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The Toughest Trek - Fergus Farrell - NRH Foundation

The Toughest Trek #2

October 2023 marked the 5th anniversary of Fergus Farrell’s workplace accident that resulted in him becoming a patient of the National Rehabilitation Hospital (NRH) Spinal Programme. One year after his accident Fergus walked from Athenry, Galway to the NRH, Dún Laoghaire over 5 days to raise vital...

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Thank you ciaran

Thank You Ciaran!

Over the last few years, we have been extremely generously supported by Ciaran McCann and his family, friends, and colleagues. Ciaran has been organising goodies each Christmas and Easter for patients to enjoy. In December Ciaran and his daughter came to deliver selection boxes and chocolates...

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Orla Power Kayak - Ocean to City - Cork 2023 - NRH

Ocean to City Half Marathon Kayak

Massive Congratulations to Orla Power for completing a half marathon row from Monkstown to Cork City on Saturday 3rd of June 2023 and for achieving first prize within her category, by being the first woman in a sit-on-top kayak to cross the finish line. This is an amazing achievement.

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Christmas Donation

Once again, we are saying a massive thank you to the McCann Family and work colleagues for their amazing generosity to the patients in the National Rehabilitation Hospital (NRH) for adults and children.  Yesterday they arrived to the NRH to deliver some toys, selection boxes and football...

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4x4x48 Challenge Mission Complete

“On the 15th of April 27 members of the IrishPol batt consisting of 24 Irish soldiers from the 119 INF BN and 3 Polish colleagues took part in the grueling 4x4x48 created by David goggins. We started our first run at 2000hrs on the 15th full of energy, spirits were high but as the hours went...

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Recreational therapist at the NRH

Staff Story – Stuart, NRH Recreational Therapist

‘When a hobby is more than just fun’ The NRH Therapeutic Recreational Service continues to improve mental health and physical well-being of patients.  Stuart McKeever, NRH Recreational Therapist, takes us through the importance of Recreational Therapy in the NRH.  The NRH Foundation...

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dunnhumby Ireland CSR day in the NRH Occupationsl Therapy Garden and fundraising events

Dunnhumby

In dunnhumby Ireland we have held a number of fundraisers in recent years in support of the NRH. Whether it is an office bake sale, a Mini Marathon or a 1000 Mile Challenge, we are passionate about supporting the NRH. The efforts made by the NRH each day have an incredible impact on the lives of...

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the Ronan Family taking part in the Disney Half Marathon in Paris to fundraise for the NRH Foundation supporting the National Rehabilitation Hospital (NRH) for adults and children

Disney Half Marathon

Disney half marathon in memory of past patient Carmel Ronan. “Our mother Carmel passed away in May after a fight with both cancer and a stroke.  Carmel’s stroke was severe.  However, thanks to the hard work and commitment of those in the National Rehabilitation Hospital...

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Sharon Occupational Therapist

Sharon Occupational Therapist

My name is Sharon, I am a Senior Occupational Therapist working in the Paediatric Programme in the National Rehabilitation Hospital (NRH). I also work in the Assistive Technology Clinic and the Discharge Liaison Occupational Therapy service. As part of my work in the Paediatric Programme I work...

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John NRH Physiotherapist

John Physiotherapist

John Lynch NRH Physiotherapist taking part in wheelchair basketball in the new state of the art NRH Sports Facility (which was fully equipped thanks to donors and fundraisers) during the Spinal Championship Games. A Day in the Life of a NRH Physiotherapist: this is John’s Story: I’m a senior...

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