New Hospital Suite Opens



Today (11th April 2014) was a massive day for Cysticfibrosis Cavan (Cavan Cystic Fibrosis) & all PWCF as we had the official opening of the new Cystic Fibrosis Suite for out-patients in Cavan General Hospital . We would like to thank all our families & friends & every one that has helped our Branch get to this very special day. To-day you should all be proud of yourselves as life's will improve because of you all. Now on to Phase Two.

The Folly Run/Walk

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Flemmings Folly is one of the most Iconic historic buildings in County Cavan and was recently reopened to the public after a successful restoration project.

Now its your chance to Run/Walk the historic trail that starts in Ballinagh and follows an 8km route through some of most scenic countryside that Cavan has to offer, past the summit of "The Folly" and leading back to Ballinagh.

This route has everything from country roads to forest trails to scenic views, that really have to be seen to be believed

This Fun Run/Walk is in Aid of St Christopher's Hospice and Cavan Branch of Cystic Fibrosis

Sponsorship cards are available from Spar and Centra shops in Balllinagh
Registration is from 10:00 on Easter Monday Morning
€10 per Person and €20 per Family

Run Dublin City Marathon for Cystic Fibrosis 2014



We have started training for Dublin marathon 2014.. Tues & thurs 6.30 breffni park. This is our third year & we are so proud & grateful that we have raised €100,000. We have our our-patients clinic up & running in cavan General. Help & support is still needed as we have in-patient adult & kids rooms to complete. If you ve ever wanted to run/walk a marathon let this be your perfect opportunity & help so many people on the way.


Contact me on 0868291561 for any more info. Regards Lorraine O Neill


Cuilcagh Challenge 2014


4th year to climb Cavan highest peak.  Beautiful views at 665 meters. Keep the date 17th May 2014 for the 4th year of Cuilcagh Challenge for Cystic Fibrosis Cavan Branch.. A great day out suitable for all ages from 10 years +. Cuilcagh is Cavan highest peck standing at 665 meters high. It's not the hardest of climbs. It's all about taken your time & enjoying the fabulous views. It's €20 per person & family rates available. Please support & share this with all your friends. Thank you.

Lorraine O'Neill wins Volunteer Ireland Award

The Volunteer Ireland Awards are the major annual initiative to celebrate volunteering in Ireland that are coordinated by Volunteer Ireland and supported by Panadol. The Volunteer Ireland Awards aims to shine a light on the remarkable work of volunteers around the country by celebrating them on a national level.

Volunteer Ireland Awards, Campaigning and Awareness Raising 2012

St. Mogues College Students Climb Kilimanjaro

St. Mogues College Students Climb Kilimanjaro

During the Summer one teacher and six students from St Mogue's College Bawnboy, Co. Cavan set their sights on climbing the highest peak on Kilimanjaro in seven days and succeeded in record time. They say "it was tough, but we enjoyed every minute of it".

Proceeds from their fundraisers were donated to Cavan CF Branch.   More Pictures here

Lorraine O'Neill Anglo Celt Interview

(Seamus Enright Anglo Celt  26th April 2012 Interview with Lorraine O’Neill)

"THESE are things that should’ve been in place yesterday,” says Lorraine O’Neill, whose daughter Mia lives with the condition. Lorraine, along with another mother Karen Keogan, are among the 40 or more CF supporters who’ve organised to run the Dublin Marathon  later this year, one runner representing each person with CF from the Cavan branch.