Gift of Life Ball, organised by kidney donation recipient, raises over €14,000 for Irish Kidney Association!

The Clayton Hotel, Cork, was the venue for the extraordinary Gift of Life Ball on Saturday September 22, which was attended by 270 people! The ball was the brainchild of Sally Nagle, a 26-year-old native of Montenotte, to raise awareness of the importance of organ donation, to raise much needed funds for the Irish Kidney…

Cork Friends of Crumlin Charity Ball 2018 already sold out but it’s not too late to do your bit

Jude Mbah (15) from Tallaght, Dublin 24, Sophie Pierse (15) and her Mum, Majella Pierse from Tralee, Kerry with Anton Savage and Ann-Marie O’Sullivan, Chair of the Cork Friends of Crumlin Ball. More than 150,000 children and their families rely on Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin every year. The Cork Friends of Crumlin Charity Ball 2018 will take…

Spectacular Spike Island unveiled as the location for Focus Ireland’s upcoming Shine a Light Night 

Photo: Gerard McCarthy Photography The spectacular Cork Harbour setting, Europe’s Leading Tourist Attraction last year, is supporting Focus Ireland’s fight against homelessness on October 12, and the people of Cork can take part too. Shine A Light Night 2018 is a little over two months way, and Focus Ireland is calling on the business community…

Over €16,000 raised for Breakthrough Cancer Research from Teddy Daly Memorial Climb

Dr Pat Forde, Researcher, UCC; Jesse Wiesblatt, Breakthrough Cancer Research; Maria Collins, Noreen Daly, Liam Daly and family members pictured presenting proceeds of second annual Teddy Daly Memorial Climb to Breakthrough Cancer Research funded pancreatic researchers led by Dr Patrick Forde. Photo: Gerard McCarthy Noreen Daly from Donoughmore, Dr Patrick Forde from the Cancer Research…

Cork Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus announce first ever fundraising charity ball!

Cork Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus are announcing their first ever Fundraiser Charity Ball to celebrating 35 years of service; the Shine Bright for Spina Bifida Charity Glitter Ball! Venue: Rochestown Park Hotel When: Saturday October 20, 2018. Tickets: €75 each or table of 10 for €700. MC: Cllr Ken O’Flynn and Red FM’s Brenda Dennehy. Cork Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Association is a small local association looking…

Community gathers all over Cork to launch Darkness Into Light 2018 for Pieta House

Pieta House’s flagship fundraising awareness event – celebrates its tenth year this May in over 150 venues in Ireland and across the world. Darkness Into Light began in 2009 when 400 people came together in Dublin’s Phoenix Park to raise awareness about suicide and self-harm. From these humble beginnings, Darkness Into Light has blossomed into…