Tag: charity

Bluebell residents jet off for unique trip to Valencia

Last month, an elderly gentleman’s group got to experience what might literally be the trip of a lifetime as they travelled to Valencia, Spain, thanks to the Bluebell Community Development Project (CDP). For many of them, it was a first trip outside of Ireland. Tommy Coombes, who manages the CDP, on behalf of the Canals

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Dublin Rose sleeps out for the homeless

Aisling Finnegan, who represented Dublin in this year’s Rose of Tralee, sat down with Rachael O’ Brien to catch up on the Rose of Tralee festival and what she has been getting up to since, including the Focus Ireland Sleepout tonight. Why did you enter the Rose of Tralee? “I’ve always watched the Rose of Tralee and

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Walk In My Shoes broadcasts from St Patrick’s Hospital

This week, Walk In My Shoes (WIMS), a charity aimed at promoting mental health awareness, are running a pop up radio station, which is broadcasting from St Patrick’s Mental Health Services. The aim of the radio station is to raise €10,000 to help young Irish people with their mental health. WIMS Radio is hoping to encourage

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