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Monday 30th October 2017

1280th Luncheon

Revd. David Ireland



will speak on

"Francis House"


The Holiday Inn.   25 Aytoun Street, Manchester M1 3AE
for Sat Navs use M1 3DT


Luncheon sponsored by Anonymous donor

Revd.David Ireland was born in Oldham and attended Oldham Hulme Grammar School for boys.  He trained in Manchester as an Architect and holds a B.A. (hons) and a postgraduate Diploma in Architecture.  He was elected a member of the Royal Institute of British Architects in 1982.  In private practice as an Architect for 23 years he was a partner in the firm Hulme Upright Architects managing their Manchester office.  After studying Religious Studies part time he was ordained as a United Reformed Church Minister in 1995 and inducted as Minister of Union Street Church, Oldham.    David designed Francis House and supervised the construction becoming a Trustee in 1993. After twelve years of voluntary service he became CEO in 2005 on the retirement of the Founder, Sister Aloysius FRMSJ.    David is married with two grown up daughters and two grandchildren and lives in Dobcross, Saddleworth.       

Closing date for applications for this luncheon is Tuesday 17th October 2017




Slow cooked Beef Bourguignon,

Creamy Mash, Honey Roasted Carrots.


Fillet of Sea Bream,

Roasted Gnocchi, Butternut Squash, Tomato and Sage.


Vegetarian   Leek & Mozzarella Arancici, Pee Puree and Crispy Leeks.  Vegetarian



  Steamed Lemon Sponge & Custard,

or Fresh Fruit Salad 

or  Ice Cream


Coffee or Tea