Appeals and Events
Neven Maguire views Robots
Target Lung Cancer Ambassador Neven Maguire joined us in the Cancer Molecular Diagnostics Lab to see the liquid handling robots. Neven was fascinated to hear how these robots are helping our Lung Cancer Team to improve patient diagnosis. Thanks to all of our supporters who have helped fund vital equipment for research & patient diagnosis/care.
Wicklow Mountains Cycle Challenge
Registration is now open for our 2020 Wicklow Mountains Cycle Challenge on Saturday 16th May. The event starts and finishes in the stunning grounds of Russborough House, Blessington, Co Wicklow and participants have 2 routes to choose from, 50km and 100km.
2020 Liberties Fun Run
At 7:45pm on Wednesday, 15th of July, St James’s Hospital Foundation will celebrate 12 years of the Liberties Fun Run in aid of St James’s Hospital. This unique 4 mile timed road race takes participants through the heart of old Dublin. We had 1,600 people sign up for last years sold out event.
Liberties Fun Run raises €42,000
2019 was one of the most successful Liberties Fun Runs and we were extremely proud to present the Cardiothoracic (Heart & Lung) Surgical team here in St. James’s Hospital with €42,000. This money has allowed the team to purchase vital new surgical equipment for the department and it simply would not be possible if it was not for your support.
Portuguese Camino 2020
From 5th-12th September, we will be taking a team to take on the Portuguese Camino and we want you to join us! Tick something off that bucket list… walk the Camino with us from the coastal city of Porto to the Spainish town of Tui. Our 2020 Camino booklet will give you lots more information on this exciting trip…
Car Draw Result
Massive Congratulations to Mr Thomas Gaffney from Co. Kildare, the winner of the Nissan Leaf Car Raffle. Thanks to everyone who entered the draw supporting St James’s Hospital and special thanks to Seamus Griffin for donating such a wonderful prize.
New Equipment for Sickle Cell Service
Thanks to Shola Arujawa’s fundraising of €9,245, the Sickle Cell Disease Service now have new vascular imaging equipment – demonstrated in the photo by nurse specialist, Noel, and Ciara. This wearable technology assists clinicians to detect difficult to find valves, bifurcations and hematomas.
2019 Gala Dinner
On Saturday 16th November, we were joined by almost 300 guests in Christ Church Cathedral to celebrate our Annual Gala Dinner in aid of our Gynae Cancer Care Appeal. The event was a complete sell out with guests being entertained by the wonderfully talented Affinití. We are extremely grateful to everyone that joined us on the night or supported the event in some way.
A joint initiative of the Foundation and Inclusion Health, we are delighted to announce the launch of our new library (launched by Roddy Doyle). You will find the bookcase on the main hospital concourse by the stage. The library is for the benefit for everyone – our patients, visitors and staff so please spread the word and feel to take a book!