Big Picnic at Barretstown – what a day!

Big congrats and a sincere thank you to all those involved in the Big Picnic at Barretstown last Saturday. Thankfully the rain stopped for one day to let all the kids and families enjoy all the activities on offer. We had craft and food stalls, bouncy castle, fire engines, tanks, raffles, archery, canoeing, horse riding … Continued

Eoin & Mike 750km cycle for Barretstown

They did it and what an achievement. Raising a phenomenal 10k for Barretstown Eoin and Mike spent 7 pain filled and rain filled days cycling from Malin to Mizen in aid of Barretstown, with lots of support from their colleagues in Hays Ireland and of course all of us in Barretstown. Their achievement is even … Continued

Remember the sports days at school??

Here’s your chance to relive those fun sports days at school – sack races, tug of war, egg n spoon and many more fun and games. The 2nd annual Eversheds School Sports Day is taking place in Herbert Park Thursday 13th September from 4-7pm. Open to all companies to enter a team for some good … Continued

2012 Barretstown Raffle Results

Congratulations Winners of our 2012 Raffle. 1st Prize, €2,000 – Walter Jones, Co. Carlow 2nd Prize, €1,000 – Virginia Coyle, Co. Kildare 3rd Prize, €500 – Carmel Skelton, Co. Kildare A big thank you to all our fantastic raffle ticket sellers for all their hard work, because of your kind donations 35 more children will … Continued

Who is Camino Tom?

Who is Camino Tom – well his name is Tom Quinn from Kinvara in Co Galway. So why Camino Tom? Well Tom loves to walk the Caminos which are the old pilgrim routes in Spain. Following his retirement from the business world Tom took up a new hobby – hill walking. Tom volunteers as a … Continued

Mary Grant’s Pink Label supporting Barretstown

The Mary Grant brand of womenswear has been in existence since 1993. Designed in Ireland and produced in Europe, it is appreciated for it’s luxurious fabrics, ethical production and its timelessness. Having been touched personally by cancer, Mary decided she wanted to support some cancer charities to help them raise money to continue the important work they do. … Continued

Sibling Camp Barretstown

Celebrate re-recorded by Jerry Fish for Barretstown

The legendary An Emotional Fish reformed for an once off performance at the annual Inspirations for Barretstown gig in The Olympia Theatre in March. Finishing the night with a rousing version of their well loved hit Celebrate inspired their lead singer Jerry Fish to re-record the hit in aid of Barretstown. The new version of … Continued


Host your own Avonmore Big Picnic for Barretstown this summer!

Help us reach our target of 250 Big Picnics this summer to help bring more families to Barretstown! This summer we are encouraging families, businesses and clubs across Ireland to make a difference and host their very own Big Picnic for Barretstown in order to help us bring more families to Barretstown. We need your … Continued