charity fundraise event Archive

Spread the L♥ve

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We’re all about spreading the l♥ve here in the Irish Red Cross. Especially when it puts a smile on someone else’s face. Nothing makes us smile more than the creative people around the country who come up with (sometimes wacky) ideas to help people in crisis.

Here’s three of our favourite supporter events that you might like to join in with…

A special member has joined the Irish Red Cross in Kerry!

A special member has joined the Irish Red Cross in Kerry!  Since he arrived late last month, Red Fred has been busy getting his safety message for Halloween out to all the boys and girls in Kerry and getting ready for Christmas. Red Fred launched the spooktacular Halloween safety colouring competition and was delighted when the Kerryeye newspaper came on […]

Kyra’s story: helping Open Gardens grow

Kyra volunteered for the Red Cross in France. Little did she realise what a huge role the organisation would come to play in her life. She remembers: “It went out of my life – I started studying, got married and moved to England to have a family.”

Now, Kyra has volunteered with the Red Cross for 48 years, where she has been instrumental in developing Open Gardens.

Smart Phones No Match for the Traditional Map and Compass

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How often these days do you hear someone say ‘there’s an app for that’.  From recipe apps, to first aid apps, language apps to a magic 8 ball app, there really does seem to be an app for everything . However, not all apps are what they’ve cracked up to be.  Speaking to , […]

Red Cross Donor Gets Red Card for Diving

One of my wonderful team (WT) came in to my office earlier.  This was the conversation between us… WT: What are we going to do about the guy who has done a skydive for us? Me: How much did he raise? WT: €20 Me: God. That isn’t a huge amount. WT: No Me: Don’t they […]