Rule of Life no. 54? Never turn down an opportunity to go to an Elton John Party! The flamboyant singer is renowned for his spectacular soirées, generally to raise funds for The Elton John AIDS Foundation, so when Dr. Hermann Buehlbecker of Lambertz Confectionery Company (they were also one of the event’s sponsors), invited me [...]
Archive for the category: ‘Charity’
With Love From Me to Me…..
A few months ago I was contacted by the Irish Youth Foundation to pen a letter to my 16 year old self, much like Stephen Fry had done to much aplomb and amusement. I thought it was a wonderful idea; how many of us would actually take the time to go into deep self-reflection and [...]
Good Luck to the Mount Kilimanjaro Climbers!
Climb for Kids Kilimanjaro Challenge 2010 - 9th October 2010 – 18th October 2010, Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania TV Presenters Kathryn Thomas, Sile Seoige, Jenny Buckley, Comedian Alan Shortt and Karl Spain, the High Kings Darren Holden, Cork Hurler, Aisake O hAilpin, 2FM DJ, Ruth Scott, Fitness Trainer Paul Byrne of BodyByrne and friends of Crumlin [...]
Wondering what to do this weekend??
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Takin’ It Bandy-Handy With The Cannonballers…
I’ve spent the past few days listening to lame jokes about Arm-aggedon and being asked if I’ve ‘a lot of time on my hand’, and as my left index finger is stabbing away at each key I’m cringing at how awkwardly I’m typing this up. The reason? On [...]
Health Habits & Lifestyle Q&As….
As part of The Irish Heart Foundation’s Go Red For Women Campaign, which aims to highlight how heart disease and stroke combine to be the biggest killer of Irish women, a number of those involved were asked by the official media partner, The Irish Daily Mail, about their own lifestyles. Here are my Q&As, featured [...]
Irish Heart Foundation Campaign Shoot
I recently mentioned how much of a privilege it is to be involved in The Irish Heart Foundation’s most recent campaign, Go Red For Women. The purpose of it is to highlight how heart disease and stroke combined is the biggest killer of women in Ireland, a fact I was definitely surprised to learn as [...]
Brrrrmmmm BEEEP BEEEP!
The testosterone in the air on yesterday’s sunny Sunday afternoon was palpable as hundreds of car enthusiasts assembled at the expansive forecourt of Punchestown Racecourse to take part in the World Record Attempt for the most amount of Subarus participating in a convoy. The current Guinness World Record stands at 339 cars. Organisers of the [...]
Go Red For Women
I’m really proud to be supporting Go Red For Women, an important new campaign from the Irish Heart Foundation. Most women in Ireland are unaware that heart disease and stroke are the leading causes of death for women – about 5,000 women die each year from cardiovascular disease. In fact most women view heart disease [...]
Lillies Bordello Charity Fundraiser
Well hello there Mr. Weekend, how very nice to see your handsome self again so quickly! I hope everyone out there has had a happy, positive and productive week and any superstitious types amongst you have avoided black cats, walking under ladders and breaking mirrors on this Friday 13th. Ooooh! On a more serious note, [...]