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IQFA sale ~ Rathfarnham, 2nd December

The annual Irish Quaker Faith in Action sale will take place in Rathfarnham Meeting House, 62 Crannagh Road, Dublin 14 on Saturday 2nd December from 12:00 to 15:00. All welcome!

Stalls will include antiques and collectibles, cakes and savouries, Christmas gifts, potted plants, books, DVDs, CDs and children’s toys. Tea, coffee, soup and home-made treats will be served in the café and a kids’ fun zone will include face-painting, magic shows and gingerbread people decorating.

Entrance charge: adults €2.50, children 50c.

All proceeds will go to Irish Quaker Faith in Action, which supports a variety of projects, including food relief in Zimbabwe, a maternity centre in Nicaragua, medical supplies for Georgia, trauma rehabilitation work with children in Gaza and the Peter McVerry Trust.

Hope to see you there!

Irish Quakers to feature on ‘Songs of Praise’ – 22nd October

Quakers will feature on Songs of Praise due to be broadcast on BBC1 at 16:15 on 22nd October.

The programme will come from Dungannon, Co Tyrone, from where music and inspirational stories from across Ireland will be introduced.

Included will be a piece about the Irish Famine and how a small group of Quakers launched an enormous relief effort.

Don’t worry if you miss it; you’ll be able to watch it back here.