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-  Mendicity strives to make a difference to those most in need  -


The Mendicity Institution ("The Mendo") is Dublin's second oldest charity, established in 1818.  During its life-span, it has always worked towards the relief of poverty in the city and continues today as a food centre providing free meals daily, including Sunday brunch.

All meals are provided FREE of charge - no questions asked.

In association with the Robert Emmett Community Development Project we provide meals for their after schools homework club.

There are internet facilities available on site for our service users between 10:45 and 11:45 each morning.

The charity operates on a voluntary basis.

Breakfast (except Saturday & Sunday)

Lunch (Monday to Friday)

Brunch (Saturday & Sunday)

Soup & Sandwiches (Sunday - in November, December, January only)

9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

10:20 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

2:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.


Mendicity Institution - Dining area

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Mendicity icon logo  The Mendicity Institution Trust        Location  9 Island Street, Dublin 8        Telephone  01 677 3308 / 087 662 0374        E-mail        Reg. Charity No.  Reg. CHY No. 834