The Mission of the IIJF is to make a real difference to the lives and welfare of jockeys, past and present and their families by raising funds to provide enhanced help, care and support.
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Irish Injured Jockeys was set up in 2014 to increase awareness and raise vital funds to support our injured jockeys. Funds raised through Irish Injured Jockeys go to the injured riders who are in most need of support.
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There are lots of ways that one can help from buying some merchandise from our collection, organising fundraising events, making a donation, volunteering to help out at events or putting a legacy in place.
Amateur riders compete in three races over the period of four months. The participants ride over three top class courses in a bid to raise funds for Irish Injured Jockeys whilst testing themselves physically. A once in a lifetime opportunity.
Irish Injured Jockeys are delighted to announce that Christmas Cards and 2021 Calendars will be for sale again this year. The card features the image ‘’Stable Stars’’ courtesy of renowned equine artist Peter Curling while the calendar comprises of 13 racing related photographs contributed by leading equine photographers. Irish Injured Jockeys are extremely grateful to […]
We are very saddened to hear of the passing of our much loved friend and Director at Irish Injured Jockeys Pat Smullen. Pat was a founding Director of Irish Injured Jockeys right from the start in 2014 and was always generous with his time and advice let it be for presentations with our supporters or […]
Irish Injured Jockeys support for riders We would like to remind all current and former riders of the availability to them of Pat Brennan a qualified, experienced counsellor who has been employed by us at Irish Injured Jockeys. Pat has decades of experience in all areas of assisting people with addiction, depression, anxiety and indeed […]
Study the form and get your glad rags ready for the Red Mills ‘Ready For Racing’ Style Event taking place from the 12th to the 14th of June, to celebrate the return of racing at the Curragh. With a total prize fund worth €4,000 and a top prize including a Staycation Package at the Gorgeous Lyrath Estate in Kilkenny, proceeds […]
The Irish Injured Jockeys and Irish Jockeys Trust are offering assistance to jockeys and former jockeys in three ways during the Covid – 19 crisis. Jockeys who believe they may be entitled to claim Government and Social Welfare payments are welcome to call the expertise – free of charge – J.P. Wynne and Co Accountants […]
On Friday 31st January Palmerstown House Estate hosted the inaugural Masquerade Ball in the outstanding Palmerstown Manor House with funds going to the Irish Injured Jockeys Fund. Attendees enjoyed five star dining, live band,followed by a breathtaking performance of opera by Matthew Gilsenan a member of The Celtic Tenors. Michael Higgins Manager of Irish Injured […]