Its been yet another busy week for the youth groups here in Ozanam house. This week one of our groups got to visit fighting words creative work shop thanks to our UNESCO reader in residence Bernadette Larkin. The group let their … Continue reading →
One of our volunteers, Noreen, recently trained as a gentle exercise facilitator with Age & Opportunity Ireland. She commenced classes with some of the the group this week. The guys really enjoyed it and had some fun while limbering up.
Last Thursday, some of the group visited Leinster House and, thanks to Minister Paschal Donohue TD, were given a guided tour of the Dail and Seanad. After the tour the group were invited to the bar and given complimentary refreshments which were very much appreciated.
Following the visit to Leinster House, the group did a tour of the Rock & Roll Museum in Temple Bar with some of the guys managing to get a jamming session in which was great fun.
We would like to thank Dublin Bus for kindly providing the transport for us to our venues.
The youth groups searched high and low counting every chick, Easter egg, Bunny and carrot that the Easter bunny had hidden in all the different rooms here in Ozanam house .
It was no easy task but we all worked together as a team to solve egg-tremley tricky riddles all the while busting out a few dance moves!!
We put the finishing touches on our Easter baskets and having successfully completed the mission filled the baskets with lots of Easter treats!
On Tuesday, 6th April, our active retirement group travelled to the Third Age Centre in Summerhill, Co. Meath, for an afternoon of dancing preceded by lunch. Overall, there were almost 200 people from various groups in attendance on the … Continue reading →
With Easter fast approaching the preparations are well underway making Easter baskets to fill with lost of tasty treats . The group have been working hard to get these master pieces ready just in time for our Easter egg hunt! … Continue reading →
Last term in our DIY class we enjoyed teaching a great bunch of people the basics of DIY. Katherine our tutor and Alan our in house caretaker started off with patching, which is basically filling in holes, cracks and smoothing … Continue reading →