Niall will carry out on Thursday ninth April and can observe within the footsteps of Hozier and Dermot Kennedy, who’ve already taken half within the Childline/RTÉ 2FM reside Instagram gigs.
President of the ISPCC, Caroline Downey mentioned; “The ISPCC mantra is never give up on a child ever, and child abuse does not disappear in a pandemic, if anything it increases. The stress among young people, being sexually, physically and emotionally abused and the added stress of the pandemic is putting huge demands on the Childline service.
“All fundraising has ceased, we’re in dire want of the general public help as a result of 90% of our funding comes from the kindness and generosity of the Irish public. Through the help of all of the unimaginable artists who’re collaborating and RTÉ 2FM, we hope that this new type of fundraising will allow us to hold our ISPCC/CHILDLINE service open and operating 24 hours in these unprecedented instances. Childline is a very important service for youngsters in Ireland.
“And we ask if you can afford it please support us by donating €4 by texting the word ‘childhood’ to 50300 and if you have a little more to spare, please go on line https://www.ispcc.ie/donate-now and https://www.facebook.com/ISPCCChildline.”
Head of RTÉ 2FM, Dan Healy mentioned; “2FM have partnered with the ISPCC over the last number of years and because of the 2FM Christmas Ball we have raised €600,000 each year for the charity. None of this could happen without the ISPCC president Caroline Downey.
“But this 12 months we will not wait till Christmas for your assist. We want it now. So the artists are coming to you reside from their houses on Instagram and 2FM. Come on, dance and sing at residence and share it in your social utilizing the #NeverGiveUpOnChildEver and create Ireland’s first ever distant pageant. Please donate if you happen to can.”