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Small & Mighty!

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. Our service means a lot to the people and families we support, but don’t take our word for it. Read some […]

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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) […]

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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 […]

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Raising money for Macmillan and awareness of Irish cancer rates

We were delighted, as part of our corporate social responsibility strategy, to take part in the Macmillan Coffee Morning challenge. Caroline Murphy and Christine Hemingway from the team organised the event magnificently raising £237 in the process.         The event  was held at our weekly Friday luncheon club. It also offered us […]

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The Importance of Being Irish: Read all about our report launch event

Leeds Irish Health and Homes held the launch of our report, The Importance of Being Irish, Memory Loss and the Experiences of Older Irish People on Monday 26th September at Leeds Irish Centre. Attended by over 60 people, including local authority commissioners, service providers and members of the Irish community, the event heard from the Lord […]

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Meet LIHH Volunteer Roisin Devenish

Hi “I’m Roisin and I am a secondary school teacher in Leeds. I became involved in LIHH back in September 2014 as I realised that I wanted to give something back to the Leeds Irish community. I currently volunteer as a befriender, I visit the client once a week for a good catch up over […]

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