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Trikes for Life Delivering Happiness!

Variety Ireland’s Trikes for Life campaign is already spreading happiness to children all across Ireland. Thanks to one of our sponsors, The Hospital Saturday Fund who have paid for series of trikes for children with mobility issues, we were recently able to deliver a special mobility trike to a young girl with special needs. The …

Saoírse’s Trikes “Recycle Mobility Programme” Impact Report

Scientific proof that mobility trikes improve the lives of children with disabilities. Variety – the Children’s Charity of Ireland are delighted to release information about our “Recycle Mobility Programme” impact report, which shows the positive affects our campaign is having in supplying special mobility trikes for children across Ireland, for both children and their families. …

Bringing Families Closer Together

So lovely to hear stories from families who have benefitted from one of our Programmes. We recently heard from one family who told us how a new specially adapted trike they received through #RecycleMobility was helping bring brothers closer together, as they can all go out on bike trips together for the first time! “We …

Helping Ukrainian Children with Learning

Like everyone, Variety Ireland want to do what we can to help people fleeing the conflict in Ukraine. So when we heard about a small school in Co. Kerry who had just welcomed some new pupils, we were more than willing to do what we could to help these children. The school writes: “Dear Variety …

Recycle Mobility Spreading Smiles

We love to hear from families about the impact our Recycle Mobility Programme has had on them and their children. Here’s a lovely message from one such family. “Huge thanks and appreciation to everyone in Variety Ireland, Ann Rabittee ,Eamon Ryan that helped contribute for this to happen for our daughter Saoirse after such a …

Wheels of Joy for Katie

There were smiles all round for a special young lady and her family from Belfast, as Variety Ireland delivered their first special mobility trike in Northern Ireland to young Katie from Lisburn. Katie, who has Down Syndrome and Cerebral Palsy, could not contain her excitement as her brand-new special mobility trike was presented to her …

Promoting Equal Access to Education

In 2021, Variety – the Children’s Charity of Ireland teamed up with ESB Energy for Generations Fund and our charity ambassador, Pamela Uba, for an initiative to provide iPads to children living in direct provision across the West of Ireland. Variety Ireland’s “Equal Educational Access for Immigrants” programme, which was co-funded by ESB Energy for …

Santa Visits Competition Winner

There’s nothing better than to see happiness on a child’s face and happiness was all around when Santa paid a visit to our lucky Competition Winner! Thanks to BUMBLEance Children’s National Ambulance Service, one very special girl received a personal visit from Santa Claus. Santa not only delivered presents and informed her she was on …

Santa Visits Schools In Dublin

What a wonderfully magical time we had when Santa visited 3 incredible schools around Dublin – St. Michael’s House Special School Raheny, St. Michael’s House Grosvenor School and Stewart’s Special School . The joy on all the children’s faces was just so heartwarming and really summed up the meaning of Christmas spirit!! This was all …

Please Welcome Our Ambassador Pamela Uba!

Variety – the Children’s Charity of Ireland are delighted to officially announce Pamela Uba as our newest Ambassador! Many of you may already be familiar with Pamela, the frontline medical scientist, who is also currently Miss Ireland. But did you know that over the past year Pamela has volunteered a lot of her time to …