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Auction prizes announced for this week’s Christmas Lunch!
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Auction prizes announced for this week’s Christmas Lunch!

With just four days to go before our Christmas Lunch, this Thursday 15th December, with a great turn out expected, the events committee are delighted to unveil this year’s auction prizes. As usual some fantastic items have been very generously donated to us for our silent and main auctions as well as raffle items and we…

The Christmas Lunch Returns
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The Christmas Lunch Returns

We are absolutely delighted to announce that the annual Christmas lunch will take place in the Intercontinental Hotel in Ballsbridge, Dublin, on Thursday 15th December 2022 following two years of cancellations due to covid pandemic restrictions. Attendees will meet old friends, enjoy a splendid meal and have lots of laughs with entertaining speakers such as…

Over 15 years of giving!
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Over 15 years of giving!

It’s been over 20 years since the Irish branch of the Lord’s Taverners was set up in Ireland. Since then, the Lord’s Taverners Ireland has continued to raise thousands of Euro each year to help young people benefit from an involvement in sport and recreational activity.  As both a club and a charity, we strongly…

Medal Winning Duo!
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Medal Winning Duo!

We were delighted to catch up recently with Angie Benhaffaf, mother of twins Hassan and Hussein, to congratulate her on their recent success at the Disabled Sports England Junior Championship in Coventry, winning a total of six medals including a gold for Ireland. Angie spoke of the poignancy of the date as it marked 13yrs…

Table Cricket – 2022 update
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Table Cricket – 2022 update

In June this year we saw the first ever inter-school Primary School Competition in Leinster for Table Cricket. We were extremely proud to get this off the ground as it was due to happen back in March 2020 when covid hit. For those that don’t know what table cricket is, it’s an adapted version of…

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RevUp 2022

Following two years of postponement Lord’s Taverners Ireland were delighted to partner once again with Dead Ducks Motor Cycle Club and RevUp 2022 took place from 30th April to 2nd May with close to 40 motorbikes departing Dublin on a 2 night / 3 day mystery tour. Registration commenced at Joe Duffy BMW Motorrad, Finglas…

Christmas Lunch 2022
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Christmas Lunch 2022

Date: Thursday, 15th December 2022Venue: The Intercontinental Hotel, Ballsbridge, Dublin Tickets: €130pp. Contact Paula Cross on 087 9953397 or lordstaverners@live.ie The annual Christmas lunch will take place in the Intercontinental Hotel in Ballsbridge, Dublin, on Thursday 15th December 2022 following two years of cancellations due to covid pandemic restrictions. Attendees will meet old friends, enjoy…

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Table Cricket

Table cricket is a programme run by Leinster Cricket. A very fast growing sport, it enables children with special needs to participate in a competitive activity. An adapted version of cricket, it’s played on a table tennis table.  Lord’s Taverners Ireland makes a major contribution to the cost of this Cricket Leinster programme that is…

custom made handcycles for children with special needs by lords taverners ireland
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The Benhaffaf twins

We were delighted to present, once conjoined twins, Hassan and Hussein Benhaffaf, with two custom made handcycles at our 2018 Christmas lunch, ensuring the boys received them in time for Christmas Day.  Their mother, Angie Benhaffaf, said: “I want to thank The Lord’s Taverners and all their supporters from my heart. Since Hassan & Hussein were…

Sadbh Ni Laoghaire's tricycle by lord's taverners ireland
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Sadbh Ni Laoghaire

Sadbh was diagnosed with Myelomeningocele, a severe case of Spina Bifida. A neural tube defect in which the bones of the spine do not completely form resulting in an incomplete spinal canal.  A keen rower, Sadbh’s ambition is to compete at competition level in regattas. An important component of her training is building her aerobic volume through cycling however,…

Rebel Wheelers ireland
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Irish Wheelchair Association 

Lord’s Taverners Ireland are in a strategic partnership with the Irish Wheelchair Association (IWA), specifically supporting the IWA’s sport programme.    This year, we provided funding to support the purchasing of two vans by the IWA.  These vans will go a long way in supporting the range of activities implemented by the IWA, including all IWA…

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The kingdom Wheelblasters

The Kingdom Wheelblasters are an Irish Wheelchair Association affiliated sports club for children and teenagers with a physical disability.  Tadhg Buckley, recognising the need for a sporting outlet for wheelchair users, created the Kingdom Wheelblasters. With a daughter Niamh, a wheelchair user, he felt that she should be afforded the same opportunities in sport as…

Danial Tighe's customised running chair
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Daniel Tighe

Daniel was born with a rare condition called Sotos Syndrome, which causes severe intellectual disability, visual impairment, epilepsy, sensory processing disorder, feeding difficulties, nonverbal and challenging behaviours. Daniel is one of only 40 children living in Ireland this rare genetic disorder that also affects growth. By the age of 10 months he was the size…

Message from Chairman
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Message from Chairman

I hope you’re managing to stay safe and well in these difficult times. The Coronavirus pandemic is, of course, dominating all our thoughts and has resulted in a shocking loss of life and huge disruption to all aspects of our lives. Apart from the obvious health and economic effects, our social and sporting activities have…

Cricket Leinster Online Quiz
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Cricket Leinster Online Quiz

A huge thanks to everyone who joined us recently for our first ever Virtual Table Quiz in partnership with Cricket Leinster. With 175 tickets sold, we raised €875.00 which will go towards the funding of the Disability Cricket Programme. This is a fantastic initiative that we are very proud to be a part of. We…

Get Rev’d up for Lord’s Taverners Ireland!
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Get Rev’d up for Lord’s Taverners Ireland!

Those of you who were in attendance at our Christmas Lunch in December will be aware that Lord’s Taverners Ireland has partnered for a third year running with Dead Ducks Motor Cycle Club, (www.revup.ie), with a joint goal of raising much needed funds to continue ‘Giving young people, particularly those with special needs, a sporting…

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Christmas Lunch 2019 – The InterContinental Hotel

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Golf Outing 2019 – Castle Golf Club

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Lord’s Taverners Ireland play Santa to the Benhaffaf twins!
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Lord’s Taverners Ireland play Santa to the Benhaffaf twins!

Lord’s Taverners Ireland were delighted to present Hassan and Hussein Benhaffaf with two custom made handcycles at our recent Christmas lunch and Paul Ryan ensured that the boys received them in time for Christmas Day! Thank you so much to their mother, Angie Benhaffaf, for the following beautiful words…… “I want to thank The Lord’s…

Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Ireland receive their new minibus!
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Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Ireland receive their new minibus!

Tom Scott, CEO of Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Ireland, received the keys to their brand new Lord’s Taverners Ireland minibus at our December lunch and spoke of how it will make a huge difference to the lives of many of the young people that use its services. Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Ireland is a national organisation supporting…

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Christmas Lunch 2018 – The InterContinental Hotel

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Golf Outing 2018 – Castle Golf Club

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2018 Minibus Recipient – Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Ireland
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2018 Minibus Recipient – Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Ireland

Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Ireland is a national organisation supporting more than 2,000 people who know Spina Bifida and/or Hydrocephalus to be a reality in their lives. The Lord’s Taverners Ireland minibus will be used daily by Clonshaugh Resource Centre members and weekly by their Club 2000 Sports Members as well as for various teen breaks,…

Hassan & Hussein Benhaffaf
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Hassan & Hussein Benhaffaf

Twins Hassan and Hussein Benhaffaf, from Carrigtwohill, Cork, were born joined at the chest in UCLH Hospital, London, 2nd December 2009 and underwent a 14-hour long operation in 2010 to separate them. They shared everything except their hearts and were left with half a pelvis and one leg each. Hassan and Hussein are regularly in…

RevUp 2018 a Huge Success!
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RevUp 2018 a Huge Success!

We are delighted to announce that thanks to the 40 motorcyclists and pillion passengers who gave up their time 5th – 7th May 2018 to travel over 1,000km, enough funds were raised to purchase a minibus for St Michaels School Holy Angels, Chapelizod. This was Lord’s Taverners Ireland first year working with Dead Ducks Motorcycle…

Daniel Tighe
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Daniel Tighe

There’s running a marathon… and then there’s doing it pushing a buggy. Sinead Tighe from the Kiltipper Road in Tallaght, Dublin, took on the 2017 Dublin City Marathon while pushing her son Daniel, nine, in a running chair. Daniel is one of only 40 children living in Ireland with Sotos Syndrome, a rare genetic disorder…

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Christmas Lunch 2017 – The Intercontinental Hotel

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Golf Outing 2017 – Castle Golf Club

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RevUp 2018 a Huge Success!
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RevUp 2018 a Huge Success!

We are delighted to announce that thanks to the 40 motorcyclists and pillion passengers who gave up their time 5th – 7th May 2018 to travel over 1,000km, enough funds were raised to purchase a minibus for St Michaels School Holy Angels, Chapelizod. This was Lord’s Taverners Ireland first year working with Dead Ducks Motorcycle…

2017 Christmas Lunch
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2017 Christmas Lunch

Our annual Christmas lunch took place in The Intercontinental Hotel Ballsbridge on Thursday 14th December 2017. Once again, thanks to the generosity of attendees and the support of many individuals and companies who donated items for our main and silent auction, we were able to present our 12th minibus to another very worthwhile cause. The…

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Christmas Lunch 2016 – The Intercontinental Hotel

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Golf Outing 2016 – Castle Golf Club

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Christmas Lunch 2015 – The Intercontinental Hotel

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2014 Minibus recipient The Irish Wheelchair Association

The Irish Wheelchair Association (IWA) was founded in 1960 by a small group of wheelchair users committed to improving the lives of people with physical disabilities in Ireland. IWA has gone on to become an important provider of quality services to people with limited mobility throughout the country. Together they work to achieve greater independence,…

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Christmas Lunch 2014 – The Four Seasons Hotel

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Golf Outing 2014 – Castle Golf Club

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