Vintage Festival to raise funds for Jack & Jill

Kilcoran Lodge in Cahir is hosting a Vintage Festival in aid of the Jack & Jill Children’s Foundation.

Kilcoran Lodge in Cahir is hosting a Vintage Festival in aid of the Jack & Jill Children’s Foundation.

All the family can enjoy the vintage cars and tractors on display, with some good old fashioned fun with tug-o-war, horse shoe and welly throwing, timber nails competition and bouncy castle.

You will also be tempted by an open air barbecue and delicious food stands, with a tradition session at 6pm in the bar with Bobby Gardiner and friends.

All the fun takes place this Sunday September between 12noon and 8pm.

Since 1997 Jack & Jill has supported 1,600 severely disabled and precious children with home nursing care and respite, including 40 children in Tipperary.

Welcoming the event Jonathan Irwin, CEO and Founder of the Jack & Jill Children’s Foundation said: “It’s such a boost to our families in Tipperary and beyond to know that such local community spirit is alive and well and kicking in Cahir this weekend. I want to say a big thank you to the organisers and to all the people involved in putting on this very special Vintage Day in aid of Jack & Jill.”

The Jack & Jill Children’s Foundation provides direct funding, to families of children with brain damage who suffer severe intellectual and physical developmental delay, enabling them to purchase and organise home respite care. These are precious children who, as a result of their condition, require intensive home nursing care. The Foundation gives these families the ‘Gift of Time’, time to do the things that we so often take for granted like shopping, taking their other children to a the park, a night’s sleep etc. Check out www.jackandjill.ie