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Quintessence Breastfeeding Challenge 2018


Would you like to help normalise breastfeeding in Ireland and connect with local mothers, right now? Friends of Breastfeeding are hosting the Irish leg of one of the biggest breastfeeding challenges around the world, the Quintessence Breastfeeding Challenge 2018.
On Saturday 29th September mothers will be gathering in various locations across the country to come together and breastfeeding their children. Registration is at 10.30am with latch on at 11am so be sure to be in and settled before that time!
Kids and partners are very welcome.

Previously Ireland has won 1st and 2nd place in the world for most mothers breastfeeding in the one place and all mothers that come to take part each year get a Certifcate to mark the occassion.

(More can be added by contacting

Clare/Tipperary- Killaloe, Killaloe Hotel (library room)

Cork – City Library

Cork- Bantry, Organico Cafe

Dublin- Swords, Esquires Coffee House

Dublin- Santry, Gourmet Food Parlour, Northwood

Dublin- Tallaght, Rua Red

Galway- City Library

Kerry- Tralee, Ashe Hotel

Kildare- Kilcock Wellness Centre

Kildare- Maynooth, Glenroyal Hotel (ALCI Conference- All mums welcome to the challenge even if not attending the conference)

Leitrim- Carrick-on-shannon, Cineplex

Limerick- Drombanna Day Care Centre (next to the Four Elms pub)

Tipperary- Clonmel Garden Centre

Waterford- Ardkeen Library 1st floor Ardkeen Shopping Centre

Waterford- Dungarvan Library

Westmeath- Athlone, Monksland Community Centre

Wexford- Talbot Hotel

Share our Facebook Event with all your breastfeeding friends here

Save yourself and organisers time on the morning by pre registering here


If you’d like to see this event in your area it’s simple to get involved. Just let us know the venue you’d like added to our list for mums to attend and we’ll send you everything you need. Venues can be big or small, a shopping centre, your own home, a community centre, sports hall, local cafe, hotel, library, anywhere. If you’d like to make a difference just email and spread the word with your friends and breastfeeding groups to join the fun while helping to create change. ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥