The Laois Branch of the Irish Kidney Association made a presentation to Mr Bernie Conroy on Friday February 21 at a social evening in O’Loughlins Hotel Portlaoise.
Bernie is the husband of the late Jean Conroy (Mill View, Portlaoise) who was a founder member of the IKA, and who sadly died in September last year. Jean and Bernie had a lifetime commitment and dedication to the IKA both nationally and in Laois and were committed to promoting donor awareness transplantation.
They were always willing to give educational talks in the schools and were always happy to help other patients with kidney disease. A large crowd attended including Bernie and Jean’s family members.