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2016 Cork City Marathon and Half Marathon!

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Online entry is now open for the 2016 Cork City Marathon and Half Marathon. Will you and your friends run for Irish Therapy Dogs on June 6th.? We would very much appreciate your support. Please contact us either by telephone (01 218 9302) or email (info@irishtherapydogs.ie) for Sponsorship Pack.

Our Young Ambassadors!

IMG_3296 (1) (2)Irish Therapy Dogs’ Junior Members play an important part in the activities and promotion of Irish Therapy Dogs. They are the future of our organisation. Next week they will give presentations at their schools on the work of Irish Therapy Dogs and on looking after your pets. They have prepared very professional  presentations which they will present to their fellow students and their form year. We wish them well in their endeavours and commend them once again for their commitment and enthusiasm in their preparation for these presentations.

HELL AND BACK APOLLO!

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Registration is open for “Hell and Back Apollo”,which will take place at Killruddery Estate, Bray, Co. Wicklow on 25th and 26th June. Will you and your friends participate on behalf of Irish Therapy Dogs? We would very much appreciate your support. Please contact us either by telephone (01 218 9302) or email (info@irishtherapydogs.ie)for Sponsorship Pack.

New Volunteer Visiting Teams!

Image (28)Irish Therapy Dogs welcome New Volunteer Visiting Teams, Deirdre and Penny, and Deanne and Willow. No doubt they too will bring very special moments to all the wonderful people they will visit!

New Volunteer Visiting Teams!

Irish Therapy Dogs welcome New Volunteer Visiting Teams, Gérard and Néilí, and Sinéad and TazImage (27). No doubt they too will bring very special moments to all the wonderful people they will visit!

Thank You !

Thank you to Dunboyne Scouts Fireanna, Abbie, Rose and Maeve who helped at our Annual Cake Sale today. They have chosen to work with Irish Therapy Dogs over a number of weeks to achieve their Gold Medal Award. Congratulations to them and to our Junior Members on the lovely selection of home baking20160124_103509 (2)!

Annual Cake Sale.

20160124_104802 (2)Irish Therapy Dogs would like to thank St. Joseph’s Parish, Glasthule for facilitating our Annual Cake Sale held there today. We appreciate the support and acknowledgement given, once again, by the parishioners of Glasthule to our Charity.  A sincere thank you to Ann and Angela, those who gave of their culinary skills and to all who very kindly supported us today.

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Image (19)Irish Therapy Dogs welcome New Volunteer Visiting Teams, Jean and Cróga, and Anna-Marie and Maggie.  No doubt they too will bring very special moments to all the wonderful people they will visit!

Irish Therapy Dogs’ Junior Members Prepare For Annual Cake Sale!

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Irish Therapy Dogs’ Junior Members, joined by Scouts Fireanna and Ella from Dunboyne, have started their preparation for our Annual Cake Sale to be held in St. Joseph’s Pastoral Centre, Glasthule, on Sunday 24th. January(10.30am – 2.00pm). There was plenty of enthusiasm, teamwork and lots of fun and laughter as they organised and planned their duties for the event. The preparations continue as they perfect their culinary skills !

Fireanna and Ella, along with four more Scouts from Dunboyne, have chosen to research the work of Irish Therapy Dogs over a number of weeks to achieve their Gold Medal Award.
Their project will conclude with a presentation on their research.

BT Young Scientist of the Year Exhibition

Image (12)Eve and Eva (students from Loreto Abbey, Dalkey) enlisted the help of Irish Therapy Dogs Magic and Jewelina for their entry –  ‘A Test into the Effect of the Presence of a Pet on People’s Pain Tolerance’ – in this year’s BT Young Scientist of the Year Exhibition.