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FUJITSU and st michael's team up for christmas

IT equipment and services company Fujitsu Ireland has partnered up with St Michael's House to treat more than 600 children and adults with intellectual disabilities to some lights, camera and action for Christmas.

Staff joined service users at St Michael's at a special private screening of Paddington The Movie at the Savoy cinema in Dublin.

The annual Christmas outing coincided with the third UN International Day of People with Disabilities.

Staff from Fujitsu, a long-standing partner of the charity, were on hand to assist service-users into the cinema and distributing goodie bags.

"The Christmas cinema event is the biggest event in the St Michael's House calendar," said Barbara Wiseman of St Michael's House.

"We are extremely grateful to the Savoy Cinema who continue to support us every year.

"Equally, we extend our gratitude to the team of volunteers in Fujitsu who get involved every year and make this day possible.

"For those with certain disabilities, getting in and out of the cinema is not an easy thing to do."


Service users from the charity have been visiting the cinema for 30 years.

"St Michael's House provides such a huge support to its users and we are delighted to be able to play our part by providing a fun day out for over 600 children and adults," Savoy general manager Sandra O'Donoghue said.