Irish NGOs welcome the announcement by the Tánaiste that the €4 million of aid money that was misappropriated by officials in the Ugandan prime minister’s office last year has been paid back. [Read more...]
The many fundraising initiatives by House of Fraser in support of the National Breast Cancer Research Institute (NBCRI) in recent months have lead to the formation of a new scholarship at the Institute, ‘The Tricia McCarthy Memorial Scholarship’. Over the last eighteen months House of Fraser raised an incredible €25,000 for the breast cancer charity at their Dundrum store. The Scholarship is named after Tricia McCarthy, sister of well-known beauty writer Triona McCarthy who has become a champion for NBCRI since her sister was diagnosed with the disease in 2007. [Read more...]
Money raised will buy 8 CoaguChek machines, changing the lives of 8 families.
Wednesday 18th January 2012: Sculptor Paddy Campbell’s Christmas Street Exhibition in Bewley’s Grafton Street has raised €5080 through public donations for the charity Heart Children Ireland. The money raised will enable Heart Children Ireland to buy eight CoaguChek machines, changing the lives of eight families across Ireland. [Read more...]
On Tuesday 23rd August from 5pm, Yourells Hair Salon on Eyre Street will be transformed into a child- friendly zone, as Yourells host a kids evening all in aid of Crumlin Children’s Hospital where a hair styling for the salon’s younger clientele will be made priority. [Read more...]
Ireland’s best known personalities scale Kilimanjaro to raise money for Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital Crumlin
A documentary following eight of Ireland’s best known personalities as they undertake the challenge of a lifetime to reach the top of Kilimanjaro in aid of Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital Crumlin will air on RTE 1 on Monday 18th July at 9:30pm. [Read more...]
The third ‘Dip in the Nip’ will take place on a beach in the northwest of Ireland on Saturday 25th June. This innovative fundraiser was the brainchild of Sligo woman Máire Garvey, who came up with the idea of a small sponsored all-female skinny dip, in 2009, in order to raise money for the Irish Cancer Society. [Read more...]