Bray Mystery Food Trail: one day of pop-up restaurants in Bray, 9 June

A message from Patrick Grabolle, a Bray resident….perhaps some service-users would be interested in new foods and new people: On June 9, as part of the Arcadia Festival that the Mermaid Arts Centre ( is putting on, I will be organising a day of pop-up restaurants all over Bray. Bray Mystery Food Trail is a one day food festival taking …

Job Shadow Day

Found this video on the IASE Youtube page. At least one of our service-users is in it. Topical, seeing as yesterday was Job Shadow Initiative Day 2012. And another video on supported employment from England.

Michael Kendrick Talk

Michael Kendrick. The Senior Management team with Michael. Last Friday, we had the pleasure to host the distinguished Michael Kendrick, a leading consultant in the field of disability studies. Michael is a forward thinker and his talk was illuminating to say the least. Many thanks to him for allowing us to film the talks and hopefully we will be able …

Staff Conference 2012

Great place to work team Geraldine Galvin Nigel Locke Jerry Buckley John Hannigan Sammy O’Connor getting a laugh out of the managers As you may or may not know, Sunbeam held a staff conference over 2 days last week at the Glenview Hotel. It has been a few years since the last conference and it was good to meet staff …

Job Shadow

National Supported Employment Week 23-29 April – Supporting people with Physical, Intellectual, Mental or Sensory disabilities in finding & maintaining employment. For more in-depth info visit .

Tornado on Bray Seafront!

Thanks to Aoife for the excellent footage from this mornings torrential hailstones and thunder. Twister. Who would have thought it? She has some more great clips of the dolphins in Bray harbour too.

That’s Really Cool!

Job Shadow Initiative Day is just around the corner on April 25th. Taoiseach Enda Kenny is taking part too.

Integration Centre Film Competition

Sunbeam Media has entered the short film ‘Your Power, Your Vote’ into the Integration Centre film Competition. It has already featured in film festivals and on tv3. Here’s hoping it can go further. If you haven’t seen it, be sure to check it out on our Youtube channel.

Garden Team Update – Early Spring

Hi folks we have had a busy few months here in the garden team. Lots of new and exciting things happening that we are all getting used to. Still we have kept ourselves going with fun activities while looking after the various gardens and planning new growth for the spring/summer. As it develops we will post photos here.

Strike a Pose

We have 3 service-users taking part in a fashion show at The Woodenbridge Hotel on Thursday evening. The show is in aid of Woodenbridge Development Association who are doing great work in developing amenities in the local area. The cost is €10 per head which includes a glass of wine. The first 100 people arriving will receive a goody bag.