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From Luxembourg to Lordship

From Luxembourg to Lordship


Posted on Dec 31, 2017

From Luxembourg to Lordship we have gone international thanks to local woman Olive Cluskey Deasy originally from Castlebellingham, Co Louth.  Olive is a member of the Ireland stand, Luxembourg International Bazar where every December volunteers work for charitable causes.  In 2017, the Ireland stand in Luxembourg chose the Maria Goretti Foundation as its charity.  By selling Irish coffee, woollens and smoked salmon the Irish...

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Great News – We won…. It is with great pride I can announce that the Maria Goretti Foundation was the overall national winner in the ‘Community Reaching Out’ category at the recent Pride of Place Awards held in Letterkenny at the start of December. We are delighted to accept this award on behalf of, and in honour of the community who have showered us with support since we first opened our doors in 2014. We are also blessed to...

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We would like to give a special word of thanks to Cathedral Financial Consultants Limited, Dundalk, Co Louth. We will be beach ready for next year, thanks to their kind donation of a floating beach wheelchair. This will mean we will be able to take our wheelchair users to the beach and even let them have a swim, this wouldn’t be possible without this piece of equipment. Now all we need is the sun to shine next summer!!! Cathedral...

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We are delighted to announce that Fitzpatricks Bar & Restaurant Scarefest held in October 2017 raised an amazing €7,100.00 for our respite centre. We were one of two lucky charities to benefit from their fundraising event. In total over the last four years we have received over €50,000 from this event. Along with the monetary value this event helps create a lot of awareness about our relatively new charity. To everyone who helped...

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Our sensory garden is now opened about a month and it is safe to say that the kids are having a ball when they come to stay. Here are some of the photos taken from the 15th August 2017. We have so many people we need to thank but in particular the Mace Group for picking our charity for this year. Without the hard work of them and their sub contractors we wouldn’t have got our sensory garden completed in just three months. To all the...

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