Garden Team Summer Update

The Garden team has been a hive of activity recently with everyone busy as bees , not only have we been keeping the gardens and grounds around S.H.S  in tip top condition, we have also found time for trips to Belfast, Barcelona, Wicklow gaol, sheep shearing and cycling around Dublin . With lots more ideas buzzing around our heads, watch this space .

NO Minister!!

Daniel Ryan sets Minister Kathleen Lynch straight on some issues at the National Disability Authority Conference “Your Voice- Your Choice” in Kilmainham Hospital  recently.

Photo Comp Update

Timmy O’Brien and Danny Wilson‘ATTACK OF THE GIANT’ Rob Fortune Rob Fortune Sincere apologies to Timmy O’Brien, Danny Wilson and Rob Fortune who’s photo comp entries were mislaid. Here are their entries. I think you’ll agree they are excellent. Sorry lads, Brian.

Sunbeam Online Art Store

I am pleased to tell you that Sunbeam now have a really cool art store on the website. At the moment there are some very creative paintings there and more to come very soon. We also plan to add crafts and more. All the materials used are of good quality to ensure the paintings are of a high quality standard. …

Sunbeam Movie Club: Film Reviews

Beauty & The Beast – 9th May 2012 Michelle – It was so romantic and the Beast was so good deep down and… *Swoon*. Colm – Very funny, haven’t seen it since I was a kid! Maureen – Loved it, want to go see it again right now! David – It was good, funny. Patrick – Very romantic and I liked …

The Winning Photos in the Photo Competition

Staff – Andy Smith – 3rd place Staff – Clodagh Overson – 1st place Staff – Maura Gleeson – 2nd place Service-user- Paul Roche – 1st place Service-user- Ailbhe Kelly – 2nd place Service-user- Elizabeth Mooney – 3rd place 

Japan Versus Ireland Sushi Special

Takeda, a Japanese owned company based in Bray and our friends, are celebrating 15 years in Bray. They had us over for lunch and a table quiz. They never told us that lunch consisted SOLE-ly of raw fish. We thought they were COD-ding us. They also judged our annual photo competition. 1st prize in the service-user category is Paul Roche …

Japan versus Ireland Soccer Special

Our friends at Takeda Ireland Limited met up with us for a good ‘ol game of football recently. Beautiful day for it too. In picture 2 our very own Mick Teehan can be seen loitering around the 6 yard box. They call him the Lionel Messy Messi of Sunbeam, you know.

Your Voice Your Choice

What is Your Voice Your Choice? This event is the forum announced by Kathleen Lynch, TD, Minister for Disability, Equality, Mental Health and Older People This event is being organised by the organised by the National Disability Authority This event is about listening to your views on the issues that matter most to you in living with your disability Places …

Oh It’s On!

Mad Hatters Tea Party with the Great Place to Work team in Sunbeam, Killarney Road a couple of days ago. Many more tea parties to take place around the company in the weeks to come apparently.

Photo Competition Video

Here are the entries for this years photography competition. There are some fantastic photos to behold. It just gets better and better each year. Our friends in Takeda are judging the competition on June 12th.

Art Day in the Training Service

There was lots of smiles, interesting art and cake! today in the training Services, Bray. A group of artists came in to show Fiona and the guys some cool new ways to make art including mixing shaving foam with paint to get a 3d effect. Awesome.


Here is a sample of the work done in the woodwork section of the training services, Bray. Richard Duff is the head woodwork teacher. Some of it is work in progress and some complete. I think you’ll agree that they are intelligent, thoughtful and intricately built.