Social Enterprise Award from Dublin City!

Mendicity has been awarded with a Social Enterprise award from Dublin City! Not only that, but Mendicity’s service users were the ones to craft the beautiful plaques  that were presented to all awarded parties! Check out the video and photos from event below! @LEODublinCity @innercityenterprise ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]

Mendicity Christmas Market!

If you’re looking for a unique and heartwarming gift inspiration, visit the Mendicity Christmas Market!!! Sunday December 10th 11 am – 7 pm @ 9 Island Street, Dublin 8 Dublin’s homeless have been making amazing products all year long just for you!! All the money we raise will be used for much needed frontline services!…

Non-Executive Director Placement at Mendicity

Job Title: Non-Executive Director, Board of Directors, The Mendicity Institution Accountable to: The Chairperson, Board of Directors, The Mendicity Institution Status: Voluntary Role, 3 Year Term   Purpose of Role: The Mendicity Institution has been challenging homelessness in Dublin since 1818. As the organisation moves towards celebrating its 200th anniversary, the Board of Directors wishes…

MAP public session in the Mendicity this Wednesday

As part of our successful Migrant Access Programme, we are hosting a Public Information Session this Wednesday, 11th of October in Mendicity Institution. Migrant Access Programme, aims to support unemployed migrants to access job opportunities in Ireland. The Information Session will cover the following: – CV templates and interview skills. – Employment rights and entitlements. – Qualification…

Heritage Week event at Mendicity

  On the 25th August we hosted Heritage Week event, entitled ‘The Mendicity Institution, 199 Years – The Story So Far’. Our Manager, Charles Richards gave an informative talk highlighting the period from its foundation in 1818 until the enactment of the Poor Law in 1840 which was its heyday. Actors from Leeson Park Player…

Our New and Improved Website

Thank you for your patience while the website was down under construction and now everyone can enjoy a pleasant design and a more simplistic navigation of the website. Feel free to roam around our new and improved website and let us know what you think about the new and improved website down in the comments!…

Media About Us

Online articles about Mendicity Institution and its history: RTE: ‘Sites of 1916: Mendicity Institution‘ The Irish Times: ‘Rising debt – An Irishman’s Diary about the Mendicity Institution‘ Royal Dublin Fusiliers: ‘Mendicity Institute – Rebel against Dublins Fusiliers‘ Better Together Campaign: ‘Mendicity Institution – Since 1818‘ Irish History Online: ‘Heuston’s Fort – The Battle for the…

Lord Mayor Launches New Workshop

On Monday, the 15th May at 3.00pm, Lord Mayor of Dublin Brendan Carr visited The Mendicity Institution, Dublin’s oldest working charity, to open their new Workshop building.    Founded in 1818, The Mendicity Institution, based in Island Street, Dublin 8, has a long-standing tradition of empowering Dublin’s homeless to access employment. The Workshop Programme provides a…