St. Brigid of Kildare

Unloading blocksThe first delivery of blocks arrived on site on June 25th. The poroton blocks are a special clay block used to build highly insulated walls without a cavity. The blocks have a honeycomb-like pattern when viewed from above.

Stephen with block
Stephen Smyth, site foreman, holds one of the blocks.

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One way to contribute to the new Centre is to donate a block – €10 or $20 US. You will then be able to see “your block” as the walls begin to rise. Donations can be made through the donation page on this website.

There are 17,000 blocks waiting to be claimed!



Stephen and Leadership Team
Brigidine Sisters Leadership Team visit the site

On Tuesday, June 19th, the Brigidine Leadership team were given a detailed tour of the site. In the photograph, Stephen points out the different features of the Centre from the site drawing to the team. (Mary Slattery, Claire Griffin, Mary Minehan, SolasBhride, Kathleen Butler, Rita Minehan, SolasBhride and Louise Cleary.)