ALONE – Show An Older Person You Care This Christmas

ALONE, the charity that supports older people to age at home, is asking members of the public to reach out to the older members of their community this Christmas and offer support to those who may be lonely or isolated.   Sean Moynihan, CEO of ALONE commented, “No one should feel alone at Christmas, however, […]

Irish Ferries Advises Early Booking For Holiday Sailings

 Irish Ferries is reminding passengers intending to travel over the Christmas and New Year holiday period that they should book early in order to secure their preferred sailings.   Pointing to the fact that Christmas is normally the busiest time of year, their head of passenger sales, Dermot Merrigan said: “Many of our customers choose […]

Childline Volunteers Will Answer Over 1,100 Calls On Christmas Day

Last Christmas day, Childline received 1,176 calls from children in distress. Children scared, neglected, sad, or lonely. Christmas day is just another day for so many children all over Ireland, which is why we’re here for children all day, every day. Every year, the incredible Childline volunteers give up their Christmas. They sacrifice their time […]

Share your presence this Christmas – ALONE highlight isolation and loneliness this holiday season

ALONE, the charity that supports older people to age at home, is asking everyone to share the Christmas presence byreaching out to older members of their community who may be isolated or lonely this holiday season.   Sean Moynihan, CEO of ALONE commented, “We find that calls for support dramatically increase over the winter period […]

Christmas Shopping Guide to O’Connell St

Info Shopping centres in the Henry St/ O’Connell St area include Arnott’s, Ilac SC and Jervis SC. Arnott’s opening hours vary throughout the Christmas period and are available here. The Ilac SC opens Monday to Thursday from 9am to 9am, on Fridays from 8am to 8pm, on Saturdays between 9am and 8pm and on Sundays […]

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Pieta House calls on people to look out for each other after Christmas

Suicide and self-harm charity Pieta House has called on people to be mindful of each other as we make the sometimes difficult transition from Christmas into January and the New Year. This comes as the charity reports a massive increase in calls for its services in January every year.       “Christmas is a […]

Cook your Christmas dinner like an AA award-winning chef

Words by Peter Byrne, Chef de Cuisine, Sika Restaurant at Powerscourt Hotel Resort & Spa When it comes to your Christmas dinner, preparation is key. Here are my top tips for achieving the perfect festive family feast: Turkey For the best flavour, choose a bronze turkey and prepare a few days in advance. Don’t forget […]

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Cook our Christmas ham and WIN a €250 AA Hotel Voucher!

We have teamed up with our AA Hotel of the Year 2015-2016 winner, Powerscourt Hotel Resort and Spa, so you can achieve the perfect ham that is sure to satisfy the fussiest of eaters this festive season. And that’s not all – we’re also giving away a €250 AA Hotel Voucher to those who attempt […]

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Jedward to donate Christmas sales of single Leave A Mark to ALONE

ALONE, the charity that supports older people in need to age at home, are delighted to announce that pop duo Jedward will be donating all Christmas sales from their single Leave A Mark to assist ALONE’s work with older persons. Jedward, ALONE’s Christmas Ambassadors commented, “We really support the important work that ALONE does, so […]

The AA Roadwatch Christmas Shopping Guide to Dublin

With just over three weeks to go, the Christmas countdown is on and the shopping rush is well and truly underway. Shoppers across the country will flock to the major retail centres over the next couple of weeks and the hassle that sometimes comes with Christmas shopping can turn even the jolliest of elves into […]

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