J-Lo

None other than Johnny Logan appeared in the Granary Canteen last week! Some say he was waiting to go on air on East Coast FM, next door to SHS, but I think he came to see us. Here’s hoping more celebs pop in.

Guess Who?

Happy birthday to you happy birthd……….you get where we’re going with this….. Competition to guess who the subject of this photograph is: Wry smile, glint of mischief in his eye-this can be but one man! Prize is a months free IT support.

Another Rocker

Levi wonders how on earth he ended up in this situation! But he is in trusted hands with Nathan and Dan F. on the ropes. Last Tuesday at Dalkey Quarry.

Community Garden Project

On May 26th, there was a ceremony to donate Bri-Nua, an old boat turned plantpot, to a local community garden. There was a good turnout in Arklow despite the rain and wind as the guys who worked on the project gave it a new home. Judging from the photos it looked like it was fun to work on it. Turning …

Finnbees public coffee shop now open in Sunbeam!

A warm welcome is due to member’s of the public as Finnbees coffee shop in Sunbeam is now open to the community. Finnbees owner, Paul Finnegan, has long run the Granary canteen in Sunbeam House, Killarney Road but has expanded the operation into a fully fledged Finnbees cafe.

Sporting Heroes

Maybe you’ve seen he ad campaign for the Special Olympics around and had to look twice….that’s because two guys from Sunbeam are front and centre. Pictured is Stephen and Amy mimicking their poster on the street.

Conor O Reilly – Shotputter

Ballyraine Garden Centre service user Conor O’Reilly talks the talk but boy he walks the walk. He talks a lot about the shot put and he has every reason to. He is the current Wicklow senior champion and has been for the past 4 years. He is also the proud holder of 3 consecutive silver medals in the Leinster championships …

Hangin’ with Queeny

It appears Michael from the Garden Team betrayed his English roots when the Queen popped over to Dublin today. He was all…” your majesty…..” this and ” your highness….” that. They say she looks smaller in real life apparently.

Job Shadow 2011

It’s the time of year for the Job Shadow Initiative. The Bray People covered the story this week with an excellent 2-page spread on the topic.Make sure to grab a copy before it’s gone. Pictured is Rosie who got stuck in at the stables at Lookout-Equestrian in Coolgreany, Co. Wexford.

Inter-agency Music groups

The East Coast Music Network Meeting took place at Prosper Fingal in Rush on 8th April. Andy Smith, Tom Burke and Ruth Corbett attended with four service-users from The Courtyard. Michelle sang ‘Love is all Around’ and Ray sang ‘The Rivers of Babylon’. Ciaran played the Soundbeam switches, Myles played the keyboard and Ray also used the ultrasonic beam connected …

I am pleased to announce that Sunbeam has a new website. Simply click HERE to check it out. The new site has some new features such as a ‘Spotlight On’ section where we focus on a particular unit or aspect of Sunbeam. This months focus is on the good work our Job-coaches do in Connect Employment. This feature will go …