JRS brings Christmas cheer to migrant kids

January 6, 2009 in General, News

bmacpartlin_01b.jpgJesuit Refugee Service Ireland ran a very successful Christmas toy appeal, collecting a huge number of toys for distribution to more than 120 children of migrants and asylum seekers. The organizer of the appeal was Audrey Hogan of Slí Eile, and its success made for a memorable Christmas party in Clondalkin Towers on Friday 19 December. Thanks to the Trojan work of Nicola Morris and Elizabeth O’Rourke in preparing the event, all 90 of the children who attended received some special Christmas gifts. And they received them from the hands of Santa Claus himself, who more usually masquerades as Brendan MacPartlin SJ.