Parish Meeting Wednesday 3rd of February- Meet David Mc Williams

Dear Readers,

I wrote about a while back. The National Pilot Project of the Ireland Reaching Out Project is being developed in South-East Galway from Sept 2010 through to June 2011.

The website will be going live, and you are invited to a Parish a meeting in the Lady Gregory Hotel in Gort, Co. Galway to kick start this project tomorrow, the 3rd of February at 8 PM.

I am enclosing the details I received from their latest news letter.

Special Guests: We are delighted to confirm that David McWilliams, economist and broadcaster, John Concannon, Head of Strategy, Fáilte Ireland and Joe Hackett, Head of the Irish Abroad Unit at the Department of Foreign Affairs will also address the meeting. Please ensure that your parish is well-represented – everyone is welcome!

Ireland Reaching Out (IrelandXO)

South-East Galway Parish Meeting
Thursday, 3rd February – 8pm
Lady Gregory Hotel

The Ireland Reaching Out project team invites you to the first parish meeting of 2011. The project steps up a gear this week with the launch of the website Comprehensive details of the planned IRO training programme for the parishes of south east Galway will also be presented as well as progress updates from selected parishes and the latest on the Week of Welcomes. The event will be attended by a number of the programme’s sponsors including representatives from the Department of Foreign Affairs.

All are welcome and new participants are particularly encouraged to attend. This is an ideal opportunity to introduce new parish team members to the project as well as meet other parish welcome team volunteers from communities across South-East Galway.

Ireland Reaching Out (IrelandXO) is also now on Facebook:




Dolores O’Shea

Project Administrator

South-East Galway Diaspora Pilot Project

‘Ireland Reaching Out’

Tel: (091) 842013

Mob: (085) 1925466

25, Dunkellin Street


Co. Galway


Office Opening Hours:

Mo-Wed-Fri 10-5pm

Tues 2-8pm

Closed for lunch 1-2pm

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