Activities / Events



Doras Bui runs numerous activities such as courses, programmes, information sessions, family trips and celebratory events.

Our programmes are held during the academic term time and tailored to the interests of lone parents attending our centre. Our courses range from gardening, personal development, healthy eating, art, photography, fitness and computers, with free drop-in childcare.  *Limited childcare is available on courses.

Doras Bui host once-off information sessions and workshops that aim to inform lone parents of topics of interest to them, for example,  changes in social welfare,  further educational opportunities and health issues.

Doras Bui organises family trips during school holidays, such as cinema trips,  Christmas Pantos, Dublin zoo so families can create happy memories and make new friends.

 Check out our Upcoming Courses and Events section for updates on programmes, events and family trips.

Visit from the Lord Mayor with Doras Buí’s Board of Managment December 1st 2021

photo of the lord mayor arriving to doras bui
photo of the ceo anita whelan, the lord mayor and doras bui's chairperson fiona nolan
photo of the lord mayor and doras bui's board of management
photo of doras bui's ceo anita whelan and the lord mayor 2021
photo of the lord mayor, doras bui's ceo anita whelan and chairperson fiona nolan
photo of doras bui's board of managment chatting with the lord mayor december 2021

Doras Buí’s 35 Year Anniversary Wednesday 27th October 2021

photo of doras bui's 35th anniversary cake
photo of doras bui's ceo anita whelan
Photo of Board of Management and Senior Management at Doras Bui
doras bui staff and board of managment
doras bui board of management members
doras bui staff members
doras bui staff member
photo of raffle prizes for doras bui 35 year anniversary

 

Dublin Zoo Wednesday 28th July 2021

doras bui service users at Dublin Zoo
doras bui Staff member and service users at dublin zoo
doras bui service users at dublin zoo
doras bui service users at dublin zoo
hippos at dublin zoo
giraffe at dublin zoo

Afternoon Tea at The Mansion House with the Lord Mayor Wednesday 16th June 2021

Picture of Doras Bui Staff Members at the Masion House Afternoon tea
picture of doras bui service users at the mansion house
doras bui service user and the mayor at the mansion house
picture of doras bui service users at the mansion house afternoon tea
doras bui staff and service users with the mayor at the mansion house
doras bui service users and the mayor at the mansion house

Doras Buí’s Early Years Graduation August 2021

Picture of Doras Buí Early Years Graduates
Picture of Doras Buí Early Years Childcare Workers
Picture of Doras Buí Early Years Childcare Workers

Tayto Park Thursday 12th August 2021

Picture of Tayto Park Mr Tayto
Picture of Doras Buí Family at Tayto Park
Picture of Doras Buí Service Users at Tayto Park

A Visit from Mary Lou McDonald During Lockdown 2020

We had the pleasure to welcome Mary Lou McDonald, Denise Mitchell, and Larry O’Toole to Doras Buí. In 2020.  We had the opportunity to discuss the support provided through lockdown and plans for the future.

Visit from the Lord Mayor March 2020

Doras Buí given Recognition Award for 2020

The Lord Mayor visited us on International Women’s day and gave a talk. Click onto link: https://www.facebook.com/100016015247717/videos/633227647221071

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