Nominated Charities

Focus Ireland

Focus Ireland works with people who are homeless or are at risk of losing their homes across Ireland.


ADAPT Domestic Abuse Services is a voluntary organisation founded in 1974 to provide supports to women survivors of domestic abuse and their children across Limerick City and County. In 2016, ADAPT supported over 800 women and 250 children affected by domestic abuse.

St Vincent de Paul

The Society of Saint Vincent de Paul exists to fight poverty. Through their wide range of services they provide practical support to people in need.

Breast Cancer Ireland

Breast Cancer Ireland is a registered charity (CHY 19926) established to raise significant funding to support ongoing pioneering research programmes nationally as well as to promote education and awareness on the importance of good breast health amongst women of all ages. With 1 in 9 women being diagnosed in their lifetime, we would be delighted if you chose to run for them.

Limerick Animal Welfare

Limerick Animal Welfare rescue and rehome dogs, cats, rabbits, horses and many other animals when they find themselves homeless through no fault of their own. They have a no-kill policy. All of animals remain in their care until they find their forever homes.

Pieta House

Supporting people and communities in crisis. Pieta provides free therapy to those engaging in self-harm, with suicidal ideation, or bereaved by suicide. We rely on the generosity of the public whose donations and fundraising make up over 80% of our income. Please support us.

Saoirse Addiction Treatment Centre

Saoirse Addiction Treatment Centre is an Addiction Centre located18B Davis Street, Limerick City. Saoirse offers addiction counselling and structured programmes to individuals and families. There is no fee for Saoirse services.

Cliona's Foundation

Cliona’s Foundation based in Roselawn House in the National Technology Park was founded in 2007 by Brendan & Terry Ring following the death of their daughter Cliona at the age of 15 after many years of treatment for an inoperable brain tumour

During Cliona’s s period of illness and treatment, they met parents struggling financially with the hidden costs of looking after their sick child and saw at first-hand the enormous toll it took on these families, already struggling to cope with the nightmare of having a seriously ill child.

Milford Hospice

Milford Care Centre is the designated provider of consultant-led and multi-disciplined specialist Palliative Care services to patients and their families from a number of bases operating in Limerick City, Ennis, Newcastle West, Nenagh and Thurles.

Since 1991, it is the stated policy of the former Mid Western Health Board and now HSE that all palliative care services in the Mid West are provided in conjunction with Milford Hospice.

Limerick Suicide Watch

The main focus of Limerick Suicide Watch is to keep eyes on the river, and identify and provide support to those in distress and who may be contemplating suicide. They also visit schools, colleges and places of work to promote mental health awareness and encourage conversation around mental health and suicide.


Whatever you’re going through, a Samaritan will face it with you. We’re here 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. You can get in touch about anything that’s troubling you, no matter how large or small the issue feels. We’re here to listen, no judgement, no pressure, and help you work through what’s on your mind. We’ll never tell you what to do.