Make 24 Hours 'Mater'

This June 21st, we are asking people all over Ireland to take on The Longest Day Challenge and host a fundraising event.

We urgently need to raise €100k in a day to fund five lifesaving 24hr non-stop dialysis therapy machines.

Register to Take on a Challenge


The Long Chat

Get together with friends and family and host a Coffee Morning at home or in your local community centre.

The Long Road

Take on a 24k challenge! Run, walk, cycle or swim, it’s completely up to you. You can tackle it all at once or spread your k’s over a few days.

Longest Day - Your Way

Do It Your Own Way. We’re giving you complete creative freedom! You can take part in The Longest Day Challenge however you want. 


The Long Break

Host a coffee morning or a BBQ for your workforce, giving them some R&R whilst making a difference.  

The Long Road

Round up your team and take on 24k. Get your workforce away from their desks and onto their feet for The Long Road challenge! 

The Long Way Back

Want to see the boss sweat? Challenge them or even the whole senior management team to go back to basics for The Long Way Back!

About The Longest Day

Every year, people all over Ireland come together to celebrate the longest day and bask in 17 hours of glorious sunlight.

That’s why this June 21st, we want everyone to make the most of those hours and take on a challenge, host an event or do something quirky and fabulous to raise funds for the Mater Public Hospital.

Taking part is simple

1. Register your event
It couldn’t be simpler! Choose to host an event or take on a challenge. Hit register and then watch your fundraising page come to life. Add some photo’s, your personal story and then you’re good to go!

2. Shout it from the rooftops
Share, share and then share some more! Use social media to spread the word and let all your friends, family and work colleagues know that you’re taking part and looking for support – and donations!  

3. Have fun and raise funds!
Once you have your fundraising page set up you can host your event your way any day in June – either in person (the novelty!) or online. Check out our top Tips & Tools for info and ideas!

Help us raise €100k. Register to take on the Longest Day Challenge!