Magic was in the air this morning as the cast of The Helix Panto, Robin Hood presented a cheque of €12,000 to Temple Street Children’s Hospital, which was raised from the casts designated charity show for the children’s hospital.

This season, The Helix Panto staged a special performance of Robin Hood starring Ireland’s premier tenor, Paul Byrom as the Sheriff of Nottingham, Ciara Mackey as Maid Marion and Gavin Ryan as the eponymous star, where all the money raised on the night went directly to Temple Street Children’s Hospital.

To date, The Helix Panto has raised over €35,000 for Temple Street Children’s University Hospital from their designated charity shows.

“We’re delighted and have a great sense of fulfilment today that our designated charity show for Temple Street Children’s Hospital has raised a remarkable donation of €12,000 for such a worthy cause,” said Marketing Manager of The Helix, Louise Phelan.

“On behalf of all the team here at The Helix we’d like to extend our gratitude to our audiences in helping us raise this donation for Temple Street Children’s University Hospital and we look forward to raising much-needed funds for the charity in the future.”

“On behalf of all the cast and crew I’d like to say a big thank you to all who came on the night and help us raise this sum for such an important cause,” added CEO and Creative Director of Theatreworx, Claire Tighe.

Angela McNulty, the Events and Community Manager at Temple Street was on hand to accept the cheque on behalf of the hospital.

“We are so proud of all the team at the Helix Panto, not alone do you bring joy to all those who visit the show, but your wonderful gesture of giving up your time and energy for the children in Temple Street Children’s University Hospital really is the icing on the cake.”

“A heartfelt thank you goes to each and every one of the wonderful team, thank you for making the difference.”


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