Press Releases

Here, you’ll find all of the press releases for our latest events and developments.

For media enquiries, please contact Orlaith Grehan, PR and Communications Manager, by emailing orlaith.grehan@havenpartnership.com or calling 01 681 5442.


Haven honours Paul O’Connell and announces charity partnership with Munster Rugby

Former Irish international rugby Captain and Haven Ambassador, Paul O’Connell, was presented with the Outstanding Contribution to Rugby Award 2017 at Haven’s annual Rugby Lunch, while Munster Rugby chose Haven as its international charity partner for the season.

16 March 2017 | Read the Rugby Lunch press release here

 

Riverdance to perform at Gala Concert in aid of Haven

Mario Rosenstock, Brian Kennedy, Kila, Róisín O, Patrick Bergin and many more special guests will also take to the stage to support recovery from Hurricane Matthew.

23 February 2017 | See all the details of the Gala Concert here

 

Rally for Haiti drives support for Haiti, six months after hurricane devastation

Former championship rally driver Ronnie Foreman  is coming out of retirement to undertake the road trip around Ireland to raise awareness and vital funds for the people of Haiti.

7 February 2017 | See more about the Rally for Haiti

 

Haven hosts sixth Haiti Ball to raise funds following Hurricane Matthew’s devastation

This year’s Ball also honours the memory of Andrew Grene, the only Irish person to lose their life in the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, and celebrates the achievements of his brother, Gregory, and friend, Tim Perutz, through the Andrew Grene Foundation.

19 January 2017 | Find out more about the 2017 Haiti Ball

 

Urgent appeal: Hurricane Matthew has devastated Haiti

Haven is launching an urgent appeal to raise vital funds to drive recovery on the ground in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew, the most powerful storm to hit Haiti in over fifty years.

5 October 2016 | Read our Hurricane Matthew press release here

 

Haven honours Keith Wood with the Outstanding Contribution to Irish Rugby Award

This year marks the seventh annual Six Nations Rugby Lunch

11 March 2016 | Click here to read the full press release.

 

Haven hosts fifth annual Haiti Ball to celebrate Haiti Week

All monies raised during Haiti Week will go towards creating sustainable communities in Haiti

23 January 2016 | Click here to read the full press release.

 

Haven supporter Ronan O’Gara honours Ciaran Fitzgerald

Outstanding Contribution to Irish Rugby Award presented at annual Rugby Lunch

27 February 2015 | Click here to read the full press release.

 

Ronan O’Gara heads to Haiti with Haven

Irish rugby star travels to Haiti to visit Haven’s programme areas

9 June 2015 | Click here to read the full press release.

 

Haven volunteers heading to Haiti

21 volunteers set to depart on the trip of a lifetime

20 April 2015 | Click here to read the full press release.

 

The Priests, soprano Cara O’Sullivan, the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra, RTÉ Lyric fm and the National Concert Hall come together for Haiti

Haven hosts its inaugural annual Haiti Concert with special guests The Priests, Cara O’Sullivan and the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra

24 November 2014 | Click here to read the full press release.

 

Haven’s ‘€500 from 500’ launches

CEOs from the top 500 companies show their support by donating €500 to the Partnership

5 June 2014 | Click here to read the full press release.

 

Haven volunteer organises off-road cycle challenge in Waterford

The Nire Valley Drop- Off Road Cycle takes place on October Bank Holiday Sunday 2013

16 October 2013 | Click here to read the full press release.

 

Irish charities partner to improve education in Haiti

New partnership: Haven partners with Camara to provide Digital Literacy to over 10,500 Haitians

28 August 2013 Click here to read the full press release.

 

Haven Heroes working directly with Haitian community

32 Haven Volunteers are working to rebuild structures in Haiti

30 May 2013 | Click here to read the full press release.

 

Haven Heroes head to Haiti

20 volunteers departed from Dublin today

24 May 2013 | Click here to read the full press release.

 

Looking for something different to do this summer?

Join Haven’s new Volunteer Programme in May 2013

19 February 2013 | Click here to read the full press release.

 

Irish volunteers travel to Haiti to build homes and hope

Build It Week 2012 details announced

20 November 2012 | Click here to read the full press release.

 

Irish rugby star Paul O’Connell helps Haven to find 90 volunteers for Haiti

Details of Build It Week 2012 announced

22 March 2012 | Click here to read the full press release.

 

Paul O’Connell announced as new Haven Ambassador

Haven Six Nations Rugby Luncheon attracts rugby greats to line out and support Haiti

9 March 2013 | Click here to read the full press release.

 

Details announced for Great Kenmare Walk fundraiser

Take part in this stunning challenge and help raise dunds for Haven’s work in Haiti 

23 February 2012 | Click here to read the full press release.

 

First ever visit of Haitian President announced as part of inaugural Haiti Week

President of Haiti, Michel Martelly, to visit Ireland as Haiti Week is launched

12 January 2012 | Click here to read the full press release.

 

Build It Week is back with a bang

Haven set to bring 45 Volunteers to Haiti in May

8 December 2011 | Click here to read the full press release.

 

Build It Week volunteers complete 55 houses in Haiti

Haven’s volunteers exceed house target

7 November 2011 | Click here to read the full press release.

 

Over 300 Irish volunteers set to travel to Haiti

Kilkenny All-Star and All Ireland winner Richie Hogan to join George Hook on Haven’s Build it Week

25 October 2011 | Click here to read the full press release.

 

President Bill Clinton announces first ever Irish Haiti Week

Irish charities and business people unite to create awareness of Haiti 

9 October 2011 | Click here to read the full press release.

 

Haven volunteer launches book, “Let the Spirit Rise”

Book launch captures one of the final Haven Build it Week challenges

17 October 2011 | Click here to read the full press release.

 

Haven founder Leslie Buckley meets President Martelly in New York

Buckley re-affirms commitment to Haiti

20 September 2011 | Click here to read the full press release.

 

Haven and Habitat for Humanity announce partnership to build homes in Haiti

New 500 house development breaks ground in Léogâne

15 September 2011 | Click here to read the full press release.