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A New Trike – One Mother’s Story

Maeve and Francis are twins that between them face many more challenges than most other 5 years olds. With the support of the Tadhg Ó Fainín Foundation, Variety – the Children’s Charity of Ireland has been able to provide the twins with a specially adapted trike.  Here’s what their mother says… “Learning to ride a …

Equine Therapy for Matthew!

Matthew is a little boy who has cerebral palsy and ASD. With the generous help of the Tadhg Ó Fainín Foundation, Variety – the Children’s Charity of Ireland has been able to provide six months of equine therapy to Matthew. “Therapeutic Riding helps Matthew in many ways, he has been attending for 3 years and has gained a huge …

A Trike for Uisneach!

With the generous help of the Tadhg Ó Fainín Foundation, Variety – the Children’s Charity of Ireland has been able to provide many children with specialised equipment, such as specially adapted trikes. One such recipient is Uisneach who has a rare syndrome called 1p36 deletion syndrome. This syndrome causes low muscle tone and a range of medical …

A Trike for Tadhg!

Together with the The Tadhg O’Fainin Foundation, Variety – the Children’s Charity of Ireland have been able to fund trikes for many children including this one for Tadhg  “Myself, Jonathan and Tadhg would like to thank everyone who helped raise money for Tadhg’s trike.  It’s an absolutely fantastic trike. He could only pedal a little bit …

A Trike for Dafne!

Variety – the Children’s Charity of Ireland was delighted to be able to present not only an iPad to Rush Lusk Educate Together School, in North County Dublin, which will be used by their special needs pupils, but also a specially adapted Trike. The Trike was presented to Dafne by Variety Ireland patron Simon Delaney. Dafne …

A Wheelchair for Jay!

Disability is a frightening place for any parent and is a hard journey to go on when you are told your precious child is disabled, but Variety have changed my opinion. Doreen and Sharon said the simple few words to me many months ago now “don’t worry, we can definitely help” they showed me that …

A Liberty Swing for St. Michael’s House Baldoyle!

We are so grateful to the SQ Foundation and UPS for the joint funding for our wonderful new Liberty Swing.  Many of the pupils in our school have complex needs and physical disabilities. It is difficult if not impossible for them to access playground equipment like their peers so this swing enables them to experience the joy …