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                                                             BY PATRICIA MACKENZIE

                                            patients. This was followed by      providing the wine and our generous
                                            relevant questions from the audience.  supporters. Over €6000 was raised
                                            After the meeting we enjoyed        for the IKA. We all had a brilliant day.
                                            refreshments in the kitchen where
                                            Mike joined in our discussions. Thank  ORGAN DONOR AWARENESS WEEK
                                            you Mike. Your visit was much         We are already alerted to Organ
                                            appreciated.                        Donor Awareness Week (March 31st –
                                                                                April 7th 2018) having received notice
                                            LADIES DAY                          that all ALDI stores are available for
                                              Once again our Ladies Day,        collectors on the first Saturday of the
        Greetings to all. We hope you enjoy  organised by Ann Burke, our tireless  week. Please do get in touch if you
        the photographs of recent events and  fundraiser, was held in the White  can support us, at any time, during
        maybe find yourself in one of them?  Sands Hotel, Portmarnock and was a  Organ Donor Awareness Week.
                                            great success. The afternoon began
        MIKE KELLY                          with a Champagne Reception          GOOD WISHES
           On Monday, November 20th, our    followed by a 4-course lunch, Fashion  Let’s hope that our changing
        guest speaker was Mike Kelly, IKA   Show and Best Dressed Lady          climate is kind to us over the
        Renal Counsellor. Mike, as ever, gave  competition. Entertainment was   Christmas season and New Year. We
        us a stimulating talk on the renal  provided by Tenor Mark Walsh and    wish all our members and friends in
        journey from diagnosis to transplant,  Mezzo Soprano Rachel Whelan, the  Dublin North and in all branches of
        explainìng with clarity the feelings and  Sisters of Sound and Red Hurley.  the IKA a very happy Christmas and
        emotions that can be experienced by   Many thanks to Kay's Kitchen for  New Year and please drive carefully.

                           Dublin North Ladies Day Out

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