Garden Party at Áras an Uachtaráin

ATD Ireland was honoured to attend the President's Garden Party in the beautiful setting of  Áras an Uachtaráin on Wednesday the 19th of June, 2019. President Michael D Higgins and Sabina Higgins welcomed the ATD Ireland delegation of Mark Hogan, Juliette Pechenart, Paul Uzell, Olga Lacey, Long Weng and Ciara Margolis.  At this event the Irish president was celebrating asylum seekers and refugees, and honouring those who work to support them - the day before World Refugee Day. This was the third Garden Party of 2019 within a series of summer events hosted annually to commend particular people and organisations who work…

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Farewell Gathering

On Bank Holiday Monday, 3rd June 2019, ATD held an evening party which was open to all in Ozanam House, Dublin 1. The event marked the European Sustainable Development Week and also enabled people to come together and celebrate Pierre and Fabienne Klein’s commitment and work to ATD Ireland during the last 6 years. The evening included a variety of speeches, games, presentations, and farewells. A raffle in aid of ATD was also held, where the 1st prize of a beautiful forest painting done by Fabienne proved very popular - meaning many tickets were sold. A special thank you to those…

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Health Promotion Fair by ICON

“We at All Together in Dignity Ireland aim to promote a sense of community by extending the values of respect, empathy and dignity to all and in particular to those with direct experience of poverty. ATD welcomes everyone. It unites people whatever their origin, social status, culture or beliefs to fight against poverty. In building trust, solidarity and friendship, all have a place to realize their full and best potential. By working together and learning from each other, everyone is free to express themselves without being judged. With this in mind, we strive to create a safe, open and creative environment for…

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Unity in the Community Poland Trip

"Those who do not remember the past are doomed to repeat it" - George Santayana On the 12th of May 2019, the young adults involved in ATD's "Unity in the Community Youth Group", left Dublin alongside several other ATD members, to embark on a life-changing journey of discovery in the form of a fact finding visit to the beautiful country of Poland. It is the ambition of ATD Ireland, along with the UCYG, to improve Irish anti-discrimination laws to make sure all citizens, and especially the most vulnerable in society, are equally protected. While at present there are 9 grounds on…

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