The Society of St Vincent de Paul in Northern Ireland has opened a bridal wear shop in Portadown, where brides-to-be and mothers-of-the-brides can shop for the outfit of their dreams in total comfort.
Accessible by appointment only, Vincent’s Wedding Suite carries a stock of more than 50 new and pre-loved white [...]
“If Mass can be celebrated in Irish on St Patrick’s Day, it can be celebrated in Irish every Sunday.”
The generosity of parishioners last year meant that 10,000 emergency hampers were distributed to those most in need before Christmas.
“In times before Aer Lingus or Ryanair had become the common ways of transport, the mail boat had a special place in the sorrows and joys of the people of Dublin."
“Unfortunately a rising tide does not lift all boats! Many of the issues people have when accessing the food bank are not being addressed with the improving economy” - Michael McDonagh.
“Given the sector added over 220 emergency beds in Dublin in late 2016 and has worked constantly to increase housing ‘move ons’ we had hoped that the figure would not be on the increase” – Pat Doyle, CEO.
Cross denominational group says it wants to see "stability in our country and a return to the Judeo/Christian values that have underpinned all of Europe in the past."
Seven specially chartered flights left Dublin Airport on Sunday with 175 sick pilgrims, 60 nurses, eight doctors and 560 volunteers from archdiocese of Dublin.