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 […]
Applications are now open for the fifth year of The Corinthian Challenge, a three leg charity race series to raise funds for Irish Injured Jockeys. The series offers participants a once in a lifetime opportunity like no other, the chance to experience what it is like to be a jockey riding at some of Ireland’s […]
The Irish Community Rapid Response (ICRR) led Air Ambulance, has been reduced to a five day only per week service, with immediate effect to ensure the service can continue for another six weeks. However, this cost saving measure is a temporary fix to ensure 6 weeks of continued service before the financial viability of the […]
A field of thirteen riders went to post for the second leg of the popular charity race series, The Corinthian Challenge at Cork Racecourse Mallow yesterday. This is the fourth year of The Corinthian Challenge for Irish Injured Jockeys (IIJ) however, it’s the first time the series has included a race at the County Cork […]
Yvonne Connolly wins the opening race of the Corinthian Challenge for Irish Injured Jockeys at The Curragh!
Yvonne Connolly has won the opening race of the Corinthian Challenge Charity Race Series for Jessica Harrington aboard Neverushacon in the colours of David Reid Scott. The race was the opening leg of the three race series in aid of Irish Injured Jockeys. After the race Yvonne commented “I really enjoyed it I’m in shock […]
Racing unicycles from the bottom of Ireland to the top for the Irish Injured Jockeys Fund: a World Record attempt!
After near enough a year of training, Will Forsyth-Forrestand Hector Chamberlain are a month a way from trying to break a World Record!From the 4th July to the 14th July, we will race unicyles from the bottom of Ireland to the top, in aid of the Irish Injured Jockeys Fund !The Mission of the IIJF […]
The Association of Irish Racecourses (AIR) have pledged an annual financial contribution of €123,000 to support the Irish Injured Jockeys (IIJ) over a three year period Photo: Caroline Norris
The Curragh Racecourse along with Irish Injured Jockeys and Sensational Kids launch their ‘under stARTers orders’ creative public arts fundraising initiative today. The Curragh wanted to create a unique fundraising drive for the charities to tie in with the launch of the new Curragh Racecourse. Today they launch an exciting public arts project which involves […]