Video: CQL and Friends

At the recent CQL and Friends meeting in SHS, George Knaggs gave a talk. One of our intrepid young reporters took this footage of his speech. Well done Ashley.

New Wave of Transport

Joe Tallon tests a new prototype of Sunbeam transport. You could cause yourself a mischief on one of those.

National Advocacy Conference – Galway 2011

Myself (Sam O Connor), Georgina Alexander, Stephen Browne and Paul Downes represented Sunbeam House Services at the National Advocacy Conference at the Radisson Blu hotel Galway City. It was a packed agenda with topics including: Independent Living, Relationships, education/ college, new directions in day services and moving to community settings. The conference really opened my eyes about people and their …

Four Nations Games

Ger Flynn had a great achievement on winning gold in Four nations – Irish games in Badminton, November 19th, also silver for Derek Kelly. Well done guys!

DCB Learn all about Diet and Food

The guys pictured are participating in a healthy eating and nutrition / cooking course with Deirdre Walsh, Senior Community Dietician with the HSE.

Happy 50th Helen

Helen is from Ros Mhuire and she celebrated her big day in the Arklow Bay on Saturday, 5th November, together with lots of her friends and family.

Great Balls of Fire!!

On Sunday night Ann Walker (from BRI canteen) performed in a “Strictly Come Dancing” competition for charity held in the Arklow Bay. Ann was up against stiff competition from 13 other couples. Ann and her partner, Robert Donnelly, who works in Arklow Post Office, took to the dance floor and wowed the audience. They even got a standing ovation. The …

Garden Team Update – Oct-Nov

This is just a quick hello from the garden team. Up to our eyes as usual,we had the networking party for halloween, with some great costumes. We have been to mondello with a big group from SHS. We also recently did a mask making course and identified some budding painters. We are currently working on Christmas cards ( so keep …

Trinity College Graduates

Yesterday was a key day in the NIID calendar as we celebrated the graduation of students on the Certificate in Contemporary Living. The evening began with a Reception in the Long Room Hub attended by graduates, family members, friends and colleagues. During the reception John Power, NIID Graduate, was awarded the inaugural Margaret McLoughlin Art Prize for achievement in art. …

Shoebox Appeal

Tune in to east coast Fm tomorrow morning between 10.45- 12.30. Cathy Macken from Arklow will be having a short interview slot in the morning about her charity work for the Team Hope Shoebox Appeal here in SHS. Cathy has organised this for the past three years so well done to her. The final number is in and 105 shoeboxes …

Picture This International Film Festival

Picture This is an International Film Festival for artists with disabilities. Sunbeam Media has been given an honourable mention in the Education category for our video, ‘Your Power, Your Vote’ which was also featured on TV3 earlier in the year. Congratulations to all those involved.

VIDEO: Goals and Dreams

This latest video from Sunbeam Media deals with the Goals and Dreams in peoples lives. In the video, Tasha is wrestling with the problem of not knowing what to do in her life. Her friend, Aaron, comes along and helps her figure it out. The aim of this video was, in part, to display the various goals achieved by some …

GT Pay a Visit to the Kerlin Gallery

Bernie, Robert, David and Ross paid a visit to the Kerlin Gallery to see the Sean Scully exhibition recently. And the verdict? “A stroke of genius”! The Garden Team.

Craft Fair, Arklow.

Arklow Visual Arts would like to invite you to Sunbeam House Services and Ballyraine Christmas craft fair. Opening evening is on the 28th November. Venue is the Art Gallery, Main St. Arklow. 5PM – 7PM. Refreshments and cake served. The more the merrier!