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Quaker Discussion Weekend
Waterford 28th-30th October 2011
Let your Life Speak Adventurously - Friends and attenders are warmly invited to explore the idea of 'living adventurously' in their own lives over a residential weekend at Newtown School, Waterford. The booking form
and further information
is available on the Quakers-in-Ireland Website.
Worship on the Air
Ballitore Meeting For Worship on RTE Radio
Meeting for Worship at Ballitore Preparative Meeting will be broadcast on RTE Radio as part of the 'Act of Worship' series on the last Sunday in October. Further details will be available in the News and Events
section of the website as soon as they become available.
The Friendly Word
September-October 2011 Edition Now Available
The current edition of the Friendly Word magazine is now available. Articles include a report of South Belfast and Ulster Quarterly Meetings' visit to Swarthmoor Hall and a review of 'Chocolate Wars' by Deborah Cadbury. Read more
Quaker Youth in Ireland Yearly Meeting 2011
An Article By Carolyn McMullan
A report by Carolyn McMullan, Ireland Yearly Meeting Youth Coordinator on youth activities in 2011. The full text of this article from The Friendly Word
is now available on the Quakers-in- Ireland Website.
Enniscorthy Friends Launch New Website
Michael Martin at Enniscorthy Preparative Meeting has produced a new website for Friends in Wexford
. The site has details of meetings for worship and outreach to local community groups - as well as some interesting pictures of historic Friends' meeting houses and burial grounds in County Wexford. There is a photo-blog on the restoration of Enniscorthy meeting's 100 year old 'American' organ.
Open Day in Temple Bar
Eustace Street, 10am-4pm Saturday 15th October
Inner city Quakers in Dublin are opening the meeting house to the public on Saturday 15th October between 10am and 4pm. Come and watch their homemade video about Eustace Street Friends!
Courses for Clerks in Ireland
The group set up by Yearly Meeting’s Committee has been working with Woodbrooke Quaker Study Centre in Birmingham to arrange training in Quaker roles. The first round of these events for the support of clerks, will begin in October 2011. More information about courses for clerks
Ireland Yearly Meeting 2012
The next Ireland Yearly Meeting will be held from Thursday 12th April to Sunday 15th April 2012. The venue for the first time ever will be Quaker House Dublin. Read more
about Ireland Yearly Meeting 2012.
Leinster Quarterly Meeting November 2011
Leinster Quarterly Meeting will take place in Dublin on 20th November 2011. Details of the venue and programme for the day will be available shortly on the website.