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29th January 2024

Just out – your Winter 2024 ‘Heart of the Mater’ newsletter!

The Winter 2024 edition of your ‘Heart of the Mater’ newsletter drops this week! Check out the incredible story of how your kindness gave Yvonne her life back.  Read heartfelt…
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Words of Light Christmas Appeal - Mater Hospital Foundation
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29th November 2023

Light your own star over the Mater this Christmas

This festive season we’re inviting individuals and businesses to light a virtual star over the Mater Hospital and bring hope to patients’ hearts. As we get ready to gather in…
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24th November 2023

Remember Me Walk, 26th Nov – CANCELLED

Friday, 24th November: Update regarding Remember Me Walk, Sunday, 26th November  In light of events in the city centre over the past 24-hours and out of respect to our local…
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Mater Hospital Foundation launches The Dickie Dip 2023
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5th October 2023

Guys, it’s time to take on The Dickie Dip for men’s cancer care

Calling on men to take on The Dickie Dip for men’s cancer care The Mater Hospital Foundation is challenging men to skip the speedos, strip off and brave the chilly waters in nothing but…
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Autumn 2023 Heart of the Mater newsletter
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25th September 2023

Check out Autumn’s ‘Heart of the Mater’ newsletter!

Our Autumn edition of our ‘Heart of the Mater’ newsletter drops this week! Read the incredible story of Martin's Heart and Liver transplant - another medical 'first' in Ireland.  Grab…
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Go Pink for Breast Cancer Care at the Mater Hospital
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12th September 2023

Go Pink in October and raise vital funds for breast cancer patients

Go Pink in October and raise vital funds for   breast cancer patients in the Mater Public Hospital The Mater Hospital Foundation is calling on companies, individuals and communities to take…
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Mater Hospital performs 1000th Robotic Surgery
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18th August 2023

Mater Hospital performs 1000th Robotics-Assisted Surgery

Mater Hospital performs 1000th Robotics-Assisted Surgery. The Mater Misericordiae University Hospital has reached an important milestone this month, as surgeons complete the 1000th robotics-assisted surgery. The Robotic Surgical Programme is…
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Join the Mater Hospital Foundation's Abseil Challenge at Dalkey Quarry
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17th August 2023

Reach new heights in support of the Mater Public Hospital

Reach new heights in support of the Mater Public Hospital! Join us on Friday, 29th September in Dalkey Quarry and take on a team-building event that soars above the rest!…
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16th June 2023

New partnership with Bear Races announced!

The Mater Hospital Foundation is excited to announce a new partnership with Bear Races; organisers of the Clontarf Half Marathon and eight other running events in six different locations across…
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7th June 2023

It’s your Summer ‘Heart of the Mater’ newsletter!

Our Summer edition of our ‘Heart of the Mater’ newsletter drops this week! You can read about how innovative surgery helped Derek battle Stage 4 cancer in two organs.  Spend…
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We are now the Mater Hospital Foundation
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6th June 2023

We’ve got some exciting news…

We've got some exciting news... We are delighted to share some exciting news with you today, as we unveil our new updated name and a refreshed look and feel! The…
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16th May 2023

Will you take on the Equinox Cycle Challenge for the Mater?

Have you got what it takes to cycle 250km from the East to the North Coast in just one day? Then, on Saturday, 16th September, why not take on the…
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Mater ICU Nursing initiative with Meaghers Pharmacy
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20th April 2023

Intensive Care Nursing initiative in partnership with Meagher’s Pharmacy

Mater Hospital's ICU Nursing initiative in partnership with Meagher's Pharmacy ICU is often the most traumatic experience for patients. They can arrive at the Mater Hospital from all across the…
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Mater Foundation - Women's Mini Marathon
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8th March 2023

Women’s Mini Marathon 2023 – Join our Team

Join our Women's Mini Marathon Team The Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon returns on Bank Holiday Sunday, 4th of June. And it’s time to get your runners at the ready and…
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50 miles in April 2023
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23rd February 2023

Transition Year Challenge – 50 Miles in April

Transition Year Challenge! Will you walk 50 Miles to save lives this April? The Mater Foundation are running a special challenge for Transition Year students and TY Coordinators in schools…
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Aer Arann Islands Half Marathon
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15th February 2023

Mater Foundation partners with Aer Arann Islands Half Marathon

Will you join us on Inis Mór for the Aer Arann Islands Half Marathon this coming spring? We are delighted to announce the Aer Arann Islands Half Marathon will return…
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7th February 2023

Read your ‘Heart of the Mater’ newsletter!

Our latest ‘Heart of the Mater’ newsletter drops this week! Read about Elaine’s battle with an autoimmune condition that led to a life-saving lung transplant. Hear from patients, hospital staff…
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27th January 2023

daa donates a phenomenal €130,000 to support Mater patients

The Mater Foundation is immensely grateful to the Dublin Airport Authority, who have made an incredible donation of €130,000 to the Mater Foundation from their Charity of the Year initiative.…
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15th December 2022

Mater Foundation funds new Mater PET/CT

Mater Foundation funds new Mater PET/CT This year, a new PET/CT scanner was installed in the Mater Hospital and is now being used to diagnose and manage a range of…
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The Mater Foundation Impact Report 2021
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15th December 2022

Impact Report 2021

We are so proud to officially launch our 2021 Impact Report and to invite you to read through our achievements and how we are 'Investing in Our Future'. In 2021…
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1st December 2022

Thank You, Dublin Bus Community Spirit Awards

We’re delighted to be chosen by Dublin Bus as a recipient of their Community Spirit Awards this year! The award of €1,000 will help elderly isolated people in the Dublin…
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Remember Me Walk 2022
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28th November 2022

Remember Me Walk 2022

On Sunday 27th November, in the beautiful surroundings of St Anne’s Park Raheny, we came together for our Annual Remember Me Walk. With the sun shining down, we were joined…
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Job Vacancy
28th September 2022

Campaigns & Events Lead Vacancy

Join our dynamic and dedicated team and become an important staff member who takes pride in making a life-changing difference in the lives of patients and their families who attend…
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30th November 2021

Impact Report 2020

We are incredibly proud to officially launch our 2020 Impact Report and to invite you to read through our achievements during A Year Like No Other. 2020 was a year…
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18th November 2021

Dickie Dip 2021 Raises Over €136,000!

On Saturday the 6th of November, an incredible 500 brave men took to the icy cold waters of Skerries South Beach in nothing but a bow tie to raise vital funds…
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15th November 2021

Trustees Week 2021

Today marks the beginning of Trustees Week 2021, a whole week dedicated to celebrating the invaluable work of Trustees in the Charity Sector.  The Mater Foundation Trustees have played a…
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30th September 2021

Heart of the Mater: Autumn Newsletter 2021

The Autumn 2021 edition of our supporter newsletter, Heart of the Mater, is now available to read online. Flip through the pages below to find out all about the impact…
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8th September 2021

Ryan Andrews takes on Hell for the Mater Foundation

The Mater Foundation is delighted to announce that Ryan Andrews, best known as Fair City's Sean Cassidy, is taking his support for the Mater Public Hospital to new extremes by…
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8th April 2021

Register for 100 Miles in a Month!

Help support the Mater Hospital and sign up for our 100 Miles in a Month challenge! It's an incredible opportunity to help you keep fit and healthy throughout the month…
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18th December 2020

New Units opening in The Mater Hospital

The Mater Foundation are delighted to have recently granted a combined €1.07 million in funding to support the equipping of the new Acute Medical Short Stay Unit, the Hyper Acute…
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