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The Poor House & the Irish Potato Famine (May 1846)

By |May 8th, 2018|

The devastation wrought by the Irish Potato Famine/ Great Hunger led to the hospitals and other charitable organisations in Belfast coming under immense pressure by May 1846. In order to cope with the demand these institutions came together to help relieve the sick and destitute.

In early May 1846 it was decided that the Poor House […]

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Another find from the attic in Clifton House

By |April 20th, 2018|

It is that time of year again when we can see a stretch in the evenings, and the thought goes through your mind that it is time for a spring clean. Well, the staff at Clifton House were doing their own spring clean, organising some boxes in our attic space and came across an unexpected […]

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Spring Lecture Series Fully Booked

By |February 1st, 2018|

Tonight, 1st February 2017, sees the launch of the Spring Lecture Series at Clifton House.  This has been developed and funded in partnership with Belfast Charitable Society and the Good Relations Unit at Belfast City Council through their Decades of Centenaries Programme.

The talks given by Dr Éamon Phoenix, Professor Laurence Kirkpatrick and Dr Margaret Ward examine […]

Demand For Community Fund Exceeds Expectations

By |January 30th, 2018|

Building Better Futures Fund Reaches £500K Landmark

Demand for loans from an innovative community fund has exceeded all expectations.  In just over six months the ‘Building Better Futures Fund’ has committed over £500K to almost 30 groups across Northern Ireland.

Created by a partnership between Belfast Charitable Society, Building Change Trust and Ulster Community Investment Trust (UCIT), […]

The Society Welcomes New President

By |January 25th, 2018|

The Belfast Charitable Society celebrated its 246th Annual General Meeting last night, 24th January.  At this meeting a new President was appointed to represent the Society in the coming years.  The Society were delighted when Sir Ronnie Weatherup agreed to be proposed as our new President.

Sir Ronnie was educated at Queen’s University Belfast. He was […]

Countess of Wessex Opens New Hospice Facility

By |January 24th, 2018|

The new NI Hospice building in Belfast was officially opened by the Countess of Wessex yesterday, Tuesday 23rd January.

Her Royal Highness unveiled a plaque to commemorate the opening of the charity’s dementia-friendly facility which provides specialist palliative care services to people from all over Northern Ireland in Hospice and in the community.

It has 18 private […]