Children More Interested In Taking Physical Exercise Than Many Adults Might Think

Surprising as it may be to some, it would appear that children of primary school age and older have a significantly deeper interest in taking physical exercise than many adults might realise. That is a belief shared by banana importers Fyffes who, because of Covid-19 school closure regulations, have taken their ‘Fit Squad’ programme of […]

Barnardos Issues COVID 19 Crisis Appeal for Children

Barnardos children’s charity has today issued an urgent appeal to the public to help them reach children and families throughout the Covid-19 crisis. The children’s charity is currently working with 1,580 families requiring critical and intensive support with more than 600 waiting for help. The charity is adapting to ensure they can keep working with […]

27 children from Offaly have had their wish granted with Make-A-Wish Ireland

To date, 27 children from Offaly have had their wishes come through with Make-A-Wish® Ireland since the organisation started in Ireland in 1992. Each year, Make-A-Wish ensures that wishes are granted to children who are battling life threatening medical conditions such as cancer, brain tumours, cystic fibrosis, heart disease, muscular dystrophy, cerebral palsy and many […]

Eco-Actions and Insect Festival Summer School

Eco-Actions and Insect Festival Summer School @ Sculpture in the Parklands, Boora 19 July to 23 July 2010 Sculpture in the Parklands is hosting a 5-day summer school programme for 7 – 12 year olds from Monday July 19th to Friday July 23 rd 2010. The Heritage Council and Offaly County Council are supporting the […]