This is Lifelinkk’s third annual celebration of World Mental Health Day. Market Cross was delighted to be invited to be the hub for this fantastic event which focuses on mental health. Throughout the whole week from the 3rd – 10th October 2018. The title for this years events is ”Craic’d ~Letting the light in”.

LifelineKK is an umbrella group for all organisations in Co Kilkenny, State, Voluntary and  community, with a mental health remit. The aim is to forge relationships and to be a collaborative voice on issues relating to suicide, mental health and wellbeing.

There are lots of events taking place, so please check out our calendar section on our web or pick up a brochure in any store.

2016 – Gaelscoil Osrai

Gaelscoil Osrai Is intending on building a new library and it needs to be fully equipped with durable and comfortable furniture for the children.  We are one of the sponsors in this project.


We have re invested thousands into our local community and local initiatives over our 22years such as Kilkenny Arts Festival, Cat laughs Weekend, St.Patrick’s Day & TradFest, Saviour Food Festival, Kilkenny Rose, GAA Clubs, Kilkenny Fashion Week and local theatre groups are to name but a few.

2015 – Family Fun Day

In Aid of the Thomas Hayes Trust – Raised €850.00 0n the day.

2009 – Teddy Bear’s Picnic

Raised €2,000 for the St Luke’s Hospital Paediatrics Ward.

2010 – Charity Fund Raisers

Ice Cream Fund raiser for Down syndrome Ireland – Raised €1,000

2010 – Teddy Bears Picnic in Aid of Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital Crumlin

Monies Raised €2750.00

2010 – Girls Night Out Fashion Show

Proceeds went to SOS and School of the Holy Spirit €4,500

2011 –  Teddy Bear’s Picnic

To Raise Money for Cystic Fibrosis helping towards funding 4 Research Projects which are helping in the vital search for a greater understanding of CF. Monies Raised 1,500

2012 – Fashion Show

Proceeds went to CBS Boys School & St. Canice’s Primary School – Funds Raised €4,000

2013 – Safari So Good

May Family Fun Event – Funds Raised for Autism Ireland. Monies Raised on the day €1,000.00