Events & Resources

Helping Children Through A Paediatric Brain Tumour Diagnosis

Get Involved on #WearAHatDay

Brain Tumour Awareness Week

Mon 19th Oct - Frid 23rd Oct

Shining a light on the impact of paediatric brain tumours, raising awareness of the impact that such a condition has on children and their families.

Get Involved

#WearAHatDay Colouring Competition

Enter our special colouring competition for #WearAHatDay!

Download your hat of choice below and print it off. Colour in the hat and decorate it as you wish. Then take a photo of your creation and send it to

We will feature the hats on our social media pages and everyone who submits a picture will be in with a chance to win a Smyth’s toy shop voucher! Michelle Treacy, the Kilkenny milliner who is supporting this year’s Wear A Hat Day will pick the winners.

Best of luck!!

Download Your Hat of Choice:

Hat 1Hat 2 | Hat 3 | Hat 4 |

Our Annual Family Fun Day

Christmas with Barretstown Camp

Each year Brain Tumour Ireland hosts a special family fun day at Barretstown Camp in Co Kildare.

This is a free event for children who have been affected by a brain tumour, as well as their siblings, parents and grandparents.

Unfortunately this year we will be unable to visit Barretstown due to COVID-19 restrictions. However please stay tuned for our plans to hold an online event!

Other Resources

Hand In Hand

Hand In Hand are a children’s cancer charity who provide play therapy for children with cancer.