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Money Buddies – Free Help with debt, budgeting, energy grants etc.

Posted on December 17, 2018
See how a Money Buddy could help you be better off and safer Read full article.

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.

Expansion of Online Passport Renewal Service

Posted on December 4, 2018
You might wish to know that an expansion of the Online Passport Renewal Service has been launched. 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.

Saying Goodbye to Sara our CARA Network Coordinator

Posted on August 29, 2018
Sadly today we are saying farewell to Sara our friendly CARA Network Co-ordinator. 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.

Find out What’s On the latest newsletter!

The latest LIHH newsletter is here and full of interesting stories some written by our own very talented, service users! Read full article.

Foghlaim Gaeilge in Leeds!

We are delighted to spread the word for our friends at Irish Language Learners @ Swarthmore about their Irish Language Learning & Conversation group. All are welcome to join this friendly, small self taught group. Read full article.

Dying Matters Leeds

Dying Matters week 2018 takes place from 14th to 18th May. In Leeds this year there is a programme of activities taking place across the city funded by the Dying Matters small grant programme. Read full article.

A Call to Action – Important survey we need your input!

To all members of our online community, if you are a service user or care for someone who receives services from any of the following organisations we invite you to provide your views on Leeds City Council’s proposals to merge existing services provided by Leeds Mind, Community Links, Touchstone, and Dosti into a single contract starting in April 2019. Read full article.

A must read story in the Irish Post about volunteer befriender, Mary

This is Mary’s story which is both inspirational and heart-warming.
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.

Irish business community rally to help in our time of need

Last year proved very difficult for us as 2 key funding sources were lost because of the wider changes in the City. This resulted in loss of a third of our income and staff team, making it harder to continue doing what we need to do. Read full article.

Bhliain Nua Sásta ! Happy New Year !

I hope you had a peaceful and joyous Christmas to bring you safely into the New Year. As I reflect on 2017, moving into our third decade as an organisation I am mindful of the fantastic support we have to help us provide the many sorts of services and activities that engage so many people. Read full article.

Winter Wellbeing – Hydration ‘We’ll drink to that!’

We are supporting the Leeds City Council Winter Friends Campaign and would like to highlight the health benefits of ensuring you are properly hydrated. Do you know how important hydration is for us all but especially for elderly and more important during winter months when we all have a tendency to hydrate with water less? Read full article.

Winter Wellbeing – Our New Year’s resolution

Leeds Irish Health and Homes is working hard to make sure our service users stay warm and well hydrated this winter. Did you know that about 350 people die in Leeds each year due to cold weather illness and excess winter death? Read full article.