Junk Couture in Kilkenny

PHOTO Vicky Comerford PHOTO Vicky Comerford PHOTO Vicky Comerford PHOTO Vicky Comerford PHOTO Vicky Comerford PHOTO Vicky Comerford PHOTO Vicky Comerford PHOTO Vicky Comerford PHOTO Vicky Comerford PHOTO Vicky Comerford Kilmaganny Village Hall was transformed into a catwalk on March 21st for ‘Junk Couture’, the L’Arche Kilkenny Fashion Show. The theme was confectionary and everyone […]

Living Lent in L’Arche!

“Self-rejection is the greatest enemy of the spiritual life because it contradicts the sacred voice that calls us the Beloved.” Henri Nouwen. Lent is traditionally a time where we ‘give up something’ we enjoy. Most of us remember giving up sweets and chocolates as children- Over the last few years it has become more popular […]

A parting message from Mairead

I will finish as CEO of L’Arche Ireland in January 2024. It has been a great privilege to be the leader of L’Arche since November 2014. I would like to thank the board and all those who worked with me and supported me over this time. We have a great team in L’Arche in the […]

Diversity award for L’Arche

Great news today for L’Arche as we received a Bronze award in Diversity.  To achieve this award three staff members participated in Diversity and equality training over a number of months. A huge thank you to Marie from our Kilkenny Community and to Anne and Nurcan from our Cork Community, without their commitment it would […]

Tesco Community Fund

Tesco community fund

Great News for L’Arche Dublin as we are one of the chosen Charities for the Tesco Community fund in the Kilbarrack store for the next 12 weeks. Please support us by dropping into store and dropping the blue tokens into the L’Arche slot! In other news!

Pocket Forests update

Ongoing growth of our ‘Pocket Forest’ Pocket Forests returned to L’Arche Dublin on Feb 3rd to complete the second stage of the process with Ashe, Catherine and Amy doing some stellar work. With one of Core Members, Paddy helping them (see pic), they planted native Irish trees and shrubs and with Spring on its way, […]

Statement of L’Arche Ireland

Statement of L’Arche Ireland on publication of the report of the Study Commission On 30 January 2023, the members of the Study Commission – set up in November 2020 by L’Arche International – published their report. This document of more than 900 pages confirms, among other things, what L’Arche made public in February 2020 (at […]

Sara Kyne Art Exhibition

Featuring L’Arche Kilkenny Community Jan 14th — Feb 10th People for Others, an exhibition which pays tribute to many well-known personalities who help those in need, is running over the next month in McDonagh Junction Kilkenny. The works by artist Sara Kyne are of 24 heroic people that she has come across in recent years, […]