Brown Thomas Fashion Show Luncheon 2022
Once again, famous Irish faces came out in force to show their support for the 20th annual ISPCC Brown Thomas fashion show.
The glittering event, which took place on September 2nd, played host to a huge gathering of Irish celebrities and fashion enthusiasts, all keen to show their appreciation for the work done by ISPCC Childline.
Broadcaster Louise Duffy was MC for the day and guests included Pippa O’Connor, Roz Purcell, Doireann Garrihy, Kathryn Thomas, Lyra, Andrea Corr, Ali Hewson, Celia Holman-Lee and Sophie Alderton.
Festivities commenced with a champagne reception and an istil38 vodka reception. Guests were given a chance to mingle and purchase raffle tickets for highly sought-after prizes including luxury staycations, Gucci accessories, a Chanel bag and tickets to see Harry Styles sold-out gig in Slane.
Following a delicious four-course lunch, and a spectacular performance by Saint Sister, the main event began – a live runway show featuring must-have pieces and exciting looks for the season ahead.
Hosted in the exclusive surrounds of the InterContinental Hotel, the Brown Thomas ISPCC Fashion Lunch is one of the most anticipated events in the Irish fashion calendar and raised over €100,000 for ISPCC.
RTE 2FM Xmas Ball
RTE 2FM and MCD come together every year to hold a highly-anticipated Xmas Ball in aid of the ISPCC. Top Irish and international acts including The Script, The Coronas and Gavin James have played to sold-out Xmas Balls at the 3Arena in recent years, which have been hosted by RTE 2FM presenters including Nicky Byrne, Jenny Greene and Eoghan McDermott.
All of those involved have given their services free of charge on the night, with 100 per cent of all monies raised going directly towards the financial support of the 24-hour Childline service. The RTE 2FM Xmas Ball raised over €500,000 for the ISPCC in 2019, with the RTE 2FM Golden Ticket on-air competition raising over €66,000 of this.
Artists including Hudson Taylor, Thanks Brother, LYRA, Brian Deady, Gavin James, Soule, Aimee, DJ John Gibbons, Picture This and Danny O’Donoghue of The Script performed at the RTE 2FM Xmas Ball 2019, which took place on Saturday December 21st.
Brown Thomas Christmas Wrapping
The management and staff of Brown Thomas have raised significant funds for the ISPCC at Christmas in recent years through their ever-popular gift wrapping intiaitive.
Staff at Brown Thomas stores have provided customers with the opportunity to have their gifts beautifully wrapped in support of the ISPCC.
The ISPCC is very appreciative of the support of Brown Thomas and look forward to continuing our partnership into the future.
Christmas Afternoon Tea At The Morrison Hotel
The Morrison Hotel hosts an annual Christmas Afternoon Tea, with all funds raised donated to ISPCC Childline.
The 2019 Afternoon Tea, which took place at the hotel on Sunday, November 24th, provided a festive celebration complete with treats, entertain, fun and games, a raffle and more besides.
ISPCC Childline was delighted to welcome Rory Cowan and Jake Carter to the tea.
Louise Friel of ISPCC Childline spoke with those in attendance about the organisation’s work, particularly in the area of helping to keep children safe online.
ISPCC Childline would like to extend warm thanks to all the staff at The Morrison Hotel for their incredible generosity each year.
FM104 The Gig
Since 2008, FM104 has hosted an incredible annual event for ISPCC Childline – ‘The Gig’ at Dublin’s Olympia Theatre. Over the years, the gig has been a highlight of Dublin’s music and events calendar and has helped to raise vital funds for ISPCC Childline.
Several top Irish artists have performed at The Gig, including Kodaline, Picture This and Hudson Taylor.
The 11th annual FM104 The Gig took place at The Olympia Theatre in September 2019.
Special thanks to Margaret Nelson and Dave Kelly for their continued support and to all of the FM104 staff and listeners for being a part of this special evening each year.
Brown Thomas Fashion Show Luncheon
The ISPCC is thrilled to have the support of all the team at Brown Thomas, who help raise vital funds for the organisation’s services each year by hosting a Fashion Show Lunch which is a constant highlight of the Dublin social calendar.
The 2019 luncheon event, hosted by Andrea Corr, treated guests to a captivating array of style and glamour on the catwalk, as well as an enthralling performance by Lyra.
While it would be impossible to thank everyone involved in making this event such a success each year, the ISPCC is very grateful to Shelly Corkery and her team at Brown Thomas for hosting this fantastic event each year.
Childline Change is the ISPCC’s annual national fundraising day and has taken place in the early summer months in recent years.
Hundreds of volunteers across the country have donned red Childline t-shirts and taken to the streets of cities and towns across Ireland to help raise vital funds.
Childline Change has provided significant support to the service, which costs almost €4 million to run every year and relies on public and corporate support for 90 per cent of this funding.