Fundraising Blog

Golf Classic fundraising Success!

Golf Classic fundraising Success!

We are overwhelmed by the support shown by Pat Fogarty and all those who attended his fundraiser, which culminated in raising €90,000 for MND research. The event took place on the 10th and 11th of September at Dromoland castle and was a great success. We recognise...

Golf at Dromoland castle for MND!

Golf at Dromoland castle for MND!

Golf at one of Ireland’s premier golf resorts the 10th & 11th of September 2020 & help raise much-needed fund for MND research! Organised by Pat Fogarty, an MND patient who has seen first hand how MND research is desperately in need of funds. If you want to...

The Good Run 2020!

The Good Run 2020!

The Good Run is a charity fun run that has taken place on Good Friday for the last 5 years. Over €84,000 has been raised by The Good Run to date which has gone towards supporting the fight against Motor Neurone Disease. We are asking you to join us in continuing...

ANNOUNCEMENT:

ANNOUNCEMENT:

In light of government advice, we are postponing ‘Tuesdays with Morrie’ to a later date. If you have purchased tickets, we will contact you once we are able to plan new arrangements.   Thank you for your understanding and support.FOLLOW US ON TWITTERLIKE US ON...

Tour du ALS to take place June 11th 2020 in France

Tour du ALS to take place June 11th 2020 in France

On Thursday the 11th of June 2020, hundreds of cyclists, runners and hikers will climb Mont Ventoux together with ALS patients to raise money in the fight against ALS, PLS & PSMA. Tour du ALS is the largest event organised annually by the ALS Netherlands...

Wednesday Wonders Ladies Group raises €1,800 for RMN!

Wednesday Wonders Ladies Group raises €1,800 for RMN!

Well done to the Wednesday Wonders Ladies Group on their very successful fundraiser held in Leopardstown Golf Centre back in October. Thank you to Maeve O’Siochain and the ladies of Wednesday Wonders who organised a lunch event and raffle (with lots of amazing prices)...

Watch Your Back MND Music Video & Campaign Launch 2019

Watch Your Back MND Music Video & Campaign Launch 2019

Roy Taylor was a singer and bass player with the band Jump the Gun who represented Ireland in the 1988 Eurovision Song Contest. Almost thirty years to the day of taking to the famed Eurovision stage Roy was given the diagnosis of MND. However, he has decided to not...

Walk While You Can

Walk While You Can

Thank you to everyone who supported Walk While You Can, either by taking part in the walk or by donating. As of Today, we have raised €238,600 for research and care. Photos of the walk can be found in the gallery tab on this website. There’s still time to donate, if...

PROJECT TRYMe

PROJECT TRYMe

AN INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATION TO FIND EFFECTIVE TREATMENTS FOR  MOTOR NEURON DISEASE More information can be found here: https://www.tcd.ie/medicine/neurology/project-tryme/ https://www.facebook.com/WalkWhileYouCan/ Document: walk-while-you-can-research To donate:...

Research Motor Neurone Annual Newsletter 2017

Hot off the presses the 2017 RMN newsletter is available now! Please click here to access the newsletter which has a selection of research and fundraising updates and acknowledgements for the year that was. Thank you for all your support, effort and enthusiasm in...

Life Celebration Event

Please see the information below, regarding an event being hosted by Seamus McCarthy, in aid of RMN: http://www.mycharity.ie/event/motornervelifecelebration/ Seamus is hoping to organise a scavenger hunt around Cork city as a healthy alternative to a pub quiz or other...

VHI Women’s Mini Marathon 2016

Entries for the VHI Women’s Mini Marathon, taking place on Bank Holiday Monday 6th June 2016, are now open! If you wish to run to raise funds for MND research, you can do so on the VHI Women’s Mini Marathon website: www.vhiwomensminimarathon.ieFOLLOW US ON TWITTERLIKE...

Tim Sheehy and Project MinE

Our thoughts are with Tim Sheehy and his family at this sad time. Tim Sheehy, a well-known Irish businessman, was diagnosed with MND in late 2014. Aware of the gravity of his condition, Tim was interested in finding out about the research being carried out worldwide,...

The Annual Oireachtas Christmas Charity Fashion Show

The Annual Oireachtas Christmas Charity Fashion Show

We are very excited to announce that tickets for the Annual Oireachtas Christmas Charity Fashion Show, taking place on December 8th, can now be purchased online! You can find all of the details about the event on our event page below, but please do not hesitate to get...

Tim Sheehy and Project MinE Ireland

Project MinE is a groundbreaking crowdfunding initiative that aims to find the genetic mutations which cause Motor Neurone Disease. In this video, Tim Sheehy, a well known businessman who was diagnosed with MND earlier this year, explains the importance of the Project...

Panasonic Donation Presentation

Panasonic Donation Presentation

We would like to sincerely thank everyone at Panasonic for their wonderfully generous donation of €2,000 to Research Motor Neurone. Mel Farrell from Panasonic suggested that the company donate to MND research, after seeing his close friend John Fagan lose his battle...

Castlebar ICA Presentation

Castlebar ICA Presentation

We would like to take this opportunity to thank Ms Noreen Durkan, Ms Sheila Coughlin and Ms Maura McGuinness who travelled to Trinity College Dublin on Tuesday the 16th of June to present Professor Orla Hardiman with a cheque on behalf of their fellow members of the...

Drink Tea for MND, 2015

Drink Tea for MND, 2015

We would like to thank everybody who turned up to support a very special “Drink Tea for MND” event, held in Trinity College on Tuesday 16th June, 2015. This special information event saw the joining of forces of the iMNDA and RMN and we wish to thank all those who...

Shannon Crafts and Coffee Dock Presentation

Shannon Crafts and Coffee Dock Presentation

A huge message of thanks once again to Jo & Seamus Meade for their outstanding commitment and dedication in raising funds to help in our quest towards a better understanding of MND. A presentation of the cheque took place on the 4th October 2014, with Jo and...

Ice Bucket Challenge Pours Money into Trinity Research

Did you take part in the Ice Bucket Challenge? If so, you were one of the 500,000 people across Ireland to deliberately drench yourself to raise funds for Motor Neurone Disease (MND) research. Over €1.4 million has been raised to date, and 25% of the final figure will...

Ballinalee Presentation

Ballinalee Presentation

May we extend a huge message of thanks once again to Mr Neil Rawles and the extended Ballinalee community for their tireless fundraising efforts in support of the iMNDA and RMN. This is the 3rd annual event organised by the Longford community and we continue to be...

MND/ALS Ice Bucket Challenge – Take 2!

MND/ALS Ice Bucket Challenge – Take 2!

Minister for Health, Leo Varadkar, the Head of Trinity’s School of Medicine, Professor Paul Browne, and the Chief Executive of the Health Research Board, Dr Graham Love all braved the MND/ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in Front Square, Trinity College yesterday. The Trinity...

Baltimore Cheque Presentation 2014

Baltimore Cheque Presentation 2014

May we extend a huge message of thanks to Rath Parish and the extended Baltimore community who received both the iMNDA and RMN with open arms on Sat 5th of July. A cheque was presented by Mr Noel Collins to Grace Lavelle (RMN) and Niamh Ni Dhrisceoil (iMNDA) (pictured...

Garth Brooks Ticket Raffle

Garth Brooks Ticket Raffle

A huge thanks to Jo McKervey for organising this wonderful event in our aid. We would like to express our sincere gratitude for the readiness to offer 2 Garth Brooks’ tickets for the raffle. We really appreciate your support and are delighted to promote this event in...

Mini- Marathon 2014

Mini- Marathon 2014

Well done to good friends Ms Orlagh Buckley and Ms Nicola O’Neill (pictured below) who completed the mini-marathon in our aid last Monday 2nd June 2014. A fantastic achievement to all involved. Thank you once again for the tremendous support as we strive towards a...

Drink Tea for MND 2014

Drink Tea for MND 2014

We are delighted to announce the running of this event for a second year running, in collaboration with the iMNDA . The event will take place on the 17th of June from 1-5pm and Professor Hardiman will address those in attendance at 2pm. We hope to see you all there on...

Jason Crosbie’s Cork City Marathon

Jason Crosbie’s Cork City Marathon

A huge thank you to Mr Jason Crosbie who is taking to the streets in support of RMN and iMNDA this coming 2nd June 2014. We wish Jason all the best in the days coming up to the race and thank him once again for his generosity and goodwill. To show your support please...

Pint of Science

Pint of Science

This 2014 festival took place over 3 days (19th-21st May) across 4 Dublin pubs. A huge thank you to all who came out to attend this exhibition and extended their support to RMN. Dr. Niamh O’Sullivan and Professor Orla Hardiman gave great insights into their ongoing...

Baltimore Tractor Run 2014

Baltimore Tractor Run 2014

A huge thank you to Michael O ‘Mahoney and members of the Baltimore community who came out in force on the 4th of May 2014 in support of iMNDA and RMN. We hope that a good day was had by all and thank you once again for your continued support and generosity.FOLLOW US...

Hell and Back 2014

Hell and Back 2014

A huge thank you to Team RMN from Erin’s Isle GAA club who undertook this racing challenge in aid of Research Motor Neurone on Saturday the 25th of January 2014. The before and after shots say it all. Well done to all involved.Tom Devlin, Eámon Byrne, Robbie Naughton,...

2014 Flora Women’s Mini Marathon

2014 Flora Women’s Mini Marathon

Get yourself in gear for this year’s 2014 Flora Mini- Marathon and help to raise funds for vital research into the causes and possible treatments for this devastating disease. The Entry system for the 2014 Flora Women’s Mini Marathon opens on the 19th February. If you...

Charity Show 2013

Charity Show 2013

The second annual Oireachtas Charity Show took place in the Shelbourne Hotel on November 12, 2013 and proved once again to be an enjoyable night for all in attendance. May we take this opportunity to thank everyone who contributed to this successful event, for a...

Oireachtas Charity Show

Oireachtas Charity Show

The second annual Oireachtas Charity Show takes place in the Shelbourne Hotel on November 12, and stylist Marietta Doran has been very persuasive in encouraging politicos “to walk”, as they say in fashion parlance. When Deputy Nicky McFadden was diagnosed with Motor...

Are you free this Sunday 10th November??

Are you free this Sunday 10th November??

If so, please come out and help raise vital funds for RMN. This year’s annual walk, in memory of Michael Fitzpatrick, will be held in the Clara Lane area of Cootehill, Co. Cavan. May we extend a huge thank you to all of those involved in organising this special event....

Cortina Enthusiasts Ireland

Cortina Enthusiasts Ireland

May we take this opportunity to extend a huge message of thanks to all members of Cortina Enthusiasts Ireland for their recent generous donation to Research Motor Neurone. The cheque presentation took place on Sunday the 13th of October in the National Show Centre in...

Deirdre Moynihan’s Dublin City Marathon 2013

Deirdre Moynihan’s Dublin City Marathon 2013

May we extend a huge thank you to Deirdre Moynihan and wish her every success this coming Bank Holiday Monday, 28th October. We really appreciate your support in raising vital funds to help support research into this devastating disease. For more information on...

Monster Barn Dance raises 20k!

Monster Barn Dance raises 20k!

A Monster Barn dance which took place in Rawles Pub Ballinalee Co Longford on Friday 30th August 2013, raised an amazing €20,000, with  €10,000 going to the Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association (IMNDA) and €10,000 going to Research Motor Neurone (RMN). Cheque...

Gerry Mc Alinden’s New York City Marathon

Gerry Mc Alinden’s New York City Marathon

Please take the time to read this piece penned by Gerry McAlinden. May we take this opportunity to sincerely thank Gerry for his efforts and generous support. We wish him all the best of luck in the coming weeks in the lead up to his big day on the 3rd of November....

Frank Dunne’s Cheque Presentation

Frank Dunne’s Cheque Presentation

A huge thank you to Mr Frank Dunne who recently presented a cheque for €5,000 to Professor Orla Hardiman and Ms Eithne Cawley (iMNDA) at Beaumont hospital. These vital funds were raised following a most successful night of music and dance in Dunboyne Castle. May we...

Fionán Breathnach’s Triathlons

Fionán Breathnach’s Triathlons

A huge congratulations to Fionán Breathnach who is about to embark on part 2 of his triathlon challenge this weekend. Please follow the link below to help Fionán raise vital funds for RMN. Fionan Breathnach’s Triathlons FOLLOW US ON TWITTERLIKE US ON...

Glasnevin Lawn Tennis Club Quiz

Glasnevin Lawn Tennis Club Quiz

Please come along and show your support for RMN this coming Friday the 28th of June in Glasnevin Lawn Tennis Club (Ballymun road, behind ESSO garage). All proceeds will be directed towards RMN to help us make progress in finding solutions for the benefit of those who...

Michael’s Memoirs

Michael’s Memoirs

‘Michael’s Memoirs’ by Michael Fitzpatrick was formally launched by Charlie McCreevy, former Minister for Finance and European Commissioner,on the 27th of April 2013. This personal memoir, which he started writing with the help of his sister Brid McIntyre during the...

Upcoming Global Awareness Day

Upcoming Global Awareness Day

The IMNDA and TCD MND Research invites you to “Drink Tea for MND” in Trinity! Every year since 1997, the MND community worldwide has marked 21st June as the global day of recognition of ALS/MND – a disease that affects people in every country of the...

Swing with the Rat Pack

Swing with the Rat Pack

RMN are delighted to announce this upcoming event that will raise vital funds for both iMNDA and RMN. Fancy a night of swing, good food and entertainment? Well look no further – the Rat Pack is in town for one night only to raise vital funds for the IMNDA and MND...

Flora Women’s Mini Marathon

Flora Women’s Mini Marathon

A huge thank you to all the ladies who have already decided to get their running shoes on in our aid this coming June bank holiday Monday. It is not too late to sign up so please contact Grace on 086-8212659 to get you t-shirt and sponsorship cards for the eventFOLLOW...

Punchestown Race Day for MND Research, 27-04- 2013

Punchestown Race Day for MND Research, 27-04- 2013

We wish to extend a huge thank you to all who supported our recent fundraiser at the Punchestown Races on Saturday 27th April. We raised €20,000 from the event, with proceeds from ticket sales going towards MND research in Trinity College Dublin. We especially...

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