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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 …

Saoírse Ruane Changing Lives of Children with Disabilities via Mobility

Variety – the Children’s Charity of Ireland release their “Recycle Mobility Programme” Impact Report, which shows the positive affects their campaign in supplying special mobility trikes for children across Ireland is having on both children and their families. Saoírse, who captured the hearts of the nation when she appeared on The Late Late Toy Show …

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 …

Win a Santa Visit to Your Door!

Win a Personal Visit by Santa, Directly to your Door! 🎅 The great man himself, Santa Claus, has teamed up with Variety – the Children’s Charity of Ireland this Christmas! He’s here to spread Christmas cheer and will be coming to Ireland very soon to visit one lucky family!! 🥰❤️🎅 To win a personal visit …

iPads for all Galway National Schools

Variety – the Children’s Charity of Ireland are delighted to announce that in partnership with Luke, Brian and Billy Comer of Glenamaddy and The Comer International Group, every single National School in the county of Galway are to receive an upcycled Apple iPad Air over the next few weeks, as part of Variety – Ireland’s …

Santa Sings in Aid of Variety Ireland!

Now here is something that you don’t hear every day – Santa Claus singing! Well, this is your chance to get your very own copy of ‘Santa Sings’ with Kerry the little Elf. Recorded in the North Pole, Santa is sounding great having taken singing lessons from Kerry! It all started one day when Santa …