28 04, 2015
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    ‘Living Well with Dementia’ Conference – 23rd April 2015

‘Living Well with Dementia’ Conference – 23rd April 2015

Over 300 delegates and 20 exhibitors gathered for St. Luke’s Home Annual Conference at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Cork last Thursday. The conference was a great success challenging delegates to ‘think outside the box’.

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Pictured from left-right: Bruce Pierce, Director of Education St. Luke’s Home, Catherine Buckley, Practice Development Lecturer St. Luke’s Home, Prof. Jan Dewing, Key Note Speaker Sue Pembry Chair in Nursing, Queen Margaret University Edinburgh, Rt. Rev. Dr. Paul Colton, President St. Luke’s Home



26 02, 2015

Chaplain to St. Luke’s Home

The Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, The Right Reverend Dr. Paul Colton has announced the appointment of Reverend Sarah Marry as Chaplain to St Luke’s Home.

Since Rev. Brian O’Rourke moved to Portlaoise in December, Sarah has been regularly visiting the Home in her capacity as a curate in the parishes of Douglas Union with Frankfield. In this new appointment she will also serve as the Priest-in-Charge of the parish of St. Anne, Shandon.

Sarah will officially take up this new role shortly after Easter, and on behalf of everyone here we are delighted to welcome her officially to St. Luke’s […]

11 07, 2014
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    St Luke’s Home Presents Final Instalment of €1 million to Marymount Hospice in Cork

St Luke’s Home Presents Final Instalment of €1 million to Marymount Hospice in Cork

Five years ago, when the new Marymount University Hospital and Hospice in Cork was being built on its new site at Curraheen, County Cork, Bishop Paul Colton asked the Directors of St. Luke’s Home in Cork to donate €1 million to the project, and they readily agreed.  The final instalment of that promised €1 million gift was paid recently. Bishop Colton, Chairperson of St. Luke’s, was invited by the chairperson of Marymount, Professor Cillian Twomey, to visit the St. Luke’s Home Day Care Unit at the Hospice which was built using the donation from St. Luke’s.  Also present were the CEOs […]

20 05, 2014

Reminiscence Launch

Oonagh O’Driscoll (St. Luke’s Home) Lord Mayor Councillor Catherine Clancy, Lenore Welch Mc Gahan, David O’Brien (St. Luke’s Home) and Sinead Brady(Pepsico)

Pictured at the launch of Reminiscence in Collins Barracks, Cork. Sponsors: PepsiCo, McCarthy Insurance, Mahon Point, RCI, Qcafe and Homeinstead Senior Care

Noeleen Cronin and Mick O’Driscoll (Home Instead Senior Care) with Alex O’Neill (Mahon Point Shopping Centre)

20 01, 2014

New Director of Nursing

St Luke’s Home – an ecumenical church-based charity which has cared for the elderly as well as dementia and Alzheimer’s sufferers in Cork since 1872 – has started the new year by welcoming a new Director of Nursing to its management team.

Neil Mackay was welcomed to his new post by the Chairman of the Board of Directors, Dr Paul Colton, Bishop of Cork, and also Mr David O’Brien, CEO of St Luke’s. The new Director of Nursing started his work at the Home on 6th January.

20 12, 2013

St Luke’s Home Annual Christmas Concert

St Luke’s Home Annual Christmas Concert – December 2013
Catherine Clancy Lord Mayor of Cork shares a joke with St. Luke’s resident Ann Dorgan at the recent Annual Christmas Concert at St. Luke’s Home.

5 11, 2013

Business After Hours

Business After Hours – Cork Chamber networking event hosted by Northridge House

Bruce Pierce, Director of Education Northridge House with Donnacha O Callaghan at Chamber networking event.

15 10, 2013

St Luke’s Home Launches its Annual Corporate Lunch

Board members,Management, Corporate Funding Committee members gather with the deputy Lord Mayor Lorraine Kingston on the roof of The Irish Examiner offices to launch the St Luke’s Annual Corporate Lunch, one of the Home’s biggest fundraisers.

3 10, 2013
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    St Luke’s Home, Cork launches its Dementia Friendly Community Project

St Luke’s Home, Cork launches its Dementia Friendly Community Project

St Luke’s Home, specialists in Dementia Care, along with Age Action and the Alzheimer’s society, all based in Mahon, delivered the first of their Dementia Care Workshops to staff of the retail outlets in Mahon Point on Wednesday 2nd October. The point of the workshop is to show retailers how they can become ‘Dementia Friendly’ to their customers. This is an exciting development from three charities with a common focus being, Care of the Older Person.
From left: John O Mahony, Age Action, Oonagh O Driscoll, St Luke’s Home and Shanti Mc Nulty, Mahon Point Shopping Centre

9 08, 2013

Minister Kathleen Lynch visits Northridge House

Kathleen Lynch TD (Minister of State, Department of Health and Department of Justice, Equality & Defence with responsibility for Disability,Older People, Equality & Mental Health) visited Northridge House to take part in the Age Action Ireland Celebrations. This important group is based in Northridge House and led by John O’Mahony, Regional Manager Age Action

St Luke's Home is operated by the Board of Directors of St Luke's Home, Cork, CLG.; CRO no 211968; and is a registered Charity CRA no 20029821 - CHY no 11143.
St Luke's Home is registered under the Health Act 2007 (Health Regulations 2009) for 128 residents, HIQA registration no 00290.
St Luke's Home is a member of 'Nursing Homes Ireland'
The Education and Research Centre at Northridge House, the Foundation and Outreach programmes are functions of St Luke’s Charity, Cork, CLG.;
CRO no 003623; CRA no 20001490 - CHY no 0928.