The Irish Rugby Football Union Charitable Trust

Sandymount Hotel is a proud 'Corporate Trust Friend' of IRFU: The Irish Rugby Football Union Charitable Trust.

Formed in 1978 to assist severely injured rugby players in their everyday lives, and help to restore their confidence and independence.

There are currently 33 seriously injured players registered with the Charitable Trust in Ireland, most of whom are wheelchair-bound and have some form of permanent paralysis.

The support provided by the Trust takes many forms and includes financial assistance for medical, nursing and caring expenses, home alterations, education and training costs, provision of wheelchairs and specialised equipment together with motor vehicles and vehicle conversion costs. The Trust also maintains regular contact with each injured player and their families.


IRFU Charitable Trust - Corporate Patrons Business Networking Breakfast Briefing

Previous Breakfast Briefings

The 2019 Business Networking Breakfast Briefing was hosted by Sandymount Hotel on Friday 12th April with Special Guest David Nucifora, IRFU Performance Director.

In 2018 special guests Andy Farrell, Defence Coach of 'Grand Slam Winning' Ireland & Johne Murphy ex Leicester and Munster player joined the breakfast along with both the Six Nations Trophy and the Triple Crown. 

In 2017 the special guests were Ireland duo Robbie Henshaw and Garry Ringrose with Q&A by Mick Quinn.

In 2016 we welcomed Joe Schmidt to the hotel. .

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