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Mobility Trikes for St. Paul’s School Cork

There were smiles all round this week when Variety – the Children’s Charity of Ireland visited St Paul’s School in Montenotte, Cork. Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Micheal McGrath took time out of his busy schedule to present a new special mobility trike to student Jai Murphy as well deliver some preloved special trikes …

Thank You Miss Ireland 2022 Finalists!

We at Variety Ireland would like to send a huge Thank You to every single one of this year’s Miss Ireland finalists! Once again, Variety Ireland were chosen as the official charity partner of the Miss Ireland competition, which meant that all finalists raised money for our charity as part of their ‘Beauty with a …

Variety Ireland Visits Leinster House

As a Irish charity that promotes inclusion and equality for children with disabilities, we at Variety – the Children’s Charity of Ireland were delighted to be recently invited to Leinster House by Senator Mary Seery Kearney, where we were given the opportunity to showcase how our charity work is impacting the daily lives of families …

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 …