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Welcome to Doras Buí Blog Page.  We aim to post our events along with our news and updates.

Doras Bui, value, support and recognise family diversity, promote society’s understanding of the needs of lone parent families and campaigns to change policies that negatively affect lone parent families. 

All our activities are delivered to lone parents and their children in a spirit of solidarity and professionalism.




  Over the years, Doras Bui has been very successful in securing funds from Government Departments, statutory agencies and businesses and private individuals for its work with disadvantaged one-parent families. However, since 2006 we have experienced a severe cut...

January 2015 Programmes in Doras Buí

 WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP 5 WEEK COURSE STARTING 26TH JAN MONDAY 10AM-12PM This program will empower you to identify your own leadership skills and support you to nurture these skills and put them into practice in the community. Includes guest inputs from inspirational...

Doras Buí Autumn 2014 Programmes

Are you parenting alone?  Would you be interested in any of these courses? WOMEN’S HEALTH & WELLBEING 8 WEEK COURSE STARTED ON OCTOBER 14TH TUESDAYS 10 AM – 12 PM Explore the many aspects of women’s health from physical to mental and emotional.  This...

Scrapbooking – 9 Week Course

Get your creative juices going and preserve your personal or family history by creating your own unique scrapbook. Scrapbooking uses a mixture of photos, pictures, stickers, keepsakes, craft paper and more – you will learn to work materials and create beautiful...

Healthy Food Made Easy – 6 Week Course

Thursday 24th September – 10am to 12pm A FUN 6 week nutrition and cookery course. Cook and taste healthy recipes, Learn nutritional info and meet the community dietician. Get great tips for food shopping and receive a Certificate upon completion. Venue: Local...

Life Coaching – 5 Week Evening Course

Thursday 2nd October – 7pm to 9pm  This course includes life coaching, goal setting, mindset, and motivation. It aims to help people overcome issues that are causing them anxiety, frustration and/or lack of confidence. The course will help coach you towards a better...


Find Out About Our Funding & Fundraising

2022 was a success for our fundraising.  Our “Doras Buí Got Talent Show” was a great success and a great night out for all.  We would like to thank all our sponsors in helping us to make this happen.  Big thanks to all the staff members that brought it together and of course to all of you who bought tickets and joined us on the night.  Doras Buí




Thank you all who participated in The Sugarloaf Climb, Well Done! 

It was wet and windy but we did it!

A “Big Thank You” to those that sponsored us.  Doras Buí raised €3,169.05

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