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‘Oh we do like to be beside the seaside …..’

Once described as ‘Artificial Sunshine’, the illuminations have been a major part of Blackpool’s attraction since 1879 and have been a guiding light for visitors to the resort ever since. We are planning to visit Blackpool on Wednesday 28th October 2015.

‘Leeds Irish Health & Homes wins bid to be part of the NHS ‘Social Prescribing’ Service to Improve Local Health.

Individuals in South and East Leeds are to benefit from a new NHS ‘social prescribing’ service to act as a single point of access to a wide range community groups and activity in an easy, accessible way which aims to reduce social isolation and improve health and wellbeing and Leeds Irish Health & Homes are delighted to be announce our involvement in delivering our service to many more people in these communities.

Irish Government Notice: Commission of Investigation (Mother & Baby Homes & Certain Related Matters) 2015

The Irish Government, as part of coming to terms with the past, has established a Commission to investigate Mother and Baby Homes and a number of County Homes in Ireland between 1922 -1998. The Commission established a confidential Committee to provide a forum for people who were resident as a mother or as a child , or who worked in the institutions to tell their story of their experience. This can be done in writing or over the phone. If you need help to give your story , or would like more detail, please contact Leeds Irish Health and Homes on 0113 2625614.

Traditional Flute Music from East Galway

Sean Moloney is a flute player, teacher and composer from County Galway, Ireland. He comes from a long line of traditional flute players going back five generations and is one of the few remaining exponents of the Ballinakill East Galway


Housing is important, yet you do more then that you give people like me and Paddy a chance to do something without feeling like we will be judged. A community that Leeds Irish Health and Homes have set up and run touches individuals.

Brian Clark


Thanks for everything that you and Leeds Irish Health and Homes have done for me – it’s been a genuinely life changing experience! Everyone has been so warm and kind, and I’ve always felt very valued. I’d recommend volunteering with you to anyone, and particularly people who have been jaded by their day jobs!

Anna Walsh