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Dalkey Parish Outreach

An initiative of Dalkey Parish Council, in the Parish of Dalkey, Co Dublin, Ireland.

Dalkey Parish Outreach was set up in 1999 to provide support for two Dalkey priests, Fr Paul and Fr Alan, working in Kitui, Kenya, and in Teresina, Brazil, respectively.

Up to September 2007, over €63,000 has been raised to support Fr. Paul and Fr. Alan.

You are most welcome to come to our coffee mornings in Our Lady's Hall, Castle St., Dalkey, Co Dublin, on the last Sunday of every month (except July and August) from 10:30 am to 1:30 pm. If you cannot come to these coffee mornings, contact us by e-mail at the address below. If you have any comments, please let us know.   

Contact Information:

Terry Dunne: terencedunne@eircom.net

Clare Byrne: thebyrnes@hotmail.com

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Postal address

Our Lady's Hall, Castle Street, CompanyAddress

 

Food security map of Kenya and surrounding regions

Coffee Mornings

Held on the last Sunday of every month (except July and August) from 10:30 am to 1:30 pm approximately. An opportunity for a chat, and to get up to date on the activities  in Kenya and Brazil respectively.
We would like to thank all those who have contributed so generously to Dalkey Outreach over the past number of years.We are currently receiving an average of approximately €1000 per month (no activity in July and August each year). In general the bulk of donations has been reserved for specific  projects, of which the majority are in Kitui. Examples of these are identified separately below. The remaining monthly donations are divided between the parish of Zombe in Kitui Diocese, and the Redemptorist Community of Teresina, where Fr. Alan Glynn is ministering.
Supporters young and old enjoy a cuppa 
Dalkey Community Centre, Our Lady's Hall, Castle Street, Dalkey  
  Posters outside the Church advertise the event
Dalkey Parish Outreach
Dalkey Parish Outreach has been supporting  Kitui since 1999, and has raised approximately €50,000 for Kitui to date. These are just a few of the results achieved  with funds raised by the monthly coffee morning in Our Lady's Hall, Dalkey :
 

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Provision of a Shallow Well to supply water to the Mission Compound and to the attached Polytechnic

Supply of sewing machines and a knitting machine for the Polytechnic

Supply of all materials to set up the Polytechnic including such items as bicycles

Construction of a second classroom for the Polytechnic

Sponsoring student's fees for students with difficult family circumstances

Funding the construction of an additional water storage tank for the Polytechnic

Sponsoring of two children through the rehabilitation programme in St. John Eudes Rehabilitation Centre for Street Children.

 

Supporting Projects in Brazil and Kenya

Dalkey Parish Outreach- Funds Raised to July 2006

Time Period

Total

Yearly Total

Cumulative Total

For Kitui For Brazil

Year 1

Sept 2000-June 2001

€1490.90

€1490.90

€1490.90

€745 €745

Year 2

Sept 2001-June 2002

€3037.20

 

 

€1519 €1519

 

May 2002 Anonymous Donation for Kenya

€5000

€8037.20

 

€5000  

Year 3

Sept 2002- June 2003

€5475.66

 

€9528.10

€2738 €2738

 

Dalkey Credit Union Ltd (Dec 2002)

€1000

 

 

€500 €500

 

Dalkey Ladies Club (June 2003)

€2750

€9,225.66

€18,753.76

€1375 €1375

Year 4

Sept 2003-June 2004

€7462.33

 

 

€3731 €3731

 

Dalkey Credit Union Ltd (Dec 2003)

€1000

 

 

€500 €500

 

Dalkey Ladies Club (May 2003)

€2650

 

 

€1325 €1325

 

Garden Event (July 2004)

€320

€11,432.33

€30,186.09

€160 €160

Year 5

Sept 2004-June 2005

€7874.50

 

 

€3937 €3937

 

Dalkey Credit Union Ltd (Dec 2004)

€1000

 

€39060.59

€500 €500

Year 6

Sept 2005-June 2006

€9567.42

 

 

€4784 €4784

 

Dalkey Credit Union Ltd (Dec 2005)

€1000

 

 

€500 €500

 

Sept 2005- Anonymous Donation for Kenya

€3500

 

 

€3500  

 

Anonymous- April 2006

€500

 

Total €53,628.01

€250 €250