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Someone to Hold this Christmas Day

Variety – the Children’s Charity of Ireland dropped into Temple Street Children’s Hospital today to drop in Irish handmade knitted dolls and blankets donated by Carlow based arts & crafts store Woollygoods.com as part of Variety Ireland’s “Someone to Hold this Christmas Day” campaign to ensure poorly children spending time in Temple Street this Christmas …

Nollaig Shona daoibh go léir!

A Very Happy Christmas to all our supporters, volunteers and friends all across the world. 2020 has been an unusual year and challenging for many people, but we hope that 2021 will bring light to what seems a very long tunnel indeed. #HappyChristmas #Christmas2020 #SupportVarietyKids #VarietyKidsCan

A Vital Support for Teens in the West

Autism RPM (rapid prompting method) West are a local voluntary autism organisation from Mayo . They organise amazing weekend group and summer camps for teenagers with autism. Here, they can enjoy all sorts of activities including art, gardening and science. In 2020, Variety – the Children’s Charity of Ireland was delighted to be able to …

How Your Donations Help!

Here at Variety Ireland, we love to help children any way we can, by providing equipment that will benefit a child both physically and mentally.  Did you know that not only do we provide specialised mobility equipment, but also educational aids such as an iPad to the lovely Mia, whose mum and dad just sent …

Farewell to a Variety Legend

It is with great sadness that we about the passing of a true trojan of Variety – the Children’s  Charity of Ireland – Betty Wall,  who has sadly passed away. Betty and her late husband Kevin where involved in this charity since the beginning nearly 70 years ago. They helped countless children over those years, …

National Makeup Free Challenge

Variety – the Children’s Charity of Ireland are delighted to announce the launch of the National Makeup Free Challenge! The launch will take place on Saturday 28th November 2020 on Ireland:AM on Virgin Media One. The National Makeup Free Challenge is nationwide initiative designed to help raise self-awareness and promote “Inner beauty” to people across …

Meet the Brilliant Brooke!

Meet the brilliant Brooke who is a thirteen year old girl from Dublin suffers with a rare disorder known as Rett Syndrome which is a neurological disorder that occurs almost exclusively in girls. Although Brooke is unable to walk or talk, this hasn’t prevented her from enjoying the simple things like enjoying the great outdoors. …

Variety Ireland & Ballymore Group Donate 7500 Trees!

Variety -the Children’s Charity of Ireland & Ballymore Group donate 7500 native Irish trees to all national School children in Co Roscommon ‘I’ve planted a tree and my garden is pesticide free’ Irish Children’s charity, Variety Ireland have teamed up with Roscommon native and international building developer Sean Mulryan, Roscommon County Council and The Federation …

Variety Ireland adopt Sustainability Programme

We at Variety Ireland have adopted a progressive “Sustainability Programme” in our efforts to better service the needs of children with disabilities and educational needs in Ireland. As a “charity with a conscience”, we recognise the importance of taking care of the wonderful children of Ireland with disabilities while at the same time, looking after the environment where …

Best of Luck to our Patron Simon Delaney!

Congratulations to our patron Simon Delaney on his new cooking adventure!! Congratulations to Variety – the Children’s Charity of Ireland Patron Simon Delaney who has recently launched his own website to promote his own food brand  – Simply Simon’s, with DropDish. This venture offers food lovers a variety of meal kits to create home cooked, family …