Take On A Challenge

Challenge Yourself!

We are incredibly humbled by the effort you put into making a difference for people in the Mater Hospital. You have raised money to help us fund life-saving equipment, upgrade facilities for patients and their families, build new hospital wards and fund ground-breaking research.

We have some really exciting challenges coming up…


Marilyn's Mater Paddle 4th Aug 2024

Are you ready for the most swinging, glamorous and glitzy event of the summer? Join us at Marilyn’s Mater Paddle 🏖️, taking place August Bank Holiday Sunday, 4th August on Bray Promenade, all to support women’s cancer care in the Mater Public Hospital.


Or experience the adrenaline rush of walking on the skyline of Croke Park stadium and dropping 150ft to the hallowed ground below, with the Mater Hospital Foundation Abseil Challenge.

Recruitment is also underway for our Dublin City Marathon (27 October) Team.  If you you would like to ‘Run for the Mater’ this year, then we’d love to hear from you. Simply, click the link above to get all the details you need or sign up via the form at the bottom of this page.

We’re always here to help! So, if you have any questions, please get in touch with us on (01) 830 3482 or email fundraising@materfoundation.ie.

If you’re thinking of taking on the Dublin City Marathon, please get in touch via the form below so we can support you!


Patient Stories

We are privileged to meet some remarkable and inspiring patients that have spent time getting better in the Mater Hospital, and on many occasions, the treatment they received has saved their lives. Please take a moment to read their stories.


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