The Flying Nun - Sr. Patricia Wall celebrates 75th Birthday with a Fall from the Sky

Sr. Patricia Wall - Chairperson of Slieveradagh Rural Development is doing a 10,000 ft  Skydive on the first week of May this Year.  She is doing the Skydive to raise funds for AWARE (suicide & depression awareness) and also to help projects in the Slieveradagh Area of Glengoole, Killenaule and Ballingarry.  

A Facebook and Twitter Page have been created and followers are growing rapidly. 

The Skydive Story featured in the National Newspapers including: The Daily Mirror, The Daily Star, The Irish Examiner, The Daily Mail,,, The Tipperary Star and much more. 

Sr. Patricia has been interviewed by Radio One’s John Murray, Tipp FM, Ray D'Arcy of Today FM and Cork Radio.  Vincent Browne on TV3 mentioned the story on his show. 

A page accepting donations has been set up on

There is also a Bank Account set up if you would like to lodge money to it.  Even a €1 donation will help raise awareness of suicide.  The details are as follows:

Account Name: Sliabh-Ardagh Rural Dev Ltd - Aware Skydive Account
Sort Code: 93-52-04
Account No:  2318-4576