Darran Brennan’s Running Year

Darran Brennan

Darran Brennan

Congratulations to committee member Darran Brennan who was published on the front page of Finn Valley Voice recently (Vol. 6 Issue 80, 18th February 2015). Darran talks about being born with cleft, self- confidence, and becoming a trustee for CLAPAI. A very good day for CLAPAI.

Read Opinion Piece, Darran Brennan (pdf).

Furthermore, Darran Brennan’s Running Year can be sponsored on mycharity.ie

Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon – Open for Entries

Vhi Women’s Mini MarathonThe 2015 Women’s Mini Marathon is now open for entries. For all those wonderful women entering to raise funds for CLAPAI, contact clapai.treasurer@gmail.com for sponsorship cards.

Closing date for entries: 17th April.

We also have a facility to incorporate sponsorship on MYCHARITY.IE . We are aiming to raise €30,000 this year for Speech Therapy Research. If you wish to either raise funds or donate please don’t hesitate to contact clapai.treasurer@gmail.com

Information Evening and AGM, 27th November

When: Thursday 27th November at 8.00pm
(Doors open from 7:30pm)
Venue: Lucan Spa Hotel, Lucan, Co. Dublin
Junction 4A, N4 Westbound (see map below)

The Information Evening Theme is “Speech Therapy for Children affected by Cleft“.
We are delighted to have eminent speaker Dr. Triona Sweeney , Adjunct Professor and Cleft Research Speech & Language Therapist.

Previous Information Evening Audience

Previous Information Evening Audience

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World Smile Day, October 3rd

CLAPAI, Proudly Supporting World Smile Day. Here we reproduce an appeal by Operation Smile Ireland.

“Operation Smile Ireland launched its first ‘World Smile Day‘ national collections campaign on September 17th in Dublin. We had many supporters on hand including rugby star, Ian Madigan, CLAPAI representative Sean Haughey, and Professor Triona Sweeney and Anne McGillivary who many of you will know from the Cleft team at Temple Street (both volunteers of Operation Smile).


Rugby star Ian Madigan, CLAPAI representative Sean Haughey, Professor Triona Sweeney and Anne McGillivary from the Cleft team at Temple Street

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