AUTISM

Manchester Airport launches new airport awareness video

Manchester Airport has launched a new video to accompany refreshed ‘Airport Awareness’ literature, aimed at helping families with autistic children when travelling through the airport. The Airport Awareness initiative was originally launched in 2009 and has now been refreshed to include a booklet and video for each of the three terminals. Singer and actor Keith Duffy is backing Manchester Airport’s Awareness initiative and appears in the videos. Find out more

 

A Blue Nose for a Fun Day is All You Need!

Keith Duffy, patron of Irish Autism Action, is leading the call for businesses, schools, and people young and old to get involved in Blue Nose Month, launching in Ireland on Tuesday 2nd April next; World Autism Awareness Day. Find out more

 

Rehab People of the Year Award 2008

Popstar and actor, Keith Duffy, receives his People of the Year Award 2008 for his campaigning work for children with autism.

 

The Keith Duffy Masquerade Ball

6th Annual Masquerade Ball in aid of Irish Autism Action on Saturday 1st December 2012 at the Ritz-Carlton, Powerscourt, Co Wicklow. Headline performance by Jack L performing hits from his new show 27. A live performance by Gift Grub’s Mario Rosenstock, along with a performance by Lumiere. More Special Guests to be announced. Find out more

 

Mad Men Charity Ball

Paul Scholes, Keith Duffy and Melanie Sykes warmly welcome you to join them for a spectacular star studded Mad Men Ball which will be held at the Manchester Deansgate Hilton Hotel.We promise you and your guests the Mad Men Ball will be a night to remember. The evening will raise funds for our charity ‘Hearts and Minds Challenge’ who support families affected by autism in both the UK and Ireland. Find out more

 

New York Marathon

Keith Duffy (Actor and Singer from Boyzone), Paul Byrne (of BodyByrne Fitness), Shay Dempsey (top hairdresser to many celebrities) and Derry McVeigh (sports agent to the Olympic elite – Silver Hatch Sports) are all running the New York City Marathon to raise money for Keith Duffy’s chosen charity Irish Autism Action. Find out more

 

Keith Duffy to compete in IRONMAN 70.3 Ireland

Keith Duffy has announced that he plans to take part in IRONMAN 70.3 Ireland for a second year, having taken part in the inaugural event last September. This year’s event takes place in Galway on Sunday 2nd September 2012, and Keith will be racing as part of ‘TEAM DUFFY’ to raise funds for Irish Autism Action, of which he is patron. Keith began his efforts to raise awareness after his own daughter Mia was diagnosed with autism. Find out more

 

The Big Red Bike Ride – Charity Cycle

Keith Duffy accompanied by Ireland football legend Paul McGrath announced details of ‘The Big Red Bike Ride’ which will commence at Mizen Head on 9th of June 2012. The cycle will cover 400 miles reaching Malin head on 14th June and finishing up in Derry later that day. All funds raised from the challenge will go to Irish Autism Action, Manchester United Foundation and Hearts & Minds. This is a unique opportunity to cycle along with Manchester United Legends including Denis Irwin and Clayton Blackmore and other celebrity guests including Keith Duffy.