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VLM will be at the 50 Plus Expo!

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VLM will be at the National 50 Plus Expo in the RDS, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4 on October 20th, 21st and 22nd next.  Please come along to meet us there to talk about potential volunteering options. Hear from returned volunteers and find a placement that could suit you, your skills, interests and ability to travel.  VLM tailor-makes […]

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VLM ANNUAL QUIZ 2017

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** Test Your Knowledge and Support VLM**  Join us in The Church Cafe Bar (http://www.thechurch.ie/) , Jervis Street Dublin 1 on Thursday, February 2nd at 7:30pm. VLM’s annual Table Quiz has been gathering momentum! Why not challenge your colleagues or friends to a trivia night? There will be questions to suit everyone, spot prizes for […]

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Sorcha Galvin’s Time as a VLM Volunteer

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Sorcha Galvin, from Moate, Co. Westmeath, is a student at DIT who volunteered with VLM in Alemachen, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia last June.  “In this life, we cannot always do great things, but we can do small things with great love”- Mother Theresa. VLM’s moto is to “do one thing, do something.” Ethiopia has previously been […]

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Sarah Murphy’s memories of Ethiopia

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Sarah Murphy took a career break from her work in the accounts and finance sector to spend six months in Ethiopia with VLM. Here are some of her memories from her time there. ‘Those first few minutes driving down Bole road are tinted brown like an old film flicking, passing underneath palm trees lining the […]

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Volunteer with VLM in Burkina Faso

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Vincentian Lay Missionaries (VLM) seeks a volunteer for a placement in Nouna, western Burkina Faso (up to 3 months). The placement is facilitated through our partners in the field, the Daughters of Charity, with OCADES (Caritas) Burkina Faso. The main focus of this placement will be in the areas of community development and sustainable livelihoods. […]

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Congrats to Our Raffle Winners!

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Well done to our supporters who had a lucky start to 2016! 1st Prize: Apple iPad Air2 – Yvonne McMahon 2nd Prize: Ted Baker Wrist Watch – Eileen Langan 3rd Prize: Artisan Irish Food Hamper – Kirsten Mahon Well done to Andrew Cunningham, 2nd Year St. Vincent’s Castleknock College, who won a giant Toblerone for selling […]

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New Year Greetings From Ethiopia

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“Dear VLM Volunteers, This brings my New Year greetings to you, our VLM volunteers.   As always, each one of you have been so generous in giving your precious time and sharing your skills in our projects, as well as continuing to support us in the back ground from Ireland.  We have been blessed to have such a good people […]