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The Big C Choir’s Big Donation

December 11, 2014
Christina O’Connell, Pauline Byrne, Veronica Murphy and Phyl Conway-Behan all visited St. James’s Hospital recently to present a cheque for €5,000 to the hospital for cancer research.  They are all members of the Big C Choir, a group of cancer survivors, cancer patients and their friends and family.  This generous donation was raised at a

Dublin’s Liberties Fun Run 2014 – Thank You

July 24, 2014
The sun warmed the backs of the 1100 participants who gathered on Thursday 17 July in the Royal Hospital Kilmainham to ‘run the liberties’ in the 6th annual St. James’s Hospital Liberties Fun Run.   Dublin's Liberties Fun Run results ST JAMES'S HOSPITAL LIBERTIES FUN RUN 2014 RACE RESULTS.   Fun and sun were in

Mini Marathon 2014 in aid of St James Hospital

June 24, 2014
As the rain cleared to give way to a lovely, temperate day, the streets of Dublin city centre bloomed with vibrant colour as over 40,000 women gathered for the start of the 2014 Women’s Mini Marathon.   Congratulations and thank you to all the amazing women and ‘ladies’ – over 300 of you – who

Charity GAA Match – Professor Hollywood Memorial Cup

February 24, 2014
The first St.James’s versus St. Luke’s Charity GAA football match will take place at O’Moore Park in Portlaoise on Bank Holiday Monday, May 5th. The brainchild of St. James’s patient, Richard Poole from Portlaoise, former cancer patients will compete for the Professor Hollywood Memorial Cup at what will be a star-studded event.   The organisers

Himalaya expedition – Mount Everest and Anapurna

Martin Slavin and friends have donated more than €3,500 to St. James’s Hospital. The donation represents funds raised in connection with an expedition undertaken by Martin to the Himalayas – carried out as a memorial tribute to his late partner, Margaret Lambert, who had been a patient at St. James’s up to her death in

A perfect new owner for the Christmas raffle Dolls’ house

January 24, 2014

The 2013 Christmas raffle prize of a fully-furnished dolls’ house was delivered to the winner; part-time Princess and part-time ballet dancer, five year old Niamh Byrne from Ballycullen is now also an enthusiastic householder and budding interior decorator. Niamh’s mother bought the winning ticket for her daughter in the hospital before Christmas when visiting her
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Dolls’ house winner from Dublin

December 24, 2013

The draw for the Foundation’s Christmas raffle has taken place and the winners are announced. Mrs Catherine Wolfe from Ballycullen was the winner of the first prize of a fully-furnished Georgian-style dolls’ house and the runner-up prizes of two Christmas hampers were won by Lucy McDunphy from Kilcock and Kevin Arundel from Ballsbridge. 1,786 tickets
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PwC staff donate to The National Burns Unit

Staff at accountancy firm PwC have donated almost €7,000 to The National Burns Unit at St. James’s Hospital. The National Burns Unit had been chosen in 2013 by PwC staff as one of the beneficiaries of their People Giving Scheme that facilitates monthly contributions to selected organisations via payroll. Alongside this, they arranged an ice-cream

Dolls’ House Raffle for the burns unit

November 25, 2013

Three lovely Georgian-style dolls’ houses are on display in Dublin to promote the annual St. James’s Hospital Christmas raffle, whose proceeds this year will benefit The National Burns Unit. The dolls’ houses are on display at James Adam & Sons Auctioneers at 26 St Stephen’s Green, Powerscourt Townhouse Centre on South William Street, and at
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Donegal community donation

November 24, 2013

At a wonderful evening at the atmospheric Tramore Inn in Downings on Sunday, December 1st, a community donation was made to St. James’s Hospital. The fundraising organisers, led by Sarah McBride, of Gortnabrade, Carrigart, presented a cheque for €17,300 to Edwina Hogan, Chief Executive of St. James’s Hospital Foundation. The community fundraising effort was motivated
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