"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.
Matthew's heart and kidney story
"We had some very dark times when Matthew was sick, but we were always lifted by way people did their jobs with such passion and pride. We knew Matthew was in the best place to get better." Joe, Matthew's dad.
"Evie is a product of the care and love of everyone in Crumlin Hospital. We wouldn’t have our little girl without Crumlin.” Ellie, Evie's mum.
Children’s Health Foundation appoints Denise Fitzgerald as Chief Executive
Children’s Health Foundation (CHF) has today announced the appointment of Denise Fitzgerald as Chief Executive.
NCRC research project in Neuroblastoma has Scooped Award for Technology Innovation
On average, ten children every year in Ireland are diagnosed with Neuroblastoma. CMRF Crumlin proudly funds research into Neuroblastoma at the NCRC (National Children’s Research Centre).
Dan Leavy Announced as latest ambassador for CMRF Crumlin
We are delighted to announce that Irish and Leinster rugby star Dan Leavy is our newest ambassador.
"My little baby had a condition called congenital pulmonary airway malformation (CPAM). One of Daniel’s lungs hadn’t developed properly and air-filled cysts had developed in its place."
Meet Freddie - A Heart Centre Hero
"Freddie had his first open heart surgery when he was just 10 days old and it went well. We brought him home for the first time ever one week later."
Positive changes for children’s health
2019 will mark the start of a new era for children's health in Ireland as the three children's hospitals come together, and as we start to plan for the future at CMRF Crumlin.