ Frankie Gallagher!






2011 10K Race Times

Filed under: News/Events - Posted on Saturday, September 17th, 2011 @ 12:40 am

The Cormac Trust 10K Race times are available to download. To view results, sorted by race times, right click and save link below (the file is a MS Excel spreadsheet) 10RaceTimes To view results, sorted by race number, right click and save link below (the file is a MS Excel spreadsheet) 10kRacenumbers






10k & FunRun 2009 Race Times

Filed under: News/Events - Posted on Wednesday, August 18th, 2010 @ 8:40 pm

The Cormac Trust 10K & FunRun times are available to download.To view results, sorted by race times, right click and save link below (the file is a MS Excel spreadsheet) 10RaceTimes To view results, sorted by race number, right click and save link below (the file is a MS Excel spreadsheet) 10kRacenumbers






The Forum

Filed under: News/Events - Posted on Friday, March 7th, 2008 @ 3:27 am

We have recently uploaded a new version of the Forum. There have been some minor technical changes and design amendments but those users who have previously used the Forum, will still be able to log on using their existing user name anad password. The Forum is an extremely important part of the site and we […]






Screening Saves Lives – New Unit to open in Dublin Hospital

Filed under: News/Events - Posted on Tuesday, November 28th, 2006 @ 2:25 am

A new dedicated unit will offer potentially life-saving screening for families affected by sudden cardiac death. Peter Greene was an active, sporty teenager. So when he died suddenly at the age of 15, his family’s shock and grief were especially intense. “We lost our son 10 years ago to sudden cardiac death,” explains Peter’s father, […]






Armagh’s McCall family raises awareness of new cardiac clinic for young people

Filed under: News/Events - Posted on Thursday, November 9th, 2006 @ 11:14 pm

The family of the Armagh schoolboy John McCall – who died as a result of a heart defect while playing rugby in 2004 – are advising all parents to have their children screened. Ian McCall this week told the Gazette that a new clinic – just launched at the University of Ulster in Jordanstown – […]






Trust provides life-saving defibrillators for Cookstown

Filed under: News/Events - Posted on Wednesday, November 8th, 2006 @ 11:28 pm

A life-saving defibrillator will be located at the Burnavon Arts & Cultural Centre in Cookstown as part of an initiative to help save the lives of heart attack victims. A further defibrillator will be located at the Mid-Ulster Sports Arena in the town. The Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) have been supplied by the Cormac Trust […]






ECG screening slashes SCD in young athletes – Corrado v. Thompson debate

Filed under: News/Events - Posted on Tuesday, October 3rd, 2006 @ 11:49 am

Padua, Italy – The introduction of a nationwide preparticipation screening program including ECGs for young athletes in Italy has led to an almost 90% drop in sudden cardiac deaths in one region of the country. Dr Domenico Corrado (University of Padua Medical School, Italy) and colleagues report their findings in the October 4, 2006 issue […]






NHL Ice Hockey player retires after screening reveals Long QT syndrome

Filed under: News/Events - Posted on Saturday, September 30th, 2006 @ 2:30 am

By Rick Sadowski, Rocky Mountain News September 30, 2006 CENTENNIAL – Few in the NHL played with as much heart as Steve Konowalchuk, making the reason he is giving up the game at age 33 so painfully ironic. Diagnosed with long QT syndrome, a rare hereditary disorder of the heart’s electrical system, the Avalanche forward […]






‘Save an Athlete’ Scheme to Prevent Sudden Cardiac Arrest in US College Athletes

Filed under: News/Events - Posted on Tuesday, September 26th, 2006 @ 2:57 am

A Heart for Sports (AFHS) announced today that it is working with Royal Philips to conduct a cardiac screening event at Loyola Marymount University (LMU), Los Angeles, that includes both electrocardiogram (ECG) and echocardiogram (ultrasound of the heart) exams. During the event, Philips and AHFS aim to educate LMUs NCAA Division I student athletes, athletic […]






The N.B.A. Is the First League to Begin Standardized Cardiac Screening

Filed under: News/Events - Posted on Sunday, September 17th, 2006 @ 4:17 pm

Jolted last fall by the death of one player and stung by the controversy surrounding another, the National Basketball Association is for the first time requiring standardized cardiac screening for every player. The new rules, developed over the past year, were sent to teams this summer but were not publicized. The move is viewed as […]






Court sides with parents in wrongful death suit for 16-year-old heart victim

Filed under: News/Events - Posted on Wednesday, September 6th, 2006 @ 4:26 pm

CUMBERLAND — More than four years later, the parents of a 16-year-old Beall High School student who died after she suddenly collapsed in the classroom each were awarded $300,000 Friday in Allegany County Circuit Court. Cora J. Houdersheldt and David Sines were represented by Cumberland attorneys Jason C. Buckel and S. Ramani Pillai in a […]






American teenager saved by defibrillator – twice

Filed under: News/Events - Posted on Tuesday, September 5th, 2006 @ 4:31 pm

The fact that Allison Parker is living, breathing and walking the campus of Ithaca College is no less than miraculous. Twice this 18-year-old from Penfield has been hit by the lightning bolt of misfortune. Twice her heart has stopped beating, and twice someone with medical training has been there to bring her back from the […]






Sudden Adult Death Syndrome hits Limerick hurler

Filed under: News/Events - Posted on Monday, August 14th, 2006 @ 6:17 pm

A Limerick Hurler has died from Sudden Adult Death Syndrome it is being reported this morning. Willie O’Brien (28) who played for Knockainey was found dead on Saturday morning at his home in the county. He had gone to bed early the previous night after returning home from training. He was due to be involved […]






Call for end to VAT on defibrillators for sports clubs

Filed under: News/Events - Posted on Thursday, July 13th, 2006 @ 1:04 pm

THE medical profession and sporting/voluntary bodies are in unison believing that ready access to a defibrillator could be a life source. Towards that objective, I recently proposed a notice of motion to Kerry County Council calling on the government to waive or absorb the 21 per cent VAT on the life-saving machines. The response from […]






18-year-old dies at Cork hurling game

Filed under: News/Events - Posted on Tuesday, June 27th, 2006 @ 6:17 pm

An 18-year-old youth has died while playing a hurling match for his club in Cork. Liam O Regan collapsed and died as he cleared a ball ten minutes into the second half of the game at Waterfall on the outskirts of the city last night. The teenager was playing for his club Ballinora in a […]






Mother of SADS Victim Welcomes RVH Cardiac Health Initiative

Filed under: News/Events - Posted on Saturday, June 17th, 2006 @ 3:43 pm

A HEARTBROKEN mother who lost her only son to sudden adult death syndrome (Sads) on his 18th birthday has welcomed the creation of a new specialist post to tackle the condition. Portadown woman Catherine Lyness discovered that her son Stephen had died in his sleep on the morning of his birthday on December 20 2004. […]






Cormac McAnallen Trust website officially launched

Filed under: News/Events - Posted on Thursday, June 1st, 2006 @ 3:46 pm

TYRONE manager Mickey Harte yesterday launched the website of the Cormac Trust, which raises awareness of sudden cardiac death in the young. The trust was set up after the death of former Tyrone captain Cormac McAnallen (24) from an undetected heart condition two years ago. The trust has provided life-saving defibrillators in communities in the […]






Sudden Death Disorder Test Detects Many with Heart Condition

Filed under: News/Events - Posted on Tuesday, May 23rd, 2006 @ 3:50 pm

A substantial number of young adults, suspected of being predisposed to a heart disorder that is a leading cause of sudden death, are testing positive for the condition following MRI screening. Concern about sudden cardiac death has been heightened in recent years, following a number of high-profile cases in young sportsmen such as the late […]






Edendork GAC raises money for The Cormac Trust

Filed under: News/Events - Posted on Friday, May 19th, 2006 @ 11:48 am

Edendork GAC raises money for The Cormac Trust. Chairman Paul Mallon presents Cormac Trustee Paul Doris with a cheque for £1000, also pictured are John Nelis, event organiser, Declan Cullen PRO and Liam Nelis. The money was raised through a Past Masters football match against Armagh Harps.Picture Michael Cullen. Pictured at the launch of the […]






Public Defibrillators do Save Lives says Study

Filed under: News/Events - Posted on Friday, May 19th, 2006 @ 11:01 am

Lives are being saved by putting electric shock ma-chines in public places, re-searchers have said.

More defibrillators are now being put in public places such as airports, shopping centres and sports grounds, to be used by trained volunteers in the event of someone collapsing with cardiac arrest.











Defibrillators in the Community – Rosses Community School, Dungloe, Co. Donegal

Filed under: News/Events - Posted on Thursday, May 18th, 2006 @ 8:30 pm

Defibrillators in the Community; text of a speech given by Liam Nelis to an audience in the Rosses Community School, Dungloe, Co. Donegal on Thursday 18th May 2006 at a Concert in aid of Fundraising for the purchase of a defibrillator for the school and the community in the Rosses Cormac Mc Anallen died on […]






Gym told to pay $619,650 in man’s death because it didn’t have a defibrillator

Filed under: News/Events - Posted on Thursday, March 30th, 2006 @ 6:23 pm

Health-club chain LA Fitness must pay $619,650 to the family of a Fort Lauderdale man who died of sudden cardiac arrest while working out at an Oakland Park gym, a Broward Circuit Court jury ordered Wednesday. The jury needed only two hours of deliberations to find that LA Fitness’ negligence contributed to Alessio Tringali’s death. […]






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