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Siel Bleu Physical Activities

Co. Wicklow
Contact: Head Office
Phone: 01 209 6889

Note:

Siel Bleu holds a range of physical activity sessions which are open for people with dementia and their carers to attend. The cost per session is €5. Siel Bleu also offers one to one classes which can be held in people’s homes at a cost of €30 per session. The class timetable with details of the groups taking place in Wicklow can be viewed at this link http://www.sielbleu.ie/communities/

Wicklow Alzheimer Cafe

Glenview Hotel, Glen of the Downs, Delgany, Co. Wicklow
Contact: Carol de Wilde
This cafe meets on the last Thursday of every month at 2.30-4pm.

Note:

It is free of charge. This is a voluntary joint initiative by St Columcille's Hospital and Community Health in South Dublin and Wicklow.

Bray Support Group, Bray Carers Association

Little Bray Family Resource Centre, Ard Chulainn, Fassaroe, Bray, Co. Wicklow
Contact: Mary Fitzsimons
Manager Call: 086 172 6175
This group meets on the last Wednesday of every month from 11am to 12:30pm

Greystones Dementia Friends

St. Patrick's Parochial Centre, Church Road, Greystones, Co. Wicklow
Contact: Fiona Lang
Manager Call: 086 845 5256
Memory Lane Music meets every Friday 11-12:30pm.

Wicklow Men’s Shed

Co. Wicklow
Contact: Irish Mens Sheds Association
Phone: 01 8916150

Note:

Mens Sheds are in different locations throughout Wicklow. Contact Irish Men's Sheds Association by phone or look for a list on the website.

Wexford Men’s Shed

Co. Wexford
Contact: Irish Mens Sheds Association
Phone: 01 8916150

Note:

Mens Sheds are in different locations throughout Wexford. Contact Irish Men's Sheds Association by phone or look for a list on the website.

Westmeath Men’s Shed

Co. Westmeath
Contact: Irish Mens Sheds Association
Phone: 01 8916150

Note:

Mens Sheds are in different locations throughout Westmeath. Contact Irish Men's Sheds Association by phone or look for a list on the website.

Siel Bleu Physical Activities

Co. Westmeath
Contact: Head Office

Note:

Siel Bleu holds a range of physical activity sessions which are open for people with dementia and their carers to attend. The cost per session is €5. Siel Bleu also offers one to one classes which can be held in people’s homes at a cost of €30 per session. The class timetable with details of the groups taking place in Westmeath can be viewed at this link http://www.sielbleu.ie/communities/

Waterford Men’s Shed

Co. Waterford
Contact: Irish Mens Sheds Association
Phone: 01 8916150

Note:

Mens Sheds are in different locations throughout Waterford. Contact Irish Men's Sheds Association by phone or look for a list on the website.

Siel Bleu Physical Activities

Co. Waterford
Contact: Head Office
Phone: 01 209 6889

Note:

Siel Bleu holds a range of physical activity sessions which are open for people with dementia and their carers to attend. The cost per session is €5. Siel Bleu also offers one to one classes which can be held in people’s homes at a cost of €30 per session. The class timetable with details of the groups taking place in Waterford can be viewed at this link http://www.sielbleu.ie/communities/

South Tipperary Dementia Program

Rosehill, Glenconnor Road, Clonmel, Co. Tipperary
Contact: Peggy or Ann
Manager Call: 087 0550050

Note:

The 5 Step Program and Memory Technology Library is now run by the HSE

Tipperary Men’s Shed

Co. Tipperary
Contact: Irish Mens Sheds Association
Phone:  01 8916150

Note:

Mens Sheds are in different locations throughout Tipperary. Contact Irish Men's Sheds Association by phone or look for a list on the website.

Siel Bleu Physical Activities

Co. Tipperary
Contact: Head Office
Phone: 01 209 6889

Note:

Siel Bleu holds a range of physical activity sessions which are open for people with dementia and their carers to attend. The cost per session is €5. Siel Bleu also offers one to one classes which can be held in people’s homes at a cost of €30 per session. The class timetable with details of the groups taking place in Tipperary can be viewed at this link http://www.sielbleu.ie/communities/

Sligo Men’s Shed

Co. Sligo
Contact: Irish Mens Sheds Association
Phone: 01 8916150

Note:

Mens Sheds are in different locations throughout Sligo. Contact Irish Men's Sheds Association by phone or look for a list on the website.

Siel Bleu Physical Activities

Co. Sligo
Contact: Head Office
Phone: 01 209 6889

Note:

Siel Bleu holds a range of physical activity sessions which are open for people with dementia and their carers to attend. The cost per session is €5. Siel Bleu also offers one to one classes which can be held in people’s homes at a cost of €30 per session. The class timetable with details of the groups taking place in Sligo can be viewed at this link http://www.sielbleu.ie/communities/

Note:

Irish Wheelchair Association National Holiday Centre for people with disabilities. We specialise in disabled holidays and respite care for the disabled.

Men’s Shed

Co. Roscommon
Contact: irish Mens Sheds Association
Phone: 01 891 6150

Note:

A Men’s Shed is a dedicated, friendly and welcoming meeting place where men come together and undertake a variety of mutually agreed activities. Men’s Sheds are open to all men regardless of age, background or ability.

Siel Bleu Physical Activities

Co. Roscommon
Contact: Head Office
Phone: 01 209 6889

Note:

Siel Bleu holds a range of physical activity sessions which are open for people with dementia and their carers to attend. The cost per session is €5. Siel Bleu also offers one to one classes which can be held in people’s homes at a cost of €30 per session. The class timetable with details of the groups taking place in Roscommon can be viewed at this link http://www.sielbleu.ie/communities/

Rural Men’s Group

Roscommon LEADER Partnership Company, Ballaghaderreen, Drumboylan & Dysart, Co. Roscommon
Contact: Anthony Dockery
Phone: 090 6630 252

Note:

Providing older men in the county with an alternative social outlet. There are 3 Rural Men’s Groups in the county covering the catchment areas of Ballaghaderreen, Drumboylan & Dysart. Activities include social evenings, outdoor activities such as day trips and evening entertainment.

Roscommon Friendly Call Service

Roscommon LEADER Partnership Company, Co. Roscommon
Contact: Sandra Quigley
Phone: 090 6630252
Monday to Friday each week.

Note:

A free and confidential telephone service offered to people living in County Roscommon. This service is managed by trained volunteers and workers.

Roscommon Disability Support Group

Resource Centre, Derrane, Co. Roscommon

Note:

Have a sensory garden at their Centre and run some Craft and Flower arranging workshops that people in the early stages of dementia could attend.

Western Alzheimers

Goff Street, Co. Roscommon
Contact: Noeleen Rudden
Phone: 090 66 27816

Note:

Offers Supports and Services to people with dementia in Roscommon

Offaly Men’s Shed

Co. Offaly
Contact: Irish Mens Sheds Association
Phone: 01 8916150

Note:

Mens Sheds are in different locations throughout Offaly. Contact Irish Men's Sheds Association by phone or look for a list on the website.

Drumkill Social Day Care

Drumkill, Co. Monaghan
Contact: Mae Murphy
Manager Call: 047 575 08
Phone: 087 6418 267
Each Tuesday 1-4.30pm

Note:

For people with mild dementia

Monaghan Men’s Shed

Co. Monaghan
Contact: Irish Mens Sheds Association
Phone: 01 8916150

Note:

Mens Sheds are in different locations throughout Monaghan. Contact Irish Men's Sheds Association by phone or look for a list on the website.

South Meath Social Economy Ltd. (SMSE)

South Meath Social Economy Ltd, Unit 4, Scurlockstown Business Park, Trim, Co. Meath

Note:

South Meath Social Economy (SMSE) provides a household maintenance/repair/cleaning and gardening service to the over 60s and people with disabilities in Co Meath

Meath Men’s Shed

Co. Meath
Contact: Irish Mens Sheds Association
Phone: 01 8916150

Note:

Mens Sheds are in different locations throughout Meath. Contact Irish Men's Sheds Association by phone or look for a list on the website.

Dementia Cafe

Sonas Ti Aire Nursing Home, Belmullet, Co. Mayo
Contact: Rita Scott / Bridget Hegerty / Christine Cronin
Phone: 097 819 40
Meets on the last Monday of each month.

Note:

Dementia Cafes provide a warm and welcoming space for people with dementia, their family and friends and social and health care professionals to meet, exchange ideas and learnings. Costs are €2 per person which includes light refreshments and all monies raised go to Western Alzheimers.

Mayo Mens Shed

Co. Mayo
Contact: Irish Mens Sheds Association
Phone: 01 8916150

Note:

A Men’s Shed is a dedicated, friendly and welcoming meeting place where men come together and undertake a variety of mutually agreed activities. Men’s Sheds are open to all men regardless of age, background or ability.

Western Alzheimers Head Office

Ballindine, Co. Mayo
Contact: Maureen Burke
Phone: 094 93 64900

Note:

Offers Support and Services to people with Dementia in Mayo.

Dementia Support Group

Mountain View, Castlebar, Co. Mayo
Contact: Frances Maloney
Manager Call: 086 8366312

Note:

Community Action in Mayo run a Support Group for carers of people with dementia

One to one Support Service

Mountain View, Castlebar, Co. Mayo
Contact: Frances Maloney
Manager Call: 086 8366312

Note:

As part of the Mayo Community Action on Dementia Project, a trained person will spend time with the person with dementia on a one to one basis

Louth Men’s Shed

Co. Louth
Contact: Irish Mens Sheds Association
Phone: 01 8916150

Note:

Mens Sheds are in different locations throughout Louth. Contact Irish Men's Sheds Association by phone or look for a list on the website.

Siel Bleu Physical Activities

Co. Louth
Contact: Head Office
Phone: 01 209 6889

Note:

Siel Bleu holds a range of physical activity sessions which are open for people with dementia and their carers to attend. The cost per session is €5. Siel Bleu also offers one to one classes which can be held in people’s homes at a cost of €30 per session. The class timetable with details of the groups taking place in Louth can be viewed at this link http://www.sielbleu.ie/communities/

Longford Men’s Shed

Co. Longford
Contact: Irish Mens Sheds Association
Phone: 01 8916150

Note:

Mens Sheds are in different locations throughout Longford. Contact Irish Men's Sheds Association by phone or look for a list on the website.

Siel Bleu Physical Activities

Co. Longford
Contact: Head Office
Phone: 01 209 6889

Note:

Siel Bleu holds a range of physical activity sessions which are open for people with dementia and their carers to attend. The cost per session is €5. Siel Bleu also offers one to one classes which can be held in people’s homes at a cost of €30 per session. The class timetable with details of the groups taking place in Longford can be viewed at this link http://www.sielbleu.ie/communities/

Limerick Men’s Shed

Co. Limerick
Contact: Irish Mens Sheds Association
Phone: 01 8916150

Note:

There are Men's Sheds in various locations. The Irish Men's Shed's Association will provide a list for your area either by phone or by visiting their website

Leitrim Men’s Shed

Contact: Irish Mens Sheds Association
Phone: 01 8916150

Note:

There are Men's Sheds in various locations. The Irish Men's Shed's Association will provide a list for your area either by phone or by visiting their website

Laois Men’s Sheds

Co. Laois
Contact: Irish Mens Sheds Association
Phone: 01 8916150

Note:

There are Men's Sheds in various locations. The Irish Men's Shed's Association will provide a list for your area either by phone or by visiting their website

Durrow Befriending Group

Durrow, Co. Laois
Manager Name: Pat
Manager Call: 086 8096693
Phone: 086 8096693

Note:

The Durrow Befriending Group offers a free, confidential, one-to-one befriending service for older people isolated or lonely in the Durrow area (10 mile radius approx.).

Laois Befriending Service

Laois Partnership Company, Ground Floor, Block 2, County Hall, Portlaoise, Co. Laois
Contact: Teresa Doody
Manager Call: 087 2720715 / 087 1775729

Note:

This is a free visiting service supporting older people and people with disabilities including dementia in Laois

Note:

This is a befriending service for people over 65 years, including people with dementia. It involves weekley one-to-one visits, with "quality of the moment" as the primary aim of the interaction.

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Siel Bleu holds a range of physical activity sessions which are open for people with dementia and their carers to attend. The cost per session is €5. Siel Bleu also offers one to one classes which can be held in people’s homes at a cost of €30 per session. The class timetable with details of the groups taking place in Kilkenny can be viewed at this link http://www.sielbleu.ie/communities/

Kilkenny Men’s Shed

Co. Kilkenny
Contact: Irish Mens Sheds Association
Phone: 01 8916150

Note:

Mens Sheds are in different locations throughout Kilkenny. Contact Irish Men's Sheds Association by phone or look for a list on the website

Athy Care and Repair Service

Athy, Co. Kildare
Manager Call: 087 4422960

Note:

A free care and repair service for elderly people in the Athy area. The aim is to provide free basic services such as minor repairs, trade referrals, a quote check service. The initiative, which was launched by Athy Age Action, is run in conjunction with the Social Inclusion Manager of Kildare Leader Partnership, Pat Leogue, and TUS.

Befriending Service Kildare

C/O Primary Care Centre, Ist Floor, Aras Slainte, Station Road, Newbridge, Co. Kildare
Contact: Family Carers Ireland
Manager Call: 086 0213749 / 086 0294760

Siel Bleu Physical Activities

Co. Kildare
Contact: Head Office
Phone: 01 209 6889

Note:

Siel Bleu holds a range of physical activity sessions which are open for people with dementia and their carers to attend. The cost per session is €5. Siel Bleu also offers one to one classes which can be held in people’s homes at a cost of €30 per session. The class timetable with details of the groups taking place in Kildare can be viewed at this link http://www.sielbleu.ie/communities/

Mens Sheds

Co. Kildare
Contact: Irish Mens Sheds Association
Phone: 01 8916150

Note:

Mens Sheds are in different locations throughout Kildare. Contact Irish Men's Sheds Association by phone or look for a list on the website.

Past Times Community Choir

Co. Kildare
Contact: Sharon Murphy
Phone: 087 627 3765

Note:

A community choir that gives a particular welcome to those living with dementia and their carers.

Kerry Men’s Shed

Co. Kerry
Contact: Irish Mens Sheds Association
Phone: 01 8916150

Note:

Mens Sheds are in different locations throughout Kerry. Contact Irish Men's Sheds Association by phone or look for a list on the website.

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Mens Sheds are in different locations throughout Galway. Contact Irish Men's Sheds Association by phone or look for a list on the website.

Siel Bleu Physical Activities

Co. Galway
Contact: Head Office
Phone: 01 209 6889

Note:

Siel Bleu holds a range of physical activity sessions which are open for people with dementia and their carers to attend. The cost per session is €5. Siel Bleu also offers one to one classes which can be held in people’s homes at a cost of €30 per session. The class timetable with details of the groups taking place in Galway can be viewed at this link http://www.sielbleu.ie/communities/

Siel Bleu Physical Activities

Head Office, 18 Eustace St, Dublin 2
Phone: 01 209 6889

Note:

Siel Bleu holds a range of physical activity sessions which are open for people with dementia and their carers to attend. The cost per session is €5. Siel Bleu also offers one to one classes which can be held in people’s homes at a cost of €30 per session. The class timetable with details of the groups taking place in Dublin can be viewed at this link http://www.sielbleu.ie/communities/

Dublin Men’s Shed

Co. Dublin
Contact: Irish Mens Sheds Association
Phone: 01 8916150

Note:

Mens Sheds are in different locations throughout Dublin. Contact Irish Men's Sheds Association by phone or look for a list on the website.

Azure Tours at IMMA

Irish Museum of Modern Art, Royal Hospital Kilmainham, Military Rd, Kilmainham, Dublin 8
Contact: Caroline

Note:

Azure Art Tours for people with Dementia, their carers and friends.

Crumlin Community Choir

Dublin City Council, Crumlin area office, Crumlin, Co. Dublin
Phone: 01 456 2926
Meets Wednesdays 11am to 12.30pm

Note:

This Choir is held in the Community Centre for Music and Arts, Crumlin. The choir is for older people with particular welcome for people with memory loss or dementia and their friends and neighbours.

Forget-me-nots Choir

Baldoyle Community Hall, Baldoyle, Co. Dublin
Contact: Orla Horn
Manager Call: 086 383 2257

Note:

This choir is for older people and particularly welcomes those affected by memory loss.

Living Well with Dementia Project

c/o Southside Partnership, Old Post Office, Main Street, Blackrock, Co. Dublin
Contact: Mary Spain
Manager Call: 086 041 8450
Phone: 01 706 0100

Note:

Living Well with Dementia Project in Partnership with HSE CHO Area 6 Dublin South and Southside Partnership. This project is a continuation of the Volunteering/Social Activities component of the Genio LWwD Blackrock-Stillorgan project. Activities/Services provided include Choirs, Physical activity classes, Art Therapy, Movement to Dance and Befriending services. Referral is via a person's Public Health Nurse or Psychiatry of Old Age Dublin South.

Rose Cottage Gardening Programme

Rose Cottage, Tymon North Place, Tallaght, Dublin 24
Contact: Mary Mooney
Manager Call: 086 607 9614
Fridays from 10am to 1pm

Note:

The Alzheimer Society of Ireland's Gardening Programme for persons with dementia on Fridays 10-1pm. Light Breakfast and light Lunch served. Includes caring for plants in raised beds and containers, trips out to the gardens of Dublin and Wicklow, gardening quiz, slide shows and talks, seasonal crafts making gifts and decorations. Charge - 12 euro

Donegal Men’s Shed

Co. Donegal
Contact: Irish Mens Sheds Association
Phone: 01 8916150

Note:

Mens Sheds are in different locations throughout Donegal. Contact Irish Men's Sheds Association by phone or look for a list on the website.

Cork Men’s Shed

Co. Cork
Contact: Irish Mens Sheds Association
Phone: 01 8916150

Note:

Mens Sheds are in different locations throughout Cork. Contact Irish Men's Sheds Association by phone or look for a list on the website.

Youghal Social Group

The Holy Family Church Hall, Youghal, Co. Cork
Contact: Nicola Lucey
Manager Call: 086-4668484
Last Friday of every month from 11am to 1pm

Note:

There will be activities and homemade cakes and scones along with a nice cup of tea and a chat.

Singing for the Brain

Mallow Primary Healthcare Centre, Mallow, Co. Cork
Contact: Eoin O Brien
Tuesday's 3pm to 4.30pm

Note:

Crystal Project invites you to a singing group facilitated by Eoin O'Brien

Clare Men’s Shed

Co. Clare
Contact: Irish Mens Sheds Association
Phone: 01 8916150

Note:

Mens Sheds are in different locations throughout Clare. Contact Irish Men's Sheds Association by phone or look for a list on the website.

Laragh Senior Social Club

Tonnyconnolly, Poles, Co. Cavan
Contact: Rose Smith
Phone: 049 433 0191

Note:

This is an older adults social group and is open for people with dementia to attend.

Cavan Men’s Shed

Co. Cavan
Contact: Irish Mens Sheds Association
Phone: 01 8916150

Note:

Mens Sheds are in different locations throughout Cavan. Contact Irish Men's Sheds Association by phone or look for a list on the website.

Memories Choir

Sacred Heart Hospital, Old Dublin Road, Carlow, Co. Carlow
Contact: Mary Murphy
Phone: 059 9136466

Note:

Community choirs are choirs for older people, especially welcoming to people affected by dementia and memory loss, their families, friends and carers.

Carlow Men’s Shed

Co. Carlow
Contact: Irish Mens Sheds Association
Phone: 01 8916150

Note:

Mens Sheds are in different locations throughout Carlow. Contact Irish Men's Sheds Association by phone or look for a list on the website.

Siel Bleu Physical Activities, Carlow

Co. Carlow
Contact: Head Office
Phone: 01 209 6889

Note:

Siel Bleu holds a range of physical activity sessions which are open for people with dementia and their carers to attend. The cost per session is €5. Siel Bleu also offers one to one classes which can be held in people’s homes at a cost of €30 per session. The class timetable with details of the groups taking place in Carlow can be viewed at the link above

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