“Special Guests” sprinkle magic at OLCHC as Hospital lights up for Christmas

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5th December, 2017

“Special Guests” from Trabolgan sprinkle magic at

Our Ladys Childrens Hospital, Crumlin (OLCHC)

as Hospital lights up for Christmas


Trabolgan Holiday Villages’ very own Florrie the Fox along with some very “special guests” made a special journey all the way from East Cork to Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin (OLCHC) to officially turn on the Christmas Tree lights today, marking the start of the magical Christmas Season for children in the hospital.

The hospital’s Choir, staff and patients joined Florrie the Fox to launch OLCHC's festive programme, including popular annual events; Ho Ho Day with a special visit from Santa on 12th December, 2017 and Celebrity Ward Walk on 21 December 2017.

Rachel Kenna, Director of Nursing, at OLCHC said, “This is a truly magical time of year for children and the Christmas Tree lighting ceremony officially commences Christmas at Crumlin hospital. We have a jam packed calendar of fun events planned for our children with something happening almost every day throughout December, from choirs and Kids Classics to ballet performances of the Nutcracker and visits from a number of Ireland’s sporting heroes and many celebrities.

We are delighted to welcome special guests and much loved children’s characters from Trabolgan Holiday Village to do the honour of switching on our Christmas tree lights today. It is so lovely to see the children’s, parents and staff’s faces light up in awe and wonder. We would also like to thank CMRF Crumlin for our beautiful Christmas Tree and lights this year.”

Lisa Nicole Dunne, CMRF Crumlin added, “This is an exciting time and an opportunity for children to enjoy some of the festivities but Christmas is also a crucial fundraising time of year.  CMRF Crumlin, is raising vital funds for essential supports to the hospital, for life saving equipment, paediatric research to find new cures and treatments, and critical supports for sick children and their families while they are on the 'Toughest Journey'. We are urging the public to spare a thought for OLCHC’s little patients and their families and to support our 'Toughest Journey’ Christmas appeal.”

To support please call 1890 507 508 or go to https://cmrf.org/donate/


Tree Lights 2017 collage