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Helping sick, disadvantaged and children with special needs since 1951.

This Is Why We Do It!

Allie is a beautiful 7 year old girl, who has down syndrome and many other health problems. When we were contacted  by her family, we were so happy to be able to help by providing her with a specially adapted trike. It’s thanks to our kind supporters who have made this happen!   “When we …

Variety Trike on the Late Late Toy Show!

Variety – the Children’s Charity of Ireland is so excited that one of our trikes made a special appearance on this year’s Late Late Toy Show! We were so pleased be be able to donate a specially adapted trike to the star of the show and the trikes new owner – Robert. Robert is a …

Miss Ireland Presents Cheque to Variety!

Miss Ireland 2019 Chelsea Farrell presented a cheque to Variety – the Children’s Charity of Ireland for over €26,000! The money was raised by the 33 Miss Ireland finalists, through the ‘Beauty with a Purpose’ programme. The 2019 ‘Beauty with A Purpose’ winner Megan Hurley, joined Chelsea at the presentation. Best of luck to Chelsea …

Happy Christmas!!

Variety – the Children’s Charity of Ireland would like to wish all our friends, supporters and volunteers a very Happy Christmas and a Peaceful New Year! We look forward to bringing you more exciting fundraising events, not to mention helping more children in 2020! Nollaig shona dhuit!

Farewell to a Broadcasting Legend and Variety Gold Card Member

On behalf of our Chief Barker, Directors and members of Variety – the Children’s Charity of Ireland  offer our deepest sympathy and condolences to the family of Gay Byrne. We bid a sad farewell to someone who was undoubtedly Ireland’s greatest ever broadcaster, not to mention a key figure in Irish social evolution over the …

Debra Ireland Families at Barretstown

Debra Ireland at Barretstown

We were delighted to have recently been able to help fund the annual Debra Ireland family respite weekend away in Barretstown. The focus of this weekend was to have FUN, mingle with other families and connect with each other in a space where laughter and dancing was the best medicine. From flying down zip lines …

Blossom Tree Ball 2019 Cheque Presentation

Variety – the Children’s Charity of Ireland we delighted and overwhelmed to receive a cheque for €101,000! The money was raised at the Blossom Tree Ball which was held earlier on this year. The ball was organised by Pippa O’Connor Ormond and Brian Ormond who chose Variety as their charity partner for this year’s event. …

Congratulations to Miss Louth

We would like to say a huge congratulations to Miss Louth, Chelsea Farrell who is this year’s Miss Ireland Winner. Well done Chelsea! All the Miss Ireland finalists have been doing amazing work over the past few weeks in the run up to the final which took place last weekend in Dublin’s Helix theatre. Variety …

Miss Ireland Announce Variety as ‘Beauty with a Purpose’ Partner

On Tuesday 23rd July, Miss Ireland 2019 was officially launched. This year Variety – the Children’s Charity of Ireland are delighted to be chosen as the ‘Beauty with a Purpose’ partner! HOUSE DUBLIN played host to the launch where guests were treated to refreshing ‘BLOOM GIN Cocktails. Summer sounds with an exclusive DJ, Saxophonist and …

Brendan Grace RIP

On behalf of our Chief Barker, Directors and members of Variety, the Children’s Charity we offer our deepest sympathy and condolences to Eileen and their four children, Melanie, Brendan, Amanda, and Bradley.   Brendan and “Bottler” will be sadly missed.  He was an icon, a gentleman and had a heart of gold.   Thank you …