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Social Inclusion: Annette Halpin Memorial Tea Dance

Social Inclusion: Annette Halpin Memorial Tea Dance

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Social Inclusion Week:

Annette Halpin Memorial Tea Dance

Thursday 23 November 2017

 4.00 pm - 7.00 pm

Red Cow Inn, Clondalkin


This event has been organised as part of Social Inclusion Week for the Active Retired living in the South Dublin County Council area. Mayor of South Dublin County Council, Cllr. Paul Gogarty will officially open the Tea Dance at 4.00 pm.


This Tea Dance brings together volunteers and members of groups from all over the county. There was an overwhelming response for tickets for this event and the Tea Dance is completely booked out.

The numbers of persons living in the county aged 65 and over is set to rise over the next number of years.   This aging population offers both challenges and opportunities to the community.    A lot of the work with the elderly population in the County is carried out by volunteers all over the county and this is greatly appreciated by the people that avail of the services and also by the local authority. 

South Dublin County Council is working in partnership with many local organisations and statutory agencies to enhance the services to elderly people living in the county. Tús Nua the Older Person’s Council for South Dublin is now established and is a platform for discussion about issue affecting them and social interaction.

The Tea Dance is named after our late colleague Annette Halpin who played an integral role over the years in organising the Tea Dance.


Contact Person: Maria Finn, Social Inclusion Unit, Community Services Department, South Dublin County Council

Tel: 086 380 3060 / 01 414 9270



South Dublin County is one of four local authority areas in the Dublin region.

South Dublin County Council provides and funds a broad range of services including housing, roads, walking and cycling routes, parks and playgrounds, libraries, sports facilities, litter control, arts centres, enterprise units, fire services, community infrastructure and financial supports. It also serves as a platform for local democracy with 40 councillors spread across six electoral areas.

Bounded by the River Liffey to the North and the Dublin Mountains to the South, the County lies 16 kilometres south west of Dublin city centre and has an administrative footprint of 223sq. kilometres. The County has 9 main villages Clondalkin, Lucan, Palmerstown, Rathfarnham, Tallaght, Templeogue, Saggart, Rathcoole and Newcastle and is bounded by adjoining counties of Wicklow, Kildare, Dublin City, Fingal and Dun Laoghaire.



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    Tea Dance 2016 - Red Cow Image 1
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    Tea Dance 2016 - Red Cow Image 2
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