Clionas Foundation

Clionas Foundation is a charitable organisation that was founded in 2007 by Terry and Brendan Ring following the death of their daughter Cliona, who died from an inoperable brain tumour. Its aim is to provide financial assistance to families from Ireland who have children undergoing long-term medical treatment for critical illness.
Funds raised are not to be used to pay for the child’s actual medical care; rather, donations are made to families for other “hidden” costs, including hotels, restaurants, petrol and other miscellaneous expenses gained by having to travel to hospitals to receive treatment.
There are currently over one hundred children’s charities operating in Ireland but Cliona’s Foundation is unique in that it focuses completely on non-medical assistance for families who have exhausted all other avenues of assistance. No other national charity in Ireland offers financial support for non-medical costs associated with the illness.
The goal of Cliona’s Foundation is to help families in remaining intact and functional during their crisis and to ensure that the family, friends and neighbours affected by critical or terminal childhood illness are helped and supported and no needs are left unmet for as long as needed.
Cliona’s Foundation take part in numerous events and fundraisers in order to reach the funds they need to help families. Some of these include the Cliona’s Foundation annual celebratory night, the Limerick Racecourse family fun race day event and much more. Cliona’s Foundation started off 2015 by breaking the Marathon Relay Record and have entered the Guinness World Record books.
To date the charity has supported almost 400 families in 28 Counties across the country, raising over One Million Euro!

For more information about Cliona’s Foundation, check out their website here!
To Help Cliona’s Foundation in their work donate €2 by texting CLIONA to 50300.


Cook Medical Cook Book Benefits Clionas Foundation

Clionas Foundation win Limerick Chamber Community Entity Award 2016

Pat Divilly Thomond Park fundraiser to support Clionas Foundation

Keith Duffy Foundation Annual Golf Classic for Limerick charity Cliona’s Foundation

Clionas Foundation launch ninth annual cycle

Clionas Foundation Trevor Loftus charity golf classic

Lifting Limerick Annual Golf Event in aid of Clionas Foundation

Clionas foundation GAA official charity for 2016

Clionas Foundation Announced as Brown Thomas Charity Partner 2016

Fine Wines Charity Golf Classic 2016 to Chip In and Raise Funds for Clionas Foundation

Traverse City West Senior High Orchestra concert in aid of Clionas Foundation

Clionas Foundation celebrate raising one million euro with Keith Duffy

Clionas Foundation Annual Celebratory Night 2016

Clionas Foundation and Clares Wish Foundation “The Kube” Fundraiser November 14

PHOTOS Zumba in the Club in aid of Cliona’s Foundation


Sports stars join ranks of Clionas Foundation Purple Platoon


Kilteely/Dromkeen Break World Record for Clionas Foundation


Kilteely/Dromkeen Break World Record for Clionas Foundation


Break World Record for Clionas Foundation this July 19


Adare to Survive 2015 to partner with Clionas Foundation


Clionas Foundation Launch an Urgent Appeal


Clionas Foundation Families meet Munster Rugby Players


Clionas Foundation Annual Buster Dog Night


Leanne Moore goes back to school to raise funds for Clionas Foundation


PHOTOS Clionas Foundation Annual Celebratory Night 2015


Cliona's foundation break world record


Universal childrens day


Cliona's foundation teamup


Olde Hollywood Ball


Guiness Record Attempt


Cliona's Foundation 6th annual cycle


Miriam oCallaghan first patron of Cliona's


Secret Millionaire and JP McManus


Cliona's with JP McManus foundation


Garth Brooks roadshow in aid of Cliona's foundation



Secret Millionaire



Lifting Limerick Golf Classic


Cliona's cycle


Table quiz in aid of Cliona's foundation


Adare to Survive and Cliona's Foundation


Headless Horseman Fundraiser


Cliona Ring Foundation


Limerick family race day

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