Our best Christmas party ever
Posted on December 17, 2018
150 service users, supporters, volunteers and Board members packed into Leeds Irish Centre for our Annual Clients Christmas Party with anticipation and delight. Read full article.
Small & Mighty!
Posted on October 26, 2018
That’s Aran Home Support for you – a small team who pack a mighty punch! Launched in 2017, with 450 hours of top quality home support delivered successfully since then, we are growing rapidly. Read full article.
First Annual Fundraising Dinner Dance a roaring success!
Posted on October 8, 2018
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! Read full article.
Boots, hats, gingham, dancing, laughter..Oh & our very own Dolly & John Wayne!
Posted on September 21, 2018
With a queue forming of nearly 120 people we quickly pulled up our cowboy boots and donned our ten-gallon hats and welcomed friends new and old for a rooting-tooting-yee-haw of a time! Read full article.
World Suicide Prevention Day – 10th September 2018
Posted on September 10, 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.
A statistic that we and our trained Counselors would like to change. Read full article.
Did you hear the one about the Irishman? by Dr Mary Tilki
Posted on September 3, 2018
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? Read full article.
Annual Charity Dinner Dance : Saturday 6th October 2018
Posted on September 3, 2018
We are delighted to announce our first fundraising Dinner Dance for Dementia which will take place on Saturday 6th October 2018 at Leeds Irish Centre, York Road, Leeds, LS9 6NT. Read full article.
TimeSlips and our memories fade but then..
Posted on August 31, 2018
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. Read full article.
Painting along with Nancy-O
Posted on August 29, 2018
Our painting group enjoyed an al-fresco feel moment today as they took to the garden to sharpen up the lead and sketch some of the foilage and wildlife. Read full article.
The Minister For Children and Youth Affairs, Katherine Zappone TD publishes a letter to the Pope on the subject of the Mother and Baby homes
Posted on August 28, 2018
The visit of Pope Francis to Ireland over the bank holiday weekend polarised opinions. For many the visit provided an opportunity for faithful Catholics to get spiritual sustenance from their leader. For others though it marked a point where the abuse many suffered in Ireland (and across the world) at the hands of the religious orders was to be accounted for and reparation processes outlined. Read full article.
Foghlaim Gaeilge in Leeds!
Dying Matters Leeds
A Call to Action – Important survey we need your input!
A must read story in the Irish Post about volunteer befriender, Mary
When you read Marys’ story you will learn about her courage, strength, determination and endless resolve and her story along with countless others is what inspires us to do what we do day in and day out. Read full article.