Following a nationwide search to find Ireland’s most inspiring young swimmers, Water Babies Little Heroes Awards 2018 were presented by Síle Seoige in Junction 6 Castleknock.
We were truly thrilled to honour eleven ‘Little Heroes’ who have battled illness and adversity including premature birth and physical disabilities and have shown…
Meet 1-year-old Ravenna Gorman from Co Meath!
Ravenna was born with an underdeveloped hip and has been going to specialists and for X-rays over the past year. Ravenna started swimming at Water Babies when she was only four weeks old and her Mum Yvette believes that since starting Water Babies…
Meet 4-year-old Michael Maan from Dublin!
Michael was diagnosed as being tongue tied when he was four months old as he wasn’t putting on enough weight. He was put on solid foods to boost his weight however as the procedure to release his tongue was deemed ‘cosmetic’, his doctor didn’t…
Meet 6-month-old Jack Hughes from Cork!
Jack started Water Babies in the Radisson Hotel in Cork when he was just six weeks old. He was the smallest in his class however he showed his Mum (and others in the class) how incredibly amazing it is for such a small person…
Meet 1-and-a-half-year-old Maimoonah Syed from Dublin!
Maimoonah was born three weeks early and had a low birth weight, jaundice and low blood sugars. Like many premature babies, Maimoonah was tiny – she was not very strong and was slow to hold up her head.
When she was 4 months old,…