In 1782,

a remarkable man was born in what is now Northern Ireland.
His name was Charles Sheils.
The Charles Sheils Charity is his legacy.


Charles’ vision was to provide homes for those who really need them, and we are the caretakers of that vision. He created almshouses at five locations across Ireland to provide for those who had fallen on hard times.


The buildings are beautiful and architecturally significant, but even more compelling is the altruistic generosity of spirit and the stories of the lives that have been touched along the way.


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Charles Sheils Plaque unveiled

At  the grave of Charles Sheils in Killough a commemorative plaque has been unveiled after an £8000 refurbishment of the grave.

Works at Sheils Killough

Work is progressing apace in Killough with houses being completed and brought to modern standards, roofing replacement and extensions at the rear in progress.

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In 1782,


In 1782,

In 1782,
In 1782,