President Michael D Higgins will perform the official reopening of the Carry Centre, the parish centre of Holy Trinity,
Killiney, on Sunday January 25 at 3.00 pm. The newly refurbished centre will be blessed by the Archbishop of Dublin, the Most Revd Dr Michael Jackson. The President will be welcomed by the Rector, the Revd Niall Sloane.
Over the past six months, the parish has undertaken works to upgrade the Carry Centre to enable the wider community to benefit from the hall. As a parish, Holy Trinity, is committed to rebuilding a sense of community amongst all the residents of Killiney. They have identified the parochial hall as a catalyst for this development.
The upgrading works have brought the hall in line with current regulations and with 21st century expectations.
The project has received some small grants from private charities but the majority of funding has come from within the parish through gifts and loans.
In addition to the Centre’s current usage,
the new hall could be a venue for potential new activities including a mother and toddler group, clinics/workshops, educational activities, senior citizens clubs and socials, integration of non–Irish citizens to the community, ministry to children and young people, youth organisations and groups, …read more