New Directory of Mental Health Services in Tallaght & Clondalkin

Hi all , see below an article from the Tallaght Echo telling us all about a new Directory of Mental Health Services for the Tallaght/ Clondalkin area. It is a wonderful resource to have and will help us in our CATCH programme. Each service’s location is mapped and is accompanied by information and contact details…

Happy St. Patrick’s Day☘☘☘☘☘☘☘☘

Good afternoon all, just a quick note to say New Horizon will be closed tomorrow for St. Patrick’s Day. We would like to take this opportunity to wish you all a very Happy St. Patrick’s Day, we hope the sun shines and you enjoy the day and get to celebrate one of our more “Irish”…

It’s March , Spring is in the air ☀

Good morning all, and welcome to March 2021. We hope to find you well today and wanted to share with you some information we found on the https://www.almanac.com/ website all about the month of March. grab yourself a cuppa, sit back and enjoy this small piece about March. Click on the links for further information…

Good Afternoon, we are back ……

Good afternoon everyone ! How is everyone today? What a gorgeous bright spring day it is Perfect for our Makeover Mondays task! Today we are asking you to “Spring clean the house/ garden/ patio room or whatever room you have been putting off!’ Let us know how you get on! Enjoy

Our Christmas Cakes

Last week we put the finishing touches to our Christmas Cakes. I think you will agree they look gorgeous and festive. We look forward to bringing them home to share with our families. Yum!!

Christmas Time

As you can see we have put up the Christmas Trees in New Horizons,  keeping things looking a little festive in this stranger Christmas time than usual!!  Send us in some of your Christmas Festive photos that you’ve taken this year.  Almond Icing We have been putting the almond icing on our Christmas cakes and…

Christmas Baking

Last week we started our Christmas Baking here In New Horizons.  We are baking Christmas Cakes which we will ice with almond and white icing over the next couple of weeks.  There were gorgeous festive aromas all around.  In this post we will share the recipe we used and some of the photos taken.  More…

Fitwalk Challenge

Everyone is really working on their walking these weeks very well done! We have logged another 223km this week as a group in New Horizon. Amazing work!! Even with the wet day on Wednesday we managed to keep the kilometers up! If you are following our C25K, next week is our last week and it…

Fitwalk Updates

Hi Folks. Very well done to all that took part in our Fitwalks this week. We can proudly say as a group from Monday through Thursday we walked 232KM!!! A glimpse of the past two weeks’ fitwalk log – in minutes. Keep it up and looking forward to next weeks input. CAN YOU IMPROVE ON…

Virtual Walk

Our virtual fitwalk got off to flying start on Friday. We clocked 332 minutes on Friday at least 25km approximately. Well done to the group of you that took on the challenge before the long weekend. It continues this week and we are continuing on Week 5 (3min walk & 3min brisk walk) x 8…

Virtual Fitwalk

Hi Folks So our couch to 5k fitwalk continues virtually tomorrow as discussed last week on site. A recap on how this works: There are 2 slots every day that you can get involved in 11am and 2pm. You can participate in 1 or both times slots and at least 3 times in the week….

Outreach Activities

A glimpse of some of our outreach work to one of our cocooning participants. Patricia participated in our onsite cookery group on 11th of September making brown bread. While cocooning at home, we dropped ingredients out to her as she wanted to make the brown bread again. Patricia enjoyed the task independently and loved the…

Weekly Catch Up

Hi all, Coming to you from New Horizon Hub. We hope you had a nice weekend and starting off a new week in good health. We have been busy here at the Hub with our onsite and offsite programme the past week, we hope to be able to continue to do so too!! Just a…

Home Baking : Banana & Walnut Bread

Good morning all, one of our pods are busy in the kitchen this morning making some delicious home made banana and walnut bread. This is the third pod this week to have a try and take these home with them to enjoy. Here are some pictures and the recipe for you to try yourselves ,…

Back to Base and Beyond

Hi all, its been a little while since we have posted on here as we’ve been busy with the setting up of our new ways of working and generally busy enjoying our onsite/off site classes and meet ups!!! Over the past four weeks we have met with you all and compiled our new goals to…

Back Walking in Tymon

Over the last two weeks we have got some small groups out walking together again in the parks in Tallaght while at the same time adhering to social distancing. These photos were taken on a walk in gorgeous Tymon Park. We have also visited Sean Walshe Park which is located near the Square shopping centre.

Notes of Thanks

It’s been a few weeks now since New Horizon finished up as a Food Hub during the lockdown back earlier in the year. It was a great success with much appreciation and thanks to all involved in the smooth running of the service. This was also expressed by phone calls and cards from everyone who…

Tallaght Library Update

South Dublin Libraries are delighted to announce that all branches have returned to their normal opening hours, except Stewarts Library which is temporarily operating from 10:00am to 12:00pm and 1:00pm to 3:00pm on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays only. Patrons can enter the library to browse, return, and self-issue books and other library materials. For the…

Phew Newsletter

Hi all , Please click on the link for the latest from our community dietitians they ave some great advice for shopping during Covid. Produced by Community Dietitians, Community Healthcare East.For further information contact: healthy.eating@hse.ie