Upcoming Events

Dublin Marathon 2018

Ever wanted to run a Marathon? Make-A-Wish is looking for fitness enthusiasts around the country to take part in the SSE Airtricity Dublin Marathon and put themselves through the ultimate challenge to support brave children who are battling life-threatening medical conditions such as cancer, cystic fibrosis and Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

The event, which takes place on Sunday 28th of October, will see over 16,000 participants take part. The generosity of supporters last year played a huge part in helping Make-A-Wish grant 221 unique and memorable wishes to brave children across Ireland.

Find out more here.

WLR FM Wear What You Wish

WLR fm has partnered with Make-A-Wish Ireland for Wear What You Wish from Monday 22nd to Friday 26th October.

What did you always wish to be? A princess? A superhero? An astronaut? Not all wishes come true, but by dressing up for Make-A-Wish Ireland, you can raise funds to help grant wishes to children with life-threatening illnesses.

Read more and register your interest here!

Lip Sync Battle

Singer, TV presenter and actress Linda Martin is organising a charity Lip Sync Battle and Make-A-Wish is delighted to be one of the chosen beneficiaries!

We are looking for willing participants with stars in their eyes to raise funds for Make-A-Wish! Performers will rehearse every Tuesday evening in Clontarf and will be helped with choreography, costumes, hair and makeup.

To sign up, please call us on 01 2052012 

Skydive for Wishes

Do you have a bucket list? If so, we’re pretty sure that taking part in a skydive is included on it. It’s an exhilarating, once in a lifetime experience and one which can turn even the most timid of people into adrenaline junkies!

If you would like to organise a skydive on your own, or with friends and family, we are happy to support you every step of the way. You can schedule your skydive at any time throughout the year.

For further details on organising a skydive, email mary@makeawish.ie

Dublin Night Run

We are delighted to partner with the 5km/10km Park West Night Run, which takes place on Tuesday 25th September (7.20pm).

Starting and finishing near the Plaza in Parkwest, 5km participants will do one loop while the 10km will do two loops.

Limited to 1,000 entries, this is a long flat course with the variety of the business park and The Grand Canal.

There will be a nice Finisher’s Medal to meet you at the finish line along with that sense of satisfaction. 

Admission: 5km €15 and 10km €20. To give you the added motivation you need to push yourself, the Dublin night run Park West Run are asking participants to also make a donation to Make-A-Wish. Register HERE


Kids for Wish Kids Schools Awards 2018/19

The Kids for Wish Kids Awards are designed to encourage students to develop their entrepreneurial skills, build their confidence and create a greater level of social enterprise. Students can take part by developing a mini-company, running an event or taking part in a challenge; and their project can involve an individual or group effort.

Closing Date

January 31as, 2019

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