Volunteering at Barretstown

Volunteering at Barretstown

I became volunteer because I wanted to give something back. I never realised how much I would get. I’m a 19 year old law and accountancy student, so not perhaps the most obvious choice for a volunteer at Barretstown! From the moment I arrived it was the most welcoming place in the world and we … Continued

Thank You Lidl from Barretstown

Lidl smashes fundraising target by raising €1,200,000

Barretstown are delighted to announce that Lidl Ireland has far exceeded it’s €1 million fundraising target. Following a successful three year partnership, we are thrilled to receive €1.2 million. But the good news does not end there as Lidl will be extending the partnership for a further two years and hopes that with the continued generosity … Continued

VHI-Mini-Marathon

Break out those runners!

  It’s January again so it’s time to dust off those runners and get training for the Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon for Barretstown! Taking place on Monday 6th June, this is a world class sporting event, dedicated to helping women across Ireland to achieve their fitness goals and raise much need funds for charity.   By … Continued

JOIN Team Barretstown

  It’s open season for sporting events. With the Dublin Marathon, Great Dublin Bike Ride and Ironman 70.3 coming up there is so much for you to choose from and we’d love to you to participate as part of Team Barretstown. Simply enter any sporting event of your choice, fill in our form and we’ll get back … Continued

Barretstown Christmas Cards 2015

This year you can pick up your Barretstown Christmas Cards from your local Lidl store. They have a great selection and a packet of 6 cards costs just €2.99 with all of the profit being donated to Barretstown.

Thank you for joining us at the annual Corporate Quiz

  A big thank you to everyone who joined us for the 2015 Corporate Table Quiz, especially our sponsor Brother Ireland and our MC Quiz Master extraordinaire Tom Dunne. It was a great night and we raised some serious funds to keep the serious fun going! The evening kicked off with a drink and finger food … Continued

Players swung into action for Barretstown!

A great day was had by all in The K Club last Tuesday and 45 fantastic teams of 4 took part! Kerry footballer Colm “Gooch” Cooper spent the whole day with us and kept teams on their toes on the 3rd hole. The K Club’s pro golfer Michael Dixon helped raise funds at the 12th hole … Continued

Meet the Godden Family & hear their Barretstown story

Unfortunately every week in Ireland three families learn the devastating news that their child has cancer. No parent ever thinks that their child will get cancer. And no parent thinks they will ever have to face the possibility that their child could die. When a child is diagnosed with cancer, everything becomes about what you … Continued

run Dublin Marathon Kevin Shorthall

Run the Dublin Marathon for Barretstown

Your support will change the lives of children who have been affected by serious childhood illness. Children like Danny, pictured below with his dad Brian, come to Barretstown often having spent a long time in hospital. Danny has battled cancer not once but twice and he is only 5 years old.

Impact in Action – read our annual Newsletter

Each summer we produce our annual Serious Fun Newsletter, bringing together the highlights of the past year and outlining the impact made possible by our amazing supporters.  Thank you to everyone who helps to make the magic happen! Read your online copy below, enjoy some camper stories and learn about our Outreach Programmes in hospitals, … Continued

Camp Information

Fairy Door Tea Party – HUGE thanks!

Huge thanks to Bord na Mona for the fantastic Fairy Door Tea Party that took place in Lough Boora on Saturday in aid of Barretstown! Between storytelling, a fairy safari and the tea party there was so much happening to keep children of all ages entertained. Almost 5,000 people attended the event. Barretstown ambassadors and … Continued

Please take part in the Barretstown Golf Outing

  We are delighted to announce the launch of the Barretstown Golf Outing, kindly sponsored by LR Suntory. The event is taking place on the 29th September on the prestigious Palmer Ryder Cup Course in the K Club, for golf enthusiasts it’s a day that’s not to be missed! There will be two Shotgun starts, … Continued

The Barretstown Open Day

We would like to thank everyone who joined us for our Open Day on Sunday 5th July, it was an amazing day and we hope you all enjoyed it as much as we did. A huge thank you to our sponsors Brady Family Ham, and all the amazing volunteers. Without the support of our volunteers … Continued

An Evening with Roy Keane in aid of Barretstown

Thanks to everyone who joined us for the first in our Barretstown Talks series. A special thanks to Roy Keane and Matt Cooper for giving up their time and ensuring it was such an enjoyable night.

Dublin Mountains Challenge… a huge thank you!

Feet were sore but the spirits were high after over 500 people took to the mountains for the Dublin Mountains Challenge on Sunday! Taking on both the 24km and 42km distances everyone had a great day and we want to thank all those who made it possible. All the participants, we hope the legs don’t ache too … Continued

The Hothouse Flowers and Mundy: Exclusive Concert at Drayton Manor

Join us for an exclusive concert featuring top Irish act’s The Hothouse Flowers and Mundy on Thursday 28th May at 7.30pm. This special night is being generously hosted in Drayton Manor, the private home of Gerald Kean and Lisa Murphy in Co Wicklow. Tickets for this exclusive event, in such a unique venue, cost just … Continued

Citywest Fun Walk 2015 – be a lunchtime hero!

  Thanks so much to everyone who joined us for the 4th annual Citywest Fun Walk on Friday 15th May 2015. This lunchtime fundraising event has gone from strength to strength gaining lots of support from a variety of businesses and residents in the Citywest Campus. 2015 was the biggest year yet! Thanks to all … Continued

Team building with Barretstown

Eversheds Sports Day and BBQ for Barretstown – 11 June, 2015

Barretstown are delighted to confirm that the 5th Annual Eversheds Sports Day for Barretstown will take place again this year on the 11th June, 2015 in Herbert Park. Companies are invited to join us for an afternoon of old fashioned school sports day fun in a surprisingly challenging and competitive day – the perfect team building opportunity! … Continued

Med Shed

Med Shed Appeal: Alexa and her family share their Barretstown story

To hear a child who has been battling cancer laugh so much that tears run down their face and milk squirts out their nose is one of the most wonderful sounds you could ever hear. To Leo, and the rest of our family, Barretstown is THE most magical place on earth” Alexa, Leo’s Mum Without our Med Shed, … Continued