Over 250 guests of the Leeds Irish business community took their seats alongside His Excellency the Ambassador of Ireland, Adrian O’Neill as we hosted our first ever fundraising dinner dance, and the night exceeded all our expectations!
Our record breaking best ever Country & Irish Tea Dance took place Wednesday afternoon at Immaculate Heart Hall and boy what an afternoon it was with music, line-dancing, John Wayne and even our very own Leeds Irish Dolly Parton!
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? 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?
J spent some time in the office this afternoon. He talked about a lot of things including the time that one of our volunteers came to visit him on Christmas Day. he said ‘just seeing her smiling face meant so much to me’. Such a heart-warming sentiment that highlights the impact our service can have