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                                                       Christmas cards on sale    Willie, Annette and Brendan smile for the camera

        down the road with regard to ESKD.
        This included a talk from the
        development of a new portable
        haemodialysis machine to a new drug
        that is being trialed for PKD patients.
        The Q&A sessions, at the end of each
        presentation, provided an opportunity
        for those attending to query anything
        relevant to them if they wished.                 Douglas Harmonia Singers     Mike Kiely

           At our October branch meeting our
        Board member Michael Kiely advised
        the branch that for personal reasons
        he had to step down from his position
        on the board. The Chairperson
        thanked Michael for his work in the
        time he had spent on the Board and
        announced that an EGM would be
        held prior to our monthly meeting in
        November. At the monthly meeting in
        November Pat O’Sullivan was
        nominated to fill the vacancy on the      Amy Louise Fenton       Veronica Higgins       Michelle Fenton

           We held our annual Mass of
        Thanksgiving in the CUH Chapel on
        November 13th. A large attendance
        participated in the Service and our
        Priest, Fr. Pierce Cormac and the
        Douglas Harmonia Singers made it a
        very personal and inspiring celebration.
        We would like to thank all those who
        participated in the Mass, our readers,        Nurse Abina Harrington               The Canty family
        Michael Kiely, Veronica Higgins, those
        that read the Prayers of the Faithful,  members. There was a large selection  ORGAN DONOR AWARENESS WEEK 2017
        John Hurley, Donal O’Flynn, Michelle  to choose from and all tastes and   Organ Donor Awareness Week will
        Fenton, Amy Louise Fenton, the Canty  dietary requirements were catered for.  take place next year from April 1st-8th.
        family who brought the gifts to the  A huge ‘thank you’ to all those baking  If you feel you can help in any way to
        altar and a special thanks to the   volunteers, your contribution certainly  promote organ donor awareness
        Committee who organised the day.    added to the occasion. We would also  please make contact with a Branch
           When the Mass was over we        like to thank the canteen staff in CUH.  Officer as soon as possible to allow us
        headed to the canteen where we        The sale of Christmas cards was also  to organise permits for you if you
        enjoyed some wonderful home baking  brisk as it is every year. Thanks to  cannot organise them yourself. This is
        provided by many of our talented    everyone who patiently waited in line.    the most important week we have in
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