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 http://www.buyantibioticshere.com/buytetracycline.html 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
The 2015 Women’s Mini Marathon is now open for entries. For all those wonderful women entering to raise funds for CLAPAI, contact firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com
When: Thursday 27th November at 8.00pm
(Doors open from 7:30pm)
Venue: Lucan Spa Hotel, order Lucan, ed 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
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
A wonderful Family Activity Day was had at the Lilliput Adventure Centre on the shores of Lough Ennell, viagra buy Co. Westmeath, online on Saturday 21 June. The sun was out and what a time we had! From mucking about in the bog to orienteering through the beautiful surrounds, view from kayaking on the beautiful lake to running madly down a hill screaming your lungs out, what better way to have some fun! See you all again next year!
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When: Saturday, 21st June 2014, 10am – 4pm
Venue: Lilliput, Lough Ennell, Co. Westmeath.
10 minutes from Mullingar (GPS N 53.2680 E 07.2610)
The Cleft Lip and Palate Association of Ireland is delighted to announce that its tenth family fun day will be held on Saturday 21st June. This year we are going to Lilliput Adventure Centre, which offers us many activities suitable for all ages. It is located 10 minutes from Mullingar.
The Flora Women’s 10k Mini-marathon is on Bank Holiday Monday, 2nd June 2014. As ever, we need YOUR help. Sponsorship cards and T-shirts can be arranged by contacting Anne Gilsenan at 087 131 9803, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org Continue reading
Professor Triona Sweeney began her career in the Children’s University Hospital (CUH), Temple Street, Dublin, over 35 years ago and throughout that time has made a major contribution to the advancement of knowledge in the area of cleft-related speech problems. She is an internationally recognised author of many academic papers, and most recently contributed a book chapter to ‘Cleft Palate Speech’ along with other prominent figures in the field of cleft. Continue reading
The Cleft Lip and Palate Association of Ireland (CLAPAI) would advise parents to be prepared for the forthcoming release of the Disney movie “The Lone Ranger”, due out on the 9th August, certificate 12a.
Disney describes the villain of the movie (Cavendish) as “a ruthless outlaw whose terribly scarred face is a perfect reflection of the bottomless pit that passes for his soul”.
What a great day everybody! Hope you all managed to clean up after the bog. Thank you to the committee for making the day happen, drugs thank you to the fundraisers and everybody who gives their time for the Association. Well done to Causey Farm for looking after us so well. looking forward to seeing you again next year, already Ãine is making plans.