Caring is at the heart of everything we do.

Adult Hospice News

Stay up to date with our services, campaigns and fundraising efforts by browsing through our latest news releases.

23 Dec

Tar Anall tear strips off local men for Northern Ireland Hospice

Tar Anall, based at Conway Mill have raised a fantastic £500 towards the rebuild of Northern Ireland Hospice by convincing local men John O’Hagan and Fra McGuinness to have their legs waxed at their Female Health Day on Wednesday 2nd October 2013. Jim McGivern also shed hair to raise pounds by having his head shaved.

Read More »

Adult Hospice

23 Dec

Mount Eagles Community Association support Northern Ireland Hospice and remember their good friend Pat Linskey

The Mount Eagles Community Association have raised an amazing £1,193 by holding a charity disco in the Andersonstown Social Club on 11th October 2013 in aid of the Northern Ireland Hospice ‘Buy A Brick’ Appeal

Read More »

Adult Hospice

20 Dec

McAuley Family Lighting up Hospice Tree

Ann McAuley and her daughter Cliodhna

Cliodhna McAuley, a seven year old from North Belfast is supporting this year’s Northern Ireland Hospice Lights to Remember appeal in memory of Grandad Ricky who passed away in March 2013 after battling cancer.

Read More »

Adult Hospice

19 Dec

Speaker of the NI Assembly Lights The Way for Hospice Appeal

The Speaker of the Northern Ireland Assembly, William Hay MLA and Hospice Nurse, Rebekah Gillespie are encouraging everyone to sponsor a light on the Northern Ireland Hospice Christmas tree.

Northern Ireland Hospice’s biggest annual fundraising appeal has been given an extra boost by the Speaker of the Northern Ireland Assembly, William Hay MLA. The tree at the front of Parliament Buildings, Stormont has been decorated in support of the local charity’s Lights to Remember appeal.

Read More »

Adult Hospice

19 Dec

X Factor’s Andrea Magee Lights Up Hospice Appeal

One of this year’s X Factor contestants, Andrea Magee is backing Northern Ireland Hospice’s biggest annual campaign by singing at the Lights to Remember ceremony this Thursday.

Read More »

Adult Hospice

16 Dec

Santa Claus Visits Coffee Morning All For A Good Cause

Santa visits the Bangor Hospice Shop coffee morning

Santa Claus took time out from his busy schedule to drop into the Bangor Hospice Shop Coffee Morning on Wednesday 4th December. Funds raised during the coffee morning will be used to help Northern Ireland Hospice provide care to local adults with terminal illnesses and their families.

Read More »

Adult Hospice

13 Dec

Ards Supports Hospice ‘Lights To Remember’ Campaign

Ards Borough Council is once again supporting the Northern Ireland Hospice with a ‘Lights to Remember’ Christmas tree.

Read More »

Adult Hospice

12 Dec

North Belfast Working Men’s Club (NBWMC) backs Northern Ireland Hospice

North Belfast Working Men’s Club present £1300 to Northern Ireland Hospice:   ( L-R) Member Tracey Maguire, Sandra Addis and Community Fundraiser Jordan Dunbar

For over one hundred years the NBWMC has been the centre of community in North Belfast and has raised millions for charities. This year they chose to honour the Northern Ireland Hospice with a donation, raising the grand sum of £1300 which was presented to Community Fundraiser Jordan Dunbar, at the historic club during their annual pensioner’s dinner.

Read More »

Adult Hospice

09 Dec

Dundonald Medical Centre supports Northern Ireland Hospice

Noreen Kennedy, Community Fundraising Manager for NI Hospice presents Dundonald Medical Centre staff with a certificate in recognition of their fundraising. Left-right - Dr Haslam, Mary Mawhinney, Noreen Kennedy, Dr Ryans and Dr Curran

Dundonald Medical Centre have raised a very impressive £1,034 by organising a sponsored cycle in aid of Northern Ireland Hospice.

Read More »

Adult Hospice

06 Dec

Newtownabbey Borough Council backs Northern Ireland Hospice Appeal

Mayor of Newtownabbey, Alderman Fraser Agnew and Rose Henderson, Northern Ireland Hospice Creative Therapist

Northern Ireland Hospice’s biggest annual fundraising appeal has been given an extra boost by the Mayor of Newtownabbey, Alderman Fraser Agnew.

Read More »

Adult Hospice

28 Nov

Bangor Hospice Shop to Ho-Ho-Hold Christmas Coffee Morning

(L-R) Joan Mencarelli, Dona Whittacker (Shop Manager), Michael Barrett and Valerie Blackwood from Bangor Hospice Shop are inviting everyone to their Christmas Coffee Morning on Wednesday 4th December.

Bangor Hospice Shop is to hold a Christmas Coffee Morning on Wednesday 4th December from 10am to raise funds for the local charity. Everyone is invited to come along and enjoy mince pies and shortbread whilst grabbing some Christmas bargains.

Read More »

Adult Hospice

25 Nov

Multi Award Winning Photographer Donates Images for Northern Ireland Hospice Calendar

Bill Abernethy, a multi award winning local photographer from Straid

Bill Abernethy, a multi award winning local photographer from Straid ‘lens’ a helping hand to Northern Ireland Hospice by donating some of his images for the local charity’s 2014 calendar.

Read More »

Adult Hospice

25 Nov

Hospice Tree to Shine In Memory Of Loved Ones

Geraldine Caldwell, Northern Ireland Hospice at Home Nursing Auxiliary

Northern Ireland Hospice have launched their annual Lights to Remember appeal with the help of Hospice nurses Geraldine Caldwell, Lorraine Gibson and Anne McCullough.

Read More »

Adult Hospice

22 Nov

Local Photographer 'Lens' A Helping Hand To Hospice

Local photographer Ruairi

Ruairi Conlon, an avid amateur photographer from Andersonstown ‘lens’ a helping hand to Northern Ireland Hospice by donating some of his images for the local charity’s 2014 calendar.

Read More »

Adult Hospice

18 Nov

Want a 'Blogging' Shopping Challenge?

Are you an online fashion blogger eager for a festive fashion challenge? Would you like to see inside Northern Ireland Hospice’s "Aladdin’s cave" of donated clothing and vintage gems? Then we have the perfect challenge for you!

Read More »

Adult Hospice

30 Oct

Northern Ireland Hospice Schools ‘Wall of Hope’ Appeal

Straid Primary School pupils Charlotte Houston and Morgan Forsythe join U105’s Maurice Jay to launch the ‘Wall of Hope’ appeal for Northern Ireland Hospice.

Local schools are building a 'Wall of Hope' for Hospice by pledging to raise £1,000 each towards building the new Hospice at Somerton Road.

Read More »

Adult Hospice

28 Oct

Sprint Auto Cup Football Tournament Buys Bricks for Northern Ireland Hospice

The Sprint Auto Cup Football Tournament, held on Sunday 15th September 2013 at the 3G pitches at Colin Park Leisure, Blacks Road is now in its second successful year, and has raised an amazing £2,829.70 for the Northern Ireland Hospice ‘Buy a Brick’ Appeal.

Read More »

Adult Hospice

25 Oct

The Petermarkathon Is Coming To A Salon Near You!

Councillor Luke Poots is in the hot seat as Leanne Graham, Senior Stylist prepares for the Petermarkathon.

The Petermarkathon is taking place at all Peter Mark salons across the Province this week-end October 25-28th in support of Northern Ireland Hospice.

Read More »

Adult Hospice

22 Oct

Coca-Cola and NI Hospice Lay the Foundations for Charity Partnership

Anne McCullough, Northern Ireland Hospice at Home Nurse joins David Smyth from Coca-Cola to launch the new charity partnership

Coca-Cola HBC Northern Ireland has announced Northern Ireland Hospice as its employee charity partner. The partnership will see staff engage in a series of fundraising activities to contribute towards the building of a new £11m hospice facility on Somerton Road in Belfast.

Read More »

Adult Hospice

22 Oct

AIIHPC Announces Clinical Research Fellowships in Palliative Care for 2013

All Ireland Institute of Hospice and Palliative Care (AIIHPC) has awarded Clinical Research Fellowships, worth €10,000 each, to four health and social care professionals to develop and support research in palliative and end of life care.

Read More »

Adult Hospice

21 Oct

Van Morrison Tickets Up For Grabs

Highest Bid Secures Tickets

Read More »

Adult Hospice

16 Oct

Trouble’s Trout Competition raises £1,400 for NI Hospice

Springwater Meadow Fishery based in Lisburn held their final Trouble’s Trout Competition on Saturday 3rd August and raised a whopping £1,400 for the Northern Ireland Hospice Buy a Brick Appeal to rebuild Somerton Hospice.

Read More »

Adult Hospice

07 Oct

A Heartfelt Thanks

The U105 Hospice Town Tour raises £130,000

Read More »

Adult Hospice

03 Oct

Buy a Brick

Please support our appeal to rebuild Somerton House by donating whatever you can afford.

Read More »

Adult Hospice

24 Sep

U105 Town Tour for Northern Ireland Hospice

Town Tour Dates

The U105 team are going to be broadcasting LIVE from venues around Belfast from Monday 30th September - Saturday 5th October in an effort to raise money for Northern Ireland Hospice! We need YOU to get involved and organise a fundraising event - then get onboard the U105 bus during the week-long town tour and make your donation.

Read More »

Adult Hospice

24 Sep

Frank’s Fiscal Challenge Helps Power NI Hospice

Ellen Hillen, Corporate Fundraising Manager at Northern Ireland Hospice, Frank Mitchell and Wilma Stewart of Power NI are calling on local businesses to take part in Frank’s Fiscal Challenge as part of the U105 Town Tour for Northern Ireland Hospice.

As U105 prepare for the week-long Hospice Town Tour beginning on 30th September, Frank Mitchell is calling on local businesses to take up his fiscal challenge and turn £30 into £1,000 in 30 days.

Read More »

Adult Hospice

18 Sep

Una Creates a Stir at Stormont for Northern Ireland Hospice

(L-R) Northern Ireland Hospice Chair, Billy Webb, Health Committee member, Kieran McCarthy MLA, Deirdre Melly, Northern Ireland Hospice Fundraiser and Chris Lyttle MLA join Belfast woman Una Crudden.

West Belfast woman, Una Crudden has created a stir and inspired members of the Alliance Party to host a Coffee Morning at Stormont in a bid to raise vital funds for Northern Ireland Hospice. On Thursday 19th September, MLAs will take part in what is expected to be Ireland’s biggest ever coffee morning, with money raised helping to provide care to local adults with terminal illnesses.

Read More »

Adult Hospice

18 Sep

Alan Patterson Design Create a Stir for Northern Ireland Hospice

Lynn Cowan, NI Hospice Events Fundraiser joins Christine Patterson, Gemma Gillespie, Claire Drummond and Stephen Villiers from the practice as they set to create a stir for by hosting a coffee morning in a bid to raise vital funds for the local charity.

Alan Patterson Design, based at Darragh House, in Helen’s Bay, are set to create a stir for Northern Ireland Hospice by hosting a coffee morning in a bid to raise vital funds for the local charity. On Thursday 19th September, staff will take part in what is expected to be Ireland’s biggest ever coffee morning, with money raised helping to provide care to local adults with terminal illnesses.

Read More »

Adult Hospice

18 Sep

Consarc Design Group Raise a Mug for Northern Ireland Hospice

Bronagh Lynch, Linda Orr, Orla Higgins and Paul McCann from Consarc Design Group get set to create a stir.

Consarc Design Group in Belfast is set to create a stir for Northern Ireland Hospice by hosting a coffee morning in a bid to raise vital funds for the local charity. On Thursday 19th September, staff will take part in what is expected to be Ireland’s biggest ever coffee morning, with money raised helping to provide care to local adults with terminal illnesses.

Read More »

Adult Hospice

17 Sep

Still Time to Share a Coffee with Northern Ireland Hospice

Ballyhackamore Hospice Shop invite you to their Hospice Coffee Morning on Thursday 19th September from 10.30am onwards

With the Northern Ireland Hospice Coffee Morning fast approaching, the local charity is appealing for everyone to share a coffee on Thursday 19th September.

Read More »

Adult Hospice

16 Sep

Belfast Orange Women Buy Bricks for New Hospice

The Belfast Orange County Women’s Centenary Committee raised £500 for Northern Ireland Hospice by hosting a dinner dance.

Read More »

Adult Hospice

12 Sep

U105 ARE ON THE ROAD TO REBUILD NI HOSPICE

U105 presenters are gearing up for a move from their Ormeau Road studios in aid of charity. The familiar voices are set to move on street to broadcast their daily shows live from a customised coach in support of local charity, Northern Ireland Hospice. The week long town tour, scheduled to take place in different locations across Belfast from Monday 30th September – Saturday the 5th October, is already gaining support with Translink kindly supplying the luxury coach and drivers.

Read More »

Adult Hospice

10 Sep

Back To School and Full Of Beans for Northern Ireland Hospice

Local student, Emily Shields is calling on parents and students to stop, take a break and host a coffee morning for Northern Ireland Hospice on Thursday 19th September.

Read More »

Adult Hospice

06 Sep

Abbey Insurance Create a Stir for Northern Ireland Hospice

Lynn Cowan, NI Hospice Events Fundraiser joins Abbey Insurance Staff as they set to create a stir

Abbey Insurance Brokers, head office in Governors Place, Carrickfergus, are set to create a stir for Northern Ireland Hospice by hosting a coffee morning in a bid to raise vital funds for the local charity.

Read More »

Adult Hospice

03 Sep

Bereavement Support Appeal

Autumn 2013

Michele with Mark and Eloise before her illness

“We’ll never get used to being without her, but with the help of Hospice we’re learning to cope”

Read More »

Adult Hospice

03 Sep

Ballyclare Hospice Volunteers worth Their Weight in Gold

Ballyclare Hospice Shop Volunteer, Diane Hurst is appealing for people to join her and volunteer in the shop.

We're looking for volunteers in our Ballyclare Hospice Shop!

Read More »

Adult Hospice

03 Sep

Heels, Handbags and a Helping Hand for Hospice As Meagan Jets Off For Miss World

Miss Northern Ireland, Meagan Green jetted off to Indonesia on Monday for the Miss World Contest, taking place on 28th September. However, before Meagan set her sights on the coveted title of Miss World, the local beauty queen set herself one last task; to get as many people as possible to host a coffee morning for Northern Ireland Hospice on 19th September.

Read More »

Adult Hospice

02 Sep

Inspirational Una Rocks New Look For Hospice

Una Crudden

Courageous West Belfast woman, Una Crudden has shaved off her hair to raise funds towards building a new Northern Ireland Hospice at Somerton Road.

Read More »

Adult Hospice

30 Aug

North Belfast Backs Operation Purple

North Belfast is backing Northern Ireland Hospice's 'Buy a Brick' campaign by getting involved in ‘Operation Purple’.

Read More »

Adult Hospice

29 Aug

21 Years of Sipping Coffee for Northern Ireland Hospice

U105 presenter, Carolyn Stewart, Anna Henry, Miss Northern Ireland, Meagan Green and Emily Shields join Hospice Nurse, Sue Campbell to celebrate the 21st Hospice Coffee Morning

Join the 21st Hospice Coffee Morning.

Read More »

Adult Hospice

29 Aug

Newtownabbey Borough Council Makes £110,000 Pledge to NI Hospice

Newtownabbey Borough Council Chief Executive, Jacqui Dixon, the Mayor of Newtownabbey, Alderman Fraser Agnew, Hospice Chief Executive, Professor Dame Judith Hill and Hospice Fundraising and Marketing Manager, Marcus Cooper.

Newtownabbey Borough Council has agreed to make a financial contribution of £55,000 p.a. to the redevelopment fund for the next two years, which will upgrade and update facilities at Somerton House.

Read More »

Adult Hospice

16 Aug

Nimms Family Fun Day

Nimms are having a family fun day on Saturday 17th August in Beechill Business Park from 12:30 - 4 and everyone is welcome! The staff at Nimms are hoping to raise as much money as possible for the rebuild of Somerton House so if you are in area please stop by and show your support.

Read More »

Adult Hospice

14 Aug

Hospice Creates The Perfect Blend For Coffee Morning

Emily Shields, Anna Henry, U105 presenter, Carolyn Stewart, Hospice Nurse, Sue Campbell and Miss Northern Ireland, Meagan Green enjoyed a cup of coffee as they launched the Northern Ireland Hospice Coffee Morning.

Northern Ireland Hospice Coffee Morning was launched with help from Miss NI, Meagan Green, U105 presenter, Carolyn Stewart, Emily Shields, Anna Henry and Hospice Nurse, Sue Campbell. The annual Coffee Morning will take place on Thursday 19th September.

Read More »

Adult Hospice

02 Aug

Hospice Volunteer Receives Order of Mercy Award

Marie Gordon receiving the Order of Mercy Award

Northern Ireland Hospice Volunteer, Marie Gordon, was presented with the Order of Mercy Award by the League of Mercy Foundation at a London ceremony earlier this month. In recognition of her outstanding contribution and dedication to Hospice, Marie was just one of 21 volunteers and the only person from Northern Ireland to receive the award.

Read More »

Adult Hospice

01 Aug

RAISE SOME ‘DOUGH’ THIS SEPTEMBER

Carolyn Stewart, U105 Prsenter

Northern Ireland Hospice is encouraging local people and businesses across the province to take a coffee break in aid of their work this September.

Read More »

Adult Hospice

29 Jul

Newly Qualified Nurse Supports Hospice ‘Buy a Brick’ Appeal

Leah Smyth presents a cheque to Deirdre Melly, Fundraiser at Northern Ireland Hospice.

Leah Smyth, a newly qualified nurse from West Belfast, celebrated her graduation by throwing a party in the Felons on 5th July 2013 and raised a staggering £700 towards the rebuild of the adult hospice on Somerton Road.

Read More »

Adult Hospice

25 Jul

Nimms ‘Clip And Zip’ For Hospice Challenge

The NIMMS team prepare to take up the Zip line challenge on Saturday 27th July. (L- R) NI Hospice Events Fundraiser, Matthew Allen is pictured with NIMMS IT Manager, John Andrews and NIMMS Media Evaluation Manager, Orla Graham.

The team at NIMMS Media Monitoring are preparing to step up and ‘zip’ out across the River Lagan to raise funds for local charity, Northern Ireland Hospice on Saturday 27th July.

Read More »

Adult Hospice

25 Jul

Local Nursery raises a cup for NI Hospice

Our Lady Queen of Peace Nursery School presents £254.04 to Northern Ireland Hospice: Cecila (left) and Siobhan (right) with the Nursery School pupils.

Staff and parents at Our Lady Queen of Peace Nursery School have raised £254.04 for the Northern Ireland Hospice Buy a Brick Appeal by holding a series of coffee mornings on 11th and 12th June 2013.

Read More »

Adult Hospice

22 Jul

Bearnageeha Students Support Northern Ireland Hospice

Jamie Maguire, Shaun Lyttle, Michael McIlroy, Liamug O’Neill, Niall Stewart, Padraig Tierney and Melanie Getty of St Patrick’s College present £300 to Louise Swail from Northern Ireland Hospice.

Senior school students at St Patrick’s College, Bearnageeha have raised £300 for Northern Ireland Hospice through a range of fundraising activities.

Read More »

Adult Hospice

19 Jul

Finaghy woman urges support for Hospice at Home appeal

Lillian and her Mother, Elizabeth

Northern Ireland Hospice has launched their Hospice at Home appeal and Lillian Thompson is encouraging everyone to support the local charity. Lillian's Mother, Elizabeth received Hospice at Home care, allowing her to spend her last few weeks in the comfort of her own home with family.

Read More »

Adult Hospice

19 Jul

Dame Judith receives Paul Harris Fellow Award

Belfast West Rotary Club President, Neville Finch presents Professor Dame Judith Hill with the Paul Harris Fellowship Award for her outstanding contribution in the field of palliative care.

Northern Ireland Hospice Chief Executive, Professor Dame Judith Hill has been presented the Paul Harris Fellow award by the Rotary Club Belfast, in recognition of her contribution in the field of palliative care.

Read More »

Adult Hospice

18 Jul

Can you spare an hour?

We need your help! Northern Ireland Hospice will be holding a street collection along the Antrim Road on Friday 30th August from 11am-5pm in aid of the Buy a Brick appeal - can you donate an hour?

Read More »

Adult Hospice

17 Jul

Daffodil Tea in Aid of Hospice Care

John Phillip, Alice McKee, Mary Richmond and Donna Ferguson.

Alice McKee and Jane Richmond hosted a Daffodil Tea raising £1250 for Northern Ireland Hospice.

Read More »

Adult Hospice

17 Jul

Kind-hearted Newington Ladies Get Fit for Hospice

The Fit for Life Group at Newington Presbyterian Church pictured with Louise Swail, Community Fundraiser for Northern Ireland Hospice

The ‘Fit for Life’ group at Newington Presbyterian Church have raised over £300 for Northern Ireland Hospice’s Buy a Brick Campaign.

Read More »

Adult Hospice

17 Jul

Loansend LOL 585 walks for NI Hospice

Arron Kirkwood (Worshipful Master), Ken Haliday (Duty Master), Gerald Kirkwood and John Phillips (NI Hospice).

Officers and Brethren of Loansend LOL 585 presented a cheque for £503.50 to Northern Ireland Hospice. The money was raised through a sponsored walk from Antrim to New Mills.

Read More »

Adult Hospice

08 Jul

Recognition at the Northern Ireland Institute of Fundraising Awards

Una Crudden received special recognition at the NI Institute of Fundraising Awards

Success for Northern Ireland Hospice at the NI Institute of Fundraising Awards

Read More »

Adult Hospice

05 Jul

Golf Tournament in aid of Northern Ireland Hospice still going strong after 15 years

Seamus Evans, John Conlon, Joe Sloan and Phil Molloy; the organisers of the Hospice Golf Tournament to be held on 8th July at Rockmount Golf and Country Club

A golf tournament is taking place on Monday 8th July 2013 at Rockmount Golf and Country Club in aid of Northern Ireland Hospice. It costs £50 per person / £200 per four ball and tee times can be booked in advance. The price includes golf, a meal and a prize for each four ball.

Read More »

Adult Hospice

04 Jul

NI HOSPICE CELEBRATES £2.7M CAPITAL FUNDING BOOST

Northern Ireland Hospice’s Chief Executive, Professor Dame Judith Hill has welcomed a major financial investment of £2.7m from the Health Minister Edwin Poots as a ‘significant milestone in the charity’s future’.

Read More »

Adult Hospice

04 Jul

Health Minister Poots announces £2.7m support for NI Hospice

Statement from the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety on Health Minister, Edwin Poots announcing £2.7m support for the rebuild of Somerton House.

Read More »

Adult Hospice

01 Jul

A Hole in One for Northern Ireland Hospice

McConnells Golf Society have raised an amazing £500 for Northern Ireland Hospice through their annual ‘Mike Wreath Memorial Day’ tournament held at Moyola Golf Club, Casteldawson.

Read More »

Adult Hospice

24 Jun

The Pony Club Boosts New Hospice Appeal

Colin Graham, Norman Burrows and Ken Whiteside present £1,300 for the Buy a Brick Appeal to Louise Swail, Community Fundraiser for Northern Ireland Hospice.

The Pony Club on Malvern Street continues to support Northern Ireland Hospice with a further fundraising event raising £1,300.

Read More »

Adult Hospice

21 Jun

Eamonn Caberry hopes to paint Andersonstown purple and reach his target of £15,000 for Northern Ireland Hospice

 Hospice Community Fundraiser Deirdre Melly asks the public to help Eamonn Carberry (right) and Fergal Collins (left) paint Andersonstown purple on Fri 21st June and support their collection for the NI Hospice ‘Buy a Brick’ appeal

Local man Eamonn Carberry has set himself a target of raising £15,000 for Northern Ireland Hospice. Eamonn hopes to reach his goal TODAY when he takes to the Andersonstown Road with other Hospice supporters to collect much needed funds and raise awareness of the Hospice 'Buy a Brick' campaign.

Read More »

Adult Hospice

19 Jun

Hospice President and Volunteer are recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list

Hospice President, Paul Clark

Two avid supporters of Northern Ireland Hospice have been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list. Hospice President and UTV presenter, Paul Clark and Lady Mary Elizabeth Bloomfield both received an MBE in the Honours list which was published on Saturday 15th June.

Read More »

Adult Hospice

19 Jun

Northern Ireland Hospice Shop opens in Ballyclare

Broadcaster Claire McCollum officially opened the new Ballyclare Hospice Shop with Neil Fowler, Hospice Retail Manager, Hospice Chief Executive, Professor Dame Judith Hill and Hospice Chairman, Billy Webb.

Ballyclare residents were bagging bargains following the opening of the new Northern Ireland Hospice shop on the Doagh Road. Officially opened by broadcaster Claire McCollum, shoppers checked out the new store following the official cutting of the ribbon.

Read More »

Adult Hospice

18 Jun

Cregagh Senior Citizens Boost New Hospice Appeal

Mrs Rachel Saunders, on behalf on Cregagh Senior Citizens Group presents £300 for the Buy a Brick Appeal to Louise Swail, Community Fundraiser for Northern Ireland Hospice

Cregagh Senior Citizens Group have raised a wonderful £300 for Northern Ireland Hospice’s Buy a Brick appeal by organising a series of fundraising events.

Read More »

Adult Hospice

12 Jun

Hundreds Party to Raise Pounds for Hospice

Midnight Walk Belfast 2013

Hundreds of Hospice supporters turned up at Custom House Square last Friday (7th June) to party at the annual Midnight Walk and were joined by newly appointed Lord Mayor, Councillor Máirtín Ó Muilleoir.

Read More »

Adult Hospice

06 Jun

Hospice at Home Appeal

Please support our appeal and help Hospice to care for people facing terminal illness in homes across Northern Ireland this summer.

Read More »

Adult Hospice

04 Jun

Bets on for Midnight Walk at A McLean Bookmakers

Midnight Walk Belfast

Staff at Belfast based bookmakers A McLean, are calling all bets as they enter a staff team into the Hospice Midnight Walk on Friday 7th June.

Read More »

Adult Hospice

03 Jun

RENOVATE … DON’T RELOCATE

And help raise funds for the Northern Ireland Children's Hospice

Co-ordinated through McCann Moore Architects, Belfast the idea behind RENOVATE … DON’T RELOCATE is simple and is the perfect introduction to what an architect / designer can do for a homeowner as well as an effective local fundraising platform for the NORTHERN IRELAND CHILDREN’S HOSPICE.

Read More »

Adult Hospice

29 May

The ‘Blues Brothers’ plan a Lap of the Lough and Family Fun Day for Northern Ireland Hospice

Local brothers Paul, Peadar and Tom McConville are planning to ride around Lough Neagh on Saturday 8th June and are inviting other keen bikers to join them in raising much needed funds for the rebuild of Northern Ireland Hospice. The ride out will leave from The Corner House Bar, Derrymacash at 12.00 noon and all riders should be there at 11am for registration. A Family Fun Day will follow from 2pm.

Read More »

Adult Hospice

29 May

50th Birthday Celebrations Support Northern Ireland Hospice

Kate Dorrins, Nuala McCann, Anne McGale, Michele Gueirn and Libby Cleary celebrate Anne’s 50th in aid of Northern Ireland Hospice at the Ivanhoe Inn.

Anne McGale celebrated her 50th birthday by hosting a party in aid of Northern Ireland Hospice raising £2,263.

Read More »

Adult Hospice

28 May

Mead family raise over £5,000 for Northern Ireland Hospice.

The Mead Family present their cheque to Northern Ireland Hospice

The Mead family from Andersonstown raised over £5,000 for Northern Ireland Hospice in rememberance of John Mead, through a sponsored walk and fundraising disco.

Read More »

Adult Hospice

28 May

Snooker Competition raises £1,200 for Northern Ireland Hospice in memory of Seamus O’Neill

Family and friends pay tribute to a much loved Seamus O’Neill. Left-right: Paul O’Neill, Competition winner Mark McGonnell, Competition Organiser Thomas Donnan (Harpo), Kathleen O’Neill, Seamus O’Neill, Deirdre McLaughlin, Kathleen Dunlop and Gerry Osbour

Thomas Donnan raised £1,200 through a snooker competition held in, and supported by Jackpot Snooker Club, Dairy Farm in memory of his friend James (Seamus) O’Neill.

Read More »

Adult Hospice

16 May

Carrick’s Claire McCollum is a star for Hospice!

Broadcaster Claire McCollum presents a cheque for £315 to Lynn Boyce, Fundraiser for Northern Ireland Hospice

Broadcaster Claire McCollum raised over £300 for Northern Ireland Hospice by completing the seven mile Carrickfergus Hospice Walk on 13th April.

Read More »

Adult Hospice

24 Apr

Hospice to celebrate decades of care

Almost three decades of Northern Ireland Hospice care will be celebrated at a special service in St Anne's Cathedral on Sunday 28th April.

Read More »

Adult Hospice

23 Apr

Sponsors Get On Board The Midnight Walk Party!

Midnight Walk Sponsors

Be part of the biggest fun filled walk to ever hit the streets of Belfast. Building on the success of last years walk, the Hospice Midnight Walk is set to be bigger and better than ever before!

Read More »

Adult Hospice

11 Apr

Hospice Visits Lisburn To Launch Fundraising Campaign To Build A New Hospice

Northern Ireland Hospice Fundraiser, Deirdre Melly with Una Crudden

The unveiling of our £3 million public fundraising campaign, ‘Buy a Brick – and help rebuild our hospice’ has been launched in Lisburn with the help of Una Crudden.

Read More »

Adult Hospice

11 Apr

Hospice Visits Bangor to Launch Fundraising Campaign to Build A New Hospice

The unveiling of our £3 million public fundraising campaign, ‘Buy a Brick – and help rebuild our hospice’ has been launched in Bangor with the help of Lady Bloomfield.

Read More »

Adult Hospice

05 Apr

UTV’s Sarah Travers Steps Out To Help Hospice

UTV correspondent Sarah Travers is swapping the studio for the Strand as she joins the three mile Portstewart Hospice Walk taking place on Saturday 20th April at 10am.

Read More »

Adult Hospice

03 Apr

Billy Webb is a ‘walking legend’ as he steps out to help Hospice!

Newtownabbey Councillor, Billy Webb put his best foot forward to promote the Belfast Castle Hospice Walk with Miss NI, Tiffany Brien and Alison Clarke in one of his first jobs as Chair of Northern Ireland Hospice.

Read More »

Adult Hospice

26 Mar

North Belfast Woman Goes The Distance For The Hospice Walk!

Maud Fleming, Miss NI, Tiffany Brien and Carol McVitte (Maud's Niece) gear up for the annual Hospice Walk!

Glengormley woman Maud Fleming goes the distance as she joins the Hospice Walk for the 27th year in a row!

Read More »

Adult Hospice

22 Mar

Tribute Fund Service - POSTPONED

Sunday 24th March

Unfortunately due to the adverse weather conditions currently affecting Northern Ireland we have taken the difficult decision to postpone the Tribute Fund Service scheduled for Sunday 24th March in Monkstown Wood.

Read More »

Adult Hospice

21 Mar

Angry Jogger Blog – ‘Why I’ve Picked Northern Ireland Hospice As My Charity Of Choice For Paris And Belfast’

'Angry Jogger' writes an inspirational blog on why he chose to run for Northern Ireland Hospice in the Paris and Deep RiverRock Belfast City marathons.

Read More »

Adult Hospice

19 Mar

Gordon Dunne is a ‘walking legend’ as he steps out to help Hospice!

'Walking Legend' Gordon Dunne MLA steps out to support Northern Ireland Hospice

North Down MLA, Gordon Dunne shows he’s a ‘walking legend’ as he steps out to promote the North Down Hospice Walk.

Read More »

Adult Hospice

14 Mar

Billy Webb steps up as Hospice Chairman

Hospice Chairman, Billy Webb

Newtownabbey Councillor, Billy Webb has been selected as Northern Ireland Hospice Chairman after serving on the Board for over four years.

Read More »

Adult Hospice

14 Mar

Kilwaughter Chemical Company builds support for Larne Hospice Walk

Kilwaughter Marketing Co-ordinator, Aideen Butler joins Claire McCollum, Miss NI, Tiffany Brien, Alice Crum and Jennifer Beattie from the Larne Hospice Support Group.

Kilwaughter Chemical Company has thrown their weight behind Northern Ireland Hospice once again to support the 2013 Larne Hospice Walk.

Read More »

Adult Hospice

11 Mar

Ian McDonald Crusaders Supporters Club raise vital funds for Northern Ireland Hospice

Ross Barclay and Aiden Boyd present £300 to John Phillips, Community Fundraiser for Northern Ireland Hospice

Ian McDonald Crusaders Supporters Club raised £300 for Northern Ireland Hospice through a sponsored walk from Seaview to the Oval.

Read More »

Adult Hospice

08 Mar

A Caring Gift for Mother’s Day!

Broadcaster Claire McCollum and her Mother, Margaret are celebrating Mother’s Day in a memorable way by registering for the 2013 Hospice Walk!

Read More »

Adult Hospice

06 Mar

Wine and dine in style in aid of Northern Ireland Hospice

Sodexo is to host a charity wine and dine evening on Friday 8th March at Ramada Plaza, Shaw's Bridge with all proceeds going to Northern Ireland Hospice.

Read More »

Adult Hospice

05 Mar

Hop down to the spring dance in aid of Northern Ireland Hospice

A Spring Dance is being held in Truffles, Randalstown on 8th March in aid of Northern Ireland Hospice.

Read More »

Adult Hospice

05 Mar

Roy’s Story

The party organised in Day Hospice

Liz’s late Husband Roy was cared for in Somerton House during the summer of 2011. Liz and her sons Stephen and Graham recognise the great difference which Hospice made to Roy’s end of life care. They are supporting our appeal to build a new hospice to ensure families can receive that same care in the coming decades.

Read More »

Adult Hospice

01 Mar

Gypsy Jazz Guitarist Samuel C Lees to play concert in aid of Northern Ireland Hospice

Samuel C Lees

One of gypsy jazz’s brightest stars, Samuel C Lees is set to wow audiences in Belfast City Centre on 14th March, all in aid of Northern Ireland Hospice.

Read More »

Adult Hospice

28 Feb

Beauty Queens 'step up' to support Hospice Walk

Alison Clarke,Tiffany Brien and Claire McCollum are encouraging everyone to step up and support the annual Hospice Walk.

Alison Clarke, Tiffany Brien and Claire McCollum have swapped their glamorous heels for walking shoes to help launch the 2013 Hospice Walk.

Read More »

Adult Hospice

25 Feb

Ulster Hospital, Ward 24 staff shed pounds to raise pounds for Northern Ireland Hospice

Mary McIlvenna, June Connolly, Sharon Gill, Bridie Hagan, Kim Armstrong, Rosemary McKibbin and Darren Mawhinney with their cheque of £620 for Northern Ireland Hospice

Staff of Ward 24 at Ulster Hospital raised £620 for Hospice by shedding the pounds in a Biggest Loser competition.

Read More »

Adult Hospice

19 Feb

'Buy a Brick' fundraising campaign launched with boost from Bronagh Wilson Trust

Conor and Daniel McConville launch the Buy a Brick appeal in West Belfast

The unveiling of new £3 million public fundraising campaign, ‘Buy a Brick – and help rebuild our hospice’ has been launched by Northern Ireland Hospice. The appeal was given a surprise boost from a West Belfast family and the Bronagh Wilson Trust who kick started donations by presenting a cheque to the charity for £20,000.

Read More »

Adult Hospice

18 Feb

Community ‘chips in’ to help build a new Hospice

'Chipping in' to help Hospice : Siofra Healy, Director of Income Generation at Northern Ireland Hospice, Paula Adams, Laura Adams, Bernie Adams, Cassie Adams, Jane Adams, Dame Judith Hill, Chief Executive of Northern Ireland Hospice and Claire Adams.

The unveiling of new fundraising campaign ‘Buy a Brick – and help rebuild our hospice’ was launched at the Antrim Road Hospice shop by local business Manny’s chip shop who have committed to raising as much as possible for the local charity.

Read More »

Adult Hospice

14 Feb

Pupils and staff of De La Salle High School act up for Hospice

De La Salle High School gets ready for Oliver!

Pupils and staff of De La Salle High School in Downpatrick have produced a lavish musical production, Oliver! Running on February 14th and 15th, all money raised from the play will be donated to Northern Ireland Hospice.

Read More »

Adult Hospice

04 Feb

Go up and over for Hospice this February!

Challenge yourself by abseiling down the Europa Hotel on Sunday 24th February in aid of Northern Ireland Hospice

Read More »

Adult Hospice

23 Jan

Legacy and Will Making Information Evening - 7th February

With limited government funding, gifts in Wills are a crucial source of our income and this year 1 in 6 of our patients will be cared for thanks to people leaving us a gift in this way.

Read More »

Adult Hospice

03 Jan

Hospice's Complementary Therapist is awarded on the New Years Honours list 2013

Northern Ireland Hospice’s Complementary Therapist, Mary Rose Scott has been awarded with ‘The British Empire Medal’ for her dedicated service to healthcare.

Read More »

Adult Hospice