A St Patrick’s Story for Children by Gabrielle McDonald


Narrated by Hollywood Legend Maureen O’Hara & Alan Titley, this lovely new book & CD tells the story of St. Patrick bi-lingually in Irish and English in a beautifully illustrated 36 pages (paperback) with a 10% donation from sale of each book  going to

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#UptheHill – Corporate style


Are you looking for a unique, fun, team building initiative to motivate staff and help benefit The Jack & Jill Children’s Foundation? What to do? Put together a team of 2 or more employees and nominate a team leader who

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Donate your loose Lego bricks and fund home nursing care for sick kids


Jack & Jill has created a new ‘currency’ to fund home nursing care for sick children in the form of donated Lego blocks and is calling on families to round up that loose unwanted Lego and donate or sell it

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Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby Ball 2016 in aid of Jack & Jill


The Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby Ball, one of the social highlights of the summer season, was held on Friday, 24th June in the magnificent surroundings of The K Club Our sincere thanks to Executive Vice Chairman and CEO of

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Jack & Jill 2016 Summer Newsletter


Featuring in this number… a real ‘gift of time’ from Rory McIlroy and the Rory Foundation to the 300 families under Jack & Jill’s wing the Kilkenny Cycle 2016 now in full swing with registration open on jackandjill.ie/cycle the Annual Fun

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Where the money goes at Jack & Jill – a note from the fundraising team


Dear friends, Irish charities have been in the news again, sadly for all the wrong reasons. Our Fundraising Team want you to know exactly where the money goes at Jack & Jill, and to thank you, once again, for every

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Big Thank to everyone who took part in the Jack & Jill Run Up The Hill 2016!


Huge thanks to our Jack & Jill Dad and long term supporter John O’Sullivan in Kenmare who raised €8K this year through his annual event Jack and Jill Run Up The Hill last April! Always a fantastic fun, family day

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Caring for the Child with a Life-Limiting Condition Level B: A 7-Day Programme for Nursing Staff


Autumn 2016 Dates Now Confirmed! OCTOBER: 4th, 5th, 6th, 12th,13th, 19th & 20th at CCNE, Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital – Crumlin This is a HSE national programme and there is no fee. Contact/Further Information Cecilia McGarry– CLLC Programme Co-ordinator Centre of Children’s Nurse Education Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital

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Rory McIlroy pencil portrait signed by the man himself to be auctioned at the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby Ball on the 24th at The K Club


Attention all golf enthusiasts… This unique Rory McIlroy pencil portrait by artist Alan Keane, signed by the World’s No. 3 golfer himself after his Irish Open Win at The K Club will be sold at the Live Auction at the Dubai Duty Free

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Open letter from Doctor and dad Joseph McPartlin RE the location of the new National Paediatric Hospital at St James’

Following the powerful, inspired article (St James’s a bad location for a children’s hospital) in the Irish Independent last week, signed by Dr Eamonn Faller who works in St James’s Hospital,  we have received a torrent of messages expressing their opposition to

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Doctor who works in St James’s: “locating the children’s hospital at St. James’s would be a serious mistake”


Jack & Jill has done its best over the last 3 years to highlight the madness of locating the National Children’s Hospital in the St. James’s; it is good to see others adding their professional, personal, sincere voice to the debate! “The

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