World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Today as on this date every year (15th June) has been designated World Elder Abuse Awareness Day by the United Nations General Assembly. World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) was launched on Jun...

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Line markings in New Dolphin Park

So exciting to see even more progress being made as the line markings are complete in our brand new purpose built housing for older persons in New Dolphin Park, Rialto.    

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The courtyard in New Dolphin Park

Some more pictures of the courtyard of our brand new purpose built housing for older persons in New Dolphin Park, Rialto

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Progress in New Dolphin Park

Very exciting to see the basecourse being laid on the carpark of the brand new purpose built housing for older persons in New Dolphin Park Rialto.  

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Stay Home Save Lives

It's hard to stay away from the people we love – but it’s the best way to take care of each other. By staying home, you are supporting the people on the front-line & those most at r...

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Healthcare staff responsibility

All healthcare staff have a professional responsibility to keep safe & stop or slow the spread of #COVID19. Wash hands and keep them away from your face, cover your nose & mouth when y...

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Don't Bring it home

To keep ourselves and our loved ones safe and to prevent the infection spreading please follow this advice.  

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WHO Hand Hygiene Day

Today is WHO Hand Hygiene day.   Celebrated very year on 5 May, Global Hand Hygiene Day holds special importance in 2020 as the world continues its fight against COVID-19. This da...

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Managing your stress during Covid-19

Infectious disease pandemics like coronavirus (COVID-19) can be worrying. The spread of coronavirus is a new and challenging event. Some people might find it more worrying than others. Medical, sci...

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Wash your hands for 20 seconds

Hands are the main pathways of germ transmission during health care. Hand hygiene is therefore the most important measure to avoid the transmission of harmful germs and prevent health care-associat...

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COPD and Covid-19

A leading Consultant Respiratory Physician and Chair of COPD Support Ireland Prof J.J. Gilmartin has today expressed concern that people with COPD are delaying seeking medical help if they have a...

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Hay Fever Symptoms

The pollen count is higher now so more people will experience hay fever. If you normally get hay fever, you'll be familiar with the typical signs & symptoms. If you worried about telling ...

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Call a friend

Why don't you pick up the phone and call a friend/colleague you haven't been in touch with over the past few weeks. #weareinthistogether and we all have a story!  

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Look what we have all achieved

Look at what we have all helped to achieve by staying at home, washing our hands, and practicing our social distance.  

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Symptoms of Stroke and Heart Attack

The symptoms of a heart attack can include chest pain, pain in other parts of the body, shortness of breath, nausea, an overwhelming sense of anxiety, feeling light-headed, coughing, vomiting, ...

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Covid – 19, Statement from the CEO

During these exceptional times, Fold Ireland is adapting to the COVID-19 pandemic with great diligence, and I want to personally assure our stakeholders that we are doing all that is in our power t...

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COVID-19 Map

Everyone is urged to stay in their home wherever possible until Tuesday 5 May. Staying at home is the best way to minimise the risk of COVID-19 to your friends, families and communities. The HSE ha...

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77 Recoveries

A number to give us all hope this morning -77. That’s the number of people with #COVID19 who have been discharged from ICU. 77 lives that are recovering thanks to the amazing dedication of ...

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Non Covid-19 related health concerns

 The H.S.E is reminding people not to delay in setting attention for non-COVID -19 related health issues. If you have a medical problem, new symptoms or are concerned about your health you sho...

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Stay at Home

#StopTheSpread #StayAtHome   The virus doesn’t move People move it We stop moving  The virus stops moving The virus dies It’s that simple Stay at home.  

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Staff Temperature checks

Just to reassure the family and friends of all the residents in Anam Cara and Cherryfield that we had already implemented the guidance released by the Minister of Health Mr Simon Harris on Sat...

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World Health Day 2020

The World Health Organization (WHO) observes World Health Day on 7 April every year. The contribution of doctors, nurses and other health workers is acknowledged on this day. Now at a time when the...

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Cocooning

Cocooning For people most at risk of serious illness if they catch coronavirus, the Government are giving special advice called Cocooning. This is our way of protecting the people in our communit...

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Contact Tracing

Contract Tracing In the event of any confirmed case, a clinician will speak to the patient to get details of places they visited and the people they’ve been in contact with since they became...

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Head Office closure and other Covid-19 updates

Due to the Government announcements on COVID-19, we are taking the recommendations from the public health authorities into consideration in order to best protect our staff and residents. We have pu...

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Stay Home Save Lives

This is a moment in history, a race against time, the things we do now will determine our future, our fate and the fate of others. We know the virus will not survive if we prevent it from passing ...

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Mental Health at this time

The spread of coronavirus is a new and challenging event. Some people might find it more worrying than others. Try to remember that medical, scientific and public health experts are working hard to...

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Covid 19 Update

We can still be friendly & kind to one another - but from a distance. We must stay apart in every social setting, whether standing, sitting or shopping. Here is an example of a 2 metre (6 feet)...

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Well-Being whilst working from home

Some tips and tricks for anyone who may find themselves #WorkingFromHome for the first time.

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Social Distancing

Social distancing is an essential part of slowing the spread of #Coronavirus and #COVID19. In order to pull together we must #StayApart Together we can slow this down, but we ...

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Updated Information on Covid 19

Social distancing is an essential part of slowing the spread of #Coronavirus and #COVID19. In order to pull together we must #StayApart Together we can slow this down, but we ...

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Covid 19 Update

Here is today's COVID 19 Update: With on-going new cases reported of COVID-19 it is important that you protect yourself and others from Coronavirus and think about how the virus is spread. Corona...

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Social Distancing

Some advice about social distancing and close contact, this is extremely important to prevent the spread of Coronavirus and Covid19. We advise all residents to please keep their...

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Updated Information on Covid 19

It is imperative that we all pay close attention to the national guidance e set out on preventative measures for COVID-19 (www.hscp.ie) 1.careful attention to hand hygiene 2.coughing/sneezi...

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Some Information on Covid 19

Some information on Covid 19 Coronavirus is spread in sneeze or cough droplets. To infect you, it has to get from an infected person's nose or mouth into your eyes, nose or mouth. T...

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Covid-19 Information Update

 Ireland has a local transmission of coronavirus. We are currently in the delay phase. From today your G.P will have enhanced capacity for testing for COVID-19. Please phone your G.P and he ...

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Full Visitor Restrictions- Update

We have put full visitor restrictions in place for our Housing With Care Schemes; Anam Cara and Cherryfields from 5pm today (13th of March 2020).     &nbs...

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Visitor Restrictions

Fold Ireland have put in place the following visitor restrictions for our Housing With Care Schemes: Anam Cara and Cherryfields.     Visitor Restrictions:&nb...

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Storm Ciara

We would like to bring Storm Ciara to the attention of all Fold residents. After a period of rather quiet weather, the change to unsettled mobile conditions will occur during Friday (7th Feb)...

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Boil Water Notice

 Boil Water Notice   Irish Water and Fingal County Council, following consultation with the Health Service Executive, have issued a Boil Water Notice to protect the health of customers ...

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Fold Ireland welcome Minister for Housing to Wellview House

 Fold Ireland were delighted to welcome Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy to the recently completed Wellview House in Coolock, Dublin 5. The Minister was guided through the site by Fold&rsquo...

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Guidance on General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

As you may be aware, the law is changing with  regard to  Data Protection from 25th May 2018. All organisations which process Personal Data  will have new obligations under the provi...

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Construction starts on new Senior Citizens Complex in Dublin

Fold Ireland has today (27.04.18) turned the sod on New Dolphin Park, a 43-unit, purpose-built development for older people in Dublin 8. The development, which is part of the State’s largest ...

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Fold Ireland to Develop Older Persons Housing in Louth

Fold Ireland are excited to be working with Louth County Council on proposals to deliver much needed housing for older people in the region.  Plans are advanced on a number of sites in Droghed...

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Fold Ireland on site with 97 new homes

 Fold Ireland is delighted to announce the commencement on site of a development at St Agnes, Armagh Road, Crumlin, which we have been working toward for some time. This development will d...

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43 New Purpose Built Apartments for Older People in Dolphin

 Following planning and procurement, construction is now under way on 43 new older persons housing units to replace the existing senior citizens complex in Dolphin Park, Dublin.   Th...

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Keeping Safe During Severe Weather

 FOLD RECOMMEND THE FOLLOWING PRECAUTIONS DURING THE COLD WEATHER: • Keep warm with hot drinks and meals and avoid unnecessary travel. • Ensure you have sufficient supplies of...

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Work Commences on New Dolphin Park Scheme

Fold Ireland are excited to announce that work has begun on 43 new older persons housing units to replace the existing senior citizens comple at Dolphin Park, Dublin.   After consultation...

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Ballygall Shortlisted for CIH Award

 Fold Ireland’s Ballygall development has been shortlisted for Best Small Housing Development  in the 2017 Chartered Institute of Housing awards.  The winner will be announced ...

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Minister Damien English visits Fold Ireland's Award Winning

Following our recent success at the ICSH Allianz Community Housing Awards, the Minister for Housing and Urban Development, Damien English TD paid a visit to Fold’s  Ballygall scheme.&nbs...

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CIH 2018 Housing Awards Now Open for Nomination

Nominations for the CIH 2018 Housing Awards are now open. The awards ceremony, now in its ninth year, is run by the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) and recognises and rewards achievements in h...

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Fold Ireland picks up two awards at ICSH biannual Conference

 We are thrilled that Fold Ireland won two awards at the ICSH biannual Conference on Wednesday 27th September for our scheme in Ballygall, one for the Regeneration Category and the Allianz Com...

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Fold Ireland Development Plans for Dolphin House & Park

Fold Ireland are delighted to announce that we have lodged our planning application  to develop 43 new homes specifically designed for older people to replace the existing Senior Citizens comp...

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Fold Ireland Partnership Dinner

Fold Ireland hosted its annual partnership dinner in Malahide recently. Over 40partners from the care sector, local authorities, design consultants and developers, finance, local ...

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Celebrating Cherryfields: 10 Years On

Fold Ireland's Cherryfields Housing with Care Scheme is celebrating it's 10th anniversay this month. The purpose built housing with care scheme was the first of it's kind in Ireland and was the re...

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Uncovering the secrets of successful aging

TILDA explores decade of research to understand a generation From heart conditions to caring for grandchildren and from undiagnosed diabetes to the power of positive thought, the Irish Longitudina...

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Fold Ireland Seek Land/Developments for New Homes

Fold Ireland are seeking Expressions of Interest (EOI) from Interested Parties who hold lands / developments (complete & in complete) that would be suitable for residential development.  ...

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Minister Alan Kelly and TD John Lyons visits Fold Ireland

Innovative social housing project for older people nears completion Fold Ireland’s innovative social housing project to provide homes for older people in north Dublin, which is due to be com...

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Graduation Success for Fold Ireland Care Staff

Twelve (12) staff from Fold Ireland ‘s Cherryfields and Anam Cara housing with care schemes have graduated with Level 5 in Healthcare Support awarded by Quality Qualifications Ireland (QQI).&...

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Fold Ireland Awarded HIQA Registration

FOLD Ireland’s Housing-with-Care schemes Anam Cara and Cherryfields have been granted registration with the Health Information and Quality Authority.   The Health Information and Quali...

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NEW! Social Media Pages

Fold Ireland have launched pages on social media platforms. You can now like us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com//Fold-Ireland or follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/Fold_...

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Easter Office Closure

Fold Ireland Offices' will close from 5.00pm on Thursday 2 April and will reopen on Tuesday 7 April 2015 at 9.00am. Normal out of hour's services will continue to be available throughout this ...

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Fold Ireland Staff Graduation

We are very proud of our care staff at Fold Ireland, the majority of whom have achieved the FETAC Level 5 Qualification in Care of the Older Person from Skillvec.     By the end of Apr...

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Good News for Future Development

Fold Ireland now has certified body status with the Housing Finance Agency (HFA).  This means that Fold Ireland will now have access to an additional range of funding products.  This puts...

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New Social Housing Development for Meath

The housing association Fold Ireland has today (06.11.14) announced the purchase of 13 apartments in Dunboyne, Co Meath, which represents their first social housing development project outside of D...

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Housing Finance Conference

Fold Ireland were delighted to take part in the recent Irish Council for Social Housing (ICSH) Housing Finance Conference in Limerick earlier this month. The agenda covered Building Capacity, ...

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Fold Ireland Partner Dinner

Chairman Jim McCaffrey was delighted to welcome Cllr Mags Murray, Mayor of Fingal, to Fold Ireland’s Annual Partner Event.  Guests were appraised of Fold Ireland’s progress during ...

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Cherryfields Garden Party

Cherryfields Housing with Care scheme held a BBQ Garden Party to raise funds for the residents comfort fund at the end of the summer. There was a  great turn out on the day with families and ...

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Dublin City Council Visit Ballygall Road East Development

Dick Brady and Deirdre Ni Raghallaigh from Dublin City Council met with representatives from Fold Ireland at Ballygall Road East to see the work in progress. The development will provide 38 one bed...

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Official Launch of Ballygall Road East Development

A new approach to providing social housing for older people – combining private finance and local authority support – was unveiled on 26th February 2014 by Fold Ireland at a sod-tu...

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Anam Cara Fundraising Bag Pack

On Saturday 20th Oct 2012 Anam Cara staff and volunteers held a fundraising bag pack in Super Value Santry. The event was a big success and raised €690 for the residents comfort fund. Tha...

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Cherryfields Fundraiser Sale

Cherryfields Housing with Care held a Sale of Work on Saturday 15th September 2012, local shops donated gifts and Boots Pharmacy donated a large cosmetic hamper which was raffled on the day.  ...

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Sing-a-Long at Cherryfields Housing-with-Care

Residents and the friends of Fold Ireland Housing-with-Care Centre in Cherryfields, Hartstown, Dublin, were treated to a sing-a-long with the PASO group. Whilst Gerry had the best singing voice as...

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Christmas comes early to Cherryfield, Housing with Care

Staff at Cherryfields’ started Christmas early this year, by holding a bag pack in their local Euro Spar and raised over €700 to ensure that the residents all get a Christmas present. ...

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Official Opening Fortfield Square

Ruairi Quinn T. D, Minister for Education and Skills and Councillor Caitríona Jones, Mayor of South Dublin County Council, officially opened FOLD Ireland’s Sheltered Housing Scheme at ...

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New Seskin Court Officially Opened

Michael Finneran T. D., Minister for Housing and Local Services and Eamonn Maloney, Mayor of South Dublin County Council, officially opened Fold Ireland’s first Sheltered Housing scheme at Ne...

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Fold Ireland Partners Reception

Fold ireland's Chairman, Jim McCaffrey, hosted a reception for Fold Ireland's partners in Malahide following their annual Board Workshop.  

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Official Opening - Castleknock Sheltered Housing

Willie Penrose T. D, Minister for Housing and Planning and Councillor Gerry McGuire, Mayor of Fingal officially opened FOLD Ireland’s Sheltered Housing Scheme at Chestnut Lodge, Farmleigh Woo...

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