Support David & Alex's Journey Home

On Saturday, 20th January, David Higgins, of Tralee Co. Kerry and Alex McGourty of Calry, Co Sligo lost their lives whilst kayaking the Abanico River, in the Macas Region, Ecuador. 

Kayaking was David and Alex's passion, and they spent their lives travelling and dreaming of challenges and experiences. Meeting new people and spreading a zest for life with everyone who was lucky to meet them.

They were  vibrant, kind souls who lived life to its full potential, and words cannot describe what they meant to their family and friends.

Now, it's time to bring them home one last time. To help David's and Alex's family do this, their friends have set up this page to gather funds to support their journey. 

Any help is appreciated, no matter how small. 

Thank you all for your support.
  • Anonymous 
    • €50 
    • 44 mos
  • Anne McGourty 
    • €100 
    • 44 mos
  • Mary Harmon 
    • €25 
    • 44 mos
  • Paul Kucharski 
    • €45 
    • 44 mos
  • Rachel O'Dwyer 
    • €20 
    • 44 mos
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