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World Suicide Prevention Day – 10th September 2018

It’s OK to talk… World Suicide Prevention Day. The most recent statistics reveal that in Ireland approximately 80% of all deaths by suicide are male.

Did you hear the one about the Irishman? by Dr Mary Tilki

Did you hear the one about the Irishman? You probably heard the tasteless joke and you may have laughed or you may have cringed. But did you know that the older Irish community in Britain face all the challenges older people face as well as the discrimination their peers face from Black and Minority (BME) groups?

Annual Charity Dinner Dance : Saturday 6th October 2018

Leeds Irish Health & Homes and His Excellency the Ambassador of Ireland, Adrian O’Neill proudly present our first Annual Fundraising Dinner Dance for dementia at Leeds Irish Centre on Saturday 6th October 2018. Get your tickets here

TimeSlips and our memories fade but then..

From time to time we may have walked into a room and forgotten why or what we were looking for or perhaps we have had times we can’t remember an event as clearly as we like and we know how frustrating that can be. Imagine then people who are diagnosed with memory loss and dementia and the frustrations they must feel doing the simplest of tasks or recalling their lives in any detail.


“A big thank you for a lovely afternoon yesterday both my friends and myself even danced something we havent done in a long time and to top lt all i won the tea bag challenge we will be going to more afternoon events”.  ❤️🇮🇪

Testimony from LIHH Facebook follower and tea dancer!

"A big thank you for a lovely afternoon yesterday

Today I witnessed Care, Culture and Community in action

Minister Ciaran Cannon TD, Minister of State for the Diaspora and International Development