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Its National Volunteering Week. As we celebrate 30 years at Heart Children Ireland we know we have arrived here because of all our amazing volunteers who have done the most incredible work over the last 30 years, from our hearts to yours thank you.



Heart Children Ireland aims to enable all people affected by Congenital Heart Defects to live the best possible lives. Heart Children Ireland supports parents and families, children, teenagers and adults throughout their lives.

The VHI Women’s Mini Marathon is going virtual and will take place from 1st – 10th October 2020.

To enter the race just register with VHI (link below).  Why not get your running shoes out and walk/run 10k in 10 days and please help raise much need funds for Heart Children Ireland.

You can take part anywhere in the country, near your home or a local park,  Don’t forget, you must register by clicking below.

Just get in touch with Linda at the office for your t-shirts.  Let’s go Red for HCI and with your support, we will make this a big event as we celebrate 30 year


We are sharing this guidance which has been developed by Consultant Paediatricians across a variety of Specialities to provide guidance and reassurance for parents and healthcare professionals caring for medically vulnerable children and is subject to change with emerging evidence ❤️


Due to COVID-19 Heart Children Ireland has made the decision to work from home. We will be back in the Carmichael Centre as soon as it is safe to do so. Please do not leave messages on the Heart Children Ireland phone but do contact us on 085 7237797 for the latest updates in relation to our service. Margaret and Linda will do their best to answer messages left on this number. Stay safe ❤️❤️❤️

**** You have kept us going for 30 years….
Can you help us to keep the Heart Children Ireland service up and running? We need to continue our supports to our members during this
difficult time. Please donate online by clicking the “donate now” button on our website. Our fundraising activity has stopped for the moment and we urgently need your support. You have kept us going for 30 years, we cannot do it without you. Our heartfelt thanks ❤️❤️❤️***

Over the past 30 years we have raised over €2.5m for the Cardiac Unit at Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin.

Your Story
Share your story to help raise awareness of CHD and related conditions
Heart Children Ireland Fundraiser - Imogen runs in the Women's Mini Marathon
Imogen’s Story
I became unwell very quickly after birth and within 2 weeks was diagnosed with a PDA and ASD.
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