Fitzmaurice helps launch drive for vital Cystic Fibrosis Services

Local TD Michael Fitzmaurice has come up smelling of roses to launch Cystic Fibrosis Ireland’s flagship fundraising appeal, 65 Roses Day, taking place on Thursday, 13th of April.

  The TD is urging people across Roscommon to join with him in nailing their purple colours firmly to the Cystic Fibrosis Ireland mast by buying a purple rose for €2 or donating online at As part of the nationwide effort, volunteers will be out and about on the streets of the country selling purple roses to raise much-needed funds.  Members of the public can support people with cystic fibrosis on 65 Roses Day Thursday, 13th of April by: buying a Purple Rose for €2 or donating online at, completing a 65 Roses Challenge – see for details, or by texting ‘65 Roses’ to 50300 to donate €2.