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UL Engage

It was lovely meeting Emma Lambert and Katy Snyder who visited us here at St. Gabriel's School and Centre Thursday.

Emma and Katy are two University of Limerick International Students taking part in the UL Engage progamme, helping us to advertise various upcoming projects, such as the Respite Centre for which we were awarded planning permission last week.

UL Engage serves as the hub for civic engagement activities across campus and works with staff in all faculties to amplity, incubate and co-ordinate the various ways that students, faculty and staff can work to make a difference.

We look forward to working with them over the coming months.

Sellors Solicitors come to St. Gabriel’s

Thank you to Derek Walsh and Orla Clancy from Sellors Solicitors who came on a recent visit to St. Gabriel’s.  Also in the picture is Charlie MacDonnell, St. Gabriel’s Board member

Date of Event: August 02 2017

Crescent College Comprehensive TY Girls get ready for Cook Medical Marathon

A big thanks to Crescent College Comprehensive Transition Year girls for coming to visit us last Tuesday. They will take part in Cook Medical womens mini marathon on behalf of St. Gabriel's. The proceeds will go towards the construction of our new Respite Centre. Best of luck with training for…

Date of Event: October 18 2017

St. Gabriel’s Annual Greyhound Benefit Night

A big thanks to the Irish Dancers from Fleming Ball, Scoil Rince Staic and Scoil Rince Uí Ruairc who performed brilliantly at our recent fundraiser. We would also like to thank Tom Morrissey, Captain of the All-Ireland winning Limerick u21 team for coming along with the winning trophy.

Date of Event: September 21 2017

Annual Greyhound Benefit Night

Book your Places at the Races.
St. Gabriel’s 8th Greyhound Benefit Night on Saturday 16 September @7.30pm at Limerick Greyhound Track.
Purchase your ticket now directly from St. Gabriel’s!
Proceeds from the event will go towards the building of our new Children’s…

Date of Event: September 16 2017

Greyhound Benefit Night Launch

We were delighted Minister Patrick O’Donovan TD launched the St. Gabriel’s Benefit night. He acknowledged the great work that is done in St. Gabriel’s for children with disabilities in the region. On the night the Minister was joined by Senator Maria Byrne, members of our voluntary…

Date of Event: September 07 2017

Adare en plain air art competition

St Gabriel's was delighted to be associated with Adare en plain air, art competition. A big thank you to Andrew Timoney, Draiocht Art and Craft gallery, Adare for nominating St Gabriel's and well done to all the winners.


Roy Keane Visit

It was a great day here at St. Gabriel's last week when we were lucky enough to get a visit from Roy Keane. It was a fantastic experience for us and very enjoyable for all those who attended!


Dolores’s Coffee and Garden Day

A special mention of thanks to Dolores for hosting the wonderful fundraising coffee day in her beautiful garden where a little over £2000 was raised. We would like to convey our sincere thanks to everyone who came along to show their support and raise money towards  the purchase of a Motomed.…

Date of Event: August 04 2017

Brown Thomas clean up

We would like to give the staff at Brown Thomas a massive thank you for all their help in getting the hydrotherapy pool ready for the re-opening!


Date of Event: July 05 2017

Hydrotherapy Pool

We are delighted to let you know the St. Gabriel's hydrotherapy pool has re-opened and we are delighted to welcome everybody back. For any enquiries please contact the pool manager. Email:


Date of Event: July 04 2017

The Ukeladies

We were recently treated to a lovely occasion by the Ukeladies in Primrose class!

Date of Event: July 04 2017

Green School

It was a great achievement to receive our Green-School certificate from An Taisce

Date of Event: July 04 2017

St. Paul’s Colours Day

A big thanks to St.Pauls National School as they raised money for the development of the hydrotherapy pool by doing a schools colours day!

Date of Event: June 15 2017

UL Student Union Donation

We would like to place on record our many thanks and sincerest gratitude to the UL Student Union for their recent very generous donation. The money raised…

Date of Event: June 09 2017

Visit by UL Hospital Management

It was great to welcome Collette Cowen, CEO  of the UL Hospitals Group and her management team to St. Gabriel's. It was excellent to communicate with such a well established and informed group and we look forward to developing this relationship in the future.

Date of Event: June 09 2017

Hydrotherapy Pool

We are delighted to announce that the pool will be opening in July and some of the new features have really brightened the place up.

Download Summer camp poster 2017

Date of Event: June 09 2017

Knocklong/Glenbrohane Charity Cycle

A great big thanks to our friends in Knocklong/Glenbrohane who completed a charity cycle on the 6th of May. They made a very generous donation to the St. Gabriel's hydrotherapy renovation fund. St. Gabriel's is very grateful to Helen Harty, Tom Aherne and the parish committee for their support.

Date of Event: May 31 2017

Ladies Lunch 2017

The Dunraven Arms Hotel recently hosted the St. Gabriel's annual Ladies' Lunch on Thursday the 11th of May, with the event once again providing those who attended with a great day out on a sunny day! We would like to thank those in attendance for your continued support and also to the…

Date of Event: May 31 2017

Golf Classic 2017

We had a wonderful turn out at this year's annual St. Gabriel's golf classic which was our most successful to date. The weather was fantastic and helped make the occasion…

Date of Event: May 18 2017

Hydrotherapy Pool Refurbishment

Reconstruction work  of the Hydrotherpay Pool here at St. Gabriel's Centre began yestersday the 18th of April. It is estimated that the reconstuction of the Hydrotherapy Pool will last six weeks. We will keep you posted on any other further updates in the coming weeks.

Date of Event: April 19 2017

TLC clean-up

We were Delighted to be Joined by a group of Dell volunteers on the 11th of April to assist us in cleaning up around the grounds. Tremendous work and painting was done by all who attended. We are very thankful and grateful for this effort.

Date of Event: April 12 2017

Ladies Lunch 2017

We are pleased to announce that the 2017 Ladies Lunch will take place on Thursday, the 11th of May in the Dunraven Arms Hotel. The event has proven very popular in the past and great excitement as already begun here! The launch took place on Thursday the 23rd of March in the Dunraven Arms, a beautiful…

Date of Event: March 28 2017



It is with regret that due to health and safety concerns we have had to make the decision to close the hydrotherpay pool. Unfortunately, large sections of the pool have come loose and have fallen into the pool, and because of this the entire pool is having to be…

Date of Event: March 20 2017

Rotary Club of Limerick Thomond

Kate Sheahan, head of the Fundraising and Development department here at St. Gabriel's was in attendance at an event held by Limerick Thomond Rotary Club to collect a very generous donation based on our efforts towards The Christmas Rememberance Tree in December.

Pictured with Kate and…

Date of Event: March 01 2017

REMINDER: Aqua Aerobic Classes

Aqua Aerobic Classes begin tomorrow the 31st of January 2017 and run for the next six weeks. All classes are now fully booked out.

Classes run:

Every Tuesday @ 11am- 12pm and 12pm- 1pm

Every Wednesday @ 6:30pm- 7:00pm

Due to popular demand we may run another block…

Date of Event: January 30 2017

UL Engage

It was lovely meeting Emma Lambert and Katy Snyder, who visited us here at St.Gabriel's School and Centre Thursday.

Emma and Katy are two University of Limerick International Students taking part in the UL Engage progamme, helping us to advertise various projects, such as the Respite…

Date of Event: January 30 2017

St.Gabriel’s visit to SD Worx

Senior Speech and Language Therapist Kate Shinkwin recently visited SD Worx, formally known as Ceridien, to see their brand new offices.

SD Worx have created their own new branding and have moved into new and improved offices.

In the pictures below, Kate is welcomed to the new offices…

Date of Event: January 20 2017

Christmas Remembrance Tree

We would like to convey our sincerest thanks to Limerick Thomond Rotary Club and all the volunteers who participated in this year's Christmas Remembrance Tree project.

It was a magnificent campaign with great support from the public. We are very grateful to be associated with it.

Date of Event: December 22 2016

Christmas Fest in UHL

Thank you very much for these wonderful photos taken by the University Hospital Limerick during their Christmas Fest on December 20 & 21.

We were delighted to be associated with the Christmas Fest and convey our thanks to all staff of the University Hospital Limerick for their efforts.

Date of Event: December 22 2016

Santa Claus visits St. Gabriel’s!

There was plenty of excitement as Santa Claus made a very welcomed visit to St. Gabriel's today, Tuesday December 13.

Santa's welcomed many children to his grotto and the kids were lucky enough to meet and greet the iconic figure.

There was an abundance of food, presents…

Date of Event: December 13 2016

Thank you to St. Gabriel’s supporters

We would like to extend our sincerest thanks to those who supported in St. Gabriel's Christmas Children's Party.

Thank you to Dell for sponsoring the event, Limerick Prison Services for the wonderful food and Music Generation for providing the entertainment.

It was a…

Date of Event: December 09 2016

St. Gabriel’s Ladies Christmas Lunch

Date of Event: November 25 2016

Hydrotherapy Pool Aqua Aerobics

Our hydrotherapy pool are very happy to announce that aqua-aerobics sessions will commence soon. For more information, or answers to your queries, contact us on 061 302 733.

Date of Event: November 22 2016

Thinking about supporting a charity this Christmas?

If you are holding a fundraiser in your company, your office or your business during the month of December and you are looking for a worthy charity, please consider St . Gabriel's. We would love to hear from you! Please contact Kate on 061 302733 or e-mail

Date of Event: November 21 2016

Calling on Volunteers for Christmas Remembrance Tree Appeal

St. Gabriel's is delighted to be one of three local charities associated with Limerick Thomond Rotary Club's Annual Christmas Remembrance Tree campaign.

The aim of the campaign is to raise awareness of and contribute funds to some worthy local charities at Christmas.

We are…

Date of Event: November 16 2016

St. Gabriel’s Christmas Ladies Fundraising Lunch

This year St. Gabriel's will be holding a Christmas Ladies Fundraising Lunch which will be held this year on Novermber 25th in the Savoy Hotel at 12:30.

All places have been booked as of now so we would like to thank everybody for their wonderful response!

Special thanks…

Date of Event: November 16 2016

St. Gabriel’s Greyhound Benefit Night

St. Gabriel's Annual Greyhound Benefit Night was held on September 24 and was yet again, a massive success.

The atmosphere at the track was vibrant thanks to the supporters, families and friends of St. Gabriel's.

We would like to thank all those who helped buy/sell…

Date of Event: September 24 2016

Greyhound Benefit Night- 24 September 2016


Come and share in the fun, races and family friendly night at the Limerick Greyhound Stadium! Be sure to invite…

Date of Event: September 24 2016

Deloitte Volunteer at St. Gabriel’s.

We were very happy to welcome Deloitte to St.Gabriel's on Thursday, September 8 to do some volunteer work.

Deloitte provide audit, tax and finance services and are based in Limerick city.

The volunteers did a deep clean of our hydrotherapy pool and areas such as the…

Date of Event: September 12 2016

The Tut Tut Charity Cup

Paul Flannery's Bar (on Shannon Street) Golf Society take on Phil Flannery's (Denmark Street) in the Tutt Tutt Charity Cup, at the East Clare Golf Club, Sunday 11 September 2016.

They have kindly chosen to donate the proceeds of the golf event to St. Gabriel's.

Date of Event: September 11 2016

Tutt Tutt Charity Cup Cheque Presentation

Phil Flannery and Paul Flannery competed in the Tutt Tutt Charity Cup Golf contest at East Clare Golf Club on September 11, 2016.

They visited St. Gabriel's for a cheque presentation with St. Gabriel's Board Member, Charlie McDonnell.

We are very appreciative of this…

Date of Event: September 11 2016

Air Traffic Control Team, Shannon visit St. Gabriel’s

Nicola Ní Riada, Conor O'Cleary and Kate Quinlan from the Air Traffic Control team in Shannon visited St. Gabriel's on Monday 22nd of August.

They have entered the Cully & Sully's competition GivePeasAChance and nominated St. Gabriel's as their chosen charity, should…

Date of Event: August 23 2016

Abbeyfeale Charity Cycle

Abbeyfeale cycling club will hold a charity cycle on August 14 in aid of St. Gabriel's School and Centre.

Each cyclist will choose to tackle either a 60k or 100k route on the day.

Registration for the event will take place from 08:00 that morning at Fr. Casey club house in…

Date of Event: August 14 2016

Charity Cycle Success

The Abbeyfeale Cycling Club completed their charity cycle on Sunday August 14 in aid of St. Gabriel's.

The turn out was fantastic (see pictures below) and the support was also great.

All proceeds from the event will go towards the building of a new Children's Respite House…

Date of Event: August 14 2016

St. Gabriels visit Sellors Solicitors

We would like to thank the employees at Sellors for their very generous donation for the Great Limerick Run 2016.

Sellors took part in the Run and chose St. Gabriel's as their charity partner.

Stephen Keogh and Derek Walsh, of Sellors Solicitors, made a cheque presentation recently…

Date of Event: August 04 2016


We hope everyone had a fantastic time at this year's Pig'n'Porter.

St. Gabriel's were delighted to be the Charity Partner once again.

Thank you to Pat Rickard and the Old Crescent RFC committee.

Date of Event: July 25 2016

GECAS Volunteering at St. Gabriel’s

We would like to give sincere thanks to all the volunteers from GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) who did some painting and decorating in our school last Tuesday.

They did an amazing job!

We are very thankful to all who were involved in this very valuable project.

Date of Event: July 12 2016

Enchanting Day at Dolores’s

We would like to thank everybody for attending the fantastic coffee day on Saturday 9th July, supporting St. Gabriel's.

We would also like to give a special thanks to Dolores for hosting the fundraiser, showcasing her exceptional garden, and her incredible hospitality throughout the day.

Date of Event: July 09 2016

Green Schools Day of Action

The whole St. Gabriel's School community collaborated on our Green Schools Day of Action in April to create a wonderful panel of recycled art.

It depicts various scenes from "Our Beautiful World" and is adorning a wall in the school

We love it! Congratulations to all involved…

Date of Event: June 28 2016

ATC/Wyeth Nutrition Charity Cycle Success

The ATC/Wyeth Nutrition Charity cycle that took place on Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 of June was a huge success.

We would like to express our thanks to all the cyclists, bucket collectors, volunteers, committee, sponsors and everybody who showed their support throughout the weekend.

Date of Event: June 18 2016

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