News & Events

May 19th 2017

#worldibdday2017 #unitedwestand2017  light your town purple for May 19th to raise awareness for children, teenagers and adults with Inflammatory Bowel disease (IBD) support 5 million people worldwide ISCC and Gutsykids,,

world ibd day poster


April 29th 2017

Gutsykids Family Fun Day at Tayto Park. Meet at the Rafter Room at 10am for a quick meeting. Up to 100 places book yours now,,,

tayto park poster for Gutsykids Funday

May 19th 2016

Countdown is on…Gutsykids Ireland want you to #GetoffyourHoop for #WorldIBDDay2016 outside Dáil Éireann at 12.30pm

40 countries around the globe will light their landmarks in purple for #Unitedwestand2016 May 19th this year re-post to raise awareness.

May 19th 2015

Countdown is on…Gutsykids Ireland want you to #GetoffyourHoop for #WorldIBDDay

Dublin, Belfast, London, Cardiff, Glasgow and Portsmouth will all #GoPurple for #WorldIBDDay on May 19th this year re-post to raise awareness.

May 16th ISCC

Crohn’s Colitis Ireland Youth Network event on the 16th May. book your place soon, 40 places only…16+

iscc poster

May 12th ISCC

The IBD Report Launch on the 12th of May 2015 at Buswells Hotel, Dublin. By invitation only.

May 8th & 15th

Gutsykids will have an information day at Our Lady’s Childrens Hospital Crumlin. come up say hello, have a chat, we’ll see you there.

September 7th GAA All Ireland Hurling Final



19 May 2014 Gutsykids want you to ‘Get off your hoop’ for World IBD Day, have some fun and support children and teens with Crohn’s and Colitis.

Get off your hoop world ibd day poster


17 May 2014 Gutsykids 1st official AGM at the Maldron Hotel in Tallaght D. 24, free underground parking. 2pm to 5pm RSVP

Gutsykids agm Maldron hotel tallaght may 17th 2pm to 5pm

4 March 2014 Gutsykids urge you to send the LTI letter with your own details included to your local representatives on or before may 19th 2014 (World IBD Day).

LTI letter revised


31 January 2014 Gutsykids now have a dedicated phone number for newly diagnosed children/teens with Crohn’s Disease/Ulcerative Colitis. 0877690599.


10th January 2014 Check this out very exciting Android Application for GI Buddy is now available

gi_buddy android application pic


7th December 2013  Join the Crowley family and friends on the Clon Run this Saturday for Gutsykids Ireland. Justin and Alice have done an amazing amount of work to raise awareness in Cork for their son, living with IBD.


2nd November 2013  HUDDLE, the ISCC Youth Day 2013, offers young people aged 18 to 30 a chance to meet and discuss Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis with peers and professionals in a fun, informal setting.
For more details please email


19th October 2013 Galway regional meetingSaturday 19th October 2.00pm – 5.00pm
The Salthill Hotel, Salthill, Galway Click HERE for an informational flyer.


OUT NOW! ISCC Youth MagazineGutsykids interview pg. 18

20-22nd September 2013 
Join Mick McGuire on his climb for IBD kids at Crumlin Hospital.


15th September 2013  Join Susan Sheehan and her three daughter at the Evening Echo Womens Mini Marathon in Cork, meet 1pm at the City Centre, register online at! For sponsorship cards and Tees contact


27th August/Sept. Back to School competition on  Download our Gutsykids leaflet for Teachers & Carers of kids/teens with IBD HERE

22nd-28th August-Love Your Gut week is here for games advice and information on your digestive system. Download your Gutweek Pack HERE.


18th August 2013FAMILY FUN DAY For more details download the poster or email


Funday posterThe first 25 to reply will receive a pair of train tickets from Dublin to Kilkenny courtesy of Irish Rail!


Eventbrite - Gutsykids Family Funday in Kilkenny Sunday 18th August

25th June 2013 Bake Sale promoting digestive health at school for Gutsykids!

3rd June 2013 Flora Women’s Mini Marathon join Cait Tooher running for Gutsykids this year!


3rd June 2013 Cork City Team Relay Aisling Ward, lecturer at CIT running for Gutsykids!

1st June 2013 GOSH Conference UK Great Ormond Street Hospital ” The aim is to raise awareness of Inflammatory Bowel Diseases and the specialist services available within GOSH to care for patients with IBD.”

19th May 2013 World IBD Day 2013

18th May 2013 Transition year class at Sacred Heart Secondary School, Clonakilty. are having an end of year Summer Ball in Clonakilty TONIGHT!. Dolapo Folorunso and Alannah Crowley have agreed to give half the profit of the night to Gutsy Kids and the other half to the Irish Cancer Society. Have a great time and thank you…

15th May 2013 Irish Daily Star reporter Aoife Kelly talks to Gutsykids about living with IBD and how the HSE is failing them!

27th April 2013  ISCC Open Day and AGM in the Stratocaster SuiteThe Gibson Hotel, Point Village, Dublin 1. Starting at 12 Noon

March 23rd- Go Muckin’ Crazy

Join in the Mayo Mud Run and get sponsored for GutsyKids, Parent’s Advocacy Group for children with IBD. or sponsorship forms from

Mayo Mud Run poster with Gutsy Kids logo

March 9th 2013-First National Parent’s Advocacy Meeting at The Plaza Hotel, Tallaght, D. 24 at 11 a.m. to 3p.m. *Adults Only

Parents Advocacy Meeting Flyer