Institute of Hospitality Bi-Annual Conference

“Hospitality with Hope and Courage”

Thursday 23 October 2014 
9.00am - 4.30pm

Main Hall, Saint John of God Hospital - Stillorgan

 €60 (includes Lunch & Tea/Coffee)


Dr. Anne Thurston
"Risking Hospitality: Practices and Patterns in Scripture Sacred and Secular"

Fr. Liam Lawton
"Beyond the Borders of the Heart - The Charity of Compassion"

Baroness Nuala O’Loan
"Complete Simplicity: Hospitality, Hope and Courage"

Fr. Robert Whiteside
"Approaches and Attitudes That Could Be Helpful"

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Contact Wheran Kee for more details.

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Tel: 01 533 3339 Mob: 087 742 6595  Fax: 01 288 7527

Saint Joseph’s Centre is hosting a Public Lecture Series entitled “Dementia Matters” in October. It will be held over 3 Wednesdays - October 8th, 15th and 22nd.

Admission is free and early attendance is advised.

Venue: Saint Joseph's Centre, Crinken Lane, Shankill, Co. Dublin

Time: 7.30 - 9.00 pm


October 8th – Dementia and the Family
Dr Ruth Loane, Saint John of God Hospital

October 15th – Decision Making: Planning Ahead
Patricia T Rickard, Solicitor and former Commissioner of the Law Reform Commission

October 22nd – Navigating the Maze: Supports and Services following a Diagnosis of Dementia
Matthew Gibb, Senior Social Worker, Memory Clinic / Dementia Services Information and Development Centre, St James’s Hospital.

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Our Link2Me Group whose website project was selected from 300 international entries for a LinkedIn For Good Grant

Back row: Sarah Hynes, David Dean, Pat Needham, Thomas Arthurs, Sarah Gavra Boland and Carmel Lynch  Front row: Barry Cryan and Brian Burnette

Congratulations to our Link2Me Group at Saint John of God Menni Services who are recent winners in the International LinkedIn for Good Innovation Award. The group members are actively looking for employment and entered their Accessible Website project Link2Me for the Award.

Link2me aims to become a "go to site" for all things Supported Employment and empower individuals and job coaches to market their skills to potential employers. This service is open to anyone who wishes to join through our sign up page.  Individuals are supported to manage their own content and members' area where they share life skills learning resources through photo and video content.  

Eoin Mooney, Programme Manager at Menni Services, says: "The backing from the LinkedIn Corporation is a great achievement and the company have commented to actively endorse Link2me members on their own LinkedIn site."

Thanks to everyone who joined us for our evening of music in memory of our Ebola heroes featuring the Saint John of God Choir, friends and guest soloists.

A CD featuring a specially composed song by Sister Marie Dunne CHF sung by Fr. Marino Nguekam CSSp is now available at €5.00.

For copies, contact:
Sister Marie on 087 237 0221 / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Udate on Ebola Crisis in West Africa


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