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Latest News

First Annual Fundraising Dinner Dance a roaring success!

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!

Boots, hats, gingham, dancing, laughter..Oh & our very own Dolly & John Wayne!

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!

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?

Testimonials

Lovely people doing great work in the community. Thanks for all your help and hard work.

A C – Friend of Leeds Irish Health & Homes

I’m very genuinely sincerely humbled and honoured to be part of the Leeds Irish Health & Homes in any way possible. Having no family of my own now in Leeds. On my return l felt l was adopted as a family member. Its very special feeling to me!

Until two years ago, I had never sung in my life. I joined the local church choir for their carol service. I was then was asked to join the church choir – me?…. During this time l was asked to try for the “Leeds Philharmonic Chorus” – Woooow, I still can’t believe it!… l was then asked to join the “West Riding Opera Company” too. I love all types of music . I have “eclectic tastes!”

The best of all is feeling like a family member with everyone at Irish Health & Homes!..

Wishing everyone many thanks and God bless to you all…..

Jx

J – Volunteer