Our 2014 Christmas Cards are now available. We have a variety of packs containing 2 designs – something to please everyone! Packs are €7 for 12 cards.Continue Reading... No Comments.
1. €5,000 to a project, looking the effect of adult stem cells may have on Friedreich’s Ataxia in a laboratory animal model in November 2013. Dr Jonathan Jones, Miguel University, Alicante, Spain is currently working on a project which will help researchers understand if and how stem cells can protect nerve cells in Friedreich’s Ataxia, […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Our 2013 Christmas Cards are now available. We have a variety of packs containing 3 designs – something to please everyone! Packs are €8 for 15 cards.Continue Reading... No Comments.
The bag pack in Dunne Stores, Newbridge went very well. A huge crowd of bag packers turned out to help on the day from all over west Wicklow. This meant that everyone working got a well deserved break and the bag packing was not too much work for any one person. There was a great spirit of co-operation, […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
FARA Ireland plan a meeting in the Maldron Hotel Portlaoise at 11am on Saturday 20th April 2013. Over the past year we have been fortunate to raise some money for research and we would like to discuss some of the different areas of research that are being pursued by different groups internationally. We hope to […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
The community in West Wicklow have all been inspired by the paralympian champion, Helen Kearney, on her triple medal win in the London paralympics. So inspired were they that Rathsallagh Golf Club chef Mark Fuston and Dunlavin Bacon Company Mark Walsh ran a golf classic on 26th October 2012. It was cold day but the […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
A table quiz, organised by the Leinster Shorthorn Breeders Association at Rathsallagh Golf Club raised €1600 for Friedreich’s Ataxia research. We are very grateful to all involved. Pictured in the photo are Elaine Stanley, James Whelan, Ivan Stanley, Niamh Darker, Dr. Mary Kearney, Paul Darker and Paralympian Medalist Helen KearneyContinue Reading... No Comments.
There will be a fundraising night on Decemeber 8th in the Lord Bagenal Inn in Leighlinbridge, Carlow. With music from Four Penny Rock and a raffle, it promises to be a fun night. Tickets cost €10. For more information, click here.Continue Reading... No Comments.
Helen Kearney, who returned from the 2012 Paralympics with a Silver and two Bronze medals would like to acknowledge and thank all of those people who have sent cards, flowers and gifts since her return from London. Due to the overwhelming volume of gifts received, Helen has nominated Friedreich’s Ataxia Research Alliance Ireland (www.faraireland.ie) as […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
A big thank you to all who contributed to the Flora Ladies Mini Marathon held in June 2012 in aid of Friedreich’s Ataxia research. Marie Doran and her neighbour Eileen Bartley Narragmore jogged the marathon and raised €1,900. Geraldine Bracken had planned to jog but due to a minor injury, she was unable to take […]Continue Reading... No Comments.