The Board and staff of CMRF Crumlin is deeply saddened to hear news of our long-time board-member, colleague and friend Gay Byrne’s passing today.
Christmas Cards for Crumlin by Watermark
Watermark have created a beautiful range of Christmas cards to help fight childhood illness.
Car Raffle Winner 2019 Announced
We held the 2019 Car Raffle draw in the CMRF Crumlin office today, October 31st, and our delighted winner is from Sligo.
Donegal mum shares daughter’s journey from Crumlin to her first day of school
Carleen Gallagher, from Dungloe in County Donegal, is calling on parents to teach their children about different types of beauty. Her daughter, Lucy, has a genetic skin condition that requires life-long care.
CMRF Crumlin and Temple Street Foundation Golf Event 2019
Will you join CMRF Crumlin and Temple Street Foundation for our inaugural golf event?
Zack's starting school in September
“Zack is a typical little four year old boy. He’s starting big school up the road in September. When we think back about how he was struggling to survive four years ago I can’t believe we’re here. We’re thinking about a school uniform and school books." Aoife Murphy.
Why I run the mini marathon for CMRF Crumlin
“My fourth and youngest son, Jasper, is my inspiration and reason for taking part in the Mini Marathon in aid of Crumlin. In 2010, when he was 10 months of age he was diagnosed with a very rare and aggressive form of cancer." Aoife Cahill Mannion.
Spring Impact 2019
With your help we're making a big impact on children's health. Thank you for helping us do #WhateverItTakes. Together we will continue to fight childhood illness.
Jog with Gerry
"I do hope that other people will be tempted to join me on my journey to walk, jog and talk while supporting sick children on the New York half marathon 2020.” Gerry, Hospital Liaison, CMRF.
"When Kayleigh was in hospital it was the scariest time for our family. We have such a huge amount of respect for Crumlin. My daughter wouldn’t be alive without the gifted, exceptional people working there. They’re like a family." Bella, Kayleigh's mum.
Heart warrior Billy
"Walking down to theatre carrying my six-day-old baby for heart surgery was so traumatic. I cried and cried, but when I walked into the theatre and I was greeted by Dr Montague’s calmness, warmth and genuine compassion for myself and Billy, I felt a relief." Shelley, Billy's mum.
Fighting childhood cancer
In Ireland there are on average around 210 children a year who are diagnosed with cancer. Around one third of those have acute leukaemia. The other two most common types are brain tumours and neuroblastoma.