The search for Mr Lawless, from Bray, Co Wicklow has now turned into a recovery operation in an area known as the death zone where oxygen levels are very low.
Wed, 22 May, 2019
Indian climber Ravi Thakar was found dead inside his tent on Mount Everest at 7,900m Camp Four in Nepal last Friday morning. Severe altitude sickness is being blamed for his death.
Tue, 21 May, 2019
At just 16 years of age, Ellen Kinch lost a two-and-a-half-year battle with cancer.
Wed, 18 Jul, 2018
Offaly Rose Jennifer Byrne has been named the winner of the 59th International Rose of Tralee.
Wed, 23 Aug, 2017
looks at the social and psychological impact volunteering has on everyone involved
Fri, 03 Mar, 2017
Golf star Rory McIlroy has secured close to €1 million for three children’s charities on the back of the Irish Open tournament.
Wed, 17 Aug, 2016
reports on a volunteer programme that aims to ease the boredom and uncertainty experienced by children in hospital.
Tue, 31 May, 2016
A travel agent who set up a charity which sent terminally ill children to Lapland has been given a suspended sentence for stealing over €18,000 from the organisation.
Thu, 17 Mar, 2016
The lights are up, the cameras are ready, and the action is waiting to burst onto the streets.
Fri, 14 Aug, 2015
Its motto is “choose to live a little” and after one of its staff had a scare last year, Lidl is making sure its staff can live longer by checking out their hearts and setting them a fitness challenge.
Fri, 14 Aug, 2015
It’s just as well Mick O’Rourke is in the business of renewable energy as his daughter Caoimhe May, 12, is as close to perpetual motion as you can get.
Sat, 11 Jul, 2015
Whatever about Ireland’s decline to becoming an outlier of European football, comments by Roy Keane would have us believe it wasn’t avoidable.
Sat, 27 Jun, 2015
Roy Keane insists Irish fans should appreciate Martin O’Neill as a “bloody good manager”.
Fri, 26 Jun, 2015
Discount retailer Lidl has created 40 new permanent jobs at two new Dublin stores this month.
Sun, 08 Dec, 2013
Some of the biggest names in Irish music are playing the Olympia tonight in aid of Barretstown.
Thu, 11 Apr, 2013
Gardaí have joined with industry and farming bodies to crack down on the lucrative metal theft trade.
Thu, 07 Feb, 2013
One hundred of the controversial e-voting machines are to be sold off for charity.
Mon, 02 Jul, 2012
WITH clear, nut-brown eyes and peachy pink cheeks, seven-year-old Orna Curley looks the picture of health. But three years ago she was seriously ill.
Sat, 16 Jun, 2012
DISAPPOINTING summer weather wasn’t going to put paid to Shanagarry ICA’s plans to hold a Big Picnic for Barretstown.
Thu, 15 Sep, 2011
The 2011 Cannonball Run around Ireland has been officially started in Dublin this morning by Taoiseach Enda Kenny.
Fri, 09 Sep, 2011
PAUL NEWMAN’S charitable legacy has yet again benefited Ireland with a €25,000 cheque to fund much-needed medical detox beds for drug addicts.
Wed, 20 Jul, 2011
PAUL NEWMAN only ever wanted to be remembered as someone who cared for others, Robert Forrester, president of Newman’s Own Foundation, claimed yesterday.
Sat, 07 May, 2011
GETTING complimented for her hairstyle is still a surprise for teenager Orla Jackman, who was diagnosed with leukaemia just over a year ago.
Wed, 16 Feb, 2011
AN update on the design of the new national children’s hospital at the controversial Mater Hospital site in Dublin will be given today by those charged with its development.
Tue, 12 Oct, 2010
THE head of the controversial National Paediatric Hospital Development Board, Philip Lynch, has resigned his position.
Fri, 08 Oct, 2010
PROMINENT medical practitioners who specialise in paediatrics have come out against the building of the new national children’s hospital in the middle of Dublin, saying it is not in the best interests of children.
Sat, 31 Jul, 2010
THREE friends have set off on a road trip to Mongolia to raise money for seriously ill children.
Mon, 26 Jul, 2010
GLANBIA, the global food group, and its Irish consumer foods business, under the Avonmore brand, announced yesterday it is committed to raising €2 million between now and 2011 for Barretstown, the therapeutic recreation camp for children with cancer and other serious illnesses.
Tue, 24 Jun, 2008
A woman was killed today after the car she was driving was in collision with a truck.
Tue, 23 Oct, 2007
HOLLYWOOD film star and philanthropist Paul Newman last night accepted a donation of $1 million (€738,000) to be spent on Irish children with cancer.
Fri, 04 May, 2007
DANUTA GRAY, chief executive of O2 Ireland, has been appointed as chairperson to the board of children’s charity Barretstown.
Wed, 22 Nov, 2006
FAMOUS Dubliners went sightseeing yesterday to help raise funds for a charity devoted to helping sick children.
Thu, 13 Jul, 2006
IRELAND’S four leading children’s hospitals joined forces yesterday to launch a nationwide appeal for a slice of the country’s SSIA windfall.
Tue, 30 May, 2006
DECLAN MOLLOY and Catriona Clancy once shared a hospital room together as cancer patients.
Mon, 16 Jan, 2006
A 'Serious Fun Day' of fundraising is being launched by children's charity Barretstown in Dublin today.
Sun, 15 Jan, 2006
THERE aren’t many 13-year-old boys whose main ambition in life “is to give something back.”
Wed, 16 Feb, 2005
More than 1,500 children and families will visit Barretstown this year, it was announced today, as experts revealed 250,000 new cases of childhood cancer are diagnosed every year.
Tue, 15 Feb, 2005
Veteran Hollywood actor Paul Newman today appealed for more donations for his Barretstown Gang Camp so “more kids can experience its magic“.
Sat, 04 Sep, 2004
HOLLYWOOD icon Paul Newman is the guest of honour at a gala ball today to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Barretstown Gang Camp, the therapeutic recreation centre near Ballymore Eustace in Co Kildare.
Sat, 04 Sep, 2004
Hollywood legend and ex-motor racer Paul Newman was back behind the wheel today as he took a “New Generation” Porsche 911 for a spin around a race track.
Fri, 03 Sep, 2004
US pharmaceutical firm Wyeth has announced plans to donate $500,000 (€421,000) to a project for sick children in Co Kildare.
Thu, 22 Apr, 2004
MOVIE fans can help seriously ill children simply by renting their favourite films.
Fri, 26 Mar, 2004