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Mendicity Christmas Market 2018

Mendicity Christmas Market 2018

Join us on Sunday the 9th of December between for our annual Christmas Market, which will take place here at 9 Island Street. We will be selling handmade gifts and crafts, made by Dublin’s homeless. All proceeds will be reinvested in the Mendicity Workshop Scheme. Open from 11 am – 7 pm Sunday 9th December Here’s a sample of some of the handmade items that you can buy at our Christmas market Many of our wooden products such as our…

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Culture Night at Mendicity

Culture Night at Mendicity

Join us on Friday the 21st for Culture Night. Visit our food centre where we’ll be replicating a 19th century Mendicity meal. Walk through our workshop where we’ll be displaying and selling our handmade crafts.

Mendicity 200: An Exhibition

Mendicity 200: An Exhibition

Mendicity 200: An Exhibition to mark 200 years of the Mendicity Institution and it’s involvement in historical events and periods since it’s establishment in 1818. The exhibition will focus on topics such as the conditions in the Mendicity in the nineteenth century, the Famine, Irish emigration and the Institution’s involvement in 1916, amongst other things. It will run from the 3rd – 29th of September in the Pearse Street Library and is free of charge. The exhibition will launch on…

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Social Enterprise Award from Dublin City!

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!

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! Share the news with your friends!!

Non-Executive Director Placement at Mendicity

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 to appoint a number of non-executive directors to lead the strategic development of one of Dublin’s oldest charities.   The Mendicity Institution is seeking to…

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MAP public session in the Mendicity this Wednesday

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 recognition. – Training and volunteer experience. – Employment supports and services available. Date: Wednesday, 11th of October Registration: 1pm to 2pm Public session: 2pm to…

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Heritage Week event at Mendicity

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 performed readings of poetry and personal testimonies dramatizing episodes in our history. ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]