Posted in January 2015

Dublin Friends Youth Clubs – February 2015

Dublin Youth Club (Juniors) will hold a quiz and movie night at Churchtown Meeting House on the evening of Saturday 14th February. The Senior Youth Club meets at Bull Island for a ‘clean up’ the following Saturday, 21st. Both events are open to Young Friends / Quakers. For further information, or if you wish to … Continue reading

Right Sharing of World Resources

In 2012 I attended the World Gathering of Friends in Kenya. Prior to this gathering I went on a 5 day tour of Quaker sponsored women’s projects in Western Kenya organised by an American Friends organisation called Right Sharing of World Resources. These projects are based on the model of micro-enterprise and economic sustainability. Each … Continue reading

Volunteering in an Indian Ocean island paradise

Like so many people, myself and my husband Bernard had always wanted to volunteer overseas but were never quite sure what we had to offer. On short volunteering trips to Madagascar with Habitat for Humanity in 2005, 06 and 07, we were introduced to an amazingly beautiful country, a nation of hard-working, friendly people who … Continue reading

Friends attend Dublin City Interfaith Forum Events

Several Friends from Eustace Street have attended events hosted by our Bahai’i and Hindu neighbours in Dublin city, as part of the ‘Faith in the City’ events. These events were organised by Dublin City Interfaith Forum. Our Friend Valerie tells us that one of the speakers had a Quaker grandfather. Our Friend hopes to attend … Continue reading

Alternatives to Violence Project (AVP) Working Group

The Alternatives to Violence Project (AVP) Ireland offers conflict resolution skills to help people create healthy relationships and a peaceful community. It runs intensive workshops in prisons and in the community on different ways of dealing with violence. It is an experimental programme helping people change their lives and is based on the belief that … Continue reading

Friends on the move – Quaker themed apps and podcasts

Quaker Apps and Podcasts Most of those who have smartphones are accustomed to using a variety of apps, for uses productive and not so productive. Similarly, the internet offers a vast variety of podcasts on every imaginable theme for easy listening on the go. There are a number of Quaker-themed apps and podcasts available to … Continue reading