January 26, 2021
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‘A time for giving’ – 450 attend Christmas Day dinner at RDS

HOMELESS people, families and those in need enjoyed a three-course Christmas meal with all the traditional festive trimmings at the annual Knights of St Columbanus Christmas Day Dinner.

More than 450 people attended the annual Knights Christmas Day dinner at the RDS in Dublin today.

The event is in its 94th year and has seen a steady increase in demand for takeaway dinners since 2012.

A statement from the organisation said the demand for takeaway dinners “has increased significantly from 1,200 in 2012 to 3,500 in 2017, reflecting the difficulties experienced by families and the poor.”

 

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