Delighted to announce the title of our 2017/18 – 5th Donal Walsh #livelife National Film Competition is “Take My Hand”. Three categories Primary School, Secondary School and Adult. 2 min clip required using this title. Individual, class, group entries all welcome. Closing date extended to 14th February 2018. Email YouTube/Vimeo link to livelifefilmcompetition@gmail.com with your name, contact details and category.

The Film Competition will be held in The Brandon Hotel Tralee on 21st February & Special guests details to follow.


Sunday 24th September 2017 over 300 joined us in Climbing Mount Brandon

Some photos of this years Climb


2017 Evening Echo Womens’ Mini Marathon

Thank you to those who ran for Donal in this years Evening Echo Mini Marathon.

Three links to celebrate Donal’s 21st Birthday on Thursday June 15 2017 @Donal_walsh_ #Livelife Happy birthday to our beautiful son! @donallivelife

Watch Donal Walsh – My Story: Reality Bites on RTÉ Player at http://www.rte.ie/player/show/10358911

Donals full interview on The Brendan O Connor Show https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=Q076my5KCOI

Donals interview for the Independent

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The Spa National School Donal Walsh 6km Walk/Run

Takes place Sunday 11th June @ 11:30, Registration from 10am

  • On site market
  • On site entertainment
  • Guido Fanzini Show
  • Refreshments

Great day out for all the family, click here for more information

Donal Walsh 4th Anniversary Mass:

Thank You to all the 800 students who came from all over the country to Tralee on Friday 12th May & helped us celebrate 4th Anniversary.

Click here for more photos of the day.

Events coming up for the Foundation:

Donal’s 4th anniversary & youth mass will be celebrated on Friday the 12th May at 12pm in St. John’s Church, Castle St. Tralee. All welcome! #livelife

Should you require any further information please contact donalwalshlivelife@gmail.com or call Jenny on 0877143016




The Brandon Hotel, Tralee.

Thursday 6th April

Click here for tickets

Tomás Mac an t-Saoir cycled over 3000 miles accross Americas “Southern Tier” in aid of The Donal Walsh Livelife Foundation.

Check out Tomás’s exciting adventure on twitter @SearsToms

To show your support click HERE to visit Tomás’s Fundraising page.

Tomás cycle


Slide show of previous events


  • A host of livelife shirts pedalling past the Walsh's home in 2013
  • Livelife Film Competition
    Livelife Film Competition
    Launch of the Livelife Film Competition
  • Memorial Bench @ CBS
    Memorial Bench @ CBS
    ITT Students Create Bench In Memory Of Donal Walsh At CBS
  • Climb Donal's Mountain
    Climb Donal's Mountain
    On the last Sunday of every September the Foundation hold a climb at Mt. Brandon and everybody is welcome.
  • Knight’s Festival Bungee Jump
    Knight’s Festival Bungee Jump
    The Westfest in New Castlewest held a bungee jump for the foundation and three of Donal's friends took part.
  • In Tune For life
    In Tune For life
    In tune for life @ CBS The Green
  • The Donal Walsh Spa 6km Challenge
    The Donal Walsh Spa 6km Challenge
    Every year Spa National Primary School hold a 6km fun run/walk for the foundation.
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