Ozanam House Art Exhibition 2024

We had our Annual Art and Crafts Exhibition in June. Take a look at some of the work produced during the last year.

Emily Chen, “Country View” Oil on Board
Emily Chen, “Lighthouse” Acrylic on Paper
Vadym, “Untitled” Acrylic on Paper
Vadym, “Untitled” Oil on Canvas
Vadym, “Untitled” Oil on Canvas
Oreva Buluku, “Untitled” Pastel on Paper
Oreva Buluku, “Untitled” Oil on Board
Oreva Buluku, “Untitled” Oil on Canvas
Oreva Buluku, “Untitled” Pastel on Paper
David McCabe, “The Metro” Oil on Board
David McCabe, “Noddy Holder” Acrylic on Board
David McCabe, “Ringsend Harbour” Acrylic on Canvas
David McCabe, “Devils Tower, Wyoming ” Oil on Canvas
Anthony Bermingham, “Snow Capped Mountain” Acrylic on Paper
Anthony Bermingham, “Reflections” Acrylic on Paper
Anthony Bermingham, “Sunset” Acrylic on Board
Anthony Bermingham, “Stable in Barn” Acrylic on Paper
Anthony Bermingham, “Bridge Over River 2” Oil on Canvas
Brian Smith, “Bob Dylan” Oil Pastel on Paper; “Inner City” Watercolour on Paper; “Port Mcgee, Kerry” Watercolour on Paper; “My Big House” Chalk Pastel on Paper
Jurate Grisajeva “An Afternoon at La Grande Jatte” (reproduction of a Seurat painting) Acrylic on Paper
Jurate Grisajeva, “Temptation of St. Anthony” (reproduction detail of Hieronymus Bosch painting) Oil on Canvas
Jurate Grisajeva, “Temptation of St. Anthony” (reproduction detail of Hieronymus Bosch painting) Oil on Canvas
Jurate Grisajeva, “Guernica” (reproduction detail of Picasso painting) Acrylic on Canvas
Jurate Grisajeva, “Huntress” Acrylic on Canvas
Jurate Grisajeva, “Whiskey Drinker” Acrylic on Canvas
Jurate Grisajeva, “Maiden” Acrylic on Canvas
Joseph McGrath, “House By The Road” Acrylic on Canvas
Joseph McGrath, “Autumn Scene” Acrylic on Board
Anne Bermingham, “Reflection” Oil on Canvas
Anne Bermingham, “Wild Flowers” Oil on Board
Anne Bermingham, “The Stream” Acrylic on Hardboard
Anne Bermingham, “Cottages” Acrylic on Board
Joseph Mullville, “By the Lakeside” Acrylic on Board
Joseph Mullville, “Lake Sunshine” Acrylic on Board
Joseph Mullville, “Mountainside” Acrylic on Canvas
Joseph Mullville, “Hacienda” Watercolour on Paper
Joseph Mullville, “Evergreen Masonry – Lake Geneva” Watercolour on Paper
Monika Orlowska, “City Hall, Wroclaw” Oil on Canvas
Monika Orlowska, “Countryside Diptych” Oil on Canvas
Monika Orlowska, “Celtic Bird” Oil on Canvas
Mary Ashe, “Untitled” Acrylic on Canvas
Michael Hayes, “Alphabet City” Acrylic on Board
Michael Hayes, “Untitled” Acrylic and Pencil on Paper

There was also some pottery and sculpture on display.

To join our Art and Crafts classes, please visit our Adult Education Programmes for further information or just email us at admin@ozanamhouse.ie or call us at (01)8742804.

Men’s Group Trip to the Gate Theatre

The Men’s Group visited the Gate Theatre for a tour of the venue.

In the Foyer Learning About Theatrical Elements

Our guide, Community Engagement Manager John Taite showed around and told us the history of the Theatre. We also heard about the programmes they run for youths and for the local community and schools, getting people to engage and rediscover going out to watch a play.

Hilton Edwards who along with Micheál MacLiammóir founded the Theatre in 1928.

We had a tour of backstage and the auditorium which laid in the more unusual Traverse style with the stage being in the centre and the audience on both sides, being able to see across the stage at each other.

Traverse Stage from Afar
Traverse Stage from closer up
In the Green Room
Some Props
Lighting Equipment

We have fun activities and take exciting trips each month. Ages 55+ can join, just email us at mensgroup@ozanamhouse.ie or call us on (01)8742804.

Tesco Community Fund Donation

The Parnell Street Branch of Tesco Ireland, under their Community Fund scheme, has again very kindly donated the sum of €1,1340 to us at Ozanam House.

We are grateful for the kindness they have shown over many years and wish to thank them for their continued generosity.

The Tesco Community Fund was launched in July 2014, to support local good causes in the communities around each of our 176 stores throughout Ireland. Every 12 weeks, each Tesco store donates up to €2,000 between three local good causes in its community.

To find out more about the campaign and how the Blue Tokens work, please visit:
https://tescoireland.ie/sustainability/places/community-fund

Ozanam House always welcomes donations and to find out how you can help, visit: https://ozanamhouse.ie/pages/donate.html

Men’s Group Activities for July 2024

Sunday      MondayTuesday      WednesdayThursday      Friday      Saturday
1
Bowling Competition
Alsaa
23
Dun Laoghaire
Boat Trip
456
78
Bowling Competition
Alsaa
910
Russborough House
111213
1415
Bowling Competition
Alsaa
1617
Powerscourt House
and Garden Tour
181920
2122
Bowling Competition
Alsaa
2324
Kilmainham Gaol
252627
28293031

We have fun activities and take exciting trips each month. Ages 55+ can join, just email us at mensgroup@ozanamhouse.ie or call us on (01)8742804.

ART EXHIBITION OZANAM HOUSE

27th June

Explore diverse artworks on display,

created by our

Arts and Craft Classes!

27 JUNE 2024
8:00pm-9:00pm
53 Mountjoy Square West,
Dublin 1

sign up now in the admin office or with
your teachers / group leaders

Previous Exhibition: Adult Education Art Exhibition 2023

ARG Visit to Leinster House June 2024

The ARG Group were invited for a tour of Leinster House by Neasa Hourigan. The Group were greeted by 2 Oireachtas Guides who guided us through the full history of Leinster House and its historical ownership.

Included in the tour was a visit to the Oireachtas Viewing Gallery. The Guide explained to the Group where the elected Government seats are situated. He then showed the group where the Opposition seats are in relation to this.

The Group also visited the Seanad. An explanation of the rules and regulations of the Seanad was provided as well as its guiding principles. Our Guide also told the Group how members are elected to the Seanad.

The tour also included a viewing gallery of portraits of past Taoisigh. On a separate wall a selection of portraits of influential women have recently been included.

To finish the tour the Group were invited to a cup of tea in the Dail coffee shop by Neasa. A thoroughly enjoyable tour was had by all.

We have fun classes and take exciting trips each month. Ages 55+ can join, just email us at activeretirement@ozanamhouse.ie or call us on (01)8742804.

Active Retirement Group Activities for June 2024

Sunday      MondayTuesday      WednesdayThursday      FridaySaturday
1
23
10.30am – 11am
Tea and Coffee

11am – 12.30pm
Go for Life

Dance

Mindfulness
45
10.00am
Leinster House Tour
Meet at Ozanam House
at 9.20am
or outside at 9.50am
67
10.30am – 11am
Tea and Coffee

11am – 12pm
Darts

Bingo

12.30pm – 1.30pm
Line Dancing
8
910
10.30am – 11am
Tea and Coffee

11am – 12.30pm
Go for Life

Dance

Mindfulness
1112
10.30am – 11am
Tea and Coffee

11am – 12.30pm
Quiz
Quiz
Creative Writing

Drama
1314

10.30am – 11am
Tea and Coffee

11am – 12pm
Darts

Bingo

12.30pm – 1.30pm
Line Dancing
15
1617
10.30am – 11am
Tea and Coffee

11am – 12.30pm
Go for Life

Dance

Mindfulness
1819
10.30am – 11am
Tea and Coffee

11am – 12.30pm
Quiz
Quiz
Creative Writing

Drama
2021

10.30am – 11am
Tea and Coffee

11am – 12pm
Darts

Bingo

12.30pm – 1.30pm
Line Dancing
22
2324
10.30am – 11am
Tea and Coffee

11am – 12.30pm
Go for Life

Dance

Mindfulness
2526
10.30am – 11am
Tea and Coffee

11am – 12.30pm
Quiz
Quiz
Creative Writing

Drama
2728

10.30am – 11am
Tea and Coffee


MEGA Bingo

29
30

We have fun classes and take exciting trips each month. Ages 55+ can join, just email us at activeretirement@ozanamhouse.ie or call us on (01)8742804.

Men’s Group Activities for June 2024

Sunday      Monday      TuesdayWednesday      ThursdayFriday Saturday
1
234
1pm – 3.30pm
Pool and Bingo


56
1pm – 3.30pm
Quiz and Computers
Quiz

7
1pm – 3.30pm
Exercise Day
8
91011
1pm – 3.30pm
Pool and Bingo

1213
1pm – 3.30pm
Quiz and Computers
Quiz
14
1pm – 3.30pm
Exercise Day
15
161718
1pm
Trip to the
Gate Theatre
1920
1pm – 3.30pm
Bingo

21
1pm – 3.30pm
Exercise Day
22
232425
1pm – 3.30pm
Pool and Bingo

2627
1pm – 3.30pm
Quiz and Computers
Quiz
28
1pm – 3.30pm
Exercise Day
29
30

We have fun activities and take exciting trips each month. Ages 55+ can join, just email us at mensgroup@ozanamhouse.ie or call us on (01)8742804.

ARG Trip to the Freemason’s Hall

The group went on a tour of the Freemason’s. The Freemason’s Hall is on Molesworth St and is the only purpose-built Masonic meeting place in Dublin. It was the first permanent home of the Freemasonry in Ireland.

The group visited a variety of rooms which were decorated in different styles e.g. Egyptian and Middle Eastern. The tour guide explained the variety of rituals performed in each room during their meetings.

The group found the tour very informative and interesting and the tour guide was a fount of knowledge. Unfortunately, the lift is currently broken and the tour itself involves a lot of steps which some of the group found difficult.

A truly wonderful exotic building well worth a visit. There is a coffee shop on the ground floor which is open most days which may be worth another visit on a different occasion.

The next Grand Master!

We have fun classes and take exciting trips each month. Ages 55+ can join, just email us at activeretirement@ozanamhouse.ie or call us on (01)8742804.

Men’s Group Activities for May 2024

Sunday      Monday      TuesdayWednesday      ThursdayFriday Saturday
12
Quiz & Computer
1 pm to 3.30
Quiz
3
Exercise Day
1 pm to 3.30
4
567
Pool & Bingo
1 pm to 3.30

89
Quiz & Computer
1 pm to 3.30
Quiz
10
Exercise Day
1 pm to 3.30

11
121314
Pool & Bingo
1 pm to 3.30

1516
Quiz & Computer
1 pm to 3.30
Quiz
17
Exercise Day
1 pm to 3.30
18
192021
Pool & Bingo
1 pm to 3.30

2223
Quiz & Computer
1 pm to 3.30
Quiz

24
Exercise Day
1 pm to 3.30
25
262728
Pool & Bingo
1 pm to 3.30

2930
Quiz & Computer
1 pm to 3.30
Quiz
31
End of month trip
to be advised

We have fun activities and take exciting trips each month. Ages 55+ can join, just email us at mensgroup@ozanamhouse.ie or call us on (01)8742804.