Reading from a young age provides many benefits including greater development of a child’s imagination, concentration levels, linguistic ability and self-confidence.
If you are not used to open water swimming at this time of year, you should enter the water gradually rather than jumping or diving straight in
Profit generated by the shops is recycled into local SVP Conferences and contribute to the approximately €35m annually provided in direct assistance by SVP to those in need. Local SVP Conferences often give people Vincent’s Gift Tokens for clothing and furniture to be used in any of the Vincent's shops
“My sense of young people is they are willing to listen if you have something to say. They give you a listening ear, you don’t get dismissed when you are talking about social justice and fairness and goodness. .."
“The Crib reminds us of the simplicity of the Christmas message and represents a small piece of the countryside in the heart of Dublin’s vibrant bustling streets” – Brendan Carr, Lord Mayor of Dublin.
Bishop Denis Brennan of Ferns issues pastoral letter for Year of Mercy which will be distributed in parishes across the diocese this coming weekend.
“We are being confronted with a human tragedy that requires a generous political and church partnership to help meet the needs of these vulnerable people."