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Marathon Match wins IOFNI Event of the Year Award

Marathon Match wins IOFNI Event of the Year Award

Monday June 19th 2017

Michaela Foundation and Cancer Focus NI are delighted to have been awarded Fundraising Event of the Year by the Institute of Fundraising NI for our Marathon Match in partnership with O’Neills International Sportswear. Thanks to our amazing players (world record setters), volunteers, sponsors and fundraisers – this is for you! Congratulations to all the other […]

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Ad Lib Drama Group fundraise for Michaela Foundation

Ad Lib Drama Group fundraise for Michaela Foundation

Friday June 2nd 2017

The Ad Lib drama group held their first ever fundraising performance on 21st and 23rd of April when they brought The Real McCoy production to the stage in Eskra Community Centre. The rip-roaring comedy which combined high drama with Irish wit went down a storm in Eskra in front of a packed hall on both nights. […]

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#NotVettedNotVolunteering – 2017 Garda Vetting Submission Date

Thursday June 1st 2017

Hi Everyone, If you have been offered and accepted a volunteer leader role at Camp, please be advised your vetting checks must be completed and cleared by Garda vetting before Camp. Vetting will take around 4 weeks to complete. Reminder – your role at Camp is subject to the completion of a vetting check, reference […]

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WIN a free place at Camp!

WIN a free place at Camp!

Friday May 26th 2017

WIN a free place* at Camp in Dublin, Louth or Kildare!! Just email camps@michaelafoundation.com with WIN in the subject line as well as your Camp of preference (Dublin / Louth / Kildare). Winners will be picked on Wednesday 31st May. *A whopping 6 places to be won.  

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We’re recruiting volunteers for Summer Camp!

We’re recruiting volunteers for Summer Camp!

Monday May 22nd 2017

 Drive change in your community, volunteer at a Michaela Foundation Summer Camp Michaela Foundation are currently recruiting enthusiastic individuals aged 17+ to volunteer at their Summer Camps in Cootehill, Dublin, Knock, Sligo, Maynooth, Dundalk & Letterkenny. At Camp, girls aged 11-13 will engage in a range of volunteer-led activities based on Michaela Foundation’s five core […]

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Donna Taggart to headline fundraising Summer Concert

Donna Taggart to headline fundraising Summer Concert

Wednesday May 17th 2017

Donna Taggart will headline a Michaela Foundation Fundraising concert at the iconic Hill of the O’Neill in Dungannon on Saturday 12th August. Donna’s performance will come at the end of Michaela Foundation’s busy Summer Camp season, during which they will have worked with over 400 volunteers and almost 1500 young girls. The fundraising concert will […]

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Guinness World Record Marathon Match Celebrations

Guinness World Record Marathon Match Celebrations

Tuesday May 16th 2017

Players who scored a new Guinness World Record for the longest Gaelic 15-a-side football match in history have been honoured in a special presentation ceremony at the Wellington Park Hotel, Belfast. The Marathon Match raised an amazing £73,565 for Cancer Focus Northern Ireland and Michaela Foundation. The event, in partnership with O’Neill’s International Sportswear Ltd, […]

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Register a team for the 18th All Ireland GAA Golf Championship

Register a team for the 18th All Ireland GAA Golf Championship

Friday May 12th 2017

The 18th annual All-Ireland GAA Golf Challenge has been officially launched in GAA headquarters by KN Group chief executive Donagh Kelly, inter-county managers Derek McGrath (Waterford) and Mickey Harte (Tyrone) and 2016 hurler and young hurler of the year Austin Gleeson among other GAA personalities including Challenge patron and Kilkenny legend Eddie Keher. The organisers of the KN Group All-Ireland GAA Golf Challenge are delighted to announce that this year’s […]

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Surviving or Thriving? MHAW 2017 in Buttercrane

Surviving or Thriving? MHAW 2017 in Buttercrane

Friday May 5th 2017

Surviving or Thriving? Buttercrane Shopping Centre and our nominated charities, Samaritans, PIPS and the Michaela Foundation will be hosting a series of events on Mall to raise awareness of Mental Health issues as part of Mental Health Awareness Week 8-14th May. Good mental health is more than the absence of a mental health problem. This […]

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