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Swimming is bonding time for Dad and Little Hero Daithí!

Meet our 18-month-old Little Hero from Cork! Daddy's Little Hero Daithí has been attending Water Babies at St Joesph's Charleville since he was 11 weeks old. Dad Jimmy Kiely started Water Babies so that Daithí would be comfortable in the water from an early age. Jimmy commented 'Many people suffer from… Read more

Sean achieves all his milestones thanks to swimming!

Meet our Little Hero award winner 1-year-old Seán Byrne from Dublin! Little Hero Seán Byrne celebrated his first birthday on 21 March.  He was due on 2 May 2018 but ended up being born 6 weeks premature after his Mum Aine Higgins had a haemorrhage.  After a quick dash to hospital,… Read more

Mus’Ab crawls and stands after starting Water Babies!

Meet our Little Hero award winner 3-year-old Mus’Ab Syed from Dublin! Musab Syed was born in Oct 2017 weighing just 2.25kg with Down Syndrome and hypotonia (floppy baby syndrome) which is prevalent in Down Syndrome babies.   He has also had cardiac surgery in May. Sabina Syd said “We joined Water Babies… Read more

Little Hero Ruadhán swims from strength to strength

Meet our Little Hero award winner 3-year-old Ruadhán Kerins from Galway! Ruadhán started Water Babies in Clare Galway Hotel when he was five months after spending four months in hospital with a very rare illness requiring major surgery on his pancreas in the UK.  When Ruadhán finally got home to… Read more

Jordi is happy, healthy and hearty!

Meet our next Little Hero award winner 10-month-old Jordi Kelly from Ballybrack in Dublin! Jordi who swims with Water Babies at Carmona in Glenageary is also the face of our Splashathon campaign!  Amy Shannon his Mum said “When we found out about Jordi having Down Syndrome we received a lot… Read more