A-Z Fundraising Ideas 2019

To help give you some inspiration for your fundraising activities, here's an A to Z of fantastic fundraising ideas! An Auction Why...

  • Dated: Dec 06

November 2018 Newsletter

In 2017 over 2,000 children and family members received professional support from FirstLight. It is guaranteed this figure will be surpassed in...

  • Dated: Dec 17

February 2019 Newsletter

Dear Members and Friends of FirstLight, Thank you for supporting FirstLight in recent times; as well as some 40 families from previous...

  • Dated: Feb 21

Mile In-Memory Walk Poem

As we prepare for our Mile In-Memory Weekend, we will over the coming days be sharing a selection of poems, drawings, paintings...

  • Dated: Jun 15

Mile In-Memory Walks 2019

This year’s Mile In-Memory Walks took place on Father’s Day, June 16th, with over 1,200 people attending walks across Galway, Wexford, Kerry,...

  • Dated: Jul 22

VHI Women’s Mini-Marathon 2019

dav On June 2, 150 runners and 15 teams participated in the VHI Women’s Mini Marathon in Dublin in support of FirstLight....

  • Dated: Jul 22

FirstLight’s Shine A Light Initiative

Moonscape by Olivia PayneBlue Heart by Olivia Payne We want to introduce an official forum where anyone wishing to do so may...

  • Dated: Jul 23

FirstLight Memory Quilts

From L to R: The first Memory Quilt unveiled in 1997 at the College of Physicians during the International Conference of Sudden...

  • Dated: Jul 23

Clinical Services Director and Manager Required

FirstLight – a long-established, national charity providing professional crisis intervention and counselling services to parents and families suddenly bereaved is seeking to...

  • Dated: Nov 05

Irish Sudden Infant Death Association T/A FirstLight AGM 2019 – Dublin

The Irish Sudden Infant Death Association T/A FirstLight AGM 2019 has been relocated to the Garden Room, Carmichael Centre, 4 North Brunswick...

  • Dated: Nov 11

FirstLight Newsletter November Issue


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FirstLight Newsletter January 2020 Issue


  • Dated: Jan 31

FirstLight AGM Notice 2020

Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of the Company will be held in the Maldron Hotel, South Mall, Cork...

  • Dated: Feb 28

The FirstLight Community Spirit Fund

An important message from FirstLight CEO, Fionnuala Sheehan appealing for support to ensure the consistency of FirstLight’s services. Dear families, friends and...

  • Dated: Mar 23

Our Partners

By joining forces with FirstLight, our partners make a vital contribution in continued support of suddenly bereaved parents and families


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