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Kildare's Barretstown Has Begun Welcoming Back Campers For Serious Fun.

Image; Barretstown on its re-opening weekend/Barretstown

It celebrated its first camp of the year last weekend.

Kildare's Barretstown has thrown open its doors again, for some serious fun.

The facility offers free specially designed camps and programmes for children with serious and chronic illnesses, and their families.

Many campers are imuno-compromised are were among the first to have to cocoon at the beginning of the pandemic.

Barretstown then developed a series of online and remote camps, to maintain connectivity with children and their families.

CEO, Dee Ahearn, has been speaking to Kildare Today.

She was welcoming campers back was joyous.

Dee Ahearn joined Eoin Beatty on Thursday's edition of the programme.

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