2o18 in 2×18 ATD events!

Take time to re-discover the year 2018 of ATD Ireland in 2×18=36 events! Event 1 – French "Galettes des Rois" to start the year 2018 together! Event 2 – President Michael D Higgins received "If Only You Knew". Event 3 - Launch of www.ihaveadream.ie on MLK Day (US bank holiday in January each year). Event 4 – ATD Ireland took part in an ATD European meeting about Youth Projects. Event 5 – First "Ireland, I have a Dream" workshop with "Fighting Words". Event 6 – Launch of the "Your Rights Are Written in Stone" project on UN World Day of Social…

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Thank you to all the supporters who took part in our 2018 Christmas Raffle!

The ATD Christmas Raffle is over! For every €5 donated from 24th November and before the 25th December 2018 supporters of ATD secured for them selves one entry ticket in the raffle! We collected €2515 and 503 tickets were given out! THANK YOU FOR ALL YOUR GIFTS! The winners of the 10 prizes have been informed! The lucky numbers are: 1st Prize - 281 - 2nd Prize - 131 - 3rd Prize - 4 - 4th Prize - 9 - 5th Prize - 195 - 6th Prize - 398 - 7th Prize - 91 - 8th Prize - 447 - 9th…

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Ireland marked the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights!

#UDHR70 - Discover of 15 events or series of events marking the Human Rights Day 2018 in Ireland! From 23rd November to 18th December! 2018 was a very special year to mark the 70th anniversary of the adoption by the United Nations of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR)! It was the year when the world also celebrated the legacy of four major Human Rights activists and key figures of the second half of the 20th century: Nelson Mandela (#Mandela100), Martin Luther King (#MLK50), Mahatma Gandhi (#Gandhi150) and Joseph Wresinski (#30). For Ireland it is also a time to remember…

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