NEWS ARCHIVE

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Posted on Mar 16, 2016 in NEWS ARCHIVE

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Wishing all our members, supporters, friends and colleagues throughout the world, a very Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

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Join Us in the Women’s Mini Marathon!

Posted on Feb 24, 2016 in NEWS ARCHIVE

Join Us in the Women’s Mini Marathon!

Calling all the ladies who are thinking of doing the VHI Women’s Mini Marathon 2016!! Registration is now open for this years run and we are looking for people to join us for this fantastic event and help raise funds for Variety – the Children’s Charity of Ireland. The Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon is the biggest all women’s event of its kind in the world. It has grown from its beginnings in 1983 with almost 9,000 participants to a staggering 41,006 women participating in 2014. JOIN US! On Bank Holiday Monday 6th June 2016, why not join us and take part in the VHI...

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A New Trike – One Mother’s Story

Posted on Nov 25, 2015 in NEWS ARCHIVE, TESTIMONIALS

A New Trike – One Mother’s Story

Maeve and Francis are twins that between them face many more challenges than most other 5 years olds. With the support of the Tadhg Ó Fainín Foundation, Variety – the Children’s Charity of Ireland has been able to provide the twins with a specially adapted trike.  Here’s what their mother says… “Learning to ride a bike is a major event in many children’s lives. With it comes “independence” and it opens up a whole new world of possibilities. The sense of accomplishment and pride on a child’s face on achieving this milestone is echoed in that of their parents....

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Show Support with ODEON Cinemas

Posted on Aug 26, 2015 in NEWS ARCHIVE

Show Support with ODEON Cinemas

Be sure to show your support for Variety, the Children’s Charity the next time you go to the movies! Look out for our collection boxes on the counter-top of your nearest ODEON Cinema and please remember… please give...

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Equine Therapy for Matthew!

Posted on Jul 31, 2015 in NEWS ARCHIVE, TESTIMONIALS

Equine Therapy for Matthew!

Matthew is a little boy who has cerebral palsy and ASD. With the generous help of the Tadhg Ó Fainín Foundation, Variety – the Children’s Charity of Ireland has been able to provide six months of equine therapy to Matthew.  “Therapeutic Riding helps Matthew in many ways, he has been attending for 3 years and has gained a huge amount of skills. It has helped him to improve physically, emotionally, as well as being a healthy and fun activity, which he loves. It has helped improve his balance, mobility, posture and co-ordination, strengthening muscles throughout his body, and...

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A Trike for Uisneach!

Posted on Jul 24, 2015 in NEWS ARCHIVE, TESTIMONIALS

A Trike for Uisneach!

With the generous help of the Tadhg Ó Fainín Foundation, Variety – the Children’s Charity of Ireland has been able to provide many children with specialised equipment, such as specially adapted trikes. One such recipient is Uisneach who has a rare syndrome called 1p36 deletion syndrome. This syndrome causes low muscle tone and a range of medical issues. Uisneach’s Mother writes… “As you can see Uisneach is delighted to be out and about on his new trike.  We live beside a park which has perfect paths for cycling. We often walk around the park with Uisneach in his...

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