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

Lidl Celebrates One Year in Partnership with Barretstown

Lidl is delighted to celebrate its 1st year in partnership with Barretstown which has already seen the company raise €330,000 for the children’s charity in just 12 months. More than 3,500 employees have been busy fundraising right across the country for Barretstown, headed by 140 Barretstown Buddies in every Lidl store in Ireland. Funds have … Continued

Glanbia and Barretstown: A Lasting Legacy

Glanbia have been dedicated supporters of Barretstown since 2008. During that time Glanbia’s 2,000 strong Irish employees, combined with the Avonmore brand and Glanbia plc, raised a staggering €1.6 for Barretstown. Over the years Glanbia staff have cycled hundreds of miles as part of the Tour de Kilkenny, climbed Ireland’s toughest peaks and have held … Continued

GloHealth Mullaghmore Triathlon

The GloHealth Mullaghmore Triathlon takes place on the 14th of June in the picturesque surroundings of Mullaghmore. We are delighted to announce that Barretstown has been selected as the official charity partner for the race.  GloHealth has recently chosen Barretstown as its corporate charity of choice; this race is the first strand in its fundraising activity. … Continued

Barretstown & Glanbia: Sowing the Seeds of Magic at Bloom

After an amazing 5 days at Bloom, we are very delighted to announce that the Tim Austen designed Barretstown & Glanbia Sowing the Seeds of Magic Garden won a Silver Gilt medal and was also the very proud winner of the People’s Choice Award. Designed by renowned garden designer Tim Austen, the garden created a magical, thought … Continued

Barretstown & Glanbia Garden Launched at Bloom

Barretstown and Glanbia will once again join forces and host a unique Barretstown garden experience at Bloom in the Phoenix Park over the June bank holiday weekend. Designed by the award winning landscape architect Tim Austen, the garden will recognise the five year partnership between Glanbia and Barretstown which has raised an amazing €1.6 million … Continued

Celebrate the start of Summer at the Eversheds School Sports Day

Celebrate the start of Summer at the Eversheds School Sports Day & BBQ for Barretstown Join us for the Eversheds School Sports Day & BBQ for Barretstown on Thursday 5th June, from 4pm – 7pm, for an afternoon of old fashioned school sports day fun. Activities will be followed by a BBQ in Herbert Park to celebrate Barretstown’s … Continued

The Barretstown Corporate Quiz Thank You

We would like to thank everyone who attended and supported the Barretstown Corporate Quiz last Thursday, 13th March, for making the night such a great success. Congratulations to the members of Once a Pun a Time team from Lidl who won the much coveted Barretstown Quiz trophy after a hotly contested race and tie breaker with … Continued

The 3rd Annual Eversheds Schools Sports Day for Barretstown

Where: Herbert Park When: Thursday 12th September, 2013 4pm – 7pm (followed by drinks in Crowe’s bar) Companies are invited to compete in a good old fashioned school sports day in Herbert Park this September. Events: Egg & Spoon race, 3 legged race, sack race and other events all make for a good fun and … Continued

Leinster GAA brings Barretstown magic to the Leinster finals

We are delighted to be partnering with Leinster GAA for the Leinster Finals in Croke Park.  The partnership will include fundraising at the matches and the opportunity for ten Barretstown campers to meet their GAA heroes and wish them luck before the match as they form a guard of honour onto the pitch.   Speaking … Continued

Fundraise for Barretstown

A Lidl magic for Barretstown to raise €1 Million

Barretstown is delighted to announce a new €1 million partnership with Lidl which will see the discount retailer choosing to support the magical work of the children’s charity for the next three years. A series of fundraising initiatives are planned over the next three years, including advertising support, frequent in-store promotions and mobilising its 3,200 … Continued

Ancestry.ie give Barretstown campers a Happy Easter

Big thank you to www.ancestry.ie who kindly sponsored an Easter egg for every camper who joined us at Barretstown for our kick off camp of Spring 2013! It made for some very happy campers. Thank you to John and Brian from ancestry.ie

Paddy Power chooses Barretstown

We are delighted to announce that Paddy Power have selected Barretstown as their charity partner for 2013. With the philosophy of “serious fun” at the heart of everything they do, Barretstown is very much in line with our own approach and everyone at Paddy Power is looking forward to raising funds for such a worthy … Continued

B&Q Ireland donate brand new kitchen to Barretstown

B&Q Ireland has very kindly donated a brand new Cooke & Lewis Carisbrooke kitchen, which was on display all weekend at the Ideal Homes Exhibition in the RDS Dublin, to Barretstown. Our campers love to cook up a storm in our castle kitchen so now they will be doing it in style! This gorgeous kitchen … Continued

HOP brings the magic of Barretstown to kids in hospital

We are delighted to say that our first HOP (Hospital Outreach Programme) took place in Cork University Hospital over the last few days. 7 very enthusiastic volunteers all who have previously volunteered at camp and live in the Cork area brought the magic of Barretstown to the beside by running Therapeutic Recreation activities in the hospital. … Continued

Audi Club at The O2 partners with Barretstown

We are delighted to announce that The Audi Club at The O2 has selected Barretstown as its patron charity for the club. The Audi Club have granted Barretstown complimentary membership which will allow Barretstown families access to tickets for shows in The O2 and access to Audi Club and the Premium Club on the night. … Continued

Glanbia reach new heights

Check out these photos. A team from Glanbia who are HUGE supporters of Barretstown braved wet and cold conditions (well it is September in Ireland) to complete the 4 peaks challenge and then joined other colleagues to climb Carrauntouhil for a finisher. All in aid of Barretstown. Massive congratulations on the achievement and as eveer … Continued

What a fun event – Eversheds School Sports Day

We just had to share these photos from the 2nd Annual Eversheds School Sports Day. What a fun day for everyone. Sack races, egg n spoon, bouncy balls – take you back to your youth?? Even Gordon Darcy, a great friend and supporter of Barretstown, mucked in. Thanks to all participants and organisers and the … Continued

Enterprise Rent-A-Car take to the bike!

The enterprising Enterprise Rent-A-Car team based in the airport recently raised €1200 for Barretstown by cycling 400 miles without moving an inch! In total 11 people took part in the challenge which took 12 hours to complete. George O’ Connor, Managing Director of Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Ireland, said: “I was delighted to be part of this … Continued