Niall Toibin appears in countless fund raising events every year. He also uses his passion for golf to fund an assortment of charities. For instance, Toibin helped raise £45,000 in the St. James’s Hospital Foundation Golf Classic in aid of the Institute of Molecular Medicine in Dublin. The Niall Toibin Golf Classic at Bray golf club helped to raise €8,500 for the St John of God Carmona Services charity.
Mr. Toibin has been a member and supporter of Ireland’s Variety Club for many years, lending both his financial help and his influence to its children’s charities. In 1980, he was named Variety’s Entertainer of the Year.
When the Red Kettle Theatre Company was hit by a 47% cut in funding from the Irish Arts Council in 2003, Niall Toibin and Anna Manahan topped a celebrity bill to show support of and raise funds for The Red Kettle.
“Niall Toibin ... performed three excerpts from Jim Nolan’s 1998 play ‘The Salvage Shop’ in which he played Sylvie Tansey, to bring the artistic element of the evening to a close.” (Waterford News 31 October 2003)
In 2004, Niall Toibin will be photographed by Sean Conant for a fine art photography book entitled, Portrayals. Proceeds from sales of this book will benefit several Irish and American charities, including Chernobyl Children's Project, Shut Sellafield, Friend's Forever, UNICEF, and Rise Phoenix. Portrayals will be published in 2004. Portrayals is a collection of celebrity portraits
“I remember Niall Toibin presenting his one man show to a packed house and giving us (the Arts Theatre) the proceeds to buy new curtains.”
Anne Hailes, The Irish Times
Over the past few years, Niall has made numerous public appearances for charitable organizations such as Amnesty International, Ireland Cerebral Palsy, the Cancer Society and the Special Olympics. Mr. Toibin prefers to keep his financial donations a private matter.