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Flood / Storm Assistance

Flood / Storm Assistance

The Irish Red Cross is assisting those people whose homes have been affected by severe flooding and storms across the country. To assist you in your role within the community, we would like to draw your attention to a number of resources the Irish Red Cross can offer as you encounter vulnerable members of your […]

By February 20, 2014 Read More →
Next BIF meeting – Thursday, 27th of February, 10.30am

Next BIF meeting – Thursday, 27th of February, 10.30am

All welcome to participate in the next Balbriggan Integration Forum Meeting (BIF)  Thursday, 27th of February, 10.30am Cairde Balbriggan office Draft Agenda: Planning development of the BIF in 2014 Information exchange – BIF members – Presentations: Balbriggan Community Council and Sonas Updates from the subcommittees – BIF subcommittees’ contact persons Developing BIF Logo

By February 6, 2014 Read More →
Holiday Season Greetings from Cairde

Holiday Season Greetings from Cairde

Wishing you health and happiness this Holiday Season and prosperity in the New Year.                   Image courtesy of jannoon028 at FreeDigitalPhotos.net

By December 18, 2013 Read More →
Sickle Cell Anaemia

Sickle Cell Anaemia

Public Health Education Event on Sickle Cell Awareness in Ireland aims to raise awareness of Sickle Cell Anaemia which has become prevalent in Ireland in the last 10-15years. This event will take place on Thursday 10th October 2013 at the Red Cow Moran Hotel Naas Road Dublin from 6pm -9pm. Light refreshments will be served. […]

By October 10, 2013 Read More →
Improving Migrant Democratic Participation in Ireland

Improving Migrant Democratic Participation in Ireland

A conference entitled “Improving Migrant Democratic Participation in Ireland” which will be held at the European Parliament Dublin, 43 Molesworth Street, Dublin 2, on Saturday 19th October 2013 from 10am to 4.30pm. AkiDwA, Africa Centre and Forum Polonia are working together to increase the democratic participation of immigrants. AkiDwA promotes the equality of migrant women […]

By October 7, 2013 Read More →
Newstalk focuses on mental health of ethnic minorities

Newstalk focuses on mental health of ethnic minorities

Last Saturday 7th of September, 2013 Newstalk’s programme Global Village dedicated the full show to marking World Suicide Prevention Day, with a two-hour special focusing on mental health. In a week in which three reports on suicide and self-harm were launched by Minister for State Kathleen Lynch, Newstalk examined facts, stats and contributing factors behind Ireland’s […]

By September 11, 2013 Read More →
World Suicide Prevention Day

World Suicide Prevention Day

Research suggests that 90% of people who die by suicide have diminished responsibility. People who reflect on their suicide attempts in the past, often describe the shutters of their mind closing down and say that they were in consumed in total darkness. Others say that they lost contact with reality before they attempted suicide. It is commonly accepted that those who […]

By September 11, 2013 Read More →
Cairde’s Type 2 Diabetes Awareness Week  22 – 26 of July

Cairde’s Type 2 Diabetes Awareness Week 22 – 26 of July

Come out to Cairde’s Type 2 Diabetes Awareness Week, from the 22nd of July to the 26th between the hours of 10am and 5pm. Type 2 Diabetes is a disease that has been and continues to impact the nation, and those most at risk of developing worse conditions after being diagnosed with the disease are […]

By July 18, 2013 Read More →
Waiting room – arts and health event 13th June | 12pm-6pm

Waiting room – arts and health event 13th June | 12pm-6pm

A one day arts and health event that invites you to interact with and interrogate the rhythms, materials, and activities of waiting rooms. WAITING ROOM is a place to wait. In this waiting room we examine what waiting means; we invite you to interrogate with us why, where, and with whom we wait and how […]

By June 11, 2013 Read More →
Dental services for children

Dental services for children

Children in Ireland who meet certain criteria including they are  attending national school and are dependents of medical card holders have many opportunities to avail themselves of free dental services. Check Cairde’s new publication entitled ‘Dental services for children in Ireland’ for more details. It is available in the English and Polish languages.

By May 1, 2013 Read More →