Crumlin Children’s Hospital Dublin

Fund Raising for Crumlin Children’s Hospital

Fund Raising

Crumlin Children’s Hospital Dublin

Crumlin Hospital has been a part of our lives since Padraig was 5 days old, and recently Padraig had his last day in the hospital, and will now move on to St. James, he is very lucky his two main doctors also work in St James and it will be a clean transfer and he already has new appointments there.  As with any hospital experience there have been ups and downs, but overall Padraig’s story has been a very fortunate one, not all children with his condition are as lucky.  Crumlin Hospital and its staff have been more than good to Padraig and have always been interested not just in his physical well being but in his mental well being.  We will miss all the staff at the hospital, in particular Mr Brosnahan, Dr Watson and Eddette O’Dea.

Padraig’s life at Crumlin hospital took a different form for Aoife, she began funding raising for Crumlin in 5th class when she gave half her confirmation money and also fund raised at the school with Coppers for Crumlin and she gave the money to the hospital to buy Christmas presents for children who weren’t going to get home for Christmas.  For her second fund raising she worked with the play assistant in the oncology ward to buy items they needed for the play room.  On Padraig’s last day in Crumlin she donated €2,000 to the Dermatology ward which will go towards a mobile scanner unit. Thank you to everyone who supported her with her fund raisers over the last 8 years.

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The Old Rectory Self Catering – Disabled Friendly

Disabled Friendly Apartments

The Old REctory Self Catering apartments offer disabled friendly bathrooms.

Disabled Friendly Bathroom

Five years ago we converted the Courtyard buildings into 4* rated apartments.  The two ground floor apartments have disabled friendly bathrooms.  As the daughter of someone who has a Mother with mobility difficulties and who uses both a walker and wheelchair I know it isn’t easy to find somewhere suitable to stay.  We will do our best to make your stay an enjoyable one.  Get in contact with us if you would like to make a booking either by email or give us a call on 071-9644089, we would be happy to talk to you about your stay with us.

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Quilting Weekend

Patchwork Quilting Weekends

Patchwork Quilting Weekend Leitrim

Quilting at The Old Rectory Country House Leitrim

If you love sewing, a quilting weekend at The Old Rectory Country House Leitrim is a great way to get away for a weekend – you will be in good company with other like minded sewers.  You will learn new techniques and make new friends.  We run beginner and advanced quilting weekends twice a year in the Spring and Autumn.  If you are a group of sewers and would just like to get away for the weekend and have space to sew and work on your own projects without having to think about meals;  Contact us at The Old Rectory Country House Leitrim for available dates and we would be happy to accommodate your group in our new Marquee with all the space you will need to work on your projects and beautiful views to inspire you.

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Patchwork Quilting Weekends

Beginners Weekend 19th – 21st October

Advanced Quilting Weekend 2nd – 4th November

Advanced Weekend 2nd – 4th November

If you love sewing why not try one of our Patchwork Quilting weekends here at The Old Rectory Country House in beautiful Leitrim.  Meet others who enjoy Quilting and share in the collective knowledge of the group in a relaxed setting, with a lot of laughs along the way.  Enjoy lovely meals and treats through out the day and think of nothing but sewing for the weekend, and nourishing your your creative mind.  For more details email us on or give us a call on 086-335-7263.

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Church Wedding

St’ Catherines Church Fenagh Leitrim

After great community effort St. Catherine’s Church looked beautiful on the day, it has been an incredible transformation over the past two years.  The roof has been fixed, the floors redone, it has been painting and the biggest project the stain glass windows have been taken out and completely releaded and cleaned.  But the greatest part of this transformation is that the church is in use again, beautiful old buildings should be enjoyed by people.  And the events both religious and non bring people to become vested in its continual survival.

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