Here are a list of our upcoming fundraising events.

Bluebird Care Office EVENT NAME Date Time Location Details
Daragh McGlynn- Limerick Summit of Galtymore Saturday, 17th August 2013 10.30a.m Meet at Lisvarrinane Village at 10.00a.m. Walk Starts at Cush car park. The Summit of Galtymore Limerick’s highest peak will take 5-6 hours round trip with refreshments served at the end of the climb. It will be lead by locally renowned Galtee Mountain Guide Mike Moroney.
Brian Egan- Kilkenny, Carlow Barrow Trail Whitewater Challenge Sunday, 1st September 2013 9.30am – 1pm River Barrow: it starts in Borris, Co. Carlow and finishes in Graiguenamanagh, Co Kilkenny. Since the dawn of Barge transportation on the Barrow river in 1790 this ancient highway of trade and communication was changed forever. For our fundraising challenge we will follow the trail of the oldest boat people in Ireland. In order to get to our prize in old monastic Graignamanagh – just like the Vikings before us – we will have to shoot the weirs and ride the rapids on a thrilling trail using traditional Canadian canoes. While this challenge is suitable for all the family, a keen sense of adventure will be required.
Kay Leahy- Clare Walk (5 miles approx.) Sunday, 18th August 2013 12 noon Burren, Co. Clare Meet at Ballyvaughan sea front and walk to Aillwee Caves where you can stop for refreshments if you wish. Walk back to Ballyvaughan. It’s a green road walk.
Andrew Jones- Tipperary East Cork Special Olympics Ireland Golf Classic  Friday, September 6th 2013 First team tee off at 10.30a.m Clonmel Golf Club Teams of 4, €200 per team including your meal. Great prizes in our super golf raffle.
Caoimhin Armstrong – Laois 5km Accessible Walk Saturday, 17th August 2013 12 noon Rockview Walkways This event takes place at Rockview Walkways in Laois which is a wheelchair-friendly venue with trails and a sensory garden. Everyone is welcome.
Don O’Riordan Cork Table quiz Thursday, 26th September 8.30pm Cork Constitution Rugby Club Enter your team and be assured of a great night with lots of prizes guaranteed.


Kane – Meath

The Hill of Tara Walk Sunday, 25th August 12 noon The Hill of Tara, Meath The historic Hill of Tara is Bluebird Care Meath’s destination for ‘Summit for the Weekend’. The Tara Slí (4.5Km), which is looped, starts at the historic Hill of Tara, once the seat of the High Kings of Ireland with the Duchas Interpretive Centre and the newly erected statue of St.Patrick in the background. There will be refreshments available along the route and on the hill. The walk will take approximately one hour to complete.

Marty Kelly – Donegal

5Km Walk/Run Wednesday, 18th September 7.00pm Churchill The Race will begin at Mc Claffertys Bar in Churchill and finish at Glendowan Chapel. The course is a flat, fast and accurate course. Showers and refreshments will be provided at the Gartan Outdoor Education Centre in the boathouse.
Kieran Hallinan – Louth Road Race Saturday, 21st September 10am Dundalk Old Newry Road – 3 laps. This 5K run is in conjunction with the North East Runners. It as an officially sanction AAI event. The Route is as follows – 
David Bruton – Dublin West & Dublin South A Walk In the Park Saturday, September 7th 2013 10.30am Phoenix Park, Dublin Bring your kids, your friends, your neighbours, you can even bring your dog. The walk is approx 7km. There will be a picnic afterwards and entertainment for the kids (weather permitting).
Sean Lyons – Galway Claregalway 10K road race and fun-run/walk Saturday 24th August 6pm Claregalway National School

Bluebird Care Galway in association with the Clare River Harriers Athletic club will host the Claregalway 10K road race and fun-run/walk. The event starts outside Claregalway National school and will finish at the Claregalway Community Centre. More information at

Kevin McMorrow – Sligo Summit of Knocknarea Saturday, 21st September  12.30 Knocknarea Climb Knocknarea with us on Saturday 21st September. Bring your friends and your family for a fun climb.
Marc De Courcy – Kerry Saturday Sports Day  Saturday 21st September 9.30am until 6.30pm BT Fitness Club Manor Park A Family filled sports day for adults and the kids. Mum and Dad can join free classes and get expert advice from our partners BTS Fitness, while the kids keep fit on our bouncy castle and our sports day circuits. Entrance fee €5. Drinks, food and lots of fun guaranteed.
Greg Darcy – Dublin South East & Wicklow Go to WAR for Special Olympics Ireland Saturday 14th September All day Wicklow Dan Fisher will represent Bluebird Care Dublin South East & Wickow Adventure Race on the 14th of September when he will tackle the iconic Sugar Loaf Mountain, kayak on the spectacular Vartry Lakes, cycle over the Sally Gap, and run above the Powerscourt Waterfall, all based around the famous Powerscourt House and Gardens.