Month: March 2020

15 minute crafts xxx

The Education Department at Saint Patrick’s Cathedral is running 15 minute craft activities online to do with your families during the lockdown. We hope you enjoy them and look forward to seeing you (in person) again soon! St Patrick Coloring Sheets Recreate our beautiful west window depicting 39 episodes in the life of Ireland’s patron saint…. Read more »

Covid-19 Community Supports: Homelessness xxx

DUBLIN REGIONAL HOMELESS EXECUTIVE have a list of resources at COVID-19 Testing for people who are in homeless hostels is conducted by Safetynet Primary Care ICHH (Inner City Helping Homeless) is another organisation that the Cathedral Community Fund has supported and can be contacted on Their operations are still underway supporting the rough sleepers and hungry.

Covid-19 Community Supports: Home and Personal Safety xxx

Domestic Violence If anyone is experiencing domestic abuse of any nature they can call Gardaí on 999 /112. It is important to note that the courts are still hearing cases related to safety orders, barring orders and similar safety related cases.  To learn more about the process see Still Here: The Department of Justice has launched… Read more »

Covid-19 Community Supports: Older Citizens xxx

Dublin City Council has announced a new partnership with ALONE to provide support and assistance to older people during the COVID-19 pandemic. They are working together on 1. Food deliveries. 2. Medication deliveries from pharmacies. 3. Solid fuel deliveries. 4. Befriending service providing companionship to older people who would like extra social contact through a… Read more »

Covid-19 Community Supports: Supports for Organisations, Community, and Voluntary Groups xxx

The Wheel On Friday evening 27 March 2020, An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar announced COVID-19 Community Outreach (CCO), which will be coordinated by The Wheel and Irish Rural Link, and funded by the Department of Rural and Community Development.  CCO will link and support the work of community and voluntary organisations across Ireland who are responding to meet the needs… Read more »

Covid-19 Community Supports: Family Supports xxx

Barnardos have just launched a dedicated telephone and email support service to provide advice to parents on a wide range of issues that may have come up during this time. If you or someone you know needs extra parental support they are there to help. This service will be staffed by Barnardos project workers who… Read more »

Covid-19 Community Supports: Health and Wellbeing xxx

Mental Health Ireland recently shared five simple actions we can all take to protect our mental health and maintain positive wellbeing during uncertain and challenging times. The Five Ways to Wellbeing are used all over the world to help people take positive action to improve their wellbeing. These are simple and practical steps that we can take every… Read more »

Covid-19 Community Supports: Food xxx

Community Gardaí Supporting the most vulnerable in Ireland Takeaway food delivery services are available but if you are in a high risk category, or know someone who is, there are supports available in the community to aid you in these challenging times.  Please contact your local Garda Station and ask for the Community Garda Support… Read more »

Saint Patrick Stained Glass Colouring Book xxx

Among the many highlights of the Cathedral is the west window, which shows the life of Saint Patrick in 39 images. It starts in the bottom left corner when he was captured as a slave and then brought to Ireland to work as shepherd. On the right hand side he escapes from captivity and returns… Read more »