Running Events – What's On around Ireland

  The problem with New Year’s resolutions is that they start in January. Cold, wet weather and short days are not conducive to exercising outdoors.  Downloading the couch-to-5K app is one thing.  Sticking to the programme week in, week out is quite another.   We all know one of the...

Big Ireland Quiz for Muscular Dystrophy Ireland

What is the capital of Tanzania? Who did Kilkenny beat to win the 1974 All-Ireland hurling final? What is Hillary Clinton's maiden name? *   I have absolutely no idea…..   Even if your general knowledge is limited to Coronation Street characters and the names of discontinued Cadbury chocolate bars,...

Pupcake Day

We love dogs. We love cakes. A fundraiser that combines the two? A match made in heaven...   Pupcake Day is being celebrated all around Ireland on October 6th, raising much-needed funds for Dogs Trust Ireland. Could you gather some friends, both four and two-legged, and eat some treats for...

Rock N Roll for LauraLynn

In the midst of darkness light persists - Mahatma Gandi   There is a very special place, in Dublin’s leafy suburbs, where extraordinary things happen everyday. Children with life-limiting illnesses are being cared for with compassion and dignity, in beautiful surroundings.     LauraLynn is Ireland’s only children’s hospice. For...

The Barretstown Big Picnic

This Saturday, July 8th, down a quiet road not far from Naas, a very special event is about to take place.  Barretstown are organising a fundraiser.  We all know Barretstown take fun very seriously. And The Barretstown Big Picnic will be seriously fun!       Fossett's Circus   The...

Raise the Dough for Childline

Childline has over 1,200 conversations daily with children, many about issues that should never be a part of childhood.  To keep those phonelines open, €4 million will need to be raised this year for the ISPCC. Raise the Dough for Childline is a nationwide fundraising event happening between 27th March...