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Contacting our office

If you tried to contact our office from 2.30pm on Friday 18th January and this morning by telephone you will not have been able to get through.  Our telephone lines were not working following a power cut in the area on Friday afternoon.  If you were inconvenienced by this please accept our apologies.  Our telephone lines are up and running again.  As well as contacting us on our office phone you can also call…

Cold Weather and you

Tips for staying safe and healthy in the cold weather.   With more snow and cold weather predicted for the weekend here are some hits and tips to help you keep safe, warm and healthy both inside and outside the home. Indoors:- Set your heating timer so that the heating comes on earlier in the day keep your living room at 18 to 21 degrees centigrade when it’s in use…

Innisfree to host innovative cultural event in February

Tenants and friends of Innisfree are looking forward to a visit from performers of the Fifth Province Productions as part of their 2013 tour. The production will perform at Clochar Court at 2pm on Friday 22nd February next. This has been made possible in part by generous donations from Anthony Musgrave and Danny Sullivan. ‘Journey to the Fifth Province’ is a continuing production where Donal Cox invites the great poets of Ireland to open…

Donation from the Sisters of the Holy Family of Bordeaux

Innisfree were delighted to receive a donation from the Sisters of the Holy Family of Bordeaux based in West Hampstead Early in this new year, we are planning a special series of events with a spiritual aspect at our sheltered housing scheme, Clochar Court. The main events will include a broadcast of the celebration of the mass. The Mass will be broadcast on RTE television with the Sunday service  coming from a different location in…

Move-on training is a success!

Tenants have recently completed a successful Move-on training programme in December and created their own Facebook page. Trainer, Raffat Bari took a very unique approach by offering a very tailored course for each person attending the 8 week course.   In an interview Raffat told me she avoids mentioning the ’C’ word until it is absolutely necessary! ‘It is important to reach people at their level’ says Raffat. ‘I like…

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