Meet Tom Tom

Meet Tom Tom

If there's one thing that 2020 has taught us all, it's that family and health are the most important things we could ask for. But for many families with a child suffering with a serious illness, this can be a tough time of year. Tom Tom, his mum Paula and the rest of the Cahill family know this better than most.

There's still time to support our Christmas appeal. Read Tom Tom's incredible story and please, if you can, make a donation today to help us continue to be there for families that need us in 2021.

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Fundraising Inspiration in 2021

Fundraising Inspiration in 2021

Whether it’s hosting a virtual family quiz night, organising a silly socks day in school or taking on a 10,000 steps-a-day walking or running challenge….there are loads of options for you to safely fundraise for Barretstown in 2021!

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Virtual Team Building

Virtual Team Building

Your new favourite Virtual Fundraising Activity is here - 'I'm A Social Distancer.. Get Me Out Of Here'.

To help us raise the vital funds needed to support thousands of children and families that desperately need our therapeutic camps and programmes, we're offering you and your team a fully inclusive and engaging way to come together virtually and have a little fun. Click below to find out all you need to know about this fantastic event.

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Meet some of the campers you are helping!

Emergency Appeal

Please support our emergency appeal today. We urgently need your support to Press Play on childhood ...

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Med Shed Appeal

For seriously ill children, our Med Shed is the key to a world of magic. Will you help keep it ...

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What is Barretstown?

At Barretstown we run residential camps and programmes for children and their families affected by cancer and serious illness.

We offer a range of adventurous, fun and challenging activities which are supported behind the scenes by 24 hour on site medical and nursing care.

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Be part of the magic


Our volunteers are an integral part of making camp happen. Whether you have a day, weekend, week or ...

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Support Us

Find out how you can be part of the magic, from donating, to fundraising, to getting your company ...

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