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Barretstown has a very special place in my heart

Rebecca Egan took part in the Dublin Marathon in 2015 for Barretstown. She has both worked and volunteered at camp. We caught up with Rebecca to find out about her motivation for taking on the 26 miles for Barretstown.   I’m from Kells, Co. Meath but have been living abroad for the past year and … Continued

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Barretstown came at a time in our lives that was so difficult

Kevin Shortall ran the Dublin Marathon for Barretstown in 2013 and again in 2014. His motivation for taking part in the marathon and fundraising for Barretstown stemmed from the time his daughter Louise was diagnosed with Leukaemia. Here Kevin tells us his story. “My daughter Louise was diagnosed with Leukaemia in 2012 when she was … Continued

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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.