MU distributes sixth edition of ‘Curry in a Hurry’

Tuesday October 7th 2008

Enjoying  the  craic and circulating the cookbook  at  Queens’  Student  Bazaar are, from left: Moira  Thom  (Diocesan  President),  Alison  Skillen  (Action  &  Outreach  Coordinator),  Ciarnan  Helferty (Student’s  Union  President), and   Liz  Egerton  (Projects  Rep).The Mothers’  Union  in  Connor  Diocese  has  just  published  the  sixth edition  of  the very  successful  student  cookbook   ‘Curry  in  a  Hurry….and  lots  more’. 

This  edition  has  been  completely  revised  with  new  sections,  new  recipes  and  a  brand  new  look.  Designed  as  a  helping  hand  to  first  year  students  living  away  from  home  for  the  first  time,  the  book  contains  easy,  cheap,  nutritional   recipes,   handy  hints  and  tips,  helplines  and  interdenominational  prayers. 

Over  the  past  six  years,  more than  33,000  copies  have  been  distributed  at Queen’s University, Belfast, and at the University of Ulster at both Coleraine and Jordanstown,  as  well  as  at some  further  education  colleges. 

This  year  2,500  were  included  in  the   welcome  packs  at  University  of  Ulster  at  Coleraine  and  Jordanstown  during  Freshers’  Week.  MU members  also  attended  the  Student  Bazaar  at  Queen’s,  working  alongside  the  Student’s  Union  to  distribute  another  1,500  to  first  year  students. 

Typical  comments  were  ‘brilliant;’  ‘just  what  I  need’  and ‘beats  a  Pot  Noodle!’  Additional  copies  have  also  been  given  to  University  Chaplains. 

If  you  know  a  young  person  going  off  to  university  outside  Northern  Ireland,  and  would  like  a  copy  for  them,  please  contact the MU at the following numbers: Alison  Skillen  on 028 90629764 or Liz  Egerton  on  028 92663326.

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