Blue Teapot Theatre Company
Galway’s Blue Teapot Theatre Company is an innovative organization that offers theatrical training to people with intellectual disabilities.
Brain Injury Matters
Across Northern Ireland, over 2,000 people each year experience Acquired Brain Injury (ABI). Whether through accidents or illness, individuals and families experience radical changes after a brain injury. Skills must be relearned, social circles are affected and entire lives must be rebuilt.
Darndale Belcamp Integrated Childcare Centre
The Darndale Belcamp Integrated Childcare Service (DBIC) is the largest community childcare centre in Ireland, catering for 267 children aged 0-12 years in disadvantaged communities.
Music Generation is Ireland’s national music education programme, initiated by Music Network and co-funded by U2, The Ireland Funds, the Irish government through the Dept. of Education and Skills, and local music education partnerships. Provides access to music tuition for 38,000 young people and has created 350 jobs.
The Ireland Funds are helping MyMind fill a previously unmet need: affordable, quality mental health care from a team of 100+ therapists that includes online services.
No Mind Left Behind
No Mind Left Behind is an initiative of John and Pauline Ryan and the University of Limerick Foundation that was developed and is administered by The Ireland Funds.
Ireland has the largest percentage of Special Olympics athletes in Europe. The Ireland Funds were sponsors of the World Games hosted by Ireland in 2003, yet long after the games were over, support from The Ireland Funds is helping change perceptions of people with intellectual disabilities.
The Irish Hospice Foundation
The IHF is Ireland’s national charity dedicated to all matters related to dying, death and bereavement in Ireland. For almost 30 years they have assisted hospitals, families, and independent hospice support groups under the premise that everyone has the right to a good death – where there is dignity and comfort.
The Little Museum of Dublin
A grant from The Ireland Funds initially assisted the Museum’s education program for children: the “I Love Dublin” classes. School groups can come for free guided tours and activities creating a rich awareness in children of the history of their city. Thanks to a Flagship Grant given to The Little Museum of Dublin, The Ireland Funds now also have “The Ireland Funds Gallery” a space for cultural and educational programming that has been named in honor of our donors.
The Butler Gallery
The Butler Gallery is located in the heart of medieval Kilkenny City. Through diverse exhibition programming, an important collection, and far-reaching education initiatives, they actively promote and affirm the value of arts to society.