Baile as Baile – Home Away from Home


This initiative of the Irish Support Agency (formerly the Irish Welfare Bureau) was established to provide activities to counteract social isolation and loneliness over the Christmas/New Year period; a total of 65 events ranging from trivia nights, yoga, walks and cultural activities were held through December and January and were very well patronised.

GIFCC offered a tour of the Hyde Park Barracks Museum and the Irish Famine Memorial. This took place on January 17th and was attended by members of the Irish community and friends of the GIFCC. Trish Power and Eva Moffat hosted the event. Afterwards, some of the group enjoyed a picnic lunch in the Domain.