Cliff Reid, whose story features in the Campaign’s book Cancer in a cold climate: the shafting of St Luke’s Hospital is standing as an independent candidate in the general election for the Kildare South constituency. Cliff was diagnosed with cancer at age 17. He is now 31 and since his successful treatment at St Luke’s has taken part in an all Ireland expedition to the Antarctic, which was filmed and shown on RTE in 2007.
He is standing on various issues including the retention of St Luke’s Hospital.
If you can help him – ring him at 087 2061999. If you have friends or family in South Kildare please tell them about Cliff. If you can spare a few euros to help his campaign costs, he would really appreciate it.