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Christmas crafts

Our gardening and knitting ladies are still working away. Here are some festive decorations, laced with holly and snow, made by Ellen and Lily.  They're so real that robins perched on them.  Patricia also made a beautiful Christmas doll on a stand, pictured here. 

Last Tuesday our knitting and gardening group made wreaths and other decorations with Andrew, our new community gardener.  They were brilliant.  We look forward to many more gardening and knitting sessions in 2022. 

Santy visit

Santy and his helper elves whizzed over  North Wall last week and dropped into Little Treasures Community Crèche on Thursday.  The children were thrilled to see him. Santy sat patiently his grotto, asking the children if they'd been good and distributing some early Christmas presents.  He even chatted to older people and wished them all a Happy Christmas. Everyone had a great time. 

A big thank you to Santy for being so kind.  Also to the construction company Sisk for gifting some great educational toys to the children. Here's one of them:  

Well done Amy!

Congratulations to our colleague Amy Teeling who graduated today with a BA (Honours) in Early Childhood Education and Care from the National College of Ireland. 

Well done Amy, what a great achievement!

Street Kings match

Some highlights from a football match between An Garda Sίochάna and the Street Kings from Sheriff Street on 14th October.  Great match, but sadly no spectators yet.

The friendly was in Tolka Park. The Street Kings are managed by Alan McCarthy, our community sports officer at North Wall CDP.

Alan also togged out on the night. He's pictured left below. Well done lads!

The Big Scream !!!

It's that spooky time of year again.  The NEIC and our local communities have organized loads of Hallow'een events for the little ones, and not-so-little.  Here's the info on the Sunday events planned for the night of Hallow'een.  You'll find lots more Friday and weekend events on Check them out, if you dare.... 

Community fundraiser

October is a month when we support those living with cancer.  This year NWCDP held a raffle, a pyjama day and other events to back a member of our own community. Here Lisa (left) and Tina (right)  announce a raffle winner in our draw.  We raised €1,900 in all. 

A big thank you to everyone who donated prizes, bought raffle tickets and organised these events.   We really appreciate your support. 

Christmas cheer!

Our Knitting Club ladies are as busy as ever!  Lily (left) and Patricia (right) have made beautiful dolls for the Christmas crib in St. Laurence O'Toole church, North Wall parish, and for home decorations.  Lots of sweet details, too.  The dolls have little noses, cloaks, belts, scarves - one with a white snowball attached. The carol singers even have a hymn book!  

Our thanks to Dublin City Community Co-op for the wool. And to Lily, Patricia and all our Knitting Club members for their work. 

Poetry session at NWCDP

On Friday, our GoDigital! ladies put down their knitting needles and tried creative writing instead.  They were taking part in Poetry Town, a nationwide festival that took place  from 10th to 18th September.  Poet Laureate Rachel Hegarty did a great job leading the group.   The ladies took to it quickly -- a chance to meet new people, as Ellen said, and put memories and thoughts on paper.  We can't wait to see the result.  The event was sponsored by Poetry Ireland.  Many thanks to Rachel and the festival organisers.