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Helping sick, disadvantaged and children with special needs since 1951.

A Message From A Fundraiser!

We would love to give a big shout out to all the many incredible people all around the country who have run fundraisers on behalf of Variety Ireland! We recently got a lovely message from one such person, who told us all about her fundraising experience with our charity… “In the lead up to the …

Trikes for Teens

Specialised Trikes can have such a positive impact on people of all ages. They are not only a fun way to get around, but can also offer many other vital physical and mental benefits too! Here’s a lovely message we got from a mum of a teenage boy in County Tipperary, who was the recent …

Fun and Inclusion with Specialised Trikes

Here at Variety – the Children’s Charity of Ireland, we find there’s nothing better than to receive a heart-warming message from a family that we have been able to help. Just to hear about the impact that an item such as a specialised trike can have on a child’s wellbeing, is just so amazing to …

iPads Helping Educational Needs

We got this lovely message in from a mum of a 15 year old girl in Co. Cork, telling us how a simple thing like an iPad has had such a positive impact in their lives! “We would like to say a very big thank you to all at Variety Ireland, The Community Foundation and …

Technology for Educational Advancement

Samantha is a 9 year old girl from Co. Tipperary who has Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Thanks to the ESB’s “Energy for Generation Fund”, we are able to help lots of young children across Ireland just like Sam. By providing technology, such as Sam’s iPad Air, children can benefit in so many ways – especially …

Helping Fund Specialised Car Seats

Lucy is a 6 year old girl from Co. Cork who has Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus. We recently helped fund a new specialised car seat for Lucy. This new car seat meant she could now not only go on essential car journeys, but also have fun days out with her family – whilst knowing that she …

A New World of Opportunities!

Specialised Trikes can offer so many benefits to children of different abilities, as well as opening up a whole new world of opportunities and activities! We received the below message from the mother of a young girl in Co. Cork, whom we were recently able to help:   “I would like to thank all the …

Goodbye to a Variety Friend

It is with a heavy heart, we must report the passing of our Variety friend and long time volunteer John Webb, who sadly passed away over the weekend. John was the treasurer of Variety Ireland for many years and both himself and his late wife Mary worked tirelessly on behalf of the charity. He was …

Home-schooling Support During Lockdown

So many families have experienced trying times over the past year, especially when it came to home-schooling. Thanks to the ESB’s “Energy for Generation Fund”, we are able to help lots of young children across Ireland like Maria, a young girl from Co. Mayo with learning tools to help them with their educational needs. Maria has …

Specialised Trikes Can Offer Inclusion

Specialised trikes can be a fantastic benefit for many children with mobility problems. They not only improve muscle tone and promote exercise, but also offer a sense of freedom and allow a child to join in many outdoor activities with friends and siblings, that were previously unimaginable! Variety Ireland were delighted to be able to …