News

Hidden Costs makes the Airwaves

Following on from the recent report published by the HSE on the income from hospital car parks Cliona's Foundation CEO and Founder Brendan Ring spoke with ...

Helping us Help others

We were delighted recently  to be able to send out cheques to the the families of 9 children who have a life limiting condition . These children range in ...

All Ireland Business Summit selects Cliona’s Foundation

  Cliona’s Foundation  are absolutely delighted to announce that we have been chosen as the official charity partner of this year’s ...

Cliona's Foundation 10th anniversary

Join our #forgettheworld Campaign

Cliona’s Foundation wants everyone to #forgettheworld as we Remember, Acknowledge and Celebrate those who have battled with a life limiting illness. ...

Cliona’s Foundation Scoops Limerick Chamber Business Award

“Honoured” and “Over the moon” were the sentiments expressed by Brendan Ring, CEO and Co-Founder of Cliona’s Foundation following their ...

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Support Cliona’s Foundation when you shop online

  Keep us in mind when you shop online this Christmas. Created with the goal of supporting worthy causes all over the world, HelpFreely.org ...

Charity Cycle supports 11 families across 8 Counties

This week we had the huge pleasure  of being able to provide financial assistance to 11 families of children with a life limiting condition ranging in ...

Nationwide

Clionas’ Foundation is Helping Families Nationwide

While we continue to support  families on a weekly basis we recently reviewed the locations of the families assisted to date and the results were ...

Summer 2016 Newsletter

The Summer 2016 Newletter is hot off the press and is jam packed with stories of the fantastic support Cliona's Foundation received from all ...

Pat Divilly Live Limerick

We are thrilled to reveal Pat Divilly, well-known author, speaker and entrepreneur is coming to Thomond Park, Limerick on September 18th for a personal ...

Golf Classic Hosted by the Keith Duffy Foundation

The Keith Duffy Foundation Annual Golf Classic is taking place on Saturday, September 10th at Roganstown Hotel & Country Club in Swords, Dublin. ...

Keith Duffy joins Nantes to Lourdes Cycle

Absolutely delighted that former Boyzone and Coronation Street actor Keith Duffy is joining Brendan and the rest of the team as they cycle from Nantes ...

Cliona’s Foundation People’s Pharmacist 2016

Have you a Pharmacist that gives you a great service and you would like to see acknowledged? This is your chance to nominate them for Cliona's Foundation ...

Cliona’s Foundation Teams Up With GAA and Brown Thomas

Cliona's Foundation is absolutely delighted to be selected as one of the GAA's 5 Charity Partners for 2016. This is a huge boost to the Foundation as ...

Miriam O Callaghan and Keith Duffy Shine for Cliona’s

The celebrity duo of Miriam O Callaghan and Keith Duffy stole the show at the Sparkle & Shine Ball last Saturday Night in the Strand Hotel when they ...

MARCH 26: Sparkle & Shine Easter Ball with Keith Duffy

UPDATE 25/03/2016: SOLD OUT

AMCS Resource Technology Raise Massive €1000

    Thank you you everyone at AMCS Resource Technology in Fedamore, Co. Limerick for raising a massive €1000 for us over Christmas. ...

Cliona’s Foundation Reaches €1million Mark

    Keith Duffy celebrates with Cliona’s Foundation for raising 1 million euro. We celebrated our 9th anniversary on Saturday 23rd ...

Brendan Ring Takes On Limerick Lourdes Cycle

    Cliona's Foundation CEO, Brendan Ring, is taking on the Limerick to Lourdes Cycle challenge. Brendan's personal target is to raise ...

Running on behalf of Cliona's Foundation at the Great Limerick Run

Great Limerick Run with Cliona’s Foundation

Come out and reach your personal goals with three different races being offered at the Barrington's Hospital Great Limerick Run 2016. We are actively ...

WIN: Justin Bieber Tickets

  Justin Bieber tickets are up for grabs at this year's Annual Celebratory Night at Bulgaden Castle! Our door prize for our 9th Annual ...

Cliona’s Foundation 9th Annual Celebratory Night

Our Annual Celebratory Night at Bulgaden Castle, Co Limerick, is taking place on Saturday 23rd January from 8pm! This will be our 9th celebration of ...

Every Cent Counts For Cliona’s Foundation

Do you know that EVERY cent counts? Recently in Ireland we have started to phase out 1 and 2 cent coins. Most people don't really use them and ...

Races

CANCELLED: Limerick Races Family Fun Day

Unfortunately tomorrow's Family Fun Day at Limerick Races has been cancelled due to continuous rainfall and bad conditions. Apologies for any ...

Strictly Care to Dance at the Movies Raises €20,000

We cannot thank everyone involved in Strictly Care to Dance At The Movies enough. They put on an incredible show in the South Court Hotel Limerick in ...

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Donate while you shop online – Helpfreely.org

Keep us in mind while you shop online. By simply downloading the Helpfreely App or registering online at www.helpfreely.org you can raise funds for ...

Dieselman’s Ball Raises €8,460

Thanks to everyone who helped make the Dieselman's Ball such a success and raising €8,460. This money will help some of the many needy families this ...

Cliona’s Foundation Christmas Appeal

RTE’s Miriam O’Callaghan launches the Cliona’s Foundation Christmas Appeal and asks the public to help the families of seriously ill children ...

PHOTOS: Strictly Care To Dance At The Movies

Well done to all involved in Strictly Care to Dance At The Movies, we had such an amazing and entertaining night! All the dancers were phenomenal, judges ...

Strictly Care to Dance at the Movies

Cliona's Foundation is delighted to be chosen as one of three nominated charities for the upcoming 'Strictly Care to Dance at the Movies" event in the ...

SAT, 28th NOV: Strictly Care to Dance at the Movies

After 10 weeks of training and months of organising, this Saturday night we will see the fruits of all the hard work gone into 'Strictly Care to Dance ...

Santa Claus Comes To Ardhu Bar, Limerick

Please join us, and of course SANTA, in the Ardhu Bar on the 5th of

Miriam O’Callaghan & Our Families Celebrate Universal Children’s Day

Today is Universal Children’s Day, a day to celebrate and recognise the right of every child to have a happy childhood. [gallery type="rectangular" ...

PHOTOS: THE KUBE

What an amazing night in the Radisson Blu Limerick on Saturday last with Clare's Wish Foundation. It was lovely to see people from all sides of the ...

Pauline and Eoghan Drop Into Cliona’s Foundation

It was so great to have Pauline and Eoghan drop into the office to us and especially to see how well Eoghan is doing, he had us entertained the whole time ...

Cliona’s Foundation Christmas Cards

Cliona's Foundation Christmas cards are now on sale, cards come in packs of six and are €5 per pack. If you would like to get some Cliona's ...

Zumba in da Club Raises €2,345

Thank you so much to Avril and Geri, two of the 'Zumba in da Club' organisers and instructors, for calling in to see us today. The event raised an ...

The Kube: Meet The Contestants

Only 4 more days until The Kube comes to the Radisson Blu, Limerick. In the lead up to the event we've decided to start revealing some of the contestants ...

Dieselman’s Ball Raises in Excess of €7,500

The Dieselman's Ball took place on Saturday night in aid of Cliona's Foundation and an incredible evening was had by everybody. Thank you so much to Anne ...

Want to Advertise Your Business to 400 at the Kube?

Do you want to advertise with us? We are hosting The Kube fundraising event this November 14th and will be giving a free, full-colour souvenir ...

NYC Marathon: John & Annemarie McCarthy Compete For Cliona’s Foundation

Congratulations to John & Annemarie McCarthy who completed the New York Marathon yesterday in support of Cliona's Foundation. Thank you so much, ...

Kellie and Leah Sweenie raise €637

      We had a visit recently from the fantastic Kellie and Leah Sweenie. Kellie and her family recently took part in Adare to ...

THANK YOU Limerick Mini Marathon Participants

Thank you so much to everybody who took part in the Ladies Mini Marathon in Limerick last weekend. Pictured below is Pauline Wallace who was part of the ...

Healthcare Hero: Hilary Noonan

Meet Hilary Noonan (Limerick) who won the overall award in the 'Healthcare Hero' category at the Hidden Hero Awards. We here at Cliona's Foundation ...

Sunday 25th October, Limerick Mini Marathon

Limerick Ladies are you are taking part in the Limerick Women's Mini Marathon on Sunday 25th October? Would you like to join the Cliona's Foundation ...

PHOTOS: Zumba in Da Club

Zumba in Da Club Friday night was just EPIC, a truly amazing fun night out that not only raised vital funds for Cliona's Foundation but also created huge ...

FRIDAY: Zumba in da Club, Crush 87 Nightclub, Limerick

Preparations are well under way for Zumba in da Club this Friday night in Crush 87 Nightclub, it is going to be a fantastic night so make sure you get ...

What are the ‘Hidden Costs?’

Cliona's Foundation provides financial assistance to families who are struggling with the hidden costs that are associated with looking after a very ill ...

Cathy Raises €750 for Cliona’s Foundation

A few days ago, we told you about Cathy who was cutting off her long hair in aid of Cliona's Foundation. We were delighted that she dropped into the ...

Are YOU Brave Enough To Face THE KUBE?

Based on the concept of the popular ITV Gameshow, The Kube Fundraising Event, will entertain members and guests while raising funds for our two ...

Cathy Cuts Hair and Raises €500

Cathy decided that she wanted to do something to raise money for Cliona's Foundation so she bravely decided to cut her beautiful long hair. With ...

Roselawn Coffee Morning Raises €637

Thank you very much to everybody who attended our coffee morning today in Roselawn House. It was a great morning and raised a fantastic €637 for ...

Purple Platoon Complete Adare to Survive 2015

Well done to all our supporters who donned their distinct purple t-shirts to take on the 7.5km military style obstacle course at Adare to Survive last ...

FRIDAY: Zumba in the Club for Cliona’s Foundation

A group of Limerick’s elite Zumba instructors have gotten together and are bringing you one of the biggest Zumba events that Limerick has ever seen. ...

Ray Cordon Raises €5437.69

Thank you to Ray Cordon who dropped in today to present a cheque to Brendan Ring for an incredible €5437.69. Ray undertook the amazing challenge of ...

Trevor’s Golf Classic Raises €13,562.30

Despite the loss of Fiona's husband Trevor, Fiona Loftus, her family and friends thought of others and raised over €40,000 for charity. To all ...

Greybridge Classic Club Raise €5000

Thanks a million to all at The Greybridge Classic Club for the wonderful cheque of €5000 we received last night on behalf of Cliona's Foundation. ...

Sun, 27th Sept: ADARE TO SURVIVE

We are really looking forward to Adare to Survive this Sunday. Limerick Hurling Manager, TJ Ryan, talks about his experience last year and how he is ...

Adare to Survive: THIS SUNDAY 27th SEPT

Sports stars Niamh Kavanagh, Paul Browne and Joy Neville have joined the ranks of Cliona’s Foundation’s Purple Platoon to take part in Adare to ...

Adare To Survive: 5 DAYS TO GO

We all know sisters can be competitive with each other, and this Sunday will be no different, as the teams from sister Hotels the 'Harbour Hotel Galway' ...

NOTICE: FASHION SHOW POSTPONED

Unfortunately due to unforeseen circumstances Cliona's Foundation has had to defer its upcoming fashion show and the show will no longer take place next ...

We’re Nominated For TTM Healthcare Charity of the Year

Cliona's Foundation has been nominated for the shortlist to become TTM Healthcares' charity of the year for 2015/2016. Please, please take a minute to ...

Team AIB Racing Finish 3rd in the World

Congratulations to Team AIB Racing who came 3rd in the World with their F1 car in the International Schools Competition in Singapore. We are extremely ...

Happy Birthday, Jayden

Today we would like to wish a HUGE HAPPY BIRTHDAY to a very special little prince, Jayden. [gallery type="rectangular" link="file" size="medium" ...

Cliona’s Foundation Supports Team AIB Racing

Best wishes to the Team AIB Racing boys who have landed safely in Singapore ahead of the Formula One in Schools World Finals. The aim of the competition ...

Dare YOU Join Our Purple Platoon?

      Find this badge on the homepage of Adare to Survive's website (www.adaretosurvive.com), Click it and register with the ...

Cliona’s Foundation Chosen Charity For Masquerade Ball

Cliona's Foundation are privileged to have been chosen as the charity for the Limerick Musical Society Masquerade ball taking place this ...

8th Annual Cycle is Massive Success

A huge thanks to everyone who contributed to Cliona's Foundation 8th Annual Cycle. Dozens of people gave up their day to feed and mind our cyclists. Many ...

WIN 2 Tickets To Our Fashion Show

It's Monday so we thought why not kick off the week with a competition!!! We have two tickets to give away for our fashion show on Thursday the 24th ...

John Cusack at Limerick’s Die-Cast & Diorama Show

    John Cusack will be showcasing at this years 5th Limerick Die-cast Model & Diorama show. Call in and have a look at his Massey ...

Gearing Up For 8th Annual Cycle On August 29th

This will be the 8th annual cycle for Cliona’s and will take place on Saturday August 29th from the Honeyfitz Theatre in Lough Gur. With three ...

Terry & Brendan on BBC Radio Ulster

    Listen to Terry and Brendan Ring who were interviewed by Audrey Carville for BBC Radio Ulster about Cliona's Foundation. Click ...

Limerick Leader Article on Upcoming Cycle

Thank You very much to the Limerick Leader for their coverage in this weekends paper for our upcoming cycle on the 29th of August: ...

Bríd Madigan, Cliona’s Foundation & Scotland Rose

Congratulations to the Meath Rose on her win but our Rose will always be Brid Madigan, Brid was simply amazing last night. Brid is a great ambassador ...

Watch Cliona’s Foundation on RTÉ Nationwide

If you missed the wonderful piece about Cliona's Foundation on RTE Nationwide on Friday night, you can still catch it on the RTE ...

Scottish Rose Shows Support For Cliona’s Foundation

Despite being bang in the middle of the glittering Rose of Tralee tour, Scottish Rose Brid Madigan, took time out of her busy schedule to help spread the ...

Ray Cordon & Co. Climb Kilimanjaro

Congratulations to Ray Cordon and the group who successfully climbed Kilimanjaro in Tanzania in aid of Cliona's Foundation. Well done guys! [gallery ...

RTÉ’s Nationwide THIS Friday

We are so excited to announce that Cliona's Foundation and a number of our wonderful families will be featured on RTE Nationwide this Friday the 14th ...

Cliona’s Foundation Supports Team AIB Racing

              We here at Cliona's Foundation support and back Team AIB Racing, who are ...

FREE Bootcamp for Purple Platoon

Are you looking for a challenge? Take on this years Adare to Survive as part of our team ‘The Purple Platoon‘. Cliona’s Foundation will be the ...

‘Thank You’ to Boher Parish

We have great admiration and fondness for the people of Boher Co. Limerick. Over the past 3 years the parish has raised a whopping total of €12,862 to ...

Alan Quinlan Launches Our Annual Cycle

Thank you very much to Alan Quinlan who took time out of his busy schedule to help us to launch our annual cycle which will be taking place on the 29th of ...

Cliona’s Foundation Chosen For Tesco Token

We have received great news from Tesco. Cliona's Foundation have been nominated as one of their beneficiaries of the Community Fund in their ...

Thank You For Your Continued Support

“There are exceptional demands placed financially on families with children with serious illness, possibly terminal and they affect how they can ...

World Record Success Raises €1,600

Thank you again to EVERYBODY involved with the Kilteely Dromkeen Community Festival who last week broke the world record for the most number of people ...

Harvest Day: Sunday August 2nd in Limerick

Greybrdge Classic Club will host their annual Family Harvest Day on Sunday August 2nd. The event which is run on a voluntary basis takes place in ...

Adare to Survive: Join the Purple Platoon

Are you looking for a challenge? Take on this years Adare to Survive as part of our team 'The Purple Platoon'. Cliona’s Foundation will be the ...

Cliona’s Foundation Sets New World Record

We did it - we broke the record! Thank you so much to all of the 630 people who turned out yesterday to help us break the world record for the most ...

AIB Racing Teams Up With Cliona’s Foundation

We are delighted to announce our partnership with Team AIB Racing. Team AIB Racing have qualified for the F1 schools world finals in Singapore and ...

St. Mary’s Community Raises €416.59

Thank you to everybody involved in the St Mary's Community Festival and Regatta who held a cake sale for Cliona's Foundation and raised ...

Martin Hennessy Raises Over €6,000

Thank you so much to Martin Hennessy, the entire Kilfinane Community, Joan Grace & the Girls and everybody else who so kindly sponsored Martin's amazing ...

Letter From Farrah’s Family

Cliona's Foundation received another fantastic letter from a family this week who explained just how much it meant to them to receive support from ...

World Record Attempt THIS SUNDAY

Thank you so much to Cliona's Foundation Ambrassador Leanne Moore and to Cara & Cailín for helping us to raise awareness for our Heart Shaped Hand ...

Mini Marathon Participants Raise €1,188

Thank you very much to Alicja, Magdelina, Silvana and Sandra who completed the Woman's Mini Marathon for Cliona's Foundation. They raised an incredible ...

Letter from Family Helped by Cliona’s Foundtion

Cliona’s Foundation received this piece from a family that we have been able to help, their story shows not only how emotionally difficult it is to find ...

Summer BBQ & Fashion Show Party 24th July

Thanks to Caherline National School who are organising a summer fashion show party to raise funds for Cliona’s Foundation and Caherline school. The ...

Cliona’s Foundation Annual Cycle 29th August

This will be the 8th annual cycle for Cliona’s and will take place on Saturday August 29th from the Honeyfitz Theatre in Lough Gur. With three routes ...

World Record Attempt: Heart Shaped Gesture

Cailín, Leanne and Cara are hoping that you will come to Kilteely on Sunday the 19th of July to help Cliona's Foundation to break the World Record ...

Cliona’s Foundation 8th Annual Cycle

This will be the 8th annual cycle for Cliona’s Foundation and will take place on Saturday August 29th from the Honeyfitz Theatre in Lough ...

Cliona’s Foundation Fashion Show

The Cliona's Foundation  fashion event will be held at the newly refurbished Radisson Blu Hotel and Spa on the 24th September. We are extremely excited ...

Adare to Survive: Purple Platoon 27th September

The Purple Platoon is Looking for Recruits! If you’re up for the challenge then complete Adare to Survive's 7.5km military style obstacle course ...

Cliona’s Foundation Nominated Charity For Dieselman Ball

We are thrilled to announce that we have been chosen as the nominated charity for this years Dieselman's Ball on Saturday 7th of November. It is going ...

Are You Brave Enough To Face THE KUBE? 14th November

Clare's Wish Foundation and Cliona's Foundation have teamed up to bring the Kube to Limerick! Based on the concept of the popular ITV show, ...

Launch of Ballykisteen Summer BBQ & Fashion Show

[gallery type="rectangular" link="file" size="medium" ids="1491,1492,1493,1494"] Pictured are Celia Holman Lee with three of her models, staff from ...

Monaleen N.S. Raise €372

Thank you to the students of Monaleen N.S. who raised a fantastic €372 for Cliona's

Heart Shaped Hand Gesture World Record Attempt

The Kilteely/Dromkeen Festival are attempting to break the world record bid is for the most people in one venue making the heart shape using both hands. ...

Cliona’s Foundation Help 9 Families in May

Thank you very much to everybody for your continued support, in May we were able to assist 9 families bringing the total number of families helped so ...

Scoil Dean Cussen Raise €200

Thank you very much to the students from Scoil Dean Cussen Junior Enterpreneurs who donated €200.00 as a result of the sales of their 'Cook Book' to ...

Cliona’s Foundation Moves To New Office

Cliona's Foundation would like to say a heartfelt 'Thank You' to Cube Printing LTD who support Cliona’s Foundation in so many ways including ...

Skittles Tournament: Lough Gur, Limerick, June 20th

There is a Skittles Tournament taking place in Lough Gur this Saturday June 20th with all proceeds from the event going to Cliona's Foundation. Thank ...

Summer Fashion Show, Ballykisteen, Friday, 24th July

Cliona's Foundation are delighted to be involved in this great event and fundraiser in Ballykisteen on Friday, the 24th of July. We really hope that ...

Trevor’s Golf Classic, June 27th 2015

Cliona's Foundation are extremely honoured to be one of the nominated charities at Trevor's Golf Classic taking place on the 27th of June. Trevor's Golf ...

Martin Hennessy Completes His EPIC Journey

Martin Hennessy has uploaded one final update and fantastic pictures from his epic trip across the world in aid of Cliona's Foundation. Here are some of ...

Pub Quiz: Morrison’s Bar, Limerick, 27th June 2015

  We have more epic adventurers in our midst; Ray Cordon, Caroline Dunlea, Alan Dunlea, Cliff McInerney and Denise Lally are going to climb ...

UPDATE: Urgent Appeal

Thank you to everybody who has supported our Urgent Appeal, to date we have raised €3,903 - we are are still a bit away from our target of €22,500 ...

Martin Hennessy Completes the Gobi Desert Challenge

Martin Hennessy has finished his epic adventure across half the world in aid of Cliona's Foundation. An absolutely amazing achievement and we are just in ...

Martin Hennessy, Gobi Desert Challenge Update

We received this update from a good friend of Martin Hennessey - Martin is currently in the Gobi Desert and unable to send updates himself. [gallery ...

UPDATE: Cliona’s Foundation Urgent Appeal Response

Thank you so much to everybody who has supported Cliona's Foundation since we launched our Urgent Appeal. To date the Foundation has raised €2,203. We ...

‘Thank You’ to VHI Women Mini Marathon Participants

Thank you to everybody who braved the elements yesterday to take part in the Woman's mini marathon for Cliona's Foundation yesterday. [gallery ...

Bríd Madigan Selected as Scottish Rose

Congratulations to Bríd Madigan (originally from Limerick) who has made it through to the Rose of Tralee Final this summer representing Scotland. Bríd ...

Boher Memorial Cycle, Saturday, 30th May 2015

Boher Community Development Association are organising a family friendly cycle this Saturday the 30th of May commencing at 7pm at Boher Community ...

Cliona’s Smiling Selfie on Facebook

One of our fantastic supporters is trying to get smiling selfies trending on Facebook to try to raise the funding that Cliona's Foundation needs. We ...

OUR FAMILIES: Eva and Isobel’s Story

Cliona's Foundation received the following piece from one of the families that we have helped, we are so grateful to them for sharing their story ...

UPDATE: Martin Hennessy Flies to China

Another amazing and epic fundraiser that has been going on for about 6 weeks now is the incredible Martin Hennessey. Martin was cycling from Limerick to ...

Kilimanjaro Climb in aid of Cliona’s Foundation

Thank you so much to everybody for all of your support, we are truly grateful. There are so many incredible fundraisers being organised and on-going in ...

Elizabeth Stepney Head Shave For Cliona’s Foundation

Thank you so much to a very brave Elizabeth Stepney who shaved her head this weekend to raise money for Cliona's Foundation. [gallery ...

Finucanes Electrical Ltd Raise €7,200

Cliona's Foundation would like to say a HUGE 'Thank You' to Eugene Harrington, James and Aoife McCarthy, and Siobhan and Kieran Finucane of Finucanes ...

WIN 2 Tickets To All-Ireland Hurling Final

          Great competition this week in aid of Cliona's Foundation in conjunction with Lifting ...

MAYDAY: Cliona’s Foundation Launches Urgent Appeal

Cliona’s Foundation is launching our first ever urgent appeal. We have never turned away a family in need who qualified for funding but now, for the ...

Limerick Leader Article:Martin Hennessy’s Trek

Thank you very much to the Limerick Leader for this week's article about Martin Hennessey's fantastic fundraising adventure for Cliona's ...

Lifting Limerick Committee Aim To Raise €10k For Cliona’s Foundation

Lifting Limerick Committee has announced Thursday 21st and Friday 22nd May 2015, as the date to once again host their popular Annual Golf Event at Adare ...

Gobi Desert Challenge: Martin Reaches Turkey

Those of you who are regular visitors to our website/social media will know that Martin Hennessy has undertaken a massive challenge to raise funds for ...

Our Families: Message From A Family We’ve Supported

This morning Cliona's Foundation received the following email from a family that we supported last week. We think that this email just shows how much it ...

Crescent College Comprehensive TYs Raise €900

Thank you very much to the students from Transition Year in Crescent College Comprehensive in Limerick who raised an incredible €900 for Cliona's ...

Sheehy’s Centra, Kilfinane, Raises €500

  Thank you to Sheehy's Centra in Klfinane who raised €500 through an Easter Egg Raffle to support Martin Hennessey and his epic cycle ...

Mayday, Mayday!! We need your help!

Cliona’s Foundation is launching our first ever urgent appeal. We have never turned away a family in need but now, for the first time since we opened ...

Ballinvreena Social Club Raise €226

[gallery type="rectangular" size="medium" link="file" ids="1273,1274,1275,1276"] Thank you very much to everybody in Ballinvreena Social Club who ...

UPDATE: Cliona’s Foundation Applications

Since the start of 2015 everybody at Cliona's Foundation just cannot believe the sheer volume of applications for funding that we have been receiving. ...

UPDATE: Martin Hennessy Gobi Desert Challenge

We eagerly await Martin's updates from his mad adventure so we were delighted to get another update from Martin on how he has been getting on - I think we ...

UPDATE: Martin Hennessy, Gobi Desert Challenge

[gallery type="rectangular" link="file" size="medium" ids="1240,1241,1242"] Martin Hennessy is continuing on his epic journey in aid of Cliona's ...

Kilfinane Playschool Hold Pyjama Day

[gallery type="rectangular" size="medium" link="file" ids="1235,1236,1237"] Thank you very much to the staff and students from KIlfinane play school ...

LIT Students Raise €370 for Cliona’s Foundation

  Thank you so much to the Event students in Limerick Institute Of Technology - LIT for supporting Cliona's ...

Bríd Madigan: Scotland’s Rose of Tralee

The lovely Bríd Madigan (Ní Mhadagáin) (from Limerick and teaching Primary School children in Scotland) was chosen as Scotland’s Rose of Tralee over ...

Our Families: Ava

    This is the beautiful Ava. Cliona's Foundation were able to help Ava and her family recently so that they could buy some ...

Jon Kenny Taking Part In Martin McMahon Memorial Cycle

Big announcement for the Martin Mc Mahon Cycle on Sunday 26th April. John Kenny of D'unbelievable's fame will be supporting us & Cliona's Foundation ...

Update on Martin Hennessy’s Journey

As you know Martin took off on his epic journey on last Friday, here are a few photographs from the start of his journey where he was sent on his way by ...

Martin Hennessy Takes On Gobi Desert Challenge

Tomorrow, Martin Hennessy, who last year completed the Atacama Chile Desert challenge to raise funds for Cliona's Foundation starts his next epic ...

Cliona’s Foundation Nominated Charity For Rugby Match

    Cliona's Foundation is absolutely delighted to be the nominated charity for this upcoming wonderful event where UL face LIT in a ...

York Triathlon in Aid of Cliona’s Foundation

On the 26th of this month Hannah will be completing the York Triathalon to raise money and awareness for Cliona's Foundation. We are so grateful that ...

Munster Rugby Team Meet Cliona’s Foundation Families

On the 2nd of April, Cliona's Foundation got the amazing opportunity to bring some of our families to meet the Munster Rugby Squad after training. It was ...

COMPETITION TIME: Great Limerick Run

The Great Limerick Run have announced this week that their slots are filling up fast, we are still hoping that you will consider joining the Cliona's ...

THANK YOU From Cliona’s Foundation

Already this year, Cliona's Foundation have been able to support 14 families all over Ireland and we are hoping to help more in the coming weeks. We ...

Martin McMahon Memorial Cycle & Fun Walk

  Martin McMahon Memorial Cycle & Fun Walk in Aid of Cliona’s Foundation   Pallasgreen Community Hall Sunday 26th April ...

Gobi Desert Challenge: Martin Hennessy To Compete

You may remember Martin Hennessy who last year completed the Atacama Chile Deserts challenge to raise funds for Cliona's Foundation. Well Martin is ...

Buster Night at Limerick Greyhound Stadium

The Cliona’s Foundation Annual €500 Buster Race will take place on Saturday the 28th of March in Limerick Greyhound Stadium. The Buster race is ...

Cliona’s Foundation Wish Davy Russell A Speedy Recovery

      From everybody at Cliona's Foundation we would like to wish our Ambasador Davy Russell a speedy recovery after his fall ...

Our Families: Jayden Going Home For The First Time

        Some absolutely fantastic news this morning, 6 long months later and this small lil' fighter is in Limerick ...

Spring 2015 Newsletter

For this quarter's newsletter in PDF, please click on the above image. If you would like us to email or post you a copy just contact Alli on ...

Are You Following Us On Social Media?

Don't forget you can follow Cliona's Foundation on Facebook HERE  and on Twitter @ClionasFDN We often run competitions on our social media for ...

Ireland Coast To Coast Challenge: Derek Kiely

[caption id="attachment_1075" align="alignleft" width="288"] Derek Kiely[/caption]     Derek Kiely pictured here is going to take part ...

Ambassador Davy Russell Wins at Cheltenham

Congratulations to our Ambassador Davy Russell on his two great wins at Cheltenham and the very best of luck for the rest of the ...

Official Launch of Buster Race Night

Thank you very much Aoife Sheehan, Kevin Downes, Shane Dowling and Donal O'Grady for helping us launch our Buster Event today. The Cliona’s ...

Elive and Cliona’s Foundation

Thank you to Elive who continue to support Cliona's Foundation sending in a donation to us every single month. Elive currently donates a percentage of ...

ARF Investments and Cliona’s Foundation

Thank you to ARF Investments who donate on a monthly basis to Cliona's Foundation. ARF Investment Brokers contribute 50% of a policies first year’s ...

Our Families: Update on Jayden’s Story

  We wanted to let you know that Jayden continues to do well after his surgery, he is a real little fighter. Fingers crossed that he doesn't ...

World Record Marathon Relay Raises €3629.34

Thank you so much to Derek Casey, Limerick Brakes who organised our World Record breaking marathon relay in January which raised an incredible ...

Morrison’s Coffee Morning Raises €512

Thank you so much to everybody who came to our coffee morning yesterday in Morrison's Bar & Lounge, we raised a fantastic €512. Pictured above ...

Leanne Moore goes back to school for Cliona’s Foundation

[caption id="attachment_1029" align="alignleft" width="270"] Leanne Moore with Students from Our Lady's Queen of Peace Primary School in Janesboro, ...

Irish Times Interview With Terry Ring

Read a great article about Cliona's Foundation and interview with Terry Ring in the Irish Times by CLICKING ...

Our Families: Conall

This is baby Conall, Cliona's Foundation were able to help out Conall's family in the last few weeks and were so delighted to receive this wonderful ...

Coffee Morning in Morrison’s Bar, Thursday 26th Feb

Please come along and support the Cliona's Foundation Coffee Morning in Morrison's Bar & Lounge this Thursday the 26th from 9 - 11.30am. We are really ...

Our Families: Jessie

In the past few weeks we are been able to provide funding for number of families, we were so delighted to get an email with the following pictures of ...

Our Families: Eoghan

Eoghan was born 8 weeks premature and has problems with his respiratory system since. Eoghan has spent a lot of his life in and out of hospital but as ...

Coffee Morning: Morrison’s Bar, Thursday 26th Feb

Thank you very much to Morrison's Bar, Ballysimon, Limerick who are very kindly hosting a coffee morning for Clionas's Foundation on Thursday the 26th ...

UPDATE: Jayden’s Story

UPDATE 15th FEB We just wanted to let you know that Jayden is out of surgery and his Mum says that he is doing well. Thank you so much to everybody ...

Cliona’s Foundation Needs Your Help To Raise Funds

So far this week we have already received 5 applications in the post for funding and received a further 4 phone calls from hospitals all over Ireland ...

LIT Students Organise Special Social Event

Great event coming up for Cliona's Foundation being organised by students of LIT, thank you so much to the students involved for all of their ...

Irish Examiner Q&A With Brendan and Terry Ring

Click HERE to read a fantastic Q&A conducted by Denise Hall of the Irish Examiner with Brendan and Terry Ring, founders of Cliona's ...

Louis Fitzgerald Hotel Dublin Partners With Cliona’s Foundation

Cliona’s Foundation is delighted to announce that we are partnering with Louis Fitzgerald Hotel, Newlands Cross, Dublin. The partnership will aim to ...

Rugby Star, Joy Neville, Signs Up to “Team Cliona”

A big thank you to Joy Neville who has signed up to "Team Cliona" for this years Great Limerick Run on May 3rd. We would love it if you would be ...

Take Part in the Great Limerick Run with Cliona’s Foundation

Are you a runner or just interested in getting fit? We are looking for people to take part in the Great Limerick Run with Cliona's Foundation. You ...

Cliona’s Foundation Night Covered by Limerick Media

Great coverage for Cliona's Foundation in today's Limerick Leader and Limerick Post Newspaper.

PHOTOS: 8th Annual Celebratory Night 2015

Our 8th Annual celebratory evening took place on the 24th of January 2015 and was a truly amazing night. Thank you so much to everybody who came. We ...

Listen to Cliona’s Foundation on The Sean O’Rourke Show

Brendan and Terry Ring were on this morning's Sean O'Rourke show to talk about Cliona's Foundation. There was also interviews with some of the families ...

26 Miles For 26 Great Limerick Heroes

We are so delighted to be part of the 26 Miles For 26 Great Limerick Heroes team. On their Facebook page, they have submitted the following: "Hey ...

Ray Cordon and Friends to Climb Kilimanjaro

Last year Ray Cordon completed a sky dive in aid of Cliona's Foundation and he has kindly decided to do another fundraiser for us again this year. Ray ...

Cliona’s Foundation Help 53 Families in 2014

Thank you so much to everybody who continues to show so much support to Cliona's Foundation, we just wanted to let you know that because of your ...

Images From World Marathon Relay Record Success

We did it, we BROKE the World Record! All the runners completed the relay in 1 hour, 56 minutes and 54 seconds. Thank you so much to Derek & Yvonne ...

World Record BROKEN At Cliona’s Foundation Marathon Relay

We did it, we BROKE the World Record! All the runners completed the relay in 1 hour, 56 minutes and 54 seconds. Thank you so much to Derek & Yvonne ...

Deloitte Raises €216 During Christmas Jumper Day

A big thank you to everybody in Deloitte who raised €216 for Cliona's Foundation over Christmas by having a Christmas Jumper Day in the office. ...

Sunday 11th January: Cliona’s Foundation Marathon Relay

This Sunday the 11th of January Cliona's Foundation Marathon Relay are aiming to break the world relay marathon record at the University of Limerick ...

26 Miles For 26 Heroes

Cliona's Foundation are so delighted to be taking part in the 26 Miles For 26 Great Limerick Heroes event on May 3rd in Limerick. It is a great ...

Limerick Chamber President’s Dinner Raises €5000

A cheque worth €5,000 was presented to Brendan Ring, Cliona’s Foundation by Cathal Treacy, President of Limerick Chamber. The money was raised ...

24/01/2015: Cliona’s Foundation 8th Annual Celebratory Night

We are delighted to announce that Cliona’s Foundation’s 8th Annual Celebratory night will take place on Saturday the 24th January 2015 at 8pm in ...

Remembering Cliona Ring On Her Birthday

Today would have been Cliona's 24th birthday, Cliona is greatly missed every single day but especially on days like today. To mark her birthday we wanted ...

Cliona’s Foundation Marathon Relay

Just 7 days to go our world record bid and the chance to raise much needed funds for Cliona's Foundation. Lots of runners have been spotted in the U.L ...

Happy New Year From Cliona’s Foundation

We would like to wish everybody a very Happy New Year. Thank you so much for all of the support that you have shown Cliona's Foundation, it has been a ...

Cliona’s Foundation Charity Partner at Limerick Races

As charity partner for the Limerick Racecourse Family Day tomorrow we are so excited to see our signs go up in the parade ring. We really hope that ...

Pat Hennessy Wins Munster Rugby Tickets

WINNER: The winner of the Munster tickets is Pat Hennessy, receipt number 3707. "CONGRATULATIONS!" Thank you so much to everybody who entered the ...

Limerick Racecourse Family Fun Race Day event help critically ill children

Limerick Racecourse has announced that Cliona’s Foundation, a registered Irish charity providing financial support for non-medical expenses for families ...

Runners Continue To Sign Up For World Record Attempt

The response from people to run and volunteer on the 11th of January in UL has been unbelievable. Some of Munster's best runners have signed up to ...

Cliona’s Foundation Helps 8 More Families

As it was an exceptionally busy few months, 8 families will benefit from Cliona’s Foundation before Christmas this year. Having spoken with two ...

UPDATE: Jayden at 3 Months Old

This week Jayden turned 3 months old, he is in Crumlin hospital and is doing really well.The doctors are starting to wean Jayden off his ventilator ...

Cliona’s Foundation Marathon Relay

On Sunday the 11th of January 2015 at 11.00am in U.L, we are hoping to break the world record for a relay marathon of 2hrs 10 min 50 secs. We need 105 ...

Letter of Thanks Received by Cliona’s Foundation

We received this wonderful card yesterday from a family that we have been able to help in the last few weeks. It is so heart warming to get cards like ...

Raffle: Munster vs Leinster Tickets

We thought we would brighten up your winter morning with a little raffle! We have had 2 tickets to Munster vs Leinster in Thomond Park on the 26th ...

Sophie’s Balloon Relea……..Chase!

[video width="640" height="360" mp4="https://clionasfoundation.ie/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/Sophie.mp4"][/video] It is great that we are still ...

Meanus Harvest Fair Raises €5,000

A big THANK YOU to everybody involved in the Greybridge Classic Club and Harvest Fair in Meanus Co. Limerick who raised an incredible €5,000 for ...

Isobel Launches Her Balloon For Cliona’s Foundation

[video width="720" height="1280" mp4="https://clionasfoundation.ie/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/Isobel.mp4"][/video] The lovely Isobel showing her ...

Share Your Christmas Memories For Cliona’s Foundation

Patricia Finnerty posted a great idea to us on our Facebook page. She suggested that we turn back the clock on social media and post pictures of ...

Dec 7: Visit Santa in Ardhu Bar, Ennis Rd, Limerick

Its that time of year again and Santa is on his way. Great day last year so why not bring the small ones and the not so small to visit Santa in the ...

Abigail’s Balloon Release For Cliona’s Foundation

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Giving Tuesday

#GivingTuesday is a worldwide movement of charity “giving” on the first Tuesday of December each year. It is in its 4th year worldwide “Giving” ...

Wear Your Christmas Jumper For Cliona’s Foundation

It is Christmas jumpers time - this year we want people to wear their jumpers with pride and for a good cause. We want you to share your pictures ...

Donate To Cliona’s Foundation This Christmas

This Christmas instead of buying unwanted gifts or cards we would like to ask you to make a donation to Cliona's Foundation. We will send you this ...

Universal Children’s Week: Adam Conlon

Here is my gorgeous Adam Conlon who is just one of the many helped by the fab Cliona's Foundation. Adam has the biggest heart, the biggest smile & ...

Cliona’s Foundation Featured In Limerick Post

Great article in this week's Limerick Post Newspaper about Cliona's Foundation. Click here for digital edition from Limerick Post website: ...

Cliona’s Foundation Help 9 Families This Week

Great news - this week Cliona's Foundation have been able to help a further 9 struggling families around Ireland. We greatly hope that this will help to ...

Miriam O’Callaghan Launches New Information Booklet

  A big thank you to Cliona's Foundation Patron Miriam O'Callaghan for helping us to launch our new information booklet - “Practical ...

Universal Children’s Week: Áine

Aine has just turned 4, she finished chemo 2 weeks ago, since being diagnosed and starting chemo Aine personality slowly changed she was always ...

Limerick On Ice: Saturday, 29th November

We have some fantastic fundraising events coming up over the next few weeks for Cliona's Foundation, one such event is this Saturday the 29th at ...

Universal Children’s Week: Shane

We would really like to thank all of the families who shared their children's stories with us over the last week. It has been a great honor and a joy ...

Universal Children’s Week: Conor

    This is our beautiful, fun loving, happy little man Conor who was born 10 weeks early with hydrocephalus weighing just 2lb 7oz. ...

Universal Children’s Week: Ali

Ali is a 5 year old little girl who has a smile and laugh that would melt your heart, Ali loves watching tv her favourite is Mickey Mouse Donald Duck ...

Universal Children’s Week: Izzy

                      This is Izzy! She's 6 years old... izzy ...

Universal Children’s Week: Sarah Crowe

  Sarah is 11yrs old and she is such a wonderful little girl. She goes to school here in Kilfinane where she has loads of friends and has a ...

Universal Children’s Week: Ronan

Ronan is 9 years old and is a fantastic boy, he loves going for walks to Lough Gur with his 5 dogs and loves books and music. He attends St. Gabriels ...

Universal Children’s Week: Chelseigh Moloney

    Hey my name is Chelseigh Moloney. I’m 16 years old. I live in County Clare. I have one sister her name is Molly. My favourite ...

Universal Children’s Week: Sebastian

Sebastian is a little "cheeky monkey" of the family!!! Despite having 2 sisters he is a definite leader in making ...

Universal Children’s Week: Katie

This is Katie. She began life as a tiny 720grams full of fight and personality. 5 years later Katie still oozes personality. She ...

Universal Children’s Week: Jan Chloe C. Brillantes

Jan Chloe C. Brillantes (25 Feb. 1995 -09 June 2013) Jan was only 18 years old; she had Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. She was a very caring, thoughtful, ...

Universal Children’s Week: Ruby

    This is our little girl Ruby. She was a year old last week. She is the most placid little girl in the world. She loves playing ...

Universal Children’s Week: Bianca

                      Bianca was diagnosed with leukemia on ...

Celebrate Universal Children’s Day With Us

As part of our Universal Children's Day celebrations we would like to raise awareness of the work that Cliona's foundation does and raise much needed ...

Universal Children’s Week: Presley

                    Joleen & Patrick sent us this wonderful piece ...

Universal Children’s Week: Eoghan

            Eoghan is 3 he started play school this year and really enjoys it. His big love is music ...

Universal Children’s Week: Keeleigh

            This is our beautiful Keeleigh, she is 6 years old. She attends St. Martins school in ...

Universal Children’s Week: Rachel Cronin

Mary, John, Damien, Declan and Eoin Cronin sent us in the following piece about their beloved Rachel. We would like to thank them sincerely for allowing ...

Universal Children’s Week: Emma Power

            Name: Emma Power Age: 12 Emma goes to school five days a week in St Pats, Enniscorthy, ...

Buggy Bootcamp Raise €800

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Cliona’s Foundation Celebrating Universal Children’s Day

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hnfbPfZvMV0#t=0 November 20th this year is Universal Children’s Day. Cliona’s Foundation would like to take the ...

Martin Hennessy Raises €2572

It was great to meet with Martin Hennessy who has completed the Race the Planet Atacama Challenge in Chile and raised a huge €2572 for Cliona's ...

UPDATE: Jayden Returns To Ireland

Absolutely FANTASTIC news this morning. Jayden is on his way back to Ireland. He has fought so hard for the last two months and finally he gets another ...

Country Music Night In Ashford, Limerick.

Absolutely fantastic fundraising night coming up this Saturday night in Ashford, Co. Limerick in aid of Cliona's Foundation. Please come along if you ...

Irish Rugby Show Its Support For Cliona’s Foundation

Absolutely fantastic to have the former and current Irish Rugby Internationals showing their support for Cliona's ...

Cliona’s Foundation Helps 9 Families In Recent Weeks

Over the last few weeks Cliona's Foundation are delighted to say that we have been able to offer financial assistance to 9 families around Ireland, ...

An Cuppan Tae Raise €1,700

On Sunday the 26th of October a coffee morning was held in aid of Cliona's Foundation in An Cuppan Tae in Emly, Tipperary. The coffee morning raised an ...

UPDATE: Jayden’s Story

We just wanted to give you another update on how Jayden is doing in Sweden, he continues to take steps forward. Last weekend Jayden had his first bath ...

Active Ennis Leisure Centre Raise €1,452

It was fantastic this morning to meet the team from Active Ennis Leisure Centre who not only held a coffee morning for Cliona's Foundation but also some ...

Tony and Ann Power Raise €1200

A big thank you to Ann & Tony Power who organised a Halloween fancy dress fundraiser in aid of Cliona's Foundation & CSPP in O'Connells bar, ...

Cliona’s Foundation: Our Families

Last week we received a letter from a mother of a child with a very serious illness who has to visit hospital on a regular basis, this mother's letter ...

Pobalscoil Inbhear Sceine Fancy Dress Raises €600

[gallery link="file" ids="468,469,470,471,472,473"] Thank you to all of the students and teachers at Pobalscoil Inbhear Sceine in Kenmare, Co. Kerry ...

Deidre O’Connell and Miriam Deegan Raise €585

Thank you very much to Deirdre O'Connell and Miriam Deegan who not only organised coffee mornings in aid of Cliona's Foundation but also completed the ...

UPDATE: Jayden’s Story

    It has been 5 weeks since Jayden was taken to Sweden for emergency surgery. It has been a long and difficult road for his family ...

Buggy Bootcamp Show Their Support

Thanks to Buggy Bootcamp for supporting Cliona's Foundation by competing in the recent Limerick Women's Mini Marathon. Anto enjoyed the heels so much, ...

Sophie Mulcahy 2006-2014

                              It ...

LIT Students Hold Bake Sale

    A big thank you to the girls from year two Business Studies with Event Management course Limerick Institute of Technology who held a ...

Joy Neville Checks In With Cliona’s Foundation

[gallery link="file" ids="416,417,418"] Last week Cliona's Foundation was delighted to meet up with former Ireland captain, Six Nations Grand Slam ...

Jayden’s Story: Update

      Some wonderful news from Sweden, Jayden's ecmo (life support) machine was turned off and he is now on a ventilator and ...

Green Drama Productions Donate €500

  Thank you to Grean Drama Productions for their donation of €500 from the Easter Passion. Pictured are Martin from Cliona's foundation ...

Barbara’s Babes Raise €940

  It is wonderful we have another big THANK YOU to make today. We would like to thank Barbara Shanahan and her wonderful Barbara's Babes who ...

Martin Hennessy Completes Race the Planet Atacama

An absolutely HUGE congratulations to Martin Hennessy who has completed the Race the Planet Atacama Challenge in Chile. Not only did Martin complete the ...

Ryan Family Complete Hell & Back Challenge

                              Another big thank you needs to ...

Jayden’s Story

  Jayden was born on the 16th of September with a condition called CDH, this condition means that Jayden's abdominal organs were pushing up ...

Race The Planet Atacama: Martin Hennessy Update

  A few weeks ago we told you about Martin Hennessy from Limerick who is currently taking part in this year’s Race the Planet Atacama ...

PHOTOS: Adare To Survive 2014

We had an absolutely fantastic day at Adare to Survive, thank you so so much to everybody that turned up and completed the course for Cliona's Foundation. ...

Autumn’s Newsletter Available Now

  The Autumn edition of our newsletter is now available! If you would like to receive a copy of it, please just email your address to ...

Elive, Cliona’s Foundation and ILOVELIMERICK.COM team up.

Elive Internet Business Solutions a worldwide provider of online services today announced its partnership with ILoveLimerick.com and Cliona’s Foundation ...

Tesco Community Fund

Cliona's foundation needs your help -this week Tesco have launched their community funding programme. Every six weeks Tesco will donate up to €1,000 ...

Raise money through recycling!

Do you know that you can help to raise money for Cliona’s Foundation by recycling your old baby wipe wrappers such as Johnsons and Johnsons wipe ...

Boher cycle raises €4,900 for Cliona’s Foundation

Cliona’s Foundation was humbled to be presented with a €4,900 cheque in Boher Co. Limerick. The people of Boher community never fail to impress us ...

ARF Investment Brokers & Insurances Ltd

ARF Investment Brokers & Insurances Ltd has come together with Cliona’s Foundation to raise money to help families with critically ill children in ...

Allison McNamara Appointed as Fundraising & Marketing Manager

We would like to announce that Allison McNamara has been appointed as our Fundraising and Marketing Manager. Alli brings more than 14 years of knowledge ...

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