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Staff & Management of Dunnes Stores raise over 30K for Jack & Jill!

A massive thank you to Staff & Management of Dunnes Stores branches nationwide who got well and truly into the Christmas spirit and donned their Christmas Jumpers on Friday 12th December to raise money for Jack & Jill An incredible €30,059.11 was raised nationwide which has provided 1,875 hours of home ...

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Statement from Jonathan Irwin in relation to Family Forum in Farmleigh, Phoenix Park on Wednesday 12th February RE National Children’s Hospital

“How can the Children’s Hospital Group refer to the St. James’ location for the National Children’s Hospital as a ‘done deal’ as they did over and over again this evening? I was under the impression that this project has yet to receive planning permission and presenting this project as a ‘done ...

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The National Children’s Hospital Dolphin Report

  Analysis below taken from the Dr. Dolphin Report comparing the Governments’ suggested St. James Hospital Site to the Connolly Hospital Site (owned by the HSE) in Blanchardstown, Dublin 15 ST. JAMES CONNOLLY Traffic Problem  Excellent  Parking Costs per Car to build Surface Multi floor Basement Problem    €2,000 €5,000 €35,000 Excellent    €2,000 Local Road Network (1000 = 10,00 car trips per day) Very poor  Excellent  Minimal Access (Delay for patients) Problem  Very Good  Helipad Restricted  Open  Pleasant Outlook Inner City  Sylvan  Attractive ...

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A Grandmother’s Letter to Jack & Jill

We are receiving, almost every day, thank you letters or messages of support. All of them are making us very happy and come as recognition of our work. This one here is another example...and it is a special one! Thank you. (*for privacy reasons, we didn't use real names) "January 2015 Dear Jonathan, Having just ...

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“Pigs on Parade” campaign launched with invitation from Jack & Jill to find the pigs and perhaps adopt one!

A unique “Pigs on Parade” art display was launched on February the 2nd, with 100 pieces of pig art to find on the streets of Dublin throughout February & March 2015 in aid of the Jack & Jill Foundation! The pigs are available to be sponsored or purchased from www.pigsonparade.ie and we ...

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Letter to recycling supporters to inform on the Rewards Scheme Cessation

Dear Supporter, On behalf of everyone in The Jack and Jill Foundation I would like to personally thank you for supporting our Handset Rewards Recycling Appeal. Your support is truly valued and it is for this reason that I am writing to you today. In conjunction with Swapkit, our Recycling Partner, we have ...

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Open letter from the ex-Chairperson of Children in Hospital in Ireland

"Dear Sir, At this time of year many children are writing letters to Santa listing gifts of their choice. Santa may or may not oblige all but we, as a nation, can oblige every child by giving a gift (not on anyone's Santa list) which will last the entire childhood of today's ...

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Pigs on Parade a unique fundraising campaign launched in aid of Jack & Jill Children’s Foundation

The Jack & Jill Children’s Foundation have launched what will be the biggest Pigs on Parade and public arts initiative to take place in Dublin in January 2015! This follows on from Jack & Jill's successful Big Egg Hunt in 2013 which saw 100 giant life-size pieces of Egg Art going ...

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Shine Bright Find A Diamond! Jack & Jill launches a very special candle

Jack & Jill Foundation launches a very special candle for €19.99, with a sparkling ring cocooned in each candle and two real diamond rings to be found in this very special batch of candles on sale now! This sparkling new idea was brought to the Jack & Jill fundraising team by ...

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“Jack & Jill: The Story of Jonathan Irwin” now available in hardback at €16.99 in book stores nationwide and online including our webiste

“A fascinating and heart-breaking story” according to Miriam O’Callaghan Jonathan Irwin is best known as the man who, following the tragic death of his son at 22 months old, set up the Jack & Jill Children’s Foundation so that other parents would not have to go through the hardship his family ...

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