Press Release

Tayto Park to donate €2 from each entry to Cystic Fibrosis Ireland

A proud supporter and charity partner for Cystic Fibrosis Ireland, Tayto Park, Ireland’s favourite theme park and zoo is delighted to announce that on Saturday 14th October, €2 from each entry will be donated to Cystic Fibrosis Ireland as part of the teams ‘Cystic Fibrosis Day’.

Supporting and raising awareness for Cystic Fibrosis Ireland, the Tayto Park team will have an array of activities throughout the park as part of their 'Cystic Fibrosis Day'. Visitors will be greeted by staff dressed in the charities branded t-shirts who will be providing information packs on the services and support Cystic Fibrosis Ireland provide.

Raising much needed funds for the charity, Tayto Park will have collections throughout the day, with the Cystic Fibrosis Ireland team encouraging visitors to take part in their Straw Test which gives participants an indication of what breathing can be like for a person with cystic fibrosis. Participants will be encouraged to take a ‘Strawfie’, a selfie while taking the Straw Test to post on their social channels to raise awareness for Cystic Fibrosis.

Speaking on the charity partnership with Tayto Park, Fergal Smyth, Fundraising Manager at Cystic Fibrosis Ireland said “Cystic Fibrosis Ireland is delighted to have been chosen as a charity partner by Tayto Park. Cystic Fibrosis Ireland will have a stand at Tayto Park on the day, where people can find out about cystic fibrosis and the supports and services we provide for people with cystic fibrosis in Ireland. Please come along and take part in our Straw Test, which will give you some indication of what breathing can be like for a person with cystic fibrosis”.