Charlie Bird pays tribute to Irishwoman Cora O’Grady who passed away over the weekend during #ClimbWithCharlie

Charlie Bird has offered his condolences to the family of Cora O’Grady who sadly passed away this weekend taking part in charity event #ClimbWithCharlie. The event was in aid of Motor Neuron Disease and Pieta House, looking to raise funds for both organisations by getting people to take part in a hike last Saturday. Originally … Continued

Charlie Bird reaches the summit of Croagh Patrick raising over €1 million for Motor Neurone Disease charity

  Journalist Charlie Bird has completed his Croagh Patrick climb and raised over €1 million for the Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association and Pieta House. After reaching the top with his wife Claire, Charlie said to the cheering crowd; “I love every single one of you, I mean it, always extend the hand of friendship.” … Continued

Charlie Bird shares kind message to Vicky Phelan as she pulls out of Climb for Charlie; “She has told me she will be with me in spirit”

Charlie Bird has shared a heartfelt message to Vicky Phelan as she announced earlier this week that she would be unable to take part in the Climb for Charlie event in April due to ill health. The former RTE broadcaster, who shared his Motor Neuron Disease diagnosis in October of last year, shared a message … Continued

Ryan Tubridy and Daniel O’Donnell vow to join Vicky Phelan and Charlie Bird on their Croagh Patrick climb

Earlier this week Vicky Phelan and Charlie Bird revealed they have plans to climb Croagh Patrick together in the spring. Since Vicky shared their plans to social media yesterday, some other well known Irish faces have vowed to join the pair including Ryan Tubridy and Daniel O’Donnell. Speaking on his RTÉ Radio1 show yesterday Ryan … Continued

“We laughed, we cried” Vicky Phelan and Charlie Bird on their beautiful friendship

Vicky Phelan has struck up a friendship with former RTE broadcaster Charlie Bird and is sharing it with her followers. The pair began speaking on social media recently after Charlie’s emotional appearance on the Late Late Show. Living with a motorneuron disease, Charlie explained to Ryan what his day-to-day looks like, and the mental strain he often … Continued

Charlie Bird’s wife, Claire opens up about his Motor Neuron Disease diagnosis; “There are terrible days where I break down and cry”

Charlie Bird’s wife, Claire has opened up about living with her husband’s recent Motor Neuron Disease diagnosis, which has life changing for the couple. Speaking with the RTE Guide she shared how after he was diagnosed last October, it has taken a while for them to come to terms with it. She said; “There are … Continued

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