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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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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Hannah’s Food Company is supporting Jack & Jill by donating a percentage of sales!


Our sincere thanks to Ciaran Farrell and Hannah’s Food Company who is supporting the Jack & Jill Children’s Foundation by donating a percentage of sales from their high quality range of meat products to help us care for our babies! Making a difference

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KBC Bank partnership with Jack & Jill contributes €70,000 to fund new pilot scheme to extend home nursing care for 4-6 year olds

KBC Bank donation

The Jack & Jill Children’s Foundation will receive a contribution of €70,000 from KBC Bank Ireland as part of the bank’s partnership with the Irish children’s charity which was launched last year This much–needed donation is made up of €35,000

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The Annual Kilkenny College TY Tractor Run raises €3680 for Jack & Jill Foundations


The annual Kilkenny College TY Tractor Run took place on Thursday 28th April, 2016 in very unseasonal weather conditions: the rain, sleet and biting cold temperatures did not deter the young drivers who had been planning the event for some

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