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Variety Christmas Movie Screening

Posted on Dec 20, 2013 in NEWS ARCHIVE

Variety Christmas Movie Screening

PRESS RELEASE – December 2013 The ODEON Cinema Group in association with their charity partner, Variety, the Children’s Charity, proudly hosted a screening of the new movie ‘FROZEN’ generously donated by Disney. 370 able and disabled children attended this very special screening of Disney’s latest heart warming tale ‘FROZEN’ in ODEON Cinema in Point Village Dublin on Wednesday 18th December where every child received treats and drinks from the ODEON food concession before taking their seats in the incredible ISENSE screen  – a technological masterpiece, designed to...

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Bernard Brogan Presents Gifts from Captain Americas

Posted on Dec 17, 2013 in NEWS ARCHIVE

Bernard Brogan Presents Gifts from Captain Americas

Captain Americas Blanchardstown were delighted to make a donation of toys to Variety, the Children’s Charity of Ireland on Sunday, Dec 15th at the ChildVision campus on Gracepark Rd. Dublin Senior Footballer Bernard Brogan (far right) and Captain Americas’ Dave Mongan (3rd from left standing) presented the gifts to  Doreen Smyth (first left standing), Chief Barker of Variety, who received them on behalf of the children. The gifts are to be distributed amongst 5 of the many schools Variety work closely with. In addition to the toys, Captain Americas also presented Variety with a number...

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Dickie Rock Receives Variety Living Legend Award

Posted on Dec 4, 2013 in NEWS ARCHIVE

Dickie Rock Receives Variety Living Legend Award

On 1st December 2013, Variety – the Children’s Charity of Ireland was proud to honour legendary Irish singer Dickie Rock at a Celebrity Luncheon in the Grand Hotel, Malahide, Co. Dublin. Guests at yesterday’s sold out event enjoyed a four course lunch, followed by All Star entertainment from many famous Irish personalities who were in attendance. Performers included Paddy Cole, Sonny Knowles, Sil Fox and not to mention Helen Jordan and children from her stage school. Helen was instrumental in choreographing all the entertainment for the afternoon. Following a humorous...

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ODEON Staff Take Part in 24 Hour Fast

Posted on Dec 4, 2013 in NEWS ARCHIVE

ODEON Staff Take Part in 24 Hour Fast

With the release of the new Hunger Games: Catching Fire movie, Derek, Maeve, Zarah and Aoife from ODEON Cinemas Ireland took part in their own game of hunger with a 24 Hour Fast! We are delighted to hear that not only did they manage to fast for 24 hours, but they also exceeded their target! You can still show your support by sponsoring them...

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Variety Living Legend Award Luncheon for Dickie Rock

Posted on Nov 8, 2013 in NEWS ARCHIVE

Variety Living Legend Award Luncheon for Dickie Rock

Variety the children’s charity are pleased to present Dickie Rock with the Variety Living Legend Award Renowned Irish signer and entertainer Dickie, will be honoured with this prestigious award at a special Celebrity Luncheon. A fantastic 4 course lunch with wine will be followed by All Star Entertainment. The event will take place in the Grand Hotel Malahide, Co. Dublin on 1st December 2013. The 4 course lunch includes wine will commence at 1pm sharp and be followed by an All Star Entertainment line up. All proceeds raised from this event will go towards funding the next Variety Liberty...

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St. Mary’s School for Deaf Girls – Art Exhibition 2013

Posted on Oct 31, 2013 in NEWS ARCHIVE

St. Mary’s School for Deaf Girls – Art Exhibition 2013

On 22nd October 2013 we had the pleasure of visiting St. Mary’s School for Deaf Girls, Cabra, Dublin for their annual Art Exhibition. Variety Ireland has been associated with the school for many decades and we look forward to our yearly visits to meet both the children and staff at Marian Primary and Rosary Secondary Schools. It is fantastic to have a guided tour of the art work by the pupils themselves! We would like to say a big thanks to all the staff and pupils for their amazing hospitality on the day. Following the exhibition, Variety were thrilled to be able to make their annual...

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